Jack o Lantern

Fall is here and with it comes all things pumpkin! Today I’m sharing a fun Jack o Lantern card with you as well as a free template for creating the face.

To create my background:

  • I started with a 4 x 4 inch piece of Kraft Cardstock
  • I swiped some Spiced Marmalade Distress Stain over the front till I achieved the color I was looking for
  • After heat setting with my embossing gun, I stamped a chevron background stamp (Heidi Swapp) in Rusty Hinge Distress Ink
  • I cut a slightly larger piece of black cardstock (4 1/4 x 4 1/2 inch)
  • I distressed the edges of both pieces
  • Before adhering my top layer with my ATG gun, I tied a bow to the left side using olive and natural colored burlap string
  • Using the pattern below, I cut the jack o lantern face out of black cardstock and created a faux stitching look with a white gel pen
  • I popped the face up with Scotch Mounting tape and added two buttons on the bottom of each eye

Inside I added:

  • A strip of black and white zig zag Washi Tape
  • A die cut leaf (Fall Foliage Thinlits – Tim Holtz)
  • A bit of Spiced Marmalade Distress Crayon – both over the leaf and as a shadow around it

I’d love to see the fall cards you’ve been creating so stop by the CURRENT CHALLENGE and link up any project that uses products from companies Cropstop carries in the store!

REMEMBER: If we reach 100 links this month there will be TWO winners and TWO prizes!!


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One Response to Jack o Lantern

  1. that is just the cutest, I love fun halloween cards!

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