Friday, September 12, 2008

(5) Full Moon Witch Scenic Card

This witch stamp is the perfect size for round cards. Here's how-to--in case you want to make one too:


These all come in the Paper Garden Projects "Happy Halloweenie!" kit:
  • The Witch Stamp (‘Witch Hazel & Blackie Fly’)
  • White paper to stamp the witch on (great quality)
  • Yellow textured cardstock (folded in half & cut into a circle 5 & 2/8 inches in diameter)
  • 1 three inch section of the Eat Drink & be Scary patterned paper

Things from your supplies/Paper Garden Projects:


Start with the sheet of yellow textured cardstock folded in half & cut a circle shaped card approximately 5 & 2/8 inches in diameter. (I used Creative Memories circle cutter but of course another system would work just fine.)

Step 1.
Place blade outside of fold

Step 2. Cut circle leaving section of fold intact

Step 3.
To cut the patterned paper to size: Lay circle card over haunted house & fence section of Eat Drink & be Scary patterned paper

Step 4.
Center the patterned paper & trace circle onto it

Step 5. Cut along the lines you've traced. Trim along the houses (save those little bats if you like.) Repeat this process for the "Happy Halloween strip of that same paper. You can cut out other bats from the patterned paper too. They're all embossed already so they look sweet!

Step 6.
Stamp & colour the witch. Pointer for cutting: colour/paint around the witch in a yellow colour so that when you cut there will be no white edges. There's no need to colour too closely. This witch was coloured with Watercolour pencil crayons (which I painted over with a water brush.)

Step 7. Adhere the pieces (houses, the "Happy Halloween" strip of the designer paper, the bats, & the witch) to the card. I used Crystal Lacquer for the bats, Oh so sticky tape for the houses, & foam mounting tape to make the witch stick out.

Step 8. Finish with glitter using a Sakura Star dust Gelly Roll Pen.

Hope your crafting is so fun that's it's scary, :O)


P.S. On a personal note: I'm on vacation in Ontario, visiting family whom I haven't seen in years (extraspecially my Mom!) Any of you fabulous blog buddies live near Newmarket? I need a stamp fix and these people don't speak the language, LOL. ;O)

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Patty Williams said...

Adorable!! Love it!

Enjoy your time with your Mom...give her a hug and thanks from me for having such a special daughter!

Have fun and be safe!

Elena said...

Enjoy your time with your family!
This card is terrific! Lots of detailed work! You did it awesome! Thank you for your great tutorial!!!

Anonymous said...

Hope you are having a great family time! It never ceases to amaze me how you can be given one little tool or craft kit and then come up with a ZILLION ideas for ways to use it!! And then you so generously share with all of us. Thank you, Mel. I'm sure your Mom is delighted to have you and is very, very proud of you!


Barb said...

Love it! And thanks for the coloring-around-the-image tip, too.

cindy said...

Pop over to inkstainers and see if any of the canadians live close by. Ithink Mezzokat lives in Ontario!

Janine said...

Hi Mel.. you are making me want to buy this stamp set..
Hey you will be very close to London. How long are you in Newmarket for?

Janine said...

Hi Mel.. you are making me want to buy this stamp set..
Hey you will be very close to London. How long are you in Newmarket for?

Catherine said...

Very cute! Thanks for the tut! I'll have to give it a try. We'll see how it goes - my circle cutter and I do not play nice!

Crystal Ware said...

I love it. You are always so inspiring!

Penny said...

It's so fab Mel! Love that witch!

Beth Norman-Roberts said...

I love this card. How cute, and unique.

Heather D. ~ Fresh Brewed Designs said...

I am totally not surprised!!! Beautifully cute card! love it! Have a great weekend and enjoy your family!

Anonymous said...

This is great Mel! Have a wonderful visit with your family!

Kim Etherington said...

Your cards are so awesome, but so are the photo's that you do with them. All the extra's.. spider webs, cupcakes etc. Too fabulicious!
Missin ya!

Shirley said...

What a wonderful week of Goblins and Witches. LOLOL Have a nice weekend.

Tonniece said...

Hey Mel Happy vacation, Give me a ring.
Another really cute project, But of course.

Happy Saturday

Cathrine StClair said...

I love this card Mel!

Annapurna said...

Very nice! Love how you put together a whole scene for a picture. The ghoulish gourd, spider webs, black candle and everything else. Great job!

Joanne said...

This is SO cool! The circle card is perfect for the theme... Great card.

Maria said...

Have fun spending time with your family, especially your mom.

I really love this circle card. . .I love the scenic look to it and how the witch is flying over the houses. As always, so creative and unique. . .keep the Halloween stuff coming!!


Joani McDonald said...

Oh Mel, I've been sick and missed seeing your blog. I love all your Halloween creations! I wished we lived closer, I'd love to create some goodies with you... Your such a talent!

ScrapMomOf2 said...

I always learn something when I come to your blog! That's brilliant to color up to the witch in that yellow/orange color! I always end up leaving little white edges! This card is fantastic! I love witches, and this is so cute! I love all of these Halloween projects Mel!