Here is a cute little jack-o-lantern card from Cricut’s Wild Card cartridge. I have been eyeing this one for a while but put it off to the last minute. It’s the only Halloween card I’ve made and I put it in the mail last night to be sent to my sister who lives 5 hours away. Just thought it would be a cute “hello” from me to her.
I have noticed around the internet and on the Cricut Message Board that there’s some confusion on how to assemble this to get the black to show up behind the pumpkin carvings. The easiest method for me was to cut the card twice, once in blackout using black card stock and one in the regular mode showing the carvings for the eyes and mouth in orange card stock. I then used a paper trimmer to cut off the orange jack-o’-lantern section to lay on top of the solid black pumpkin.
The web was trial and error. At first I used silver glitter glue but it made the web warped and weak and I didn’t want to wait until morning for it to dry. So I cut it out again in black card stock (5 inches) and used my Zig 2 Way Glue Pen to completely cover it and then sprinkled on silver glitter. I shook and thumped the covered web until it was hard to get any more glitter to come off. Hopefully it will travel well in the mail!
Below is a gallery of more pictures. Just click on the thumbnails to see a larger version. I also show how I highlighted the matching envelope using a clear ink embossing pen and chalk.
I entered this in Mary’s Cardz TV challenge: http://cardztv.blogspot.com/2011/10/cardz-tv-cricut-cardz-challenge-94.html.
Thanks for looking!