Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Jack -O- Lantern Card

By Helen Naylor

Finished Card Size:  6"w x 5 1/2" h

• 12"x12" Toil and Trouble paper
Brown Cardstock
• Black Cardstock
• 1 Large Googly Eye
• 1 Small Googly Eye
• Black Pen
• Pop dots or squares
• Adhesive
• Brown Chalk

Step 1: Cut the "Toil and Trouble" (orange dot side) to 12”w x 5 ½”h.  Fold to measure 6”w x 5 ½”h.

Step 2:  Trace the Pumpkin Template's (Click here to download) pumpkin base onto folded cardstock. Cut out the shape. Chalk the edges.
Note: To print the Pumpkin Template go to the FILE tab (underneath the GoogleDocs logo) and click PRINT (PDF).

Step 3:  Trace the stem onto a piece of brown cardstock. Cut out and adhere to the top center of the pumpkin.

Step 4:  Trace and cut out the pumpkin center onto the orange dot paper. Chalk the edges.

Step 5:  Trace and cut out the eyes, nose, and mouth onto a piece of black cardstock. Cut out the shapes and adhere to the pumpkin center. 

Step 6: Adhere the large googly eyes to the eyes.

Step 7:  Adhere center to the card front with pop dots. 

Step 8: Outline pumpkin, face, and stem with a black pen.