BOO! The Countdown to Halloween

September 22nd, 2016 § 3 comments


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Kerry M.  could not wait any longer.  She and her kids just love October 31 and had to make something Halloween themed!

 

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Supplies used: 

  • Little Bitty Bags Diagonal, Chevron and Polka Dot in black, gray, green, orange, yellow and purple
  • Divine Twine in solid black, orange, yellow and purple
  • Divine Twine Bamboo in solid gray
  • Divine Twine Petite in solid green
  • Middy Bitty Bucket in Diagonal black
  • Two black foam boards  20 x 30 inches
  •  Two pieces of gray paper  8.5 x 11 inches
  •  Square scallop die cut  1 inch x 1 inch
  •  Circle die cut 3.5 x 3.5 inches
  • One black ink pad and number stamp set
  • One piece of chalk
  • One tape measure
  • Double sided sticky tape
  • Circle hole punch 1 inch
  • Various Halloween stickers and gems

 

 

How to Step-by-Step: 

 

 

 

 

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  • Fold over the back edge of each Bitty Bag by 0.75 inches and tape  down

 

 

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  • Die cut 31 gray, scalloped squares

 

 

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  • Stamp 1-31 on gray, scalloped squares using number stamp set and black ink

 

 

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  • Decorate front of each bag with twine, Halloween stickers and gems

 

 

 

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  • Use chalk to mark  one of the black foam boards for cutting ( 10 x 20 inches on left side and 4 inches wide for chimney )

 

 

 

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  • Cut foam board along chalk lines

 

 

 

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  • Assemble haunted house from foam board pieces and tape together

 

 

 

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  • Tape down bag #1 to chimney and bags #2-4 to layered roof top

 

 

 

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  • Tape down bags #5-30, leaving room for a door

 

 

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  • Die cut large circle gray paper and cut in fourths to make 2 round windows

 

 

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  • Cut gray door using half a piece of gray paper
  • Use hole punch to create door knob

 

 

 

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  • Decorate Bitty Bucket and label it #31

 

 

 

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  • Fill bags and bucket with candy, movie tickets or jewelry and enjoy!

 

 

Your Done!!

 

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Find everything you need to make this project @ Whisker Graphics!

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