October 26, 2011

Halloween Sign

Hi everyone, Beth from thunderbirdlindybydesign, today  I wanted to show you a quick Halloween sign I made.  I got the idea from a wooden sign I saw at Hobby Lobby.

You will need:
Circuit Expression
Cardstock(I used regular, glittered, and shimmer)
Happy Hauntings Cart
Oct 31
George, or any cart with an oval
I also used my Gypsy, but after I got it done, I realized you did't need one.

I started with Heritage and cut the scroll sign at 11.39 high using glittered black cardstock.

I started with the oval from George at 7.24, using shimmery cardstock and placing the following cuts inside of the oval, I cut the house from Oct 31 at 3.39
The Bats from Happy Hauntings at .30
The moon from Oct 31 at 1.12.

In hindsight, I could have just cut the oval by itself, and then in black cardstock cut the House, Bats and Moon, and glued them on top of the shimmery instead of trying to place the cuts within the oval.  After I got it all together, I realized I made this harder than it needed to be.

Using Happy Hauntings, I cut both of the above pumpkins with their layers in various sizes.

The owl and it's layers is from Happy Hautings cut at 4.18.
Like I said, you really didn't need your Gypsy, I just started placing the items I wanted to cut on the screens and sized them to each previous layer.

Here is the completed project.
When I put the above pumpkin together with his layers, the whole time I kept thinking of the line from the movie Toy Story, when Mrs. Potato Head was packing Mr. Potato Head's butt, and said he needed his "Angry Eyes".  Boy this pumpkin sure has Angry Eyes.

I wished I would have cut the scary top layer in black instead of grey.  I am not liking this too much.

Thanks Sheila for having me as a guest designer today,  Beth.


Kelly said...

Love this. Wouldn't have thought to use the scroll that way x

Stacy said...

This turned out super cute, thanks so much for sharing
Hugs, Stacy

Sheila aka SassyLady said...

Beth what a great Halloween decoration. Beautiul little sign and who woud have thought to use that scroll? It is beautiful and thanks for sharing that great tutorial with us today.

papillon digital design said...

Beth this turned out so beautiful. Love it. TFS

Simply Sassy Scrapper said...

This project is great!!! Wonderful creativity in using the scroll!!!

Unknown said...

Love your project !!
What a creative way to use the scroll

Angi Barrs said...

Super adorable. Love those pumpkin faces. :)

mfc.melissamade2 said...

Oh my what a fabulous Halloween decoration!!! I LOVE it - the scrolling is such a fabulous idea and I love the elements hanging below! Gorgeous!

Sandy from Ukiah said...

What a beautiful decoration

Cricut Couple said...

Very Cool! Love all of the little details! That ribbon is fantastic too!

Anonymous said...

Absolutely Beautiful!!! Great job! :-)

GabyCreates.com said...

Great Home Decor Beth (I am not a Halloween person, not much) love how you used the scroll and all the elements. great work with your Gypsy (mine at hospital again :(

Lisa said...

You did a great job, very creative. Love all the elements.

Audrey Frelx said...

Beth, you did such a great job on this project!!! It's festive, beautiful and I love it!