Halloween Spider Card

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Spread the magic of Halloween to family and friends with this spooky cute spider card.

Materials

  • Black cardstock
  • Patterned paper: orange check; white/orange polka dot
  • Purple mulberry paper
  • Black wire, 28-gauge

Tools

  • Heat tool
  • Wire cutter
  • Uchida White Liquid Appliqué Pen
  • Markers: white opaque fine-tip, black
  • Black chalk
  • Adhesives: craft glue, dimensional adhesive dots

Basic Supplies

scissors, ruler, straight pins, computer and printer

Directions

STEP 1

Cut 5-1/2”x8-1/2” piece from orange check paper; score and fold in half.

STEP 2

Tear 2-1/4”x3-3/4” piece from mulberry paper; adhere near top of card front.

STEP 3

Use size 39 font of choice (designer used Space Toaster font) and computer to print “Happy Halloween” on orange polka dot; trim to 1-1/2”x3”. Chalk edges. Use straight pin to poke hole in bottom center and thread 2” wire length through hole; curl end to secure. Use dimensional dots to adhere to card front over mulberry paper.

STEP 4

Print and cut out pattern. Cut spider body from black cardstock; poke holes in each side. Cut four 4-1/4” lengths from black wire. Carefully thread wires through left hole, front to back, then through right hole, back to front. Bend and arrange legs, trimming wires as needed.

STEP 5

Use white opaque pen to draw nose and mouth. Follow manufacturer’s instructions on Liquid Appliqué Pen to draw eyes; let dry. Heat with heat tool. Use black marker to dot eyes.

STEP 6

Use dimensional dots to adhere spider to card front, catching wire end behind spider.

by Loretta Mateik

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