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A Frightful Affair Contest Entry


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Design by: RITA (1 Project)
Project skill level: advanced
Project time: 2 hours to 3 hours
Project tags: Wall Décor/Wreaths/Banners Halloween Holiday Décor

A "family" wall hanging for Halloween. All cuts are from A Frightful Affair or were cut by hand, with the exception of 3 cuts from punches. I hope you enjoy it as much I enjoyed making this project.

CRICUT ®: WHAT WAS USED

OTHER MATERIALS NEEDED

  • 4 - 8x10 Canvas
  • 1 - 14x11 Oval Canvas
  • Black Purple and Silver Paint
  • Pigment ink
  • Vellum
  • Martha Stewart Drippy Goo Punch
  • Martha Stewart Large Spider Punch
  • Misc. Paper
  • Dowel Rod

STEP-BY-STEP How-TO INSTRUCTIONS

Painted two of the 8 x 10 canvas in black and 2 in silver, paint the oval canvas in purple and the dowel rod in black.
I drew out the designs and made the necessary cuts for the mummies canvas.
Mummies 4" and 6" and I inked the edges with brown ink, moon (real size dial on) at 4' from yellow vellum and used in ink in orange and red to add color, lantern was cut at 1 1/2", tombstone 3 1/2", misc bats from 3/4" to 1 1/2 inches. Used pop dots to raise the mummies and tombstone at different heights to add dimension.
For the wedding picture, I cut the Bride 6", the Groom 7", the organist 4", minister at 3", tombstone 5", candelabra 2 1/2", gargoyles 4" and again pop dots for dimension. I cut arches by hand and layered them with pop dots.
Cut the bride of Frankenstein at 7", man in the door at 5" and cut Frankenstein at 2 1/2 and layered him over the shadow in the doorway, window cut at 2" and cut it down to make it an inside window, used the drippy goo punch to add fringe to the make curtains. Spiders and web was cut at 2". Cut large spider from punch. All items were again layered with pop dots.
Witch was cut at 6", books were cut at 2" and window was cut at 2" and cut into 2 pieces, and then again used my punch for valances over the top, mice were cut at various sizes, I cut the potion bottles at 3/4" and used markers to add the filler, the lab bottles were cut at 1 1/2", the cabinet was the door cut at 6" and turned on its side. The shelves were hand cut and I used pop dots again form dimension.
Cut out the letters for "our family" at 3" and attached to the oval canvas.
Attached ribbon to the back of canvas using a staple gun and hung them from the dowel rod.

Step 1

Painted two of the 8 x 10 canvas in black and 2 in silver, paint the oval canvas in purple and the dowel rod in black.

Step 2

I drew out the designs and made the necessary cuts for the mummies canvas.
Mummies 4" and 6" and I inked the edges with brown ink, moon (real size dial on) at 4' from yellow vellum and used in ink in orange and red to add color, lantern was cut at 1 1/2", tombstone 3 1/2", misc bats from 3/4" to 1 1/2 inches. Used pop dots to raise the mummies and tombstone at different heights to add dimension.

Step 3

For the wedding picture, I cut the Bride 6", the Groom 7", the organist 4", minister at 3", tombstone 5", candelabra 2 1/2", gargoyles 4" and again pop dots for dimension. I cut arches by hand and layered them with pop dots.

Step 4

Cut the bride of Frankenstein at 7", man in the door at 5" and cut Frankenstein at 2 1/2 and layered him over the shadow in the doorway, window cut at 2" and cut it down to make it an inside window, used the drippy goo punch to add fringe to the make curtains. Spiders and web was cut at 2". Cut large spider from punch. All items were again layered with pop dots.

Step 5

Witch was cut at 6", books were cut at 2" and window was cut at 2" and cut into 2 pieces, and then again used my punch for valances over the top, mice were cut at various sizes, I cut the potion bottles at 3/4" and used markers to add the filler, the lab bottles were cut at 1 1/2", the cabinet was the door cut at 6" and turned on its side. The shelves were hand cut and I used pop dots again form dimension.

Step 6

Cut out the letters for "our family" at 3" and attached to the oval canvas.

Step 7

Attached ribbon to the back of canvas using a staple gun and hung them from the dowel rod.

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