Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Halloween Bookmark and Pencil Card - Halloween Hustle Day 2 with My Creative Time

Hello, Welcome to Day 2 of the Halloween Hustle over at My Creative Time!
My project today is a bookmark and pencil card set that my kids will be giving their classmates next week.
For the base of the card I used the 3 x 4 Stitched Journal die.  On the back I used the tag from Stitched Round Tab, Arrow and tag die set.  I punched two 1/2" circles to slip the pencil through and then attached it to the back of the card.  The sentiment on the back of the bookmark is from My Teacher Rocks stamp set.  The Happy Halloween is from Fright Night stamp set.
The corner bookmark I made from a 4 x 4 square of paper.  The teeth are cut from one of the monsters on the Bump in the Night Cricut Cartridge.  I got the inspiration from an email I received from a dollar store.  Unfortunately the link no longer works so I will give you my own version below.
Ok here we go (hehehe).
I started with a 4x4 piece of patterned paper.  (Double sided is best because then you don't have to add the extra square inside.)  Score at 2" vertically and horizontally.
remove one of the 2" squares.
  Now, cut the two top squares in half diagonally resulting in the shape below.
If your paper is not double sided here is where you can add more pattern to the inside of the "mouth"
I added another 1 3/4" square inside the mouth to give some contrast of color.
Next attach the fangs to the back of one of the triangle flaps.  I used my Gypsy to cut just the fangs from one of the monsters on Bump in the Night Cricut Cart.    In the original tutorial they just hand cut some fangs to make it quick and easy.
Fold one triangle down, add some glue and adhere the second triangle flap down.  Be sure not to glue the triangles down to the bottom square.
Finally you attach your eyes.  I used The Uglies stamp set from Peachy Keen Stamps to paper piece some eyes.  You could also glue on some googly eyes instead.
Supply List:
The Uglies stamp set PK-694  -  Peachy Keen Stamps
Bump in the Night Cricut Cartridge
Halloween Parade 6 x 6 paper pad  -  Doodlebug Designs Inc
1/2" circle punch
Glossy Accents (for eyes and teeth)
Hocus Pocus Vintage Tinsel Ribbon  -  Pink Paislee
Pencil topper  -  Michaels
White embossing powder and Versa Mark stamp pad
Welcome to our 5 days of "Halloween Hustle"! Yep, we will have 5 days worth of last minute ideas to trick your treats!  You will ALSO see 3-D projects, home decor & even cards!  I hope you are ALL ready for some HALLOWEEN HUSTLE "FUN"! There will be giveaways all week! Check Emma's blog to see what it will be!  Also, if you missed out on our sale last week! Well....for this SPECIAL week ONLY, I have extended it! YEP, you can use the code OCT2013 to get 20% off your entire order in my store HERE!  Remember I told you about making a "Teeny Tag Holiday" stamp set? WELL....wait no longer, it is available now in my store HERE!
We have some FUN giveaways! Check Emma's blog HERE to see what the giveaway is on each day! To qualify for our daily giveaways, leave your comments on our blogs with a way for us to contact you should you win! GOOD LUCK!
Thank you for visiting my blog today.  I hope you find my tutorial useful.  Have a wonderful day and don't forget to stop by again tomorrow for another Halloween Project!


Lisa R. said...

What a cool idea! TFS joy4umetoo at hotmail dot com

Kristi said...

This is completely darling! I love this little monster holder.
Kristi kidshomelove at yahoo .com

Brenda said...

OMGosh this bookmark and pencil card is just too cute!!! I love your cute monster bookmark. This is a great idea for schools that don't let candy be a treat!

snappy scrappy said...

Super cute bookmarks, a great idea!!

jessica said...

OMG Cathryn! This is AWESOME!! What a GREAT idea! Thanks for sharing the tutorial....so pinning this!
Have a GREAT Tuesday!

creativebee65 said...

Cathryn - I so love these! Perfect little treats for a class! I just might have to scraplift this idea! Thanks for sharing!
Treasa Knight treasaknight@gmail.com

Julie Learned said...

Adorable pencil card and the bookmark is SO creative! What kid wouldn't love this?

Julie L.

Amy said...

What a fun and crafty idea! Im sure your kids classmates will love this treat!

Carolee said...

What a great way to attach a pencil! The corner bookmark is another great idea; I'm saving these in my bag of tricks. Thanks for the great directions.

Crafty Moni said...

That is just so cute and very creative! Their classmates will love them:)

Peace, Love, & Cricut Hugs!
Monica L.

moni023 at yahoo dot com

marg0006 said...

what a fun idea for this cute project.

marg0006 at verizon dot net

Joan Smith said...

OOOOH what a fangtastic idea!!
WOW love your pencil holders and you sure did a wicked awesome job too!! Thanks girl for the awesome and detailed instructions. YOU ROCK!!
Love how you used Miss Emma's goodies!!

CA Scrapper said...

What a cute idea! Great bookmarks.

cascrapper at gmail dot com

romalynn said...

Great idea for kids to take to class. Love the bookmark.

quilt4fun2 said...

Your corner book marks are so clever and scary. What a super idea. The Uglies are perfect stamps for this. Great job!
quilt 4 fun 2 at hot mail dot com

Gerda said...

OMG This bookmark is great to put in a Harry Potter book! Love it! TFS!

Cheryl Sitko said...

This is great! Thanks for showing how you made this - I'm inspired by your creativity!

Mindy said...

How cute is that book mark. Thanks for sharing Mindy1qc@msn.com

MzTea said...

How cute and a great idea to pass out in school instead of candy.


cm said...

A visit to your blog is always wonderfully inspiring! Your bookmark/pencil card - brilliant!

Tina said...

Very cute and a great tutorial.


Sherrie K. said...

Super cool bookmark! It is so fun-great for giving to the little kiddos!
Sherrie K

D- said...

I LOVE this project especially the cute bookmark. Great tutorial. TFS.
Crafty hugs,
dmcardmaker at aol dot com

Lady Fair said...

How clever! Love the bookmark, he's super cute, in a scary way, of course!

cghundley said...

How cute and fun!
Carla from Utah

Crafting Katie said...

Great idea, Cathryn! These are adorable! Love the bookmarks - thanks for the tutorial!

Nina said...

Thanks so much for the non candy treat ideas!

Denise Bryant said...

Really cute ideas!

lisa said...

that is SUPER adorable. definitely going to think about that for my kiddo's class. thanks. charligirl88@yahoo.com

Kim H said...

Cathryn ~ oh my WORD!!! These are just too ADORABLE & CLEVER!!! Killing me here! Thanks for including the awesome tutorial too!!! I love seeing what you have been up too!!!