Monday, October 31, 2016

Pumpkin Contour Card

Pumpkin Contour Card-JMRush
Approximate size: W 5.5 “x H 4.25”

The Pumpkin Contour Card features a beveled Pumpkin design that reads “Thankful” on the front cover and contains a hidden gift card/message/picture holder section on the inside. This design is compatible with both 8X12 and 12X12 mats.


You can purchase the Silhouette design file here: https://www.silhouettedesignstore.com/artists/485222



 1.Cut design pieces. (I used double sided card stock) 
2. Fold the card base along the score lines. Apply glue to the backsides of the rounded pumpkin shape and secure to the pumpkin shape with the leaf attached.
3. Apply glue to the backsides of the two side tabs on the card base and secure to the upper panel. Glue the “Thankful” word to the combined pumpkin piece.
4. Curve the leaf as preferred and glue the center of the backside of the stem to the combined pumpkin.
5.-6. Curve the combined pumpkin. Fold the top of the card down and insert the tabs of the combined pumpkin into to the slots on the card base front.
7. Make sure the design on the front is centered as you like and then glue the tabs of the combined pumpkin on the inside of the card.
8. Apply glue to the inside of the top flap of the card base and secure the rectangular shaped piece. Align at the top and center ( top side will show through the front of the card). There is a small sliver of the shape that will show at the bottom of the front of the card base.
9. Insert gift card or pictures. 
10. I finished with a ribbon and an enamel dot:)


Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Werewolf Hug Treat Box



Werewolf Hug Treat Box-JMRush
Approximate box size: W 3.” x D 2.25 x H .75” 
(W 4.50 X H 4.25” including character)

This treat box features character arms that open to a small treat box. This design is perfect for Halloween parties or for your special trick or treaters. This design is compatible with both 8X12 and 12X12 mats. 

You can purchase the Silhouette design file here: https://www.silhouettedesignstore.com/artists/485222




1.Cut design pieces. (I used double sided card stock for the box base).
2. Fold the box base along score lines. Glue the eye pieces to the coordinating eye base shape. Using pieces of foam adhesive squares, attach the ears to the the coordinating shapes on the box base.
3. Glue the werewolf face to the combined eyes. Using a piece of foam adhesive square, attach the nose to the combined werewolf face.
4. Flip the combined werewolf face over and attach foam adhesive squares to the top and glue along the bottom. Attach to the box base. 
5. Glue the fangs into place. Apply glue to the two top tabs of the box base and secure them to the top (head) panel.
6. Apply glue to the bottom two tabs and secure them to the bottom panel creating a box.
7. Apply glue to the bottom tab of the center narrow strip section. Secure the center narrow strip tab to the backside of the inside of the box.
8. Flip the paw shapes over. Attach a foam adhesive square to the curvy edge and glue along the straight line.
9. Glue the hands to the coordinating shapes on the box base hands; aligning with the edge of the box. The hands tuck into the slots of the center strip:) Finish with a ribbon:)

Mummy Hug Treat Box





Mummy Hug Treat Box-JMRush
Approximate box size: W 3.” x D 2.25 x H .75” 
(W 3.25 X H 4.25” including character)


This treat box features character arms that open to a small treat box. This design is perfect for Halloween parties or for your special trick or treaters. This design is compatible with both 8X12 and 12X12 mats.


You can purchase the Silhouette design file here: https://www.silhouettedesignstore.com/artists/485222




1.Cut design pieces. (I used double sided card stock for the box base).
2.-3.  Fold the box base along score lines. Attach the mummy face wrap to the mummy skull using pieces of foam adhesive squares. Attach the combined mummy skull to the skull solid base using foam adhesive squares.  Use pieces of foam adhesive squares to attach the eye balls into the coordinating shapes. Glue the mummy hands to the mummy hands solid base.
4. Glue the combined mummy to the coordinating shape on the box base. Glue the bottom of the combined mummy layers if needed.
5. Apply glue to the two top tabs and secure them to the top (head) panel.
6. Apply glue to the bottom two tabs and secure them to the bottom panel creating a box.
7. Apply glue to the bottom tab of the center narrow strip section. Secure the center narrow strip tab to the backside of the inside of the box.
8. Glue the hands to the coordinating shapes on the box base hands; aligning with the edge of the box. The hands tuck into the slots of the center strip. Finish with a bow:)





Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Frog Skeleton



 Frog Skeleton-JMRush
This design is compatible with both 8X12 and 12X12 mats. 

You can purchase the Silhouette design file here: https://www.silhouettedesignstore.com/artists/485222



Rib Cage Gift Card Holder


Rib Cage Gift Card Holder-JMRush
Approximate size: W 5.25 x H 4.”

The Rib Cage Card features a front cover of ribs that open at the center. This file contains a hidden gift card section on the inside and two spiders. This design is compatible with both 8X12 and 12X12 mats. 

You can purchase the Silhouette design file here: https://www.silhouettedesignstore.com/artists/485222



1.Cut design pieces. (I used double sided card stock) (There are two spiders in this file. The tutorial only shows one)
2. Fold the card base along the score lines. Apply glue to the backsides of the two bottom tabs and secure to the upper panel.
3. Center and glue the inside panel.
4. Fold the side panels to the center and glue the coordinating ribs to each side. Curve the spiders legs as preferred and attach with a piece of foam adhesive square. I used an adhesive jewel on each spider body to accentuate the shape.
5. Insert gift card.
6. :)




Monday, October 24, 2016

Spooky Scene Triptych Card




Spooky Scene Triptych Card-JMRush
Approximate size: W 5.25 x H 4.25”

The Nativity Triptych Card features a front cover that depicts a haunted house and is bordered by

side panels that depict a grave yard scene with a raven on one side and a grave yard scene with an owl on the other. The card opens to a blank back page ( like a regular card ) and fits in a regular envelope. This design is compatible with both 8X12 and 12X12 mats. 


You can purchase the Silhouette design file here: https://www.silhouettedesignstore.com/artists/485222



1.Cut design pieces. (I used double sided card stock)
2. Fold the card base along the score lines. Glue the haunted house panel to the slightly larger haunted house panel. Glue the larger solid rectangle piece to the inside center of the card base.
3. Center and glue the owl panel to the front of it’s coordinating panel on the card base. Repeat for the raven silhouette panel. 
4. Fold the top flap on the cad base down and glue the combined haunted house panel to the front of this flap; centering it.









Spooky Lantern (Flameless)



Spooky Lantern (Flameless)-JMRush
Approximate Lantern size: W 3 x D 3 x H 7” (H 8” with Star Topper)


This Flameless lantern features a Spooky Haunted House design which is wrapped around each of the four sides. A layered transparent frosted effect is created when vellum paper is used. This design is compatible with both 8X12 and 12X12 mats. 

You can purchase the Silhouette design file here: https://www.silhouettedesignstore.com/artists/485222



1.Cut design pieces. ( I used double sided card stock and vellum paper)
2. Flip the two lantern pieces over ( pretty side down) 
3. Glue the rectangular vellum pieces to the open areas of the lantern body- centering each rectangle with the open window area of the lantern body. 
4. Glue the triangular vellum pieces to the top triangular open areas of the lantern body- centering each triangle with the open window area of the lantern body.
5. Glue the Star shaped hangers together. ( Make sure the stems of these piece remain separate)
6. Glue one of the stems of the star hanger combined piece to the inside of the top of the third from the left window panel. (The other stem will be glued inside the lantern later)
7. Fold the score lines of the lantern body. 
8. Center the two lantern body pieces. Apply glue to the backside of the right side tab on the left lantern body piece. Attach to the other lantern piece making sure that the bottoms align (joining the two body pieces).
9. Apply glue to the side long tab on the very right side. Secure the long side tab to the other side creating a box.
10. Apply glue to the top tab with the star hanger and secure it to the triangular panel to it’s left side.
11. Repeat for the next tab. Continue applying glue to the top tabs until the top is complete.
12. Apply glue to the other side of the star hanger piece and secure to the opposite side inside the lantern. Hard to see pic of the inside…sorry.
13. Fold the score lines on the lantern square base.
14. Apply glue to the top two tabs of the Lantern square base and secure to the inside of the sides.
15. Repeat for the bottom two tabs creating a shallow box.
16. Place a flameless candle inside and the lantern top in it’s base.( I used a W 2.75” x H 4” pillar color changing flameless candle). I finished with a ribbon on top:)




Thursday, October 20, 2016

Vampire Boy Hug Treat Box


Vampire Boy Hug Treat Box-JMRush
Approximate box size: W 3.” x D 2.25 x H .5” 
(W 5.5 X H 4.75” including character)

This treat box features character arms that open to a small treat box. This design is perfect for Halloween parties or for your special trick or treaters. This design is compatible with both 8X12 and 12X12 mats.

You can purchase the Silhouette design file here: https://www.silhouettedesignstore.com/artists/485222


1.Cut design pieces. (I used double sided card stock for the box base) ( I changed the color of the hair piece in the final image).
2. Glue the full vampire head with cut outs to the slightly larger one with fangs.Glue the vampire face with large eye openings to the vampire face base that has smaller eye openings.  Glue the cuff pieces with circle cut outs to the slightly larger cuff base pieces; aligning on the smallest edge.
3. Glue the vampire hair into place on the combined vampire head piece. Glue the combined vampire face to the combined vampire head base. I used a small piece of foam square adhesive to attach the spider and added enamel dots to the vampire’s eyes and spider body to accentuate those shapes. Glue the collar into place on the box base; aligning the notches with the coordinating shapes on the base. 
4. Using foam adhesive squares, attach the combined vampire head to the coordinating shape on the box base. Glue the bow tie piece just underneath the combined head on the box base. Fold the box base along score lines.
5.  Apply glue to the two top tabs of the box base and secure them to the top (head) panel.
6. Apply glue to the bottom two tabs and secure them to the bottom panel creating a box.
7. Apply glue to the bottom tab of the center narrow strip section. Secure the center narrow strip tab to the backside of the inside of the box.
8. Glue the hands to the coordinating shapes on the box base hands; aligning with the edge of the box. Glue the cuff pieces into place. The hands tuck into the slots of the center strip:) Finish with a ribbon for a bow tie:)

Vampire Girl Hug Treat Box



Vampire Girl Hug Treat Box-JMRush
Approximate box size: W 3.” x D 2.25 x H .5” 
(W 4.5 X H 4” including character)

This treat box features character arms that open to a small treat box. This design is perfect for Halloween parties or for your special trick or treaters. This design is compatible with both 8X12 and 12X12 mats.

You can purchase the Silhouette design file here: https://www.silhouettedesignstore.com/artists/485222



1.Cut design pieces. (I used double sided card stock for the box base).
2. Glue the full vampire head with cut outs to the slightly larger one with fangs.Glue the vampire face with large eye openings to the vampire face base that has smaller eye openings.  Glue the hand pieces to the larger cuff/web base pieces.
3. Glue the vampire hair into place on the combined vampire head piece. Glue the combined vampire face to the combined vampire head base.
4. Glue the collar into place on the box base. I used a small piece of foam square adhesive to attach the spiders and added enamel dots to the vampire’s eyes and spider’s bodies to accentuate those shapes.
5. Using foam adhesive squares, attach the combined vampire head to the coordinating shape on the box base. Fold the box base along score lines.
6.  Apply glue to the two top tabs of the box base and secure them to the top (head) panel.
7. Apply glue to the bottom two tabs and secure them to the bottom panel creating a box.
8. Apply glue to the bottom tab of the center narrow strip section. Secure the center narrow strip tab to the backside of the inside of the box.
9. Glue the hands to the coordinating shapes on the box base hands. The hands tuck into the slots of the center strip:)


Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Zombie Hug Treat Box






Zombie Hug Treat Box-JMRush
Approximate box size: W 3.” x D 2.25 x H .5” 
(W 3. X H 5” including character)

This treat box features character arms that open to a small treat box. This design is perfect for Halloween parties or for your special trick or treaters. This design is compatible with both 8X12 and 12X12 mats. 

You can purchase the Silhouette design file here: https://www.silhouettedesignstore.com/artists/485222


1.Cut design pieces. (I used double sided card stock for the box base).
2. Glue the smallest Zombie head to the slightly larger one. Glue the tiny eye pieces to the coordinating shapes on the zombie head combined piece.
3. Glue the combined zombie head to the zombie solid head base. Fold the box base along score lines.
4. Using foam adhesive squares, attach the combined zombie head to the coordinating shape on the box base. Glue the neck/collar piece just underneath the combined head on the box base. Apply glue to the two top tabs of the box base and secure them to the top (head) panel.
5. Apply glue to the bottom two tabs and secure them to the bottom panel creating a box.
6. Apply glue to the bottom tab of the center narrow strip section. Secure the center narrow strip tab to the backside of the inside of the box.
7. Glue the hands to the coordinating shapes on the box base hands; aligning with the edge of the box. The hands tuck into the slots of the center strip:) Finish with a ribbon:)

Bat Hug Treat Box

Bat Hug Treat Box-JMRush
Approximate box size: W 3.25” x D 2.25 x H .75” 
(W 8.5 X H 4.25” including character)

This treat box features character arms that open to a small treat box. This design is perfect for Halloween parties or for your special trick or treaters. This design is compatible with both 8X12 and 12X12 mats.

You can purchase the Silhouette design file here: https://www.silhouettedesignstore.com/artists/485222



1.Cut design pieces. (I used double sided card stock for the box base).
2. Glue the Bat head to the coordinating shape on the box base.
3. I used enamel dots to accentuate the eyes and then used foam adhesive squares to attach the eye shape to the box base; centering and aligning with the coordinating shape. Glue the mouth the to the coordinating shape on the box base.
4. Fold the box base along score lines.
5. Apply glue to the two top tabs and secure them to the top (head) panel.
6. Apply glue to the bottom two tabs and secure them to the bottom panel creating a box.
7. Apply glue to the bottom tab of the center narrow strip section. Secure the center narrow strip tab to the backside of the inside of the box.
8. Glue the hands to the coordinating shapes on the box base hands; aligning with the edge of the box. The hands tuck into the slots of the center strip:)
9. Apply a small line of glue on the top inside edge of the wings and attach to the backside of the box; aligning with the bottom and the edge of the box base:)

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Skeleton Hug Treat Box



Skeleton Hug Treat Box-JMRush
Approximate box size: W 3.25” x D 2.25 x H .75” 
(W 3.25 X H 4.5” including character)

This treat box features character arms that open to a small treat box. This design is perfect for Halloween parties or for your special trick or treaters. This design is compatible with both 8X12 and 12X12 mats.


You can purchase the Silhouette design file here: https://www.silhouettedesignstore.com/artists/485222


1.Cut design pieces. (I used double sided card stock for the box base).
2. Glue the skeleton to the coordinating shape on the box base. Fold the box base along score lines.
3. Apply glue to the two top tabs and secure them to the top (head) panel.
4. Apply glue to the bottom two tabs and secure them to the bottom panel creating a box.
5. Apply glue to the bottom tab of the center narrow strip section. Secure the center narrow strip tab to the backside of the inside of the box.
6. Glue the hands to the coordinating shapes on the box base hands. The hands tuck into the slots of the center strip:)
7. Finish with a ribbon:)




Black Cat Hug Treat Box


Black Cat Hug Treat Box-JMRush
Approximate box size: W 3.25” x D 2.25 x H .75” 
(W 3.5 X H 5.25” including character)

This treat box features character arms that open to a small treat box. This design is perfect for Halloween parties or for your special trick or treaters. This design is compatible with both 8X12 and 12X12 mats.


You can purchase the Silhouette design file here: https://www.silhouettedesignstore.com/artists/485222



1.Cut design pieces. (I used double sided card stock for the box base).
2. Use foam adhesive squares to attach the cat nose to the cat nose/whisker base and again to attach the combined nose/whisker piece to the cat head.
3. Use foam adhesive squares to attach the combined cat head to the box base; centering and aligning with the coordinating shape. I used enamel dots to accentuate the eyes.
4. Fold the box base along score lines.
5. Apply glue to the two top tabs and secure them to the top (head) panel.
6. Apply glue to the bottom two tabs and secure them to the bottom panel creating a box.
7. Apply glue to the bottom tab of the center narrow strip section. Secure the center narrow strip tab to the backside of the inside of the box.
8. Glue the hands to the coordinating shapes on the box base hands. The hands tuck into the slots of the center strip:)
9. Use foam adhesive squares to attach the tail to the backside of the box; aligning with the bottom of the box base. Finish with a ribbon:)


Witch Hug Treat Box

Witch Hug Treat Box-JMRush

Approximate box size: W 3.25” x D 2.25 x H .75” 
(W 5.5 X H 6.25” including character)

This treat box features character arms that open to a small treat box. This design is perfect for Halloween parties or for your special trick or treaters. This design is compatible with both 8X12 and 12X12 mats.

You can purchase the Silhouette design file here: https://www.silhouettedesignstore.com/artists/485222

1.Cut design pieces. (I used double sided card stock for the box base).
2. Use foam adhesive squares to attach the hat to the witch head base. Apply glue to the bottom section.
3. Glue the box base to the bottom section of the combined witch head base; aligning with the hat and ears.
4. Glue the eyes to the backside of the witch face piece.
5. Glue the combined witch face to the combined box base; aligning with the face shape and hat of the combined box base. Glue the collar underneath; aligning with the collar of the combined box base.
6. Use a piece of foam square adhesive to attach the nose. I used enamel dots to accentuate the eyes.
7. I glued a ribbon to the hat.
8. Fold the box base along score lines.
9. Apply glue to the two top tabs and secure them to the top (head) panel.
10. Apply glue to the bottom two tabs and secure them to the bottom panel creating a box.
11. Apply glue to the bottom tab of the center narrow strip section. Secure the center narrow strip tab to the backside of the inside of the box.
12. Glue the hands and sleeve strips to the coordinating shapes on the box base hands. The hands tuck into the slots of the center strip:)





Ghost Hug Treat Boxes


Ghost Hug Treat Boxes-JMRush
Approximate box size: W 3.25” x D 2.25 x H .75” 
(W 3.25 X H 4.25” including character)

This treat box features character arms that open to a small treat box. This design is perfect for Halloween parties or for your special trick or treaters. This design is compatible with both 8X12 and 12X12 mats. 

You can purchase the Silhouette design file here: https://www.silhouettedesignstore.com/artists/485222




1.Cut design pieces. (I used double sided card stock for the box base).
2. Fold the box base along score lines.
3. Apply glue to the two top tabs and secure them to the top (head) panel.
4. Apply glue to the bottom two tabs and secure them to the bottom panel creating a box.
5. Apply glue to the bottom tab of the center narrow strip section. Secure the center narrow strip tab to the backside of the inside of the box.
6. The hands tuck into the slots on the narrow strip in the center. BOY only: Glue the small circles to the large circles. Use foam adhesive squares to attach the eyes to the box base. - Both glue the face pieces into place and finish with a ribbon:)


Friday, October 14, 2016

Frankenstein and Frankenstein Bride Hug Treat Box

Frankenstein and Frankenstein Bride Hug Treat Box-JMRush
Approximate box size: W 3.25” x D 2.25 x H .75” 
(W 3.75 X H 4.75” including character)

This treat box features character arms that open to a small treat box. This design is perfect for Halloween parties or for your special trick or treaters. This design is compatible with both 8X12 and 12X12 mats.

You can purchase the Silhouette design file here: https://www.silhouettedesignstore.com/artists/485222

1.Cut design pieces. (I used double sided card stock for the box base).
2. Fold the box base along score lines. Glue the Eyes to the Eye Base piece.
3. Glue the large screw pieces to the coordinating shapes on the box base. Apply glue to the two top tabs and secure them to the top (head) panel.
4. Apply glue to the bottom two tabs and secure them to the bottom panel creating a box.
5. -6. Apply glue to the bottom tab of the center narrow strip section. Secure the center narrow strip tab to the backside of the inside of the box.
7. For the Frankenstein Bride only: Glue the small rectangle piece to the larger rectangle piece; centering and aligning at the top of the large rectangle piece. Glue the curvy hair strips into place.
8. Using foam adhesive squares, attach the combined eye piece to the larger rectangle piece. Glue the mouth into place. For Frankenstein only: 
Glue the scar piece to the top center of the combined rectangle piece.
9. Using foam adhesive squares, attach the combined head to the box base. I used enamel dots to accentuate the eyes and added a ribbon. The hands tuck into the slots on the narrow strip in the center. I used pieces of foam adhesive squares to attach the long oval screw head pieces to the coordinating shapes on the combined frankenstein heads:)






Dracula Hug Treat Box


Dracula Hug Treat Box-JMRush
Approximate box size: W 3.25” x D 2.25 x H .75” 
(W 5.25 X H 4.75” including character)

This treat box features character arms that open to a small treat box. This design is perfect for Halloween parties or for your special trick or treaters. This design is compatible with both 8X12 and 12X12 mats.


You can purchase the Silhouette design file here: https://www.silhouettedesignstore.com/artists/485222




1.Cut design pieces. (I used double sided card stock for the box base).
2. Fold the box base along score lines. Glue the Face to the Head shaped piece.
3. Apply glue to the two top tabs and secure them to the top (head) panel. Glue the eyes and teeth into place on the combined head piece.
4.  Apply glue to the bottom tab of the center narrow strip section.
5. Apply glue to the bottom two tabs and secure them to the bottom panel creating a box. Secure the center narrow strip tab to the backside of the inside of the box.
6. Using foam adhesive squares, attach the combined head piece to the larger head/collar piece and secure the bow tie into place. Glue the hands and sleeve pieces to the coordinating shapes on the box base.
7. I used enamel dots to accentuate the eyes and added a shiny ribbon. The hands tuck into the slots on the narrow strip in the center.
8. Using foam adhesive squares, attach the combined head to the box base:)


Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Golden Retriever Hug Gift Card Holder



Golden Retriever Hug Gift Card Holder-JMRush
Approximate Card size: W 4” X H 5.75”


This design features character arms that open to a hidden gift card pocket. This design is perfect for giving gift cards for Birthdays, Father’s/Mother’s Day, a thank you for your vet/groomer, or for any occasion. This design is compatible with both 8X12 and 12X12 mats and fits most gift cards.


You can purchase the Silhouette design file here: https://www.silhouettedesignstore.com/artists/485222


1.Cut design pieces. (I used double sided card stock for the card base) ( There is a heart shaped piece in this file that is not shown at the beginning of this tutorial)
2. Fold the card along score lines. Glue the tongue to the backside of the  fullest dog head. Glue this combined head to the dog head base with a collar; centering around the eyes. Apply glue the bottom of the side tabs on the card base. Secure by folding upward toward the card base.
3. Glue the next largest dog head to the combined dog head base; centering around the nose.
4. Glue the next largest dog head to the combined dog head; centering around the nose.
5. Glue the last dog head pieces to the combined dog head; centering them with their coordinating shapes on the combined dog head. Glue the largest dog nose on the combined dog head base.
6. Glue the small dog nose piece on top of the larger one on the combined dog head base. I used small enamel dots to accentuate the dog’s eyes.
7. Use foam adhesive squares to attach the combined dog head to the front of the card base (make sure not to attach the collar section of the combined dog head, as you will need it to flex a bit when you fold the card). Insert gift card.
8. The hands tuck into the slots on the front. I popped the dog’s collar to the front of the gift card section. Use a foam adhesive square to attach the heart in the center of the hands. Finish with ribbon :)