Halloween Card Making Recipes

Need a little spooky inspiration for your Halloween crafting? With these easy recipes you can make Halloween cards that will scare and delight any recipient, and our treat bags are such fun for Halloween parties.

DIY Mermaid Paper Dolls

Day of the Dead Party Invite

Materials

Recipe Tips

Print your invitation 2-up on the gravel paper. Cut and mount on the black A7 card with tape runner or xyron. Stamp the sugar skull on black cover in versamark or white ink. Coat with white embossing powder and heat set with heat embossing tool. Stamp the rose outline three times on white cover in the colors of your choice. Coat with clear embossing powder and heat set. Cut out all your stamped images. Mount the roses to the card as shown with tape runner or xyron. Mount the sugar skull to the card as shown with an adhesive foam square. Pair with a fuchsia A7 envelope.

Pumpkin Carving Party Invite

Pumpkin Carving Party Invite

Materials

Recipe Tips

Stamp and emboss pumpkins one by one using VersaMark Inkpad and each of the embossing powders. Stamping and embossing one by one will ensure that the embossing powders do not mix on the card. Print and cut text layer and adhere to card using Chevron Washi Tape.

Sugar Skull Invite

Sugar Skull Invite

Materials

Recipe Tips

Stamp sugar skulls onto Black cover and emboss using heat tool. Cut around stamped image and adhere skulls to invite. Accent skulls with stickles.

Crow and Bats Invite

Crow and Bats Invite

Materials

Recipe Tips

Cut tree branch shape out of black cover. Punch a circle out of Superfine Softwhite Cover and stamp and emboss using crow stamp. Layer moon and branch onto paper bag layer. Stamp "For Date Time Place" onto Paper Bag layer and handwrite the details of your party. Accent with bat stickers.

Day of the Dead Invite

Day of the Dead Invite

Materials

Recipe Tips

Center stencil on Eco-White A7 flat card and secure in place with a bit of washi tape. Use Color Box Chalk Petal Point to stencil skull, using various colors, working from the sides towards the center. Once ink has dried, trim skull image to measure 5" x 5 1/4" and cut image down the center creating halves. Stamp and emboss "You're Invited" and trim image into a rectangle shape. Adhere text layer to Peacock Card and layer Neon Washi Tape and "You're Invited" at top of card. Lay skull halves over text and attach to card by securing half of a strip of washi tape to skull layer and half to the back of the card, creating "hinges". Embellish skull eyes with adhesive crystals.

Treat Bags

Treat Bags

Materials

Recipe Tips:

Cut a flag shape out of cover weight paper. Write desired message on flag and pin to treat bag with a mini clothespin, or write message on chalkboard tag, add twine bow and stick onto bag.

Halloween Straws

Halloween Straws

Materials

Recipe Tips

Wrap a length on washi tape around straw and stick tape ends together to secure. Trim ends into flag shape with scissors.

Bat Place Card

Bat Place Card

Materials

Recipe Tips

Lay place card flat when stamping bats, then use x-acto knife to cut around wing-stop at the fold. Put up wing to create dimension once card is folded.