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OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS => Halloween Decor and Parties => Topic started by: pottermouth on October 29, 2019 08:16:13 PM



Title: Hallowe'en Mini Folio
Post by: pottermouth on October 29, 2019 08:16:13 PM
I've been making books and folios for a few months and found that I really enjoy the process. Especially if it is going to be a Hallowe'en or cat book. Instead of putting this on the Papercraft board, I thought it ought to go here because inside the folio is a fun decoration.





The folio opens out and on the bottom is a removable card with a spinning dial on the side so the cat's message can be changed. (See how I snuck a cat in there?)



On the top of the folio is the fun part; an accordion folded string of spooky silhouettes!





Looks kinda cool with a tea light illuminating the images. To make the silhouettes, I used a pre-made accordion strip of black card stock from Alpha Stamps and drew images on the back with a white pencil. I cut out all of the negative space, just like you would when carving pumpkins.



After the images were cut, I adhered orange vellum on the backs, and that's about it.



It is nice the entire thing is 4" x 4 3/4" and pretty flat, so it could easily be mailed. Fun stuff!


Title: Re: Hallowe'en Mini Folio
Post by: rackycoo on October 30, 2019 07:14:58 AM
So much fun in a tiny package! Love those silhouettes. You are so talented!


Title: Re: Hallowe'en Mini Folio
Post by: kittykill on October 30, 2019 08:20:16 AM
This is the coolest!


Title: Re: Hallowe'en Mini Folio
Post by: gozer on October 30, 2019 08:34:54 AM
 I can't believe you hand cut those! They look amazing!!! I love that spider the most. And the cat card. You went the extra mile with the phrase changes. I love it. This is destined to be a treasured item.


Title: Re: Hallowe'en Mini Folio
Post by: endymion on October 30, 2019 10:19:17 AM
Props to you! Your cutting skills are masterful!


Title: Re: Hallowe'en Mini Folio
Post by: lindyv321 on October 30, 2019 11:33:36 AM
This is so fun! I love how the silhouettes turned out


Title: Re: Hallowe'en Mini Folio
Post by: TheMistressT on October 30, 2019 12:45:01 PM
Holy black cats! This is so lovely, creative, clever, and spooky! ACK!


Title: Re: Hallowe'en Mini Folio
Post by: steiconi on October 30, 2019 02:56:49 PM
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I cut out all of the negative space, just like you would when carving pumpkins.

Just like that, easy-peasy.   ::)

Delightful piece.


Title: Re: Hallowe'en Mini Folio
Post by: loves2experiment on October 31, 2019 09:55:19 AM
What a terrific piece of halloween decor!  All the tiny details were cut out by hand?  Awestruck!


Title: Re: Hallowe'en Mini Folio
Post by: craftylittlemonkey on November 02, 2019 05:13:00 AM
Hand cut?! My goodness, amazeballs!


Title: Re: Hallowe'en Mini Folio
Post by: rackycoo on November 07, 2019 08:00:46 AM
Congrats! This has been chosen as a Featured Project (https://www.craftster.org/blog/november-6-2019-featured-projects/)!  :)