Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Witches Hat...with a surprise inside!

Today is Day 2 of week full of tutorials over at Scor-Pal.  I decided to make a witches hat that holds all of magic of Halloween's past.  

Project recipe:

Various Halloween themed designer paper
lots of Halloween embellishments
black tulle
Wild Orchid flowers
black card stock
white card stock (for making a template)

We need to start by making our template for the top of the witches hat (by the way....this would make a great Santa's hat also!).  I created a triangle that is 8 1/2" tall and 4" wide at the base.  Trace one triangle onto a piece of 12" x 12" piece of card stock.  Then trace a triangle on each side and create a 1/2" lip on each side.  Trace one more free standing triangle.

Trace your template onto black card stock, score and cut out.  Adhere 1/8" score-tape to the lips on each side and attach free standing triangle.

You will now have a square cone that will be the top of the witches hat.  Decorate all nice and fancy.

Next, create a box for the inside of the hat that measures 5 3/4" square, score 1" on each side to create a box that will hold an accordion of photos.

Now we will create the accordion that will hold your photos.  Cut four strips of paper 3 5/8" x 11", score one side at 3 5/8", turn the paper over and on the opposite side of the first score, score again at 3 5/8".  You will have a strip of paper with a mountain score on one side and a valley score on the other.   3 5/8" is where the first arrow is on the top fence of your Scor-Pal.  Attach the four strips together, as shown above to create an accordion.

Attach the accordion to the inside of the square box.

The brim of the witches hat is a 10 1/2" circle cut from chipboard.  I painted the circle with Distress Ink, Black Soot.  I attached black tulle in a circle to the chipboard and then attached the box on top of that.

I hope you enjoyed my project.   Stop by Scor-Pal all this week to see what the other designer have created!



Lisa said...

That is freaking beautiful!! Love it!

Fabiola said...

c'est trop chouette, quel magnifique projet, biz

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