My kids always loved the house decorated for Halloween. This design will make cute design and possibly be a project they could help with too!
I purposely kept these letters simple so they’re perfect for beginners looking to try layered card stock projects or kids.
LAYERED BOO – A HALLOWEEN SVG CUT FILE
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MATERIALS TO MAKE LAYERED BOO PROJECT
- 65 lb Cardstock – I used Recollections Brand Cardstock.
- Color Box Pigment Ink – Gray
- Foam tabs – These foam tabs from Tombow are my absolute favorite. They’re thick enough to provide a good dimension to each project. The description is a bit deceiving as it states 50 tabs. In fact, there are 464 in the package, 50 large and 414 small sizes.
- Light grip mat (blue light grip)
- Cricut Maker – or your favorite cutting machine.
Once you’ve decided on the size for your project, you’re ready to cut. I’ve found using the Light Cardstock setting on my Maker with the light blue mat works perfectly for 65lb. paper.
Using a brayer to adhere the cardstock to your cutting mat helps to keep it firmly in place and reduce paper tearing.
Once the design is cut, it’s best to turn the mat upside down and gently peel the mat away from the paper while keeping paper as flat to the surface as possible.
I had a pack of ColorBox inks at home and dabbed just a tiny bit of gray with a piece of household sponge to make the cloud haze that will be under the bats.
The ink will not take long to dry. You can set the top layer to the side and start working from bottom up to attach the layers using foam tabs.
Just a few tabs, spaced evenly around the letters will be enough for this project.
Repeat for all three letters and you’re done! A quick and easy Halloween decoration.
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