Make It Magazine: Halloween Edition

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Halloween Edition Look inside for party ideas, decor, cards, invitations, recipes, layouts and more!

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Witch Kit DR0188 Paper Bag DC0097 Nesting Scallop Ovals DC0160

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CONTENTS

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4 Poison

Dress up your Halloween table setting

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Ghost Pedestal

Create a treat presentation to remember

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Classy Cards

A sophisticated Halloween with the L Letterpress

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Black Magic Cupcakes

A delicious recipe with fun toppers

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Witching Hour

Make your own mini witch hat

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Monster Bash

The cutest party on the block

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Dracula’s Delight

Be bold this Halloween

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Hocus Pocus

Add some spooky touches to your Halloween party The possibilities are endless with our Bat Dies

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Batty Affair

The possibilities are endless with our Bat Dies

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Spider Wreath

Weave some creepy crawlers into your haunted house

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Web Votive

Hand out your trick-or-treat candy in style

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Witch Favors

Make fun favors using our Witch Dies

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How to Feature: Woot Woot

Heidi of Sew.Craft.Create shows us how to make an adorable owl mask using die cuts

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Send your guests home with a customized coffin box favor.

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POISON

Make a batch of your own “poison” to serve to your party guests. Extra details, like creating a custom bottle label, will get everyone in the Halloween mood.

CUTTING DIES USED: Skull & Crossbone Punches DC0371 Frame CC-SHAPE-045-1 Coffin Box DC0372

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CUTTING DIES USED: Ghost RS-0084

Dress up simple powdered doughnuts by stacking them in a tower and placing a spooky Ghost Die Cut on top. Add a decorative pedestal, and you’re set!

GHOST PEDESTAL

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PRODUCTS USED: Damask Printing Plate L-PP-005-ED Spooked Printing Plate L-PP-012-HD Tile Printing Plate L-PP-001-ED Custom Printing Plate Nesting Circles L-CC-001 Nesting Frame 1 DC0174

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Add a sophisticated touch to your Hallow’s Eve this year with the L Letterpress, a staple crafting tool for every occasion. Wow the crowd by making these elegant party invitations and cards for your spooktacular event.

CLASSY CARDS

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CUTTING DIES USED: Bat & Moon Punches DC0370 Crow KS-0970 Nesting Circles L-CC-001 Nesting Pinking Circles DC0280

BLACK MAGIC

CUPCAKES Dress up a classic holiday treat with festive die cut cupcake toppers!

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Black Magic Cupcakes INGREDIENTS:

HOW TO:

- 1 dark chocolate or devil’s food cake mix

1. Pre-heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour two 12-cup cupcake pans.

- 1 small package of instant chocolate pudding - 1 cup sour cream - 1/2 cup oil - 1/2 cup warm water - 4 eggs - 1 1/2 cups of chocolate chips (mini semi-sweet morsels work best)

2. Stir together cake mix, pudding, sour cream, oil, water and eggs in large bowl. Add in chocolate chips last. 3. Pour into cupcake liners 1/2 full if you want flat tops, 2/3 full for rounded tops. 4. Bake 20 to 25 minutes for round pans or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.

5. Cool 10 minutes, then remove from pans to wire cooling racks. 6. Cool completely, and frost as desired!

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CUTTING DIES USED: WITCH HAT Spider DS0365 Nesting Circles L-CC-001 LAYOUT Spider DS0365 Web DC0190 Jagged Edges DC0374 Nesting Circles L-CC-001 Nesting Lace Doiles DC0356 Clip It Kit DG0240

TIP: To create this mini witch hat, simply die cut two Nesting Circles, cut a slit through the radius of one circle, and shape it as a cone. Then attach the circle and cone together, and you have an adorable mini hat! Dress up with ribbon and a glittery Spider Die Cut for added flair.

WITCHING HOUR

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CUTTING DIES USED: Build-a-Monster DR0366 Nesting Circles L-CC-001

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Throw a Monster Bash your guests will love. Our Build-A-Monster Die has the perfect shapes to dress up a photo, make party decor, and more!

MONSTER BASH

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CUTTING DIES USED: PEDESTAL Ghost Border CC-BDR-048 Frightful Edges DC0373 INVITATION Build-a-Monster DR0366 Basic Envelope Set DC0244

This Halloween, be bold with midnight black and a splash of crimson. Use glitter paper and monster fangs on your invitations to set the tone for your daring party debut. Simply wrap a Frightful Edge Die around your pedestal to add an eerie feel to your treat display.

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CUTTING DIES USED: TEST TUBE BOX Coffin Box DC0372 Skull & Crossbone Punches DC0371 Circle Punches DC0112

HOCUS POCUS

WITCH’S BREW Witch Kit DR0188 WITCH’S CARD Witch Kit DR0188 Spooked Printing Plate L-PP-012-HD Nesting Rectangles L-CC-008 Nesting Scallop Rectangles DC0163

Fill tubes with candy, and make custom labels for a fun party favor. Entomb them in our new Coffin Box to add extra flair. The Witch Kit has so many fun uses, from party favors and decor to cardmaking!

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We have the perfect bat die for any occasion. Use our Bat & Moon Punches on a fun mini card. Hang our 3D Bats for decor, or flatten and put on an invite!

BATTY AFFAIR

CUTTING DIES USED: MINI MOON CARD Bat & Moon Punches DC0370 Nesting Pinking Circles DC0280 HANGING BATS Bats DC0191 SPOOKTACULAR INVITE Bats DC0191

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CUTTING DIES USED: Spider DS0365

Weave some creepy crawlers into your haunted house with this wreath! Simply spray paint a wooden wreath white, add some webs and Spider Die Cuts, and you’re done!

TIP:

Die cut your spiders out of glossy paper or coat with glitter and embossing powder for a glossy finish!

SPIDER WREATH

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WEB VOTIVE CUTTING DIES USED: Web DC0190

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Pass out your trick-or-treat candy in style. Simply wrap our Web Die around a glass votive, and you’ve got an adorable candy holder!


CUTTING DIES USED: WITCHY HAT Pilgrim Hat DC0200

Use our Pilgrim Hat Die as a witch hat! Just die cut with spooky paper and fill with treats! Make a broomstick favor by placing the Witch Die on a twig and inserting it into a kraft paper treat bag!

BROOMSTICK Witches DR0368

WITCH FAVORS

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WOOT WOOT featured project from Heidi at Sew.Craft.Create

Heidi, from Sew. Craft. Create. made this adorable DIY owl mask for her daughter. She used Lifestyle Crafts dies to cut her flocked heat transfer material and felt. It’s so fun and unique, we had to share it with you!

What you need: - Owl Template -

Epic 6 or other die-cutting machine Doily Punches Die (DC0398) Nesting Circles Die (L-CC-001) Felt Scissors Flocked Heat Transfer Material Embroidery Floss & Needle Sewing Machine Hot Glue 2 – 12” ribbons {w/ sealed edges}

For the full tutorial, visit sewcraftcreate.com

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CRAFTS

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Look for our next holiday issue

Wintertide Coming December 2012

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