Monday, August 30, 2010

Haunted House Treat Box - Tutorial

Helloooooooo!!!!! I've been working with this for a month now (on and off) and it's finally here. I had so many proto-types on this project and came out with the easiest possible way to build a Haunted House treat. Ok, Ok... here's the tutorial just for you :) I will only provide the structure of the box and leave you with your creative imagination to decorate them :)

First you will need the following supplies:
- Basic Black
- Basic Gray

- BigShot Fancy Favor Box Die #115965
- Texture Impression Folder - Square Lattice #119976
- Scallop Trim Border #118402

- Cut 2 pcs - 2-1/2" x 3-1/2" Basic Black CS
- Cut 2 pcs - 1-1/2" x 3-1/2" Basic Gray CS then score @ 3/4"
- Cut 2 pcs - 1-1/2" x 2" Basic Gray then score @ 1/2"


Die cut a Fancy Favor Box. I use an 8-1/2" x 11" and cut the CS length wise first at 5-1/2" so it would fit the Big Shot. TIP: Position your CS at the side of the box where there is no flap then make sure you have a small flap at the bottom to seal your box.

Cut the 2-1/2" x 3-1/2" piece at a slant. Position one tip to the -3/4" and the other tip at 0" (cutting edge). Then emboss your pieces with the Square Lattice Folder.


Take your 2 pcs of 1-1/2" x 3/1-2" Basic Gray CS, Punch with Scallop Trim Border then score at 3/4". Do the same with your 2 pcs of 1-1/2" x 2" but score these at 1/2".


Adhere the 1-1/2" x 3-1/2" on the bottom of the roof as illustrated

Then, cut off the small piece that shows at the edge of the roof.

Adhere the 1-1/2" x 2" (scored at 1/2") on top of the roof as illustrated.

Now you are ready to glue your roof onto your box! Apply Crystal Effects glue (it holds the strongest) so you may fill your boxes with goodies!

BOO!!! You have your Haunted House Treat Box

You may also decorate them with your favorite Halloween Owl!!!! HAVE FUN IN YOUR HALLOWEEN WORKSHOP!!!! I hope you have much fun as I did making them :)

Please let me know if you have any questions or suggestions. Please visit my blog and my Stampin Up Website! Have a nice day!


MaryJo said...

thank you sooo much for this very cute haunted house tutorial. You are so talented and I am grateful that you share with us all!!!

Jaygirl said...

Super duper adorable, Kay. so generous of you to share it with us. Best regards!

Rhonda Langley said...

Fantastic tutorial. Cute little treat boxes!

lisa808 said...

OMGosh, thank you so much! This is an adorable house.

Anonymous said...

Are you kidding me??!! I wanna make a whole haunted village, now! Maybe I'll be done by Christmas, right?
Once again, you've out done yourself.

My name is Jannie said...

It is gorgious!!!

Debbie said...

These are just so cute! Thank you so very much for sharing this tutorial with us.

Cynthia Ferenz said...
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Cynthia Ferenz said...

Sooo cute! I love this. Too late now to make Halloween Houses for this year, but I am envisioning Gingerbread houses for Christmas! Thanks for getting my brain thinking of another way to use this die and I actually have this one - Yeah!

Cynthia Ferenz
Proud Parent of 2 Soldiers

Julie L. said...

This is just adorable!!! Thanks for the wonderful, detailed instructions too! Nice job!

Julie L.


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