Curse of the Crafter

Curse of the Crafter

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Tombstone DT Project Tour

Hey Everyone!
My latest DT project for Country Craft Creations was another fun Halloween inspired piece. This playful tombstone has a few fun aspects hidden inside and outside.

I started out by making 2 different boxes. One for the base and one that would sit on top. Using regular 12x12 black card stock, I measured, scored and cut out the unnecessary areas of the paper to assemble my boxes.

Next, I traced half of the top of a plastic lid to get the round curve I needed for the top piece of the tombstone. I made two of these and attached them together with one strip of card stock. Then, I cut a hole in the base piece and added the 3 pieces of twine.

Once the twine was secured, I secured the boxes together with Scortape. Prior to adding any paper to the piece I carefully planned and secured all of the magnets I would use in this project I used 10 total Basic Grey small and large magnets. I wanted to ensure they were hidden but still effective. I also laid out the items I would glue to the twine.

Now that I had all the main items in place, I started attaching and embellishing. I used a lot of the awesome cut apart pieces that were in this paper collection. I was able to use them throughout the project without having to purchase a bunch of additional pieces.

I hope you enjoyed the additional information on this project. I really love the versatility of this paper. Make sure to swing by Country Craft Creations for some great deals on this paper collection as well as magnets and Scortape.

Congrats again to Monica Baker for winning this project!!!! More giveaways coming soon!


Marion Smith Wicked Times Paper Collection
1/4 inch Scortape
Basic Grey Large Magnets
Basic Grey Small Magnets
The Paper Studio Silver Sticker Frame
Small 1x2 Mirror
Recollections Halloween Sticker
American Crafts DIY Shop Chalkboard Tag
American Crafts DIY Shop Chalkboard Labels & Die Cut Frames
7 Gypsies Jute Cord
Small Glass Dome Ornament purchased from Michaels
Plastic Bone Hand purchased from Michaels
True Hemp Crafting Cord

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