Say BOO-la-la to These Ghost Crafts: Halloween Scrapbook Borders and Halloween Card

Halloween is creeping upon us, which only means we gotta show some ghost crafts that are wicked fun and totally spook-tacular to make! In fact, these Halloween scrapbook borders and Halloween card are sure to cast a spell on your fa-boo-lous and scary-good experiences, like carving pumpkins, treat-or-treating with buckets of candy and donning the most awesome costume. Bring on the hocus-pocus!

To create these borders and card, you will need:

Check out the Ghost Chain Border Maker Cartridge in action in the video below!

Pumpkins, Sweets, Spooks & Treats Border

Step 1: Cut a 12″ x 2″ strip of green stripes paper for the base. Cut a 12″ x 1-1/2″ strip of cauldron black night sky paper and mount on top.

Step 2: Using the Ghost Chain Border Maker Cartridge, punch a border with White Solid Cardstock. Mount near the top of the black night sky strip. Cut a 12″ x 7/8″ strip of candy corn yellow chevron paper and mount on the border, covering the lower half of the ghost border as shown. Top with a bunting banners border sticker.

Step 3: Add additional stickers, popping some up with Foam Squares for added dimension.

Boo Border

Step 1: Cut a 12″ x 2-1/4″ strip of candy corn stripes paper for the base. Using the 12-inch Trimmer and the Wave Blade, cut a 12″ x 1-3/4″ strip of White Solid Cardstock and mount on the base. With the 12-inch Trimmer and the Straight Blade, cut a 12″ x 1-3/8″ strip of cauldron black night sky paper and mount on top.

Step 2: Position the cardstock in the Original Border Maker System guide. Using the Ghost Chain Border Maker Cartridge, punch just once at the second “stop” from the bottom. Trim out to measure 12″ x 1-1/8″.

Step 3: Repeat the previous step with the pumpkin orange scattered stars paper, but trim out the ghosts from this piece, leaving just a rectangle cutout. Mount the pumpkin orange scattered stars strip on top of the white strip so just the white ghosts peek through. Mount to the border using Foam Squares.

Step 4: Mount the “Boo” stickers with Foam Squares.

Trick or Treat Border

Step 1: Cut a 3″ x 12″ strip of green plaid paper for the base.

Step 2: Cut a 2-1/2″ x 11-1/2″ strip of Black Solid Cardstock and mount on the base. Cut a 2-1/4″ x 11-1/4″ strip of candy corn yellow chevron paper and mount on top.

Step 3: Using the Ghost Chain Cartridge, punch a border with White Solid Cardstock and another with Black Solid Cardstock. Mount the white on top of the black, offsetting slightly. Repeat with pumpkin orange scattered stars and vine green haunted house papers.

Step 4: Cut each of the three sets into 2-1/4″ sections. Adhere to the border as shown.

Step 5: Add stickers, popping the “Trick or treat” up with Foam Squares.

Happy Halloween Card

Step 1: Create the card base. Cut an 8-1/2″ x 5-1/2″ piece of White Solid Cardstock. Using the 12-inch Trimmer and the Scoring Blade, score along the long edge at 4-1/4″ and fold in half.

Step 2: Cut a 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ piece of pumpkin orange pumpkin seeds paper and mount on the front of the card. Cut a 4″ x 5-1/4″ piece of black cauldron night sky paper.

Step 3: Using the Ghost Chain Cartridge, punch a border with White Solid Cardstock. Cut into three 4″ sections. Adhere to the card along with two 4″ sections of a spider web border sticker.

Step 4: Using the inside of the largest Custom Cutting System Circle Pattern and the Green Blade, cut a circle with candy corn yellow chevron paper. Adhere to the lower-right corner of the black cauldron night sky piece, trimming off the excess. Mount on the card.

Step 5: Add stickers, popping some up with Foam Squares for added dimension.

Will you be making these ghost crafts? What do you like about each of the Halloween scrapbook borders and Halloween card? Share your fa-BOO-lous thoughts in the comments down below!

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