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Friday, October 31, 2014

Coffin Box for Halloween

Click here to see the Halloween pumpkins my hubby carved.
First time making a Coffin Box for Halloween. Used Cricut cartridge Artiste. Recycled black netting in my stash and not sure of what it was part of before. Stamped a Hero Arts sentiment. Cut out the sentiment tag using a Spellbinder Oval die & trimmer to give it a tombstone look. Added twine.

Supplies List 

Cricut cartridge: Artiste 7" Coffin box
ink:  VersaFine Onyx Black
machines: Cricut,  Sizzix BiGkick 
paper:   cardstock - black, gray
recycle: black netting
stamp: Hero Arts LL440 - sentiment
Spellbinder: Nest Classic Ovals
twine: black/white

Entering this into the following challenges: 

10/31 Catch the Bug Color Ch 3E(#3) 10/25 
   used black & gray colors


11/1 Pile it On Ch#43 Create a Scene UE 10/26

11/2 Bitten by the Bug 2  Ch - Gift Box  UE 10/27  

11/3 Scrappy Moms Stamps Terr Tues Ch - Happy Halloween UE 10/28

11/15 Hero Arts Holiday Ch UE 10/1
   4. Anything Goes Holiday Cards & Projects


  1. This looks really cool, the netting is a great detail!
    Thanks for joining us over at Catch the Bug and good luck!

  2. Fabulous coffin treat box and love the added texture. Thanks for joining us at BBTB2.

  3. Very cool!
    Thanks so much for joining us this week for the Catch the Bug Challenge! Hope to see you again!

    Cheryl First
    aka Cafexpressions
    DT Member for Bugaboo Stamps

  4. Great box Melissa!! Love the netting! Thank you so very much for joining our 'Gift Box' challenge at BBTB2!!!! :)

  5. The netting adds such a great feature to your box. Great idea! Thanks for joining us at BBTB2.

  6. Your coffin box looks great Melissa! I am loving the netting you used on this box. Love the use of twin and that cute tag too. Thank for joining us at BBTB2 ;-)

  7. Love how you used the netting on your coffin. Thanks for sharing with us at Catch the Bug. Cindy-GDT

  8. GREAT project!
    Thank You for joining us last week at PIO!!
    Hope to see you again!
    Have a GREAT day!