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Pumpkin-Top Invitations

On the outside, pumpkin invites bear a greeting; pull up on the pumpkin top to reveal the party details.

Pumpkin-Top Invitations

Source: Martha Stewart

materials

  • Matte heavyweight paper

  • Bone folder

  • Scissors

  • Craft knife

  • Adhesive dispenser or glue stick

  • Pencil

steps

  1. To make invitations, color-photocopy clip art (pumpkin top and pumpkin bottom) onto matte heavyweight paper.

  2. Using a bone folder, score center of pumpkin shape along dotted line; fold in half.

  3. Cut out pumpkin. Use a craft knife to cut along the sides of the insert (a straightedge will help make perfectly straight cuts). Score along dotted line, and fold in half.

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  4. Secure halves together using an adhesive dispenser or glue stick. Cut out top edge.

  5. Place insert on open pumpkin, aligning top. Trace insert with a pencil.

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  6. Apply adhesive around outline, about 1/4 inch from pencil mark; close pumpkin.

  7. Write invitation details on pumpkin insert.

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