Tri-fold Card with Bat Signal over Gotham City; Using leftovers from Paper Pumpkin September 2018

“But as a symbol, as a symbol I can be incorruptible.” – Batman

Did you get the September Paper Pumpkin kit??
I brought mine to the home of a new crafty friend, and we made lots and LOTS of treat bags for the trick-or-treaters, and then we used the extra pieces for more treat bags!
trick-or-treat bags of candy from September 2018 Paper Pumpkin
But there were still more leftover pieces! Stampin Up is very generous with their extras, and I love making bonus projects with all of them.

One of the leftovers in the kit were these perfect sized bats. These bats just SCREAMED Batman to me! So I cut the signal out of my favorite yellow cardstock and created a tri-fold card reminiscent of Gotham, perfect for Batman fan in your life. The bat signal is so iconic; I’m so happy it turned out so well!

Read ahead for how to put this card together!


Steps to create a Tri-Fold Bat Signal Card:

  1. Cut Black cardstock in half (4 1/4″ x 11″).
    • Score at 2 1/4″ and 7 3/4″.
  2. Cut 2 pieces of Basic Grey cardstock. 4″ x 3″. 4″ x 2″.
    • Emboss the smaller Grey with a brick brick embossing folder. Adhere to the top flap of your card.
    • Stamp small builiding in black ink on the larger grey piece. I used In The City, hostess gift from the previous catalog. Adhere to the bottom flap of your card.
  3. Cut a stitched oval from the Pineapple Punch Cardstock. Adhere a leftover bat from the paper pumpkin kit using dimensionals.
    • Apply adhesive to the top of the yellow oval, and adhere to the top flap with the bottom half hanging over the bottom flap.

Some other crafty supplies you’ll want to make more projects like this:

I’m playing along with this card in the following challenges:

Do you like making extra projects with all the bonus pieces in the Stampin UP paper pumpkin kits, too? Paper Pumpkin Alternatives – Grown with Kindness Feb 2019 Succulents

Who is your favorite super hero? I’d love to know, so please let me know in the comments below! I hope you enjoyed this tri-fold bat signal card, and Happy Crafting!

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8 Responses

  1. Joy Wilson says:

    What a fabulous card! Great job changing up your paper pumpkin! Thank you for joining us and good luck with your entry!
    Hugs, Joy

  2. K M Meena Herale says:

    Lovely work, Thank you for joining at Addicted to Stamps and More and waiting to see next time.
    Meena DT

  3. Elizabeth K. Hart says:

    Love your Halloween project – great creativity on this one! Thanks so much for joining us this time at the Crafty Creations challenge, Elizabeth (DT)

  4. Esther says:

    I’m so very happy you linked your adorable card up to the Anything Goes challenge over at The House That Stamps Built!

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