Let’s keep the spooky vibes going, shall we? Today I’ve got another Halloween project that is sure to kill! Make this die cut skeleton, and give your Halloween decorations the final touch they’re dying for.
Meet Fredrick. His friends call him Fred, or at least they would if he had anybody (get it?) to be friends with.
Seriously though, Fred is as down to Earth as they come, and has a sense of humor that slays! If you ever find yourself a little down, he’s got what it takes to raise you up again.
My 5-year-old son is obsessed with Halloween, and seeing skeletons everywhere is one of his very favorite parts about the season. We have a couple skeleton decorations we hang up every year, and, (no joke) last night, he took one of them to bed in lieu of a stuffed animal. So, I thought it would be fun to make my own paper cut skeleton to include in our decor!
To piece Fred together, I used a small hole punch and some thread. But you could also mount your skeleton to a large sheet of paper or canvas if you prefer to go that route.
I use Adobe Illustrator for all of my designs, and a Cricut Maker to bring my creations to life. For tips on creating fun paper cuts like this one, see the FAQ section on my website. Also, be sure to check out the other Halloween freebies available on my blog!
Enjoy using my template to create your own die cut skeleton. And, if you like Fred, be sure to check out the intricate skull designs I did last year for Day of the Dead!
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