Monday, August 29, 2011

Halloween Wobble Spring Magnets

I am in a Halloween mood and decided to make Halloween magnets using homemade wobble springs and the Cricut Happy Hauntings cartridge.   

This cute magnet is cut at 5 inches from the Happy Hauntings cartridge. I only used the first layer and backed it with an oval piece of Halloween paper. I wanted a larger witch so I cut the witch at 3.2 inches using the real size button. To give the frame added shine, I used Glossy Accents and attached a magnet to the back. I think the silhouette look is perfect for Halloween! Too bad you can’t see the witch wobble…she is so cute!

To view my video on how to make your own wobble springs, click here. I used ¾ inch circles for this project and it worked great! I like being able to make my own wobble springs to use with the smaller cuts.
This magnet is cut at 5.1 inches from the Happy Hauntings cartridge and the cat is sized at 2.5 inches using the real size dial. Once again I only used the outside layer. Instead of using Glossy Accents, this time I used glitter paper. I like both looks, but the one made with Glossy Accents is my favorite! Lastly, I added my homemade wobble spring and a magnet.

Cricut “Happy Hauntings” Cartridge
Homemade Wobble Springs
DCWV “Ghosts & Goblins” Stack
DCWV “Ghosts & Goblins” Cardstock Stack
Bazzill Cardstock
Inkssentials Glossy Accents
Adhesive backed magnets


Unknown said...

These are awesome! I'm getting SO excited for Halloween already. *LOL*

Crafting Katie said...

Halloween magnets! What a great idea, Linda! These are quite adorable!!!

Cindy said...

Love the first magnet. Cute idea and I have that cartridge.

Anonymous said...

Love the homemade wobble springs! I can't wait to try making the smaller ones. Where did you buy your wire?

Love the paper too!


Linda Kaiser said...

Peggy, I have had my wire forever, but think I got it at Michaels. Thanks for the nice comment.


Bev J. said...

Both are cute-love silhouettes! I had never heard of wobble springs! tfs

Angi Barrs said...

Soooo crafty clever. Love these.

Linda Kaiser said...

Thanks everyone for your nice comments!


Kate said...

Oh, what fun magnets! I love the idea of using Glossy Accents on the frame. I'm sure these are so much fun in real life!

Kate said...

I was so impressed with your fun magnets that I just went to eBay and bought Happy Hauntings!!

Linda Kaiser said...

Kate, you will love the cartridge. It has so many fun images! Can't wait to see what you make.


Linda Kaiser said...

Kate, you will love the cartridge. It has so many fun images! Can't wait to see what you make.


Sandy from Ukiah said...

These are so adorable Linda.. what a cute idea.

Roxx.T Barnes said...

Great video.I'm going to look for one at Micheals.

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