Miscellany

Halloween Bottle Cap Magnets

By  Vickie Kammerer 

size: 3"

  • Halloween Bottle Cap Magnets

Materials

  • Bottle Cap Inc. Super Jumbo Vintage Edition Bottle Caps
  • Ranger Inkssentials Foil Tape Sheets
  • Cardboard sheet
  • Advantus Tim Holtz Idea-o-logy Embellishments: Halloween Muse Tokens, Halloween Adornments
  • Maya Road Wood Bingo Calendar Numbers
  • Martha Stewart Crafts Skeleton Key Embellishments

Tools

  • Sizzix Big Shot Die-Cutting System and Tim Holtz Alterations Texture Fades 2PK Embossing Folder Sets: Halloween Night & Poison, Bricked & Woodgrain
  • AMACO Rub ’n Buff Ebony Wax Finish
  • Adhesives: double-sided tape, hot glue gun and sticks, magnet tape

Basic Supplies

  • scissors, ruler, pencil, soft cloth
  • 1. Trace bottle cap three times onto cardboard sheet. Cut out circles and adhere inside bottle caps using double-sided tape.
  • 2. Trim metal sheets to fit three different embossing folders. Follow manufacturer's instructions to emboss metal sheets.
  • 3. Using dull pencil, carefully trace bottle cap three times onto embossed metal, choosing different embossed design for each cap. Cut out circles.
  • 4. Follow manufacturer's instructions to apply Ebony wax finish to embossed circles. Adhere metal circles to cardboard circles with double-sided tape.
  • 5. Using photo as guide, adhere embellishments to embossed metal using hot glue gun. Let dry.
  • 6. Place strip of magnetic tape across back of each bottle cap.
  • Tip
  • 1. For a more recessed look, omit cardboard circles from bottle caps. Look for appropriate embellishments and embossing folders to create other seasonal magnets, too.