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Cricut Halloween Characters Clothespins

Cricut Halloween Characters Clothespins are given a spooky Halloween makeover using the Cricut.

Paper Halloween Clothespins are painted Halloween inspired colors and then have objects like a cute pumpkin, a ghoulish ghost, a fun witch’s hat, and a scary bat attached.

Cricut Halloween Characters Clothespins

They are a must-have for your Halloween decor the whole family will enjoy!

These Cricut Halloween Characters Clothespins are perfect for hanging the kid’s artwork, paper bag ghosts, or any fun Halloween decor you want to display. 

This Cricut Halloween Characters Clothespins craft is so fun you’ll make some for all the seasons of the year to add to your holiday decor.

It’s so quick and easy these Halloween clothespins only takes about 13 minutes to make.

Halloween Craft

HOW TO MAKE CRICUT HALLOWEEN CHARACTERS CLOTHESPINS

Clothespins are painted fun Halloween inspired colors with perfectly cut out Halloween items like pumpkins, ghosts, bats, and a witch’s hat attached to the clothespin.

Are you ready to get started?

You’ll find the specific material amounts and detailed instructions in the printable recipe at the bottom of this post.

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CRICUT HALLOWEEN CHARACTERS CLOTHESPINS MATERIALS

This easy Cricut Halloween Characters Clothespins craft uses everyday materials to create a spooky Halloween decor item your family will love.

Cricut Halloween Characters Clothespins

All you need is:

  • Halloween SVG
  • cardstock paper in dark purple, green, orange, black, white, and grey
  • a few wooden clothespins
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylics in Bright Orange, Festive Green, Lamp (Ebony) Black, White Wash

CRICUT HALLOWEEN CHARACTERS CLOTHESPINS INSTRUCTIONS

First, gather your supplies.

Painted Clothespins

Gently, paint each clothespin in a different color: green for the witch’s hat clothespin; black for the bat clothespin; white for the ghost clothespin; and orange for the pumpkin clothespin.

Make sure to paint all sides of the clothespin, applying an additional coat of paint as needed.

Put aside to dry before assembling.

Uploading the Halloween SVG File

Next, open Cricut Design Space. Click on the “+” sign to start a new project, opening up a blank canvas.

Cricut Halloween Characters Clothespins

Click on the Upload button from the toolbar to insert the downloaded Halloween SVG file onto the canvas.

Maintain sizes for all Halloween images.

Cricut Halloween Characters Clothespins

Move to the color sync tab to see all the pieces sorted by color.

Cutting

Cricut Halloween Characters Clothespins

With the machine set to Cricut Maker, select “Make It” in Design Space.

Set material type to Medium Cardstock, choosing the appropriate weight based on your paper.

Cricut Halloween Characters Clothespins

Place the first paper color onto the standard grip mat.

Follow prompts for loading cardstock paper into Cricut Maker and cutting.

When the cut is complete, unload the mat from the machine.

Cricut Halloween Characters Clothespins

Remove the cut pieces from the cutting mat using a spatula tool if needed otherwise simply peel off the mat.

Repeat for the remaining Halloween pieces and papers.

Assembling the Halloween Clothespins

Layer the cut pieces starting with the bottom layer working upward.

Cricut Halloween Characters Clothespins

For the pumpkin, the black piece is the base piece.

Cricut Halloween Characters Clothespins

Place the green stem over top of the black stem and place the orange piece over the black piece and glue together.

For the ghost, place the white piece over the grey piece aligning the top edge of the ghost and glue together.

Cricut Halloween Characters Clothespins

For the witch’s hat, place the black band piece across the purple hat and glue together.

Cricut Halloween Characters Clothespins

Apply a dab of glue to the tops of the painted clothespins and press the assembled Halloween piece (in the coordinating colors) to the clothespin.

Allow the glue to dry before using it.

Cricut Halloween Characters Clothespins

CRICUT HALLOWEEN CHARACTERS CLOTHESPINS TIPS AND QUESTIONS

If you’ve never made Cricut Halloween Characters Clothespins, don’t worry!

Below are some common questions and helpful tips.

Hopefully, this will answer any questions you may have.

If not, feel free to ask in the comments and I’ll answer the best I can.

HOW LONG DOES IT REALLY TAKE TO MAKE CRICUT HALLOWEEN CHARACTERS CLOTHESPINS?

One of the many reasons I love my Cricut is because it makes everything look so amazing without a lot of effort.

This Cricut Halloween Characters Clothespins craft takes approximately 13 minutes. TOTAL.

This includes:

  • About 5 minutes to paint the clothespins
  • Close to 1 minute to upload the Halloween SVG File
  • Around 3 minutes to cut the materials
  • 4 minutes assembling the Halloween clothespins

WHAT GOES WELL WITH CRICUT HALLOWEEN CHARACTERS CLOTHESPINS?

Cricut Halloween Characters Clothespins go well with a wide variety of Halloween crafts.

Some of my personal favorites include:

Cricut Halloween Characters Clothespins

CAN I MAKE THIS WITHOUT A CRICUT?

Yes! You can make Paper Halloween Clothespins without a Cricut.

You can simply cut out the items using your own template.

You’ll still end up with a fun spooky Halloween inspired clothespin.

WHAT ELSE CAN I ADD TO THIS CRICUT HALLOWEEN CHARACTERS CLOTHESPINS CRAFT?

This simple Cricut Halloween Characters Clothespins craft not only looks great, but it’s also incredibly versatile. Try adding googly eyes and sparkles.

Clothespins Halloween Craft

CRICUT HALLOWEEN CHARACTERS CLOTHESPINS TUTORIAL

Yield: 4

Cricut Halloween Characters Clothespins

Halloween Craft

Wooden clothespins are given a spooky Halloween makeover using the Cricut. Paper Halloween Clothespins are painted Halloween inspired colors and then have objects like a cute pumpkin, a ghoulish ghost, a fun witch’s hat, and a scary bat attached.

Prep Time 13 minutes
Total Time 13 minutes
Difficulty Easy

Materials

  • Halloween SVG
  • cardstock paper in dark purple, green, orange, black, white, and grey
  • a few wooden clothespins
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylics in Bright Orange, Festive Green, Lamp (Ebony) Black, White Wash

Tools

  • Cricut Maker (or other Cricut cutting machine) with Fine Point Blade
  • Cricut Standard Grip Mat
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick or clear-drying craft glue
  • Paintbrush

Instructions

Preparing the Clothespins

  1. Paint each of the clothespins in a different color: green for the witch’s hat clothespin; black for the bat clothespin; white for the ghost clothespin; and orange for the pumpkin clothespin.
  2. Paint all sides, applying an additional coat of paint as needed. Put aside to dry before assembling.

Uploading the Halloween SVG File

  1. Open Cricut Design Space.
  2. Click on the “+” sign to start a new project, opening up a blank canvas.
  3. Click on the Upload button from the toolbar to insert the downloaded Halloween SVG file onto the canvas.
  4. Maintain sizes for all Halloween images.
  5. Move to the color sync tab to see all the pieces sorted by color.

Cutting

  1. With the machine set to Cricut Maker, select “Make It” in Design Space.
  2. Set material type to Medium Cardstock, choosing the appropriate weight based on your paper.
  3. Place the first paper color onto the standard grip mat.
  4. Follow prompts for loading cardstock paper into Cricut Maker and cutting. When the cut is complete, unload the mat from the machine.
  5. Remove the cut pieces from the cutting mat using a spatula tool if needed otherwise simply peel off the mat.
  6. Repeat for the remaining Halloween pieces and papers.

Assembling the Halloween Clothespins

  1. Layer the cut pieces starting with the bottom layer working upward.
  2. For the pumpkin, the black piece is the base piece. Place the green stem over top of the black stem and place the orange piece over the black piece and glue together.
  3. For the ghost, place the white piece over the grey piece aligning the top edge of the ghost and glue together.
  4. For the witch’s hat, place the black band piece across the purple hat and glue together.
  5. Apply a dab of glue to the tops of the painted clothespins and press the assembled Halloween piece (in the coordinating colors) to the clothespin. Allow the glue to dry before using it.

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Download The SVG HERE!

WHAT’S NEXT

I hope you enjoy this craft as much as my family does!

If you get a chance to try it, let us know! Leave us a comment below, or share it with a picture on Instagram or Facebook! Don’t forget to tag us @kelly_reci_ and use the hashtag #Kellysthoughtsonthings so we can see what amazing meals you are cooking up!

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