Action Wobbles

by France Martin

Add a moving element to your card front with these fun plastic springs.


  • Stamps (Stampin’ Up!® Birds Of A Feather and Snow Front sets used here)
  • Cardstock (SU Whisper White, Balmy Blue and Basic Gray used here)
  • Action Wobbles Mini Springs (Hampton Art)
  • Coloring medium (SU Stamping Blends Cherry Cobbler, Daffodil Delight, Pool Party and Balmy Blue used here)
  • Scissors
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project (SU supplies used here: Accent Snow Puff Paint, Ice Glitter, Classic Label Punch, Wink of Stella, Memento Black, Basic Gray, Seaside Spray and Cherry Cobbler inks, Star Element, Silver Metallic Thread, Dimensionals)


  1. Step 1

    Plan out and stamp a scenic background for your card front.

  2. Step 2

    Stamp the image that will be popped up on the card, and any others needed for the scene.

  3. Step 3

    Color the images with your medium of choice.

  4. Step 4

    Cut out the images.

    You may choose to have just one part of an image move with the Action Wobble. Stamp the full image on the card front, and the moving part on a separate piece to color and cut out.

  5. Embellish as needed.

  6. Step 5

    Adhere the larger side of an Action Wobble to the back of one of the cut out images.

  7. Adhere the small side of the Wobble to the card front.

  8. Step 6

    Complete the card.


Your Turn

You've seen the tutorial, now you try it! We've got a section of the gallery set aside for Action Wobbles. Try this technique, then upload your artwork to the gallery. Show us your creations!

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Questions and Comments

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Sooooo cute!
jmhoffmann  |  Wed Dec 11, 2019 at 5:52 AM

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