Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Magnet Makeover




Before you toss out those ugly magnets you keep getting from random places, consider giving them a makeover. That is what we did with this large "advertisement" magnet and these three broken magnets.


For the large magnet:
1. Peel off the glossy top layer of the magnet to expose the paper underneath.
2. Apply a thin layer of Mod Podge.
3. Place a piece of pretty paper on top (we used Mint Julep).
4. Add rub-ons (we used Mimosa's words and designs).
5. Apply a thin layer of Mod Podge on top.

For the small magnets:
1. Pull the magnet part off a broken magnet or buy some.
2. Add an epoxy sticker (we used Mimosa's).
This is the same technique Dotty used for these Dill Blossom magnets.

4 comments:

Donna VW said...

So simply, but so cute!

Dana said...

I love it. It helps me feel like I'm not throwing SO much away. THanks!

Mod Podge Amy said...

Yay! What a great idea.

Attainable Treasures said...

Used paper from the Enroute collection, paper and epoxy stickers from the Christmas Mint collection, stamped text (Stampin' Up), and an unmounted stamp image (Attainable Treasures) with dye-based ink to transform an old magnet into a new treasure.

They can be seen at http://attainabletreasures.blogspot.com/

 

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