Saturday, July 13, 2013

Vintage Refrigerator Magnets (craft)

Everyone needs refrigerator magnets, so why not create these vintage ephemeral magnets from Glue Dots for a decked-out fridge? With just a few materials and embellishments you can create an artsy present for someone else or yourself!

  • Craft Glue Dots
  • 1" Glue lines
  • Various ephemeral cards
  • sanding block
  • Magnetic stripping
  • Sepia inks
  • Rubber mallet
  • Embellishments:
    • Ephemera stickers
    • Watch faces
    • Dominos
    • Various fibers
    • Buttons
    • Bottle caps
  1. Sand ephemeral cards along edges using a sanding block.
  2.  Drag ephemeral cards at their edges in sepia inks.
  3.  Cut magnet strips and place on back of ephemeral cards.
  4. With the rubber mallet, pound the bottle cap until it is flat and add a ephemeral sticker.
  5.  Adhere all embellishments using Craft Glue Dots.
  6.  Secure fibers with 1" Glue Lines.

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