Making Beaded Bottlecap Magnets

Any small beads will work to make a set of these pretty magnets. This is a guide about making beaded bottlecap magnets.
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January 25, 2011 Flag

Bottle caps, loose beads, some glue, and a magnetic strip easily transforms into a trendy gift set of matching magnets; perfect for a hostess gift!
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Approximate Time: 10 minutes, exclusive of drying time

Supplies:

Instructions:

  1. Gather 10 clean and dry bottle caps.

  2. Pour clear glue into each bottle cap, until halfway full.

  3. Sprinkle enough loose beads into each bottle cap until full and resting comfortably in the glue in a single layer.

  4. Allow to dry overnight.

  5. Once dry, cut magnetic strip to fit a square of magnet on the back of each bottle cap to where you cannot see it from the front side.

  6. Glue pieces of magnetic strip to bottle cap and dry overnight.

  7. Present in a shallow box with cotton batting, and VOILA! You're ready to go.

By Brianna from Dutch Harbor, AK

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January 26, 20110 found this helpful

Thank you so much Brianna! I have a friend who does 5 boutiques starting in November. I make things for her to sell. She will love these and I can make her a bunch in a very short time,thank you again! Keep crafting Crowgrannie from California

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March 11, 20110 found this helpful

These are so pretty and cute. I may try my hand at them. :)

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February 20, 20120 found this helpful

That's a really good idea. You could use some clear glitter for added sparkle or any other color as far as that goes.

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January 20, 20170 found this helpful

Lovely idea, much prettier to hold papers etc on your fridge than plain magnets. Really impressed with this idea. cheers

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