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Making Decorative Magnets

You can buy a package of self-adhesive magnets at an office supply store. They are usually used for business cards. You can use these to make your own fun magnets.

Find pretty little pictures, plaques, sayings, etc. in magazines and catalogs, carefully cut them out, cut the magnet to size, and stick your picture onto the magnet.

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Very simple!

I recently found a set of 6 plaques in a catalog, made a little set of magnets from them, and used them to decorate the front of a cabinet. It looks like they are painted on, very chic.

Also these make nice little gifts to tuck into a letter to a friend, to cheer someone up or make them laugh.

By Jayne

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September 26, 20040 found this helpful

A useful tip when attaching photos and the like is to cover them with the clear stickyback plastic you use to cover books. Makes the pictures last much longer without damage.

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November 10, 20040 found this helpful

You can also use old give-away magnets (like outdated calendar magnets) and double-sided tape.

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By JOY (Guest Post)
October 3, 20060 found this helpful

I HAVE MAGNETIC PAPER AND NEED MORE IDEAS FOR GIFTS TO MAKE.
THANK YOU

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August 1, 20070 found this helpful

I love magnets and this is a good idea! Thanks!

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