Hello, it’s Courtney again with Crafts by Courtney! This time I wanted to share with everyone these easy, cute DIY Magnets I made using scrapbook paper. The best part about these glass magnets you can customize them any way you want!
I of course pulled out my “trusty” pack of coastal theme scrapbook paper for my Mod Podge magnets. But the scrapbook paper possibilities are endless out there.
Nautical DIY Magnets
- Mod Podge Matte
- Circle punch (optional)
- Scrapbook paper
- Marble accents
- Form brush
Ever since I found these great packs of coastal/nautical theme scrapbook paper at Hobby Lobby I knew I wanted to make some magnets for the refrigerator.
I already had all the supplies on hand except the marble accents. I found those at JoAnns for $6.00 a pack. Of course I used my “Handy Dandy” 40% off coupon!! A couple days later I did stop by The Dollar Tree and saw they have smaller packs there as well.
I was super excited to get started on my DIY magnets!
Step 1 – Punch Out Circles
I have a couple circle punches left over from my scrapbooking days. So I had a circle punch that fit perfectly.
Step 2 – Add Circles
Now it’s time to add our scrapbook paper. YAY!!
I painted on a little Mod Podge to the back of the glass pieces and gently placed my scrapbook paper on top. I made sure to smooth down with my fingers to keep any air bubbles from popping up.
Next I added a little Mod Podge to the backs and let dry 20 minutes.
Finally it’s time to add the magnets! I found this pack of magnets at Wal-Mart about two years ago. I needed them to hang my son’s chore chart up on the fridge. They are pretty awesome! Just add a dab of E6000 glue to the back and then firmly press on your magnet.
Step 5 – Finishing Touches
Now just let your magnets dry for about three hours and then you’re ready to start using them!!
These nautical Mod Podge magnets are great. I can start displaying my kids artwork or important papers I get from their school. Plus they are pretty heavy duty and can hold several pieces of paper. I hate getting magnets that can only hold 1 or 2 pieces of paper.
Thanks for stopping by and checking out my latest project! These really were such a easy project to work on. I think I want to make some for a kids craft next.
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