Mod Podge Rocks http://modpodgerocksblog.com Mod Podge Crafts and DIY Mon, 30 Mar 2015 12:52:35 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.1 Easter bunny DIY mason jars http://modpodgerocksblog.com/2015/03/easter-bunny-diy-mason-jars.html http://modpodgerocksblog.com/2015/03/easter-bunny-diy-mason-jars.html#respond Fri, 27 Mar 2015 19:17:23 +0000 http://modpodgerocksblog.com/?p=41657 If you’re looking for a sweet Easter table or shelf decoration, this is a great project for an afternoon or to do with little ones. With just a few supplies and a cute pom, turn a simple mason jar into a cute bunny. These DIY mason jars are perfect for holding candy or would even... 

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If you're looking for a sweet Easter table or shelf decoration, these Easter bunny DIY mason jars are perfect. They can also hold candy and make good gifts!If you’re looking for a sweet Easter table or shelf decoration, this is a great project for an afternoon or to do with little ones. With just a few supplies and a cute pom, turn a simple mason jar into a cute bunny. These DIY mason jars are perfect for holding candy or would even make a fun alternative to traditional Easter baskets (maybe a neighbor gift?). There are really a ton of uses! Let’s get started.

Bunny Mason Jars_1What you’ll need:

  • Mason Jar (or other recycled glass jars)
  • Tissue Paper
  • Mod Podge Gloss
  • Paper
  • Brush
  • Pom Poms

Bunny Mason Jars_2 Bunny Mason Jars_3Take the lid off the jars and wipe them down with a cloth. Brush a thin layer of Mod Podge on the inside.

 

Bunny Mason Jars_4 Bunny Mason Jars_5 Bunny Mason Jars_6Rip the tissue paper into medium pieces. Stick them to the inside of the jar then brush on another thin layer on top. Allow to dry overnight or until the Mod Podge is fully dry.

 

Bunny Mason Jars_9 Bunny Mason Jars_10Glue a pom towards the bottom of the jar.

Bunny Mason Jars_11 Bunny Mason Jars_12 Bunny Mason Jars_13Cut out paper rabbit ears and a slit at the bottom. Fold the slit and wedge it at the top of the jar. You can also glue the rabbit ears to the inside of the jar then fold the rest over.

If you're looking for a sweet Easter table or shelf decoration, these Easter bunny DIY mason jars are perfect. They can also hold candy and make good gifts! If you're looking for a sweet Easter table or shelf decoration, these Easter bunny DIY mason jars are perfect. They can also hold candy and make good gifts!Now the jar looks like the back of little bunnies! Fill them with flowers, candy or colored eggs.

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Mod Podge Sheer Colors tinted storage jars http://modpodgerocksblog.com/2015/03/mod-podge-sheer-colors-tinted-storage-jars.html http://modpodgerocksblog.com/2015/03/mod-podge-sheer-colors-tinted-storage-jars.html#respond Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:36:06 +0000 http://modpodgerocksblog.com/?p=41646 Hi, it’s Courtney from Crafts by Courtney. Today I’m sharing one of the easiest projects I’ve ever done. I’ve been browsing my Coastal Living Magazines and seeing all these beautiful blue vases. I really wanted to try to recreate one for my craft room. I went to my local craft store and found bottles of... 

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Have you tried the Mod Podge Sheer Colors? They are so easy to use - make these simple, pretty storage jars in just a few minutes!Hi, it’s Courtney from Crafts by Courtney. Today I’m sharing one of the easiest projects I’ve ever done.

I’ve been browsing my Coastal Living Magazines and seeing all these beautiful blue vases. I really wanted to try to recreate one for my craft room. I went to my local craft store and found bottles of Mod Podge Sheer Colors. They had the perfect tint of blue I wanted to use.

My friend gave me these cute little jars for my birthday. I thought they would be perfect to give them that coastal makeover using the sheer tint.

Supplies

Getting Started
For this project you can use whatever kind of glass jar you want. I just loved this one so much and thought it would be perfect to store some of my craft supplies in.

Coastal-Mod-Podge-VaseI was super excited to get started!!

Step 1 – Prep Glass Jar

Coastal-Mod-Podge-Vase-2I took my jar apart so that it would be a little easier to paint.

Step 2 – Add Tint to Jar

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Now the easy part, adding your paint! I went over the whole jar with my sheer color tint and let dry 30 minutes.

Quick Tip: I tested the tint out on another jar using a foam brush. I the finish wasn’t as smooth as I wanted. This jar I used a paint brush and the results were a lot better.

Step 3 – Add Final Coat of Tint

Coastal-Mod-Podge-Vase-4For this project I added a total of 2 coats to the jar. I was debating on adding a third but I really like how the 2 coats turned out.

Step 4 – Finishing Touches

Now let’s finish up our project by adding our decorative shell to the front!!

Have you tried the Mod Podge Sheer Colors? They are so easy to use - make these simple, pretty storage jars in just a few minutes!I pulled out some rope and used it to keep my starfish on. See super simple project, right?!

These are going to look great in my new craft room! I have a ton of blue mason jars to decorate around them. I really like how the starfish looks on the front of it!

Have you tried the Mod Podge Sheer Colors? They are so easy to use - make these simple, pretty storage jars in just a few minutes!This really is a beautiful blue color!

Have you tried the Mod Podge Sheer Colors? They are so easy to use - make these simple, pretty storage jars in just a few minutes!I can’t wait to try more projects using the Mod Podge Sheer Tint! It really turned out beautiful and so easy to use. I see some Spring projects in my future!!

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Delicious Hershey’s Easter bark recipe http://modpodgerocksblog.com/2015/03/delicious-hersheys-easter-bark-recipe.html http://modpodgerocksblog.com/2015/03/delicious-hersheys-easter-bark-recipe.html#comments Wed, 25 Mar 2015 18:17:42 +0000 http://modpodgerocksblog.com/?p=41634 This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Hershey Company. All opinions are 100% mine. This is a craft blog, and you know that I am by no means a chef. But on occasion I like to make a recipe, especially for the holidays. And if you can tell me that... 

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Hershey Company. All opinions are 100% mine.

This marbled Easter bark is a fun twist on a standard recipe - and it only takes a few minutes to make. Plus it tastes delicious!

This is a craft blog, and you know that I am by no means a chef. But on occasion I like to make a recipe, especially for the holidays. And if you can tell me that the recipe 1) is really easy, and 2) involves candy . . . well, I’m pretty much sold without even knowing what it is. With Easter right around the corner, I decided to try a standby family treat recipe but change it up for this holiday. This is my version of Easter bark! It’s got chocolate and vanilla, a little bit of crunch, and you can make it in 15 minutes.

Let me correct myself – you can make A LOT of it in 15 minutes. I’ve already given some to my neighbors and it’s a hit! I can’t wait to share the recipe with you. Here’s how you do it.

Gather These Supplies

  • Vanilla flavored candy wafers – at least two pounds. I actually used almost four
  • Cadbury Mini Eggs Candy – one 10 oz. bag
  • Whoppers Robin Eggs Malted Milk Eggs – at least the carrot bag size or great
  • Pan for heating candy wafers
  • Baking sheet with edges
  • Parchment paper
  • Spatula
  • Food coloring (optional)
  • Hammer and paper towels (for cracking)

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These were the Hershey products that I used. Don’t you love their Easter candy? I love their traditional goodies and the new treats that they have this year. For example, the Cadbury Creme Egg Candies are my favorite . . . who doesn’t love those? They’ve been around since I was little! I have to say that quite a bit of candy disappeared before it actually made it into the recipe. Oopsie.

Easter bark step one

Open your bag of candy melts and pour into a pan . . . starting heating on LOW. This is very important. I actually made a huge mistake once by turning the heat up a little too high and burned a little at the bottom of the pan. I’ve avoided that same mistake by keeping the heat at a 1 or 2 on the stove and letting the candy wafers slowly melt.

Easter bark step two

I wasn’t quite sure what I was going to do with the marbling . . . but I wanted to bring the food coloring in somehow. So here’s what I did. I poured some melted white wafers (about 1/3 of what I had) into the parchment lined pan, and then added my food coloring. I stirred and stirred, and then poured the pink into the pan on top of the white and smoothed with my spatula.

It actually created such a fun marbling effect! While it was setting up, I was able to swirl the colors together AND add my eggs on top. I pushed down to make sure the eggs went into the melted chocolate and would set up.

This marbled Easter bark is a fun twist on a standard recipe - and it only takes a few minutes to make. Plus it tastes delicious!

You won’t want to place in the fridge right away – let it cool and then place in the fridge to harden. THEN comes the most fun part, especially if you have a little stress.

You’ll turn the pan over (and because of the parchment paper, the bark will come right out). Place a paper towel on top and “bang.” Just slightly – you don’t want to go crazy and break a counter. You just need a tap on the bark and it will break. Continue until the pieces are small enough.

This marbled Easter bark is a fun twist on a standard recipe - and it only takes a few minutes to make. Plus it tastes delicious! This marbled Easter bark is a fun twist on a standard recipe - and it only takes a few minutes to make. Plus it tastes delicious!

And now you have the most delicious Easter bark in the history of the world. Now how will you Celebrate with Hershey’s this Easter? What is your favorite candy that they have to offer?

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Easter craft for kids: bunny canvas http://modpodgerocksblog.com/2015/03/easter-craft-for-kids-bunny-canvas.html http://modpodgerocksblog.com/2015/03/easter-craft-for-kids-bunny-canvas.html#respond Tue, 24 Mar 2015 18:01:00 +0000 http://modpodgerocksblog.com/?p=41620 When I was little, we didn’t craft for Easter that much. I guess it wasn’t “a thing” back then? I don’t know – but I feel like I was completely deprived of pom poms and pastel colored tissue paper! I’m just kidding actually . . . but really, I didn’t do a lot of Easter... 

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This cute bunny canvas can be made with any paint color, and is perfect for using up leftover tissue paper. It's a perfect Easter craft for kids!When I was little, we didn’t craft for Easter that much. I guess it wasn’t “a thing” back then? I don’t know – but I feel like I was completely deprived of pom poms and pastel colored tissue paper! I’m just kidding actually . . . but really, I didn’t do a lot of Easter crafting when younger. Maybe a bunny with cotton balls and glue or something like that. This simple decoupage project takes the cotton ball bunny up a notch! If you are looking for a fun Easter craft for kids, this canvas is for you. Grab a little bit of tissue paper, paint, Mod Podge . .   and you’ll get to use those pom poms I was deprived of too. Learn how to make it below!

Gather These Supplies

IMG_3543Paint your canvas with several coats of the paint and let dry.

IMG_3549Print the bunny silhouette to fit your canvas – a sitting up bunny works perfectly for this purpose.

IMG_3550Cut out the bunny silhouette and trace around the edge with a pencil, directly on top of the painted canvas.

IMG_3552Cut several small squares of white tissue paper. Take one square of tissue paper and wrap it around the eraser end of your pencil. Pour some Mod Podge out onto a palette or piece of paper and dip your tissue paper/pencil into the Mod Podge.

IMG_3553Push the tissue paper down onto the canvas within the boundaries of the bunny silhouette. Pull up the pencil and it should leave the tissue paper behind.

Keep adding tissue paper in the same way until the entire bunny silhouette is filled in. You’ll see if there are any spaces that need to be filled in when you stand back a little.

IMG_3555Glue pom poms where the nose, eye, and tail should go using craft glue.

This cute bunny canvas can be made with any paint color, and is perfect for using up leftover tissue paper. It's a perfect Easter craft for kids!Then hang it up! Now I’m getting excited . . . because I’m wondering what other silhouette art I can make with tissue.

For five more awesome Easter crafts for kids, go here!

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DIY confetti vases made from bottles http://modpodgerocksblog.com/2015/03/diy-confetti-vases-made-from-bottles.html http://modpodgerocksblog.com/2015/03/diy-confetti-vases-made-from-bottles.html#comments Mon, 23 Mar 2015 12:30:49 +0000 http://modpodgerocksblog.com/?p=41612 Sometimes you have a collection of old Coke bottles that you aren’t sure what to do with. Because the bottle was emptied and you could technically put them in the recycling bin, but for whatever reason, they are just too pretty to throw away. That’s how I felt about the shape of these bottles, and... 

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Recycle old Coke bottles into DIY confetti vases - all you need is a little bit of spray paint and Mod Podge. This craft is so easy!Sometimes you have a collection of old Coke bottles that you aren’t sure what to do with. Because the bottle was emptied and you could technically put them in the recycling bin, but for whatever reason, they are just too pretty to throw away. That’s how I felt about the shape of these bottles, and so I had to turn them into something . . . and vases seemed just the thing. So I threw a little confetti and decoupage medium into the mix and what resulted?

DIY confetti vases. Yep, you heard me:

I LOVE LOVE LOVE these vases. They are so easy, and can be used to display any color of flowers, real or fake. Aren’t they fun? And they add such a colorful touch to my celebratory spread. Here’s what I used to make them:

Confetti bottleIt doesn’t get any easier than spray painting the bottles white and Mod Podging confetti around the center. You just work an inch or two at a time, adding Mod Podge to the center band of the bottle and placing confetti on top. Go all the way around, let dry, and then put a top coat on. That’s it!

1-26-15 Home Bowl 06 copyThe only warning is not to paint over the confetti too many times – the dye will start to bleed. Other than that, you are golden! This could possibly be my easiest tutorial yet.

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Gold confetti dipped Easter eggs http://modpodgerocksblog.com/2015/03/gold-confetti-dipped-easter-eggs.html http://modpodgerocksblog.com/2015/03/gold-confetti-dipped-easter-eggs.html#comments Thu, 19 Mar 2015 19:44:53 +0000 http://modpodgerocksblog.com/?p=41597 Hello! It’s Rachel from Lines Across here today to share a fun and glittery Easter craft with you. A few months ago I used Dishwasher Safe Mod Podge and jumbo gold glitter to make this confetti dipped mug. I love how it turned out so much, and since then I’ve been dying to make more things... 

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Cover plaster Easter eggs (or real ones!) with confetti and Mod Podge. This fun Easter craft is blingy and makes great decor!Hello! It’s Rachel from Lines Across here today to share a fun and glittery Easter craft with you. A few months ago I used Dishwasher Safe Mod Podge and jumbo gold glitter to make this confetti dipped mug. I love how it turned out so much, and since then I’ve been dying to make more things with the same look.

I used plaster Easter eggs from the craft store so that I could reuse them, but if you wanted to, you could easily follow this same general tutorial with any kind of eggs.

What you need:

  • Eggs
  • Mod Podge (I used matte because I wanted the glitter to be the only part shimmery)
  • Jumbo gold glitter
  • A paint brush

Gold Confetti Dipped Easter EggsWhat you do:

1. Set your egg bottom side up in some kind of a container. I used dixie cups, but you could also use an egg carton or something similar.

2. Start by applying a pretty thick coat of Mod Podge across the bottom of your egg. To get the “dipped” look, you want more glitter on the bottom of the egg, and then gradually less as you go to the top.

Gold Confetti Dipped Easter Eggs3. Pour jumbo glitter across the bottom of the egg. I tried to cover the whole bottom area, but I didn’t want the glitter to be sticking out or covered in too many layers.

Cover plaster Easter eggs (or real ones!) with confetti and Mod Podge. This fun Easter craft is blingy and makes great decor!4. Keep adding Mod Podge along the edges of the egg, and then adding little pieces of glitter as you go. If you want to make sure that the glitter won’t shed, cover the confetti in a top coat of Mod Podge as well.

Cover plaster Easter eggs (or real ones!) with confetti and Mod Podge. This fun Easter craft is blingy and makes great decor!5. Let it dry and enjoy. You may want to cover the top part of the egg with Mod Podge as well, even though there isn’t any glitter there to keep the texture of the egg looking consistent.

Cover plaster Easter eggs (or real ones!) with confetti and Mod Podge. This fun Easter craft is blingy and makes great decor!Be sure to stop by Lines Across and say hi, or follow along with my on Facebook, Twitter, Google +, Pinterest, and Instagram.

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What if you couldn’t see color? #ColorForAll http://modpodgerocksblog.com/2015/03/what-if-you-couldnt-see-color-colorforall.html http://modpodgerocksblog.com/2015/03/what-if-you-couldnt-see-color-colorforall.html#comments Wed, 18 Mar 2015 15:07:13 +0000 http://modpodgerocksblog.com/?p=41481 I LOVE color. I think everyone does to a certain extent, but I really have an obsession with it. When I was little, I loved playing with my great-grandmother’s vintage button collection. They were bright, shiny, and of course – colorful. I used to organize them by size, shape, and other attributes, but I really... 

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Female hands holding cup of coffeeI LOVE color. I think everyone does to a certain extent, but I really have an obsession with it. When I was little, I loved playing with my great-grandmother’s vintage button collection. They were bright, shiny, and of course – colorful. I used to organize them by size, shape, and other attributes, but I really loved organizing them by color. Another example I remember is one of my roommates/best friends organizing her sheets in rainbow order while we were in college. Let’s just say it thrilled me, and I did the same thing.

There are so many more examples in my life – you can see it in my home decor. My clothing. Everything. Pictures like this bring me great joy:

melbourne coloration Easter eggs on green grassAs far as I’m concerned, color is truly magical. As is our ability to see it differently (is the dress white and gold or black and blue?). I’m so grateful that color is in my world.

But then recently something occurred to me. Some people CAN’T see color. Isn’t that crazy? I always forget that many people are colorblind . . . in fact, over 300 million people. They don’t have the ability to enjoy color like the rest of us. Well, they didn’t until just recently!

On Wednesday, March 18th, Valspar is launching #ColorForAll, a public service initiative bringing color to the colorblind with EnChroma glasses. They have created a short film titled Color for the Colorblind to demonstrate how meaningful color is to everyone. The film chronicles the journey of four individuals living with colorblindness and their reactions to seeing colors for the first time through the use of the EnChroma glasses. This film is short and it’s awesome – it brought tears to my eyes.

The #ColorForAll initiative by Valspar brings color to those who don’t have it and also encourages those who can enjoy it regularly to appreciate it. You HAVE to watch Color for the Colorblind. Seeing people discover color for the first time is truly a beautiful experience!

Once you watch the movie, share it on your social media channels to spread the word about this awesome initiative, especially with people who are colorblind or affected by colorblindness! They can share their own stories with #ColorForAll or at ValsparColorForAll.com, where responses will be featured along with additional footage from the film. Some of those submitting stories will also receive EnChroma glasses, courtesy of Valspar! I’m so excited to be part of this launch. And part of an amazing world of color!

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DIY planter with photos {perfect for Mother’s Day!} http://modpodgerocksblog.com/2015/03/diy-planter-with-photos-perfect-for-mothers-day.html http://modpodgerocksblog.com/2015/03/diy-planter-with-photos-perfect-for-mothers-day.html#comments Tue, 17 Mar 2015 20:11:53 +0000 http://modpodgerocksblog.com/?p=41525 Hello, all! It’s Linda, from burlap+blue, here with another easy, crafty and creative way to create with Mod Podge! Spring isn’t officially here yet, but Spring holidays are on my mind-especially Easter and Mother’s Day! This decoupage, DIY planter is a great Mother’s Day gift for moms and grandparents alike, and would also make an adorable... 

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This Mod Podge DIY planter is a great Mother's Day gift for moms and grandparents alike, and would also make an adorable Easter gift or centerpiece.Hello, all! It’s Linda, from burlap+blue, here with another easy, crafty and creative way to create with Mod Podge! Spring isn’t officially here yet, but Spring holidays are on my mind-especially Easter and Mother’s Day! This decoupage, DIY planter is a great Mother’s Day gift for moms and grandparents alike, and would also make an adorable Easter gift or centerpiece.

Here’s how to make a custom photo planter using decoupage medium and your own photos!

Materials:

DSC_0027Step 1: I started by spray painting my planter white, but this is completely optional! To get your photos, use Photoshop or another photo editing software (I know most can do this!), to take your images and resize them. From just under the rim of my planter to the bottom was approximately 3″. I wanted to make two rows of photos, so I sized my photos 1.5″ tall by 1″ wide. I resized 20 photos, and also converted them to black and white (also optional). Print out your photos onto glossy paper.

DSC_0029-2Step 2: Cut out your photos, and decoupage them onto your planter. This took a few minutes, so you may want to do this in front of an episode of your favorite show (I mod podged to Parenthood and the time flew by!)

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Halfway there!

DSC_0033Step 3: Once your photos are decoupaged down, let dry, and seal with three thin coats of Mod Podge, being sure to let each coat dry fully before applying the next. Use Mod Podge or hot glue to affix a length of ribbon around the rim of your planter.

This Mod Podge DIY planter is a great Mother's Day gift for moms and grandparents alike, and would also make an adorable Easter gift or centerpiece.Step 4: For a finishing touch, add bow to your planter! Take a length of ribbon and hot glue the two ends together (first picture below). Press the middle of the ribbon together in the center, and attach with another drop of glue (second picture). Take a smaller length of ribbon, wrap it around the middle, hot glue it in place, and then take your finished bow and attach it to your planter.

ImageAnd that’s it! Add a plant, give a gift, and make someone’s day!

This Mod Podge DIY planter is a great Mother's Day gift for moms and grandparents alike, and would also make an adorable Easter gift or centerpiece. This Mod Podge DIY planter is a great Mother's Day gift for moms and grandparents alike, and would also make an adorable Easter gift or centerpiece.Thank you so much for letting me share with you all today! You can find lots of other tutorials and inspiration on my blog, my facebook page, on pinterest or on twitter! Have a lovely day!

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How to make a purse from a book http://modpodgerocksblog.com/2015/03/how-to-make-a-purse-from-a-book.html http://modpodgerocksblog.com/2015/03/how-to-make-a-purse-from-a-book.html#comments Fri, 13 Mar 2015 21:20:07 +0000 http://modpodgerocksblog.com/?p=41521 Did you know that libraries throw away tons of books each year? I’m not sure how many exactly, but it happens. And it’s not because they want to, but because books get worn out. Which honestly presents an opportunity for those of us that love to make things out of old books. And what Anna made... 

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How to make a purse from a book Did you know that libraries throw away tons of books each year? I’m not sure how many exactly, but it happens. And it’s not because they want to, but because books get worn out. Which honestly presents an opportunity for those of us that love to make things out of old books. And what Anna made with a book is a purse! It’s really easy to do, and if you watch her video you’ll soon be in the depths of awesome DIY library fashion (maybe more than you ever thought you would be?). To learn more, click on the link below. Then run to your local library and see if they’ll give you some books slated for the dump to decoupage.

Book purse tutorial at The Crafter the Merrier

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Nautical themed DIY magnets http://modpodgerocksblog.com/2015/03/nautical-themed-diy-magnets.html http://modpodgerocksblog.com/2015/03/nautical-themed-diy-magnets.html#comments Thu, 12 Mar 2015 11:08:13 +0000 http://modpodgerocksblog.com/?p=41503 Hello, it’s Courtney again with Crafts by Courtney! This time I wanted to share with everyone these easy DIY Magnets I made using scrapbook paper. The best part about these magnets you can customize them any way you want! I of course pulled out my “trusty” pack of coastal theme scrapbook paper for my magnets.... 

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These DIY magnets are SO easy to make with decoupage medium and scrapbook paper! They have a fun nautical theme and make great gifts.Hello, it’s Courtney again with Crafts by Courtney! This time I wanted to share with everyone these easy DIY Magnets I made using scrapbook paper. The best part about these magnets you can customize them any way you want!

I of course pulled out my “trusty” pack of coastal theme scrapbook paper for my magnets. But the scrapbook paper possibilities are endless out there.

Supplies

  • Mod Podge Matte
  • Circle punch
  • Scrapbook paper
  • Magnets
  • Marble accents
  • Glue
  • Form brush

Getting Started

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.

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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 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.

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But my second option if the circle punch didn’t work was to trace out the circle with one of the glass pieces and cut out. SO, you don’t necessarily need a punch for this step.

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.

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Step 3 – Seal in Circles

Next I added a little Mod Podge to the backs and let dry 20 minutes.

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Step 4 – Add Magnet

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.

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My son thought they looked like giant googly eyes.

Step 5 – Finishing Touches

Now just let your magnets dry for about three hours and then you’re ready to start using them!!

These DIY magnets are SO easy to make with decoupage medium and scrapbook paper! They have a fun nautical theme and make great gifts.

These 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.

These DIY magnets are SO easy to make with decoupage medium and scrapbook paper! They have a fun nautical theme and make great gifts.

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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