Easy DIY Magnets

Easy DIY Magnets

Easy DIY Magnets make a great addition to a holiday basket, Christmas cards or thank you notes. Spruce up your refrigerator with a cute new project.
I will be the first one to admit that I am not a crafty person. Working in a preschool classroom for almost 20 years, I had a lot of opportunity to do “crafts.” But any good preschool teacher will tell you that with preschoolers it’s more about the process not the product. So, that’s been my focal point for many years. My products aren’t always the greatest, but I can have fun getting it done.

These DIY Magnets are definitely an easy project.  I signed up for the free trial of GraphicStock making the projects easier than I thought it would be. GraphicStock is filled with images that can help you create any craft this holiday season. From holiday gift tags to labels for your holiday sweets, the possibilities are endless! Create a design online and print it out!

Easy DIY Magnets make a great addition to a holiday basket, Christmas cards or thank you notes. Spruce up your refrigerator with a cute new project.

This DIY magnet project was made from recycled promo magnets. Do you see a theme here? I like free things ! GraphicStock has a lot of free photos and DIY magnets are a low cost holiday idea that can be made for almost free.

The holidays are a great time to whip up a lot of these DIY magnets. Add a magnet to a gift card, thank you note, gift basket or Christmas card. DIY magnets add  a personal token of appreciation to your holiday gifting. I know someone who is crazy about peacocks, so I am making her a complete set of assorted size magnets. I am sure she will be thrilled.

Easy DIY Magnets

Easy DIY Magnets make a great addition to a holiday basket, Christmas cards or thank you notes. Spruce up your refrigerator with a cute new project.

Supplies 

Assorted magnets

An assortment of photos, Vectors or Illustrations printed from GraphicStock downloads.

Modge Podge

Foam Brush

Scissors

Glue Stick

Directions 

Sign up for a FREE 7 day trial of GraphicStock. This will give you access to over 250,000 photos, vector or illustrations to choose from. Pick a few of your favorites you’d like to see on a magnet.

Easy DIY Magnets make a great addition to a holiday basket, Christmas cards or thank you notes. Spruce up your refrigerator with a cute new project.

Print out your photos. A business card size magnet is approx. 400 x 200 pixels. I printed out some full sheets of patterns and a few 4 x 6 photos of textures, so I had a large variety to choose from.

Easy DIY Magnets make a great addition to a holiday basket, Christmas cards or thank you notes. Spruce up your refrigerator with a cute new project.

Gather your promo magnets. You can also buy magnet sheets for your printer or use magnetic tape.

 

Trim your photos down to the size you need.

Easy DIY Magnets make a great addition to a holiday basket, Christmas cards or thank you notes. Spruce up your refrigerator with a cute new project.

Use glue stick to cover the back of the photo. Be sure to spread glue to all of the edges and corners.

Easy DIY Magnets make a great addition to a holiday basket, Christmas cards or thank you notes. Spruce up your refrigerator with a cute new project.

 

Attach the photo to the magnet.

Push down all of the edges and let dry completely. (approx. 20 mins.)

Cover each magnet with a thin layer of Modge Podge. (I bet if you don’t have Modge Podge you could seal with packaging tape or clear contact paper)

Easy DIY Magnets make a great addition to a holiday basket, Christmas cards or thank you notes. Spruce up your refrigerator with a cute new project.

Let dry completely.

Easy DIY Magnets

Easy DIY Magnets make a great addition to a holiday basket, Christmas cards or thank you notes. Spruce up your refrigerator with a cute new project.

The holidays are a great time to whip up a lot of these DIY magnets. Add a magnet to a gift card, thank you note, gift basket or Christmas card. They make cute gifts for those hard to buy for friends and family. I know someone who is crazy about peacocks, so I am making her a complete set. I am sure she will be thrilled.

When you sign up for the 7 day trial of GraphicStock you will have so many free photos to choose from! Everything your download is yours royalty free to use for life.  Can you imagine all of the amazing projects you can make? The possibilities are endless!

Not only during the holiday season, but all year long you can put GraphicStock to work for you! Don’t forget if you aren’t interested in GraphicStock after the 7 day trial, just cancel your subscription to prevent any further charges. If you do any kind of DIY or craft projects I think you will put a GraphicStock membership to good use.

Easy DIY Magnets make a great addition to a holiday basket, Christmas cards or thank you notes. Spruce up your refrigerator with a cute new project.

We use our refrigerator as the family hub. Anything of any importance hangs there on the front or side. It’s really a cluttered mess. Hopefully, these DIY magnets will inspire me to keep it nice and pretty. If I can make DIY magnets I know anyone can do it!

Easy DIY Magnets make a great addition to a holiday basket, Christmas cards or thank you notes. Spruce up your refrigerator with a cute new project.

 

Michele Brosius
Michele is a married mom of 3 adult children. She is currently enjoying spending time with her husband in the empty nest. Michele can be found working on a healthy lifestyle, camping or having some frugal fun. Not necessarily in that order!
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