We constantly get little advertisement magnets in the mail or with something that we buy and the kids HAVE to keep them... like a little prize or something. After a short time I am ready to chuck them, but just cant. It seems like a waste. So I set them aside for something... anything useful. It hit me the other day, when our new refrigerator arrived, just how fantastic the Papertrey Ink Dies would work with them and LET ME JUST TELL YOU... my brain got to spinning!
(Just pretend this photo is a thought bubble!)
So I pulled out some of my favorite Dies and went to work! I thought it would be fun to have everything coordinate for a small group of things.
Next I trimmed off a portion of the HUGE advertisement magnetic sheet I had stashed away. I then pulled off some of the Ad paper... you can sand this as well. The idea is to lessen the bulk a little as well as creating a more porous surface to adhere the felt to.
Here's a little trick... I like to use Papertrey's Button Twine but sometimes the needles that have the large enough eye for it are too fat for the button holes. If you can, plan on using a two hole button then just thread the twin through and snip the ends so that there are two bare ends up.
It's a real snap to just pop a Pure Poppy button on now!
And... here are a few more examples of what you can make with other dies and paper too!
I made this one for Ella using fillable frames #3 die, Fillable Fames #3 stamp set and Outlines Alphabet... and yes... all my girls want and will have their own. They can just pop their important even reminder right onto the fridge and I wont get mixed up with who's event it is!
How could I resist breaking out the On My Couch Die collection to make a chair magnet. No need for any reason why! TOO CUTE! The Chair outline image is from On My Couch and the polka dot inside is from On My couch Additions
Now... these aren't as strong as some of the magnets you would buy in the store but SO much less expensive and you also get a chance to recycle!I have several more ideas to share... hopefully in the next month or so I will be able to do that.
Tell me which of these magnets are your favorite! Your input is so important and greatly appreciated! Let me know if you have any questions and I will answer them in the comment section of this post. :)
Thanks for poppying by friends!