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Wednesday 6 October 2010

Decorative Initial Fridge Magnets

Today's craft is another vintage inspired one. Its fridge magnets made from needlepoint styled napkins:

There are a lot of decorative napkins around at the moment, so maybe its a 'designer trend?' 

To make these, I drew around my round dome pebbles with a permanent Sharpie (have you seen these new ones - they don't bleed through paper, fab!)
Then I cut them out and stuck a magnet on the back.  I glued them on with Glossy Accents, which is great for this because its strong but also clear.
They are going to make quite a posh addition to the magnetic noticeboard.

Thanks for stopping by and for any comments,
See you tomorrow,


Liberty :) said...

very nice idea!!!

PepPop said...

Great idea and I'm now on the look out for the new Sharpies. I love new pens (yep weird I know?!?) Jaqui x

Carmen said...

I've seen this done with patterned paper but not napkins. You've given me an idea for a little Christmas pressie! Thanks Nicky :P

And I too am now on the look out for the new Sharpies so 2 questions. Where did you get them and where did you get the magnetic backing?

Nicky Stevenson said...

Thanks crafters.

Jaqui, I got my Sharpie pens from WHSmiths. Not all branches sell them but they may become a countrywide thing soon.

Glad to help with your chrissie pressie, Carmen.

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