By Yarn and Needlework Contributor Stephanie from the blog Twilight Kallisti
Need a special gift for a graduate this month? Fridge Magnets make a great present. Collect images from magazines and specialize a set for friends. Of all of my handmade gifts these magnets get the best reaction.
Miscellaneous magazine images
Find small pictures for your magnets. Use a glass marble to lay over the magazine image to see if it fits. You can make a template by tracing around the marble on card stock.
I cut out a pretty flower blue pic, a Green Man and a sun and star for my magnets.
Squeeze a dot of glue onto the flat side of the marble. Place your image onto the glue. I find it’s best to do this in a well ventilated area as the glue smell is strong.
Check to see if it’s centered.
Set aside to dry with marble face down for 5-10 minutes. Place a dot of glue onto the magnet.
Place marble with image onto magnet. Adjust until it’s centered over magnet.
Set aside to dry.
Wrap them up and give away. Or make a set for yourself. This craft can easily be personalized which makes it a unique gift.