I've been seriously slacking in the making-things-other-than-food department. Finally sat down this week to work on a project I meant to do years ago. Pathetic!
Pretty basic and nothing new in the crafty world, but I made magnets by decoupaging paper on the backs of clear, flat marbles, then attaching magnets. I bought I bought Basic Grey's Urban Prairie collection a few months ago, and this was the perfect project for it. I first saw these papers in one of the British craft magazines my sister gave me and had to have them. Love 'em!
I used the same technique I used here, but instead of attaching jewelry bails, I used jewelry glue to attach magnets.
FYI, don't set the magnets too close together while they're drying or they'll attract each other, wind up hanging out together, and mess up the work you've just done. Ask me how I know!
I'm pleased with how they turned out. They definitely look nicer on the fridge than my former hodge-podge of magnets! (As always, you can click on the pictures to see them better.)
I couldn't resist making a couple of pendants while I had the Modge Podge out. I just loved the little bluebird on one of the papers. I'm calling it my Bluebird of Happiness. I like the flowers, too.