Monogram Magnet

    Posted by  ·  August 25, 2011

    We are back in school and wonderful papers are coming home. I thought it would be fun to have a special magnet to showcase these darling papers!

    These letter magnets were super simple to make and would make fun inexpensive handmade gifts for friends!

    Supplies for monogram magnets

    (actually everything you need can be found at Michael’s Arts & Crafts)

    How to make a monogram magnet

    Paint front of letter with Decoupage.

    Place a piece of scrapbooking paper on top of the letter.

    Allow Decoupage to dry for at least 15 minutes.

    Place letter on a cutting board and working from the back,  trim away the excess paper with a sharp knife.

    Paint two to three more coats of Decoupage onto the top of the later. Allow to dry 15 minutes between each layer.

    Once letter is completely dry, glue super strength magnets to the back. Use an industrial strength glue.

    Now you are ready to start showing off those papers!


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    1. Suzanne
      Thursday, August 25th, 2011
      Great idea! I have some cute painted initials already but could easily add the magnets. Thanks!
    2. Thursday, August 25th, 2011
      What a great idea!!! Would make cute party favors too, thanks so much for sharing this tutorial!
    3. Thursday, August 25th, 2011
      what a great idea, this would be a perfect project for a child's birthday party, boy or girl!
    4. Tricia
      Thursday, August 25th, 2011
      WHAT A FANTASTIC IDEA!!!!! great for teachers gifts!!
    5. Thursday, August 25th, 2011
      Super cute!
    6. Allyson
      Thursday, August 25th, 2011
      Cah-ute! This accomplishes two things for me - One, I get to indulge in my love of monograms and two-provides a spot for all of those pesky papers!
    7. Kim H.
      Thursday, August 25th, 2011
      what a super cute idea! :)
    8. Thursday, August 25th, 2011
      so cute and easy. love it (:
    9. Thursday, August 25th, 2011
      I love this idea! I love to do monogram stuff! So personal, yet so functional...not to mention CA-UTE! Thanks for sharing!
    10. Thursday, August 25th, 2011
      You come up with some of the neatest ideas. I love this one! It is easy enough that even I can do it.
    11. Jenny
      Friday, August 26th, 2011
      Okay, that magnetic B is pretty cute and functional, but that drawing of/by my niece, is about the cutest thing ever!!!! LOVE this post!
    12. Monday, August 29th, 2011
      These would make a fun gift! Great toot!
    13. Monday, August 29th, 2011
      These would make a great gift for my niece & nephew!
    14. Wednesday, August 31st, 2011
      Great idea! I actually have most of the stuff to make those. Thanks.
    15. Thursday, September 1st, 2011
      Love this! I can't wait to make them and I think I even have almost everything at home to do it. So easy.
    16. Monday, September 5th, 2011
      These are very cute! I'm going to file it away as a possible party craft, although I would have to be very careful letting girls use modge podge with their american girl dolls around. Yikes! LOL
    17. Tamara
      Thursday, February 16th, 2012
      This is such a cute idea. :)
    18. Friday, February 17th, 2012
      Hi Cindy,
      This is a great idea. I wonder if it would be possible to do 26 and create a alphabet learning game. It might be tough to find scrapbooking paper for every letter...