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25 Days Of Christmas~Christmas Magnetic Fun!

Hahahahaha! Bet you thought I wasn’t gonna post today!
But, here I am…….I was just really busy today getting ready for Crafter’s Club tonight!
We had a great time and I’ll post the craft tomorrow.
But tonight I wanted to show an easy way to display ALL those beautiful Christmas cards that will be pouring in soon!
25 Days Of Christmas~Christmas Magnetic Fun! by NotSoIdleHands.com
I made this 2 (maybe 3) years ago, but who can remember these things.
25 Days Of Christmas~Christmas Magnetic Fun! by NotSoIdleHands.com
I got long metal pieces at Home Depot (make sure you get the heavy metal one, not the light aluminum……magnets don’t stick to alum).
Mine are 36 1/2″x 3/4″. you can go bigger, but be careful, there things are HEAVY!
25 Days Of Christmas~Christmas Magnetic Fun! by NotSoIdleHands.com
Now, cut strips of your favorite paper and decoupage them onto each piece and then one or 2 more light layers on top to seal it all.
Now……

25 Days Of Christmas~Christmas Magnetic Fun! by NotSoIdleHands.com

25 Days Of Christmas~Christmas Magnetic Fun! by NotSoIdleHands.com
Just hang it up with 3M Command picture hanging strips and they will hang on tightly and come off cleanly afterwards.
I know it looks ugly, but you need to leave the little tabs hanging out so you remove them later. Don’t worry, you can easily hide those with the 1st 4 cards you get :)
Also, whip up a batch of festive magnets, like these ones here, but using Christmas paper.

25 Days Of Christmas~Christmas Magnetic Fun! by NotSoIdleHands.com

So easy…..and purdy too!Have fun!

I linked up too!

 

DIY Day @ ASPTL

About Emily Mcdonald

Emily McDonald is the owner of Not So Idle Hands and lives in Colorado with her hot hubby and 3 cute daughters. When she's not battling ADHD, Fibro, or Migraines she loves to be downstairs playing with all her pretty crafty things making fun stuff. She also runs an awesome Etsy Shop by the same name where she gets to sell shiny supplies to make pretty stuff {check it out!}.

Comments

  1. I love this idea and might just have to try it for all of our cards next year. Thanks!

  2. Lovely. Great thinking to do this for cards. And I love the idea of covering it with pretty paper!

    I’ve got a tutorial for a bigger and more permanent version for kids’ artwork.

  3. You come up with all the coolest ideas! Thanks!

  4. Oh my I was just wondering today what to do with our cards!! THanks a ton!!

  5. That is so cute. I love it!

    XOOX
    Jen

  6. way cute, thanks for all of your great ideas

  7. That is so cute! What a great idea, I want to make one for every holiday. Thanks so much, I’ll be linking to this.

  8. Love, love, love this idea! Wonderful. I am so glad you linked this up!

    XOOX
    Jen

  9. This is a super cute idea. I may have to try this next year. :-)

  10. Great idea…I was on the lookout for a new way to display my Christmas cards! Thanks!

  11. I love this! I really do. I’ve been looking for a great way to display cards for years. Thanks!

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