How to Make Inspirational 'Stones'

by DIY Maven

created on: 12/01/08

Here's an easy way to make inspirational 'stones'.

To make them, you'll need:

  • Flat 20mm (or about 3/4") marbles--colored might work, but clear seems the best choice
  • Inspirational words printed on regular old printer paper in an appropriate-sized font
  • 3/4" paper punch, optional but it makes things MUCH easier
  • Modge Podge & small paint brush

First punch (or cut) your words from the paper. 

created on: 12/01/08

Brush a coat of Modge Podge on the flat...

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Avery Labels = Magnetic Poetry Words

by DIY Maven

Grab a sheet of Avery Labels, one of those thin magnetic calendars you received in the mail over the holidays--generally from a mortgage company or a realtor--and make your own magnetic words.

For my Curbly-themed terms, I used Avery return address labels, #5267. I formatted them using Times New Roman, size 19 font, and aligned the text both vertically and horizontally. Although the #5267's were the perfect height, any size would work. As would...

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