DIY: Mid-Century Modern Clock Magnets

by Capree K

DIY: Mid-Century Modern Clock Magnets

You've probably seen bottle cap magnets before or maybe even made a few yourself.  (I have one of a Miniature Schnauzer on my fridge that my nephew lovingly picked out for me from the local craft fair.  It's awesome.)  But, have you seen MCM-inspired bottle cap magnets??  Yeah, that's what I thought!  

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Make It: DIY Pantone Magnets

by Capree K

Make It: DIY Pantone Magnets

I have a not-so-secret obsession with all things colorful and design-related, so when I saw these Pantone magnets my little heart did a cart wheel.  I mean, why didn't I think of this?  It just makes so much sense.  Not to mention this may be the easiest DIY project we've ever posted.  

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17 Cool Magnetic Tricks.

by Chris Gardner

Home use and DIY projects, geek crafts, handmade toys...there's nothing wrong with keeping a few neodymiums in your tool box. The clever team at Evil Mad Scientist have assembled seventeen helpful uses, with original photographs!

Magnet tricks

Some highlights:

  • Extract batteries from stubborn holders
  • Find studs in your walls
  • Make a homopolar motor
  • Make LED Throwies
  • Demonstrate magnetohydrodynamic propulsion
  • Make a simple compass
  • Experiment with self assembly
  • ...

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Refrigerator Non-Magnets for Stainless Steel

by Mod Home Ec Teacher

Refrigerator Non-Magnets  for Stainless Steel

It seems refrigerator magnets are all the rage. Personally, I don't like the confusing look of lots of magnets and papers on the fridge, it goes against my hopeless quest for order. Happily, I discovered a line of products called HAPPEEZ by Lulalu (previously the company was called Mayfair Lane).  Cute, eh?

created at: 2009-04-02

What's so special about these? They stick to stainless steel or any slick, non-porous surface, even glass, mirrors and...

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Make a Message Center that Multi-tasks

by DIY Maven

Make a Message Center that Multi-tasks

Okay, you could paint an entire wall in your office or kitchen with blackboard paint, but do you really want to make that commitment? And sure, you can write notes on a blackboard wall, but what about those business and appointment cards you accumulate, where do you stick those? Here's a recent project that takes care of both of these problems.

How we made our new multi-tasking message center:

First, we cut a piece of 3/4" MDF down13" x 24"...

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Attention Engaged Curbliers: Save-the-date Refrigerator Magnets

by DIY Maven

Attention Engaged Curbliers: Save-the-date Refrigerator Magnets

Need to give your guests a heads up so they don't plan a trip to Vegas the weekend of your wedding? How about sending out save-the-date refrigerator magnets? The dozen or so designs offered by Exclusively Weddings are sold in packs of 24 for about 38 bucks, but they get cheaper the more packs you buy. So, yes, they’re more expensive than save-the-date postcards, but not nearly as mis-placeable and not nearly as cute either! 

P.S. Have you...

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... Make Button Magnets

by Lilybee

Dead easy these, all you need are some little magnets, some buttons and some sticky stuff.

You pop the buttons onto the magnets, making sure you get the right side of the magnet, (don't stick them to the side that will stick to your fridge.) And that's it. 

... Make Button Magnets

I actually used Chrisjob's link to find out which sticky stuff I needed to join plastic to metal....

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Fridge Fixation

by DIY Maven

Okay, admit it. Your refrigerator door looks like a pop art project gone bad. Pictures, postcards, receipts, lotto tickets (both last Wednesday’s loser and next Saturday’s winner), a grocery list, and a friendly reminder from your dentist that it’s time for a checkup. Too important to cast aside in the dark recesses of some drawer only to be forgotten, but not quite important enough for a cubbyhole of its own, junk accumulates for all to see.

If...

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