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Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Peace Magnet Board

While visiting one of my favorite discount stores, Walls, I came across these.

Looking them over I kept thinking hmm?? What can I do with these?
Then I got a wild idea for party favor gifts for Hannah’s birthday.


When I flipped them over they where a mere $2.49 and from the Container Store, retailing for $24.99 each.


I bought all 11 that they had.


I tried Modge Podge…That turned out bad, real bad.


So, I resorted to my trusty spray paint.
Using masking tape, I taped a line off center. Spraying one side pink and the other a tangerine.
We’ll be having a PEACE OUT party so I picked these up here on etsy. Sprayed them with adhesive and Martha Glittered away.


Hot glued the peace sign to the steel and used some really cool brown jute that I got at Goodwill for .50 cents.


And tada…


A really cool party favor for $3 bucks each. So much better than giving plastic junk.


Linking up to these other fabulous sites Blue Cricket Design - Works for me Wednesday- Silly Little Sparrow


19 comments:

  1. Oh, I love the colors you chose and the stripes and polka dot magnets - how FUN! Good snag getting all 11!!

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  2. I love it - it turned out great! I'm sure everyone will love them. :-)

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  3. LOVE THIS! There are going to be some happy little girls with that party favor, and their mommies for not coming home with a bag of junk :-)

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  4. the above anonymous is me....wouldn't let me comment the other way
    JJ

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  5. This great! I think your daughter’s friends are going to love this....what a fun favor.

    Kendra "Domestic Princess in Training"

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  6. Those are great!!! I especially love the glittery peace sign!

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  7. great idea. I love the way it turned out.

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  8. That is great, Kate! What a wonderful idea for a party favor ~ and probably unique, too!

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  9. Now your daughter? is really popular with a great Mom like you.! Cute!

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  10. What great party favors! I am sure all of the girls are going to love them - and their parents too!

    Chelsea

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  11. She's going to love giving those away! They might just be nicer than some of the presents she'll get! : ) What a great find!

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  12. Those are just soo cute! Love that you went outside the norm for party favors!

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  13. At first I was thinking "wow... those are expensive giveaways" but then you said that they turned out to be less than $3 and that they aren't plastic junk and I thought "GENIUS"!!! These are fantastic. and THANK YOU for the link to that etsy shop... I am already drooling over all of the things I want to order from them!!

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  14. These are so cute, and you can't beat that price!

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  15. Those are so cute!!

    Please feel free to stop by the Talented Tuesday at My Frugal Family link party, and add your weekly craft links!

    It's found at theherberfamily.blogspot.com

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  16. What a neat idea! I bet they were a big hit at the party!

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