Refrigerator magnets are easy and fun to make. In fact, you can turn anything into a refrigerator magnet using a magnet and a little bit of glue. Ensure the object is lightweight and flat on one side. Consider something that is 1 to 2 inches tall/wide and not heavy. Here are some diy refrigerator magnets ideas to get started.
This process is easy, quick, and functional. Things required are:
- Photos to print
- Illustration or mat board
- Scissors or knife
- Straight pin
- Magic Glaze
- Plastic cups
Step 1: Use photoshop and make your desired size images. Make a 2×2” images and fit on 8x 10” canvas in such as way that you print on one page all the multiple images. Print on a home printer or photo paper; upload it to professional quality images.
Step 2: Use a knife or scissors and trim the images.
Step 3: Cut Board after measuring the images using the ruler and draw on the mat board the cutting lines. Firmly, hold the ruler down and use scissors to cut the board. Check each cut making sure the scissors cut perfectly on the lines.
TIP: Leave a small border with each image
Step 4: Secure images by gluing it to the mat board. Use tape, glue or some magic glaze.
TIP: Allow it to dry completely; if not the diy refrigerator magnets will curl at the edges after the application of glaze.
Step 5: Seal the photo on the board and ensure the surface is dry.
Step 6: Use a pin and pop air bubbles and wipe the pin clean.
Step 7: Allow it to dry, it may take 24 hours, stay with patience.
Step 8: Cut magnet tape strips and apply to your images backside.
Step 9: Display and enjoy the look of your diy refrigerator magnets