Magnetic Message Board...

Well, I busted out the duct tape idea again for another project.

This time, I wrapped duct tape around a magnet/dry erase board.  My sister just recently bought a house and I wanted to make something cool for my nephew's new room.  He's 6 so I thought a Magnetic Message Board would be totally cool for a 1st grader's bedroom.


magnetic Message board

Magnetic Message Board

I wrapped the 14 x 14 board with duct tape and used Cricut Graphically Speaking and Batman cartridges to cut out the black and red vinyl lettering. 







Using duct tape was a super easy way to enhance the edges of the board.




What's a magnetic board with out magnets?   

How to make DIY Magnets
  • Adhere paper on to the back of glass beads with Mod Podge, let dry.
  •  Use E6000 adhesive to adhere strong magnets on to the back of the beads. 



How to make your own magnets

DIY Magnets

Such a simple idea which has now inspired many more magnet ideas!  Now I have to make some boards for my kids...they loved this idea!



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17 comments:

  1. Wow Holly, I love this project especially those wicked magnets. PERFECT for any boy!
    Thanks for joining us at Cut It Up Challenges and playing along this week. Good Luck!

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  2. How cool is this?! I'm going to have to try it for my son's room! And I will definately be making some of those cool magnets! Thanks for sharing how to make them and thanks for playing at Cut It Up Challenges! :)

    Karen
    craftedwithlovebykaren.blogspot.com

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  3. This is great for any kids room! I love it! Thanks so much for joining us at Cut It Up!

    Stacey
    Cut It Up Co-Founder

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  4. Hi, Holly! GREAT board. Thanks for playing with us at Cut It Up Challenges! :) Janis

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  5. Thanks for linking this up to Sunday Funday at Every Day is an Occasion! Love it! Smiles, Jill

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  6. Saw This fabulous and Fun Board and had to stop by!!!Oh!Saw it on Sunday Funday!
    Migdalia

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  7. super cute idea and I know your nephew will love it.

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  8. Fabulous. Stinking love it. TFS.

    Be blessed, Beckie
    Stampin'Up Independent Demonstrator
    http://justbcreativecrazy.blogspot.com
    justbcreativecrazy@gmail.com

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  9. So very cute!! Thank you for playing at Cut it Up, and I hope we see you again and again!!

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  10. very cute Holly! The magnets are really cute too! Don't you love modge podge!

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  11. Love this! That paper is so fun and I like the way you did the design! What a really fun project! Thanks for joining us at Cut It Up Challenges!
    Kimberly
    Cut It Up Co-Founder

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  12. this is awesome!! I have made dry erase boards similarly but not magnetic. I love how you used duct tape around the edges - smart!! Thanks for playing with us at Cut It Up Challenges!!
    http://teachdanz.blogspot.com

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  13. Love your project, what a fun thing for your nephew's room. I'm sure he loves it! Thanks for joining us this week at Cut It Up Challenges!
    http://scrapqueen141.blogspot.com/

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  14. I love it!! Those magnets are so freaking cute! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Cut It Up Challenges!

    Jennifer
    http://scrapinexpecttheunexpected.blogspot.com/

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  15. So cute! Love the duct tape edges! Now, where did you get the board?

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  16. Holly, who knew they made such cute duct tape? Love those magnets, and so will your nephew. Thanks for entering our first challenge at Cut It Up!

    Evelyn

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