Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Mini Magnetic Memo Board

This little bee started this whole project...



I bought a package of these adorable bee push pins at
TJMaxx...

When I got home I found that in the packaging there was this very
cool piece of 5" x 5" galvanized steel.... 


And so there it was... the challenge... what could I make with it?

It was magnetic!!!!

I screwed it to a piece of wood... 
painted the wood with the vinegar/steel wool solution to age it, 
and started creating.


I added a hook to the bottom that would hold a giant clip...


And the clip holds a picture...
(actually some old relative)


On the top I added a matching metal piece to hang it from...


And there it was, a mini magnetic memo board,
thanks to the bees!


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14 comments:

  1. Ooooh, love your magnetic board! And the bee push pin is adorable! Wonder if my local TJ Maxx has em??????

    Jeanine

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  2. so cute,, what kind of magnets do you put on your scrabble tiles?

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  3. Oh my goodness Susan I love this! Such creativity! XOXO

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  4. This is very adorable! I love the look of that old relative too! ;)

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  5. Love this! The little clip on the bottom is a great touch!

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  6. I have a little board that needs something and this may just what I will use! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  7. What a wonderful piece of art you created! Love this!

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  8. I absolutely LOVE this project! Thanks so much for sharing : ) hugs...

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  9. That's really cute! Such a creative project.
    Liz

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  10. but. . . where did the BEES end up?
    -breida (with a b!)

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