Mar 16, 2011

How to: Canning Lids Frame Magnet

This little project will be perfect for a Girl's Camp craft, best friend gift, girls birthday party craft, summer activity, etc. I could probably go on for days! Basically, I'm saying you need to make these RIGHT NOW!! They are so cute and personal.

Supplies Needed:
- Canning jar lids & rings
- Spray paint in your favorite colors
- E6000 adhesive
- Tombo Mono liquid adhesive
- 3D Crystal Lacquer or Diamond Glaze
- Strong Neodymium magnets
- Favorite photos
- Scissors
- Permanent Marker

Step 1: Spray paint the canning lids on both sides. (Tip: spray the lids inside a cardboard box to catch any over spray) Set aside to dry.

Step 2: Glue the lid onto the ring to create a good seal.

Step 3: Using the lid as a template, trace the shape onto a photo and cut out. Add glue to the lid and place photo on top. Set aside to dry.

Step 4: Add any embellishment and stickers you would like. (Magazine letters add some fun and inexpensive character!) Fill in the lid area with a light layer of 3D Crystal Lacquer or Diamond Glaze. Cover the entire area and DO NOT shake the bottle before applying as this will create more air bubbles. If you do have any air bubbles, remove any air bubbles with a pin. Set aside to dry until it dries clear. Add ribbon and embellishments, if desired.

Step 5: Glue a strong neodymium magnet to the back with a dab of E6000. Allow to dry for 24 hours before using.


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