Friday, May 4, 2012

Dollar Store Mother's Day Craft.


This week I was asked to create a little 'favor' for a group of women that were getting together for a Mother's Day dinner. I immediately thought...MAGNET BOARD....because well, those are the types of favors that can be CUTE and USEABLE.  {Not a fan of favors that are just. cute.} Plus...I've never actually 'created' my own type of magnet board before so I looked at it as a new crafting adventure!

I went to went to Home Depot to check into getting some sheet metal cut for me to use as the base and I was shocked at just how much sheet metal cost!  Who knew?! I then decided to scour over the Dollar Tree and see what else might work...for hopefully much, much less.

I stumbled upon a treasure.



And here's how the rest went down.....










And that is IT!  
Magnets stick PERFECTLY onto these trays... which could also hold notes, recipes... the possibilities are endless!  
I should mention also, that I scored the silver easels to set them on ALSO at the Dollar store.
Double score.

Mother's Day is just a week away.  Is it too early to start leaving my husband hints as to what I'd like???

7 comments:

  1. your my hero LOL

    and never to early to leave hints!!

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  2. Seriously Marci! Brilliant!!

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  3. I love this!! I love making stuff with those Dollar Store trays. I would love for you to do a tutorial and even be a guest judge on my blog, The CSI Project. I think you are great and would love to have you.

    email me if you are interested, dee@thecsiproject.com

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  4. Do you modge podge over the spray paint too?

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  5. I made these today with my beehive class so they could give them as a Mother's Day gift and they turned out AMAZING!!!!!!! Thanks for sharing this idea, your the best. I doesn't hurt that you like an ice cold diet DP for breakfast, your a girl after my own heart. :) I also made one with my daughters who are 12 & 14 to hang on there doors so we could leave notes for each other my 14 yr old said you'll probably just leave a note to clean my room but, I really wanted them so I could leave one of these on their door at night http://www.cometogetherkids.com/2012/01/you-made-my-heart-happy-message-and.html

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    1. Yay! I love hearing stuff like that!! Glad they were a hit!

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