Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Cosmo Cricket Wanted Altered Magnet Board

Here is another project I have made for the Christmas Bazaar I hope to participate in.
I used papers from Cosmo Crickets 6x6 Wanted Mini Deck.
I have seen zipper flowers on a ton of blogs. I found a bag at a garage sale for a quarter and decided why not try one out! Here is the result. The burlap material underneath I found at a little local store. I ran it through my Cuttlebug using a Nestabilities die. Unfortunately, it didn't cut all the way through so I had to do a bit of fussy cutting. Now looking at that picture I was debating adding something to the top of the flower and forgot! I put a magnet on the back in case someone didn't like the flower. It is easily removable!
Here are the magnets I made. I found these stones at the dollar tree. I don't like them as well as the ones I found at the craft store, but since I live in an itty bitty town, I really don't have much of a choice. :-/ Anyhow, I cut a little circle, glued a fussy cut flower to it and then covered it with liquid glass and stuck the rock on top. I spent a fare amount of time rubbing it and pushing out bubbles.

I set the bowl of popcorn on the end table and went to grab something else real quick and this is what I came back too:
Yep, Maddy in my rocker holding the whole bowl of popcorn! haha!

8 comments:

ScrapMomOf2 said...

Fabulous Kayla!! Truly awesome! Love that flower!!

gottaluvboyz said...

Love that flower!

Jill Sarginson said...

zipper flowers?! Never heard of them ... way cool! Love it ... now I'll have to find some zippers! :)

Love that pic of Maddy ... that is totally Abba ... she loves her popcorn!

Suzanne said...

Zipper flower! Ingenious! I have never seen them before, but it's great! :-)

Rbarakat said...

They look gorgeous! WTG! You thrifty crafter!And maddie looks adorable as always!

Mel said...

Fantastic project Kayla! Love that pic of Miss M!

Mara... said...

okay, your zipper flower rocks!!! So clever and cute!!!

Glynis said...

Love your zipper flower!! This magnet board is too cute :O)

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