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Monthly Archives: August 2014

Magnetic pram corsages and charms

We receive a lot of enquiries about which magnets are needed to make pram flowers, pram corsages and pram charms. We thought it about time we put together a blog article about it. We’ve hunted for a tutorial specifically for making pram corsages or flowers but if they’re available, we couldn’t find them. What we did find was hundreds of … Continue reading

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Coin Sizes

Yes, we know it’s a bit odd that a magnet company should be talking about the size of coins, however, we often get asked for magnets “about the size of a £1.00 coin”.  We also use a 50 pence coin in a lot of our photographs for scale purposes, so it seemed a good idea to measure a selection of … Continue reading

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Washi tape magnets – so quick, so easy, so pretty!

While we were making the washi tape peg magnets, we had a bit of a brain wave!  We sell 1/2″, 1″ and 2″ wide self adhesive flexible magnetic strip by the metre and it’s great for holding things on our warehouse racking, but it’s a bit boring and brown to look at … not anymore!  20 minutes of playing around and … Continue reading

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Washi Peg fridge magnets tutorial

We’ve discovered Washi Tape and it’s beautiful! After some discussion, we decided to use it to make pretty peg fridge magnets using some wooden pegs and some neodymium magnets. The first job was to measure the width of the pegs which turned out to be just over 9mm so we used 9x1mm neodymium disk magnets for this project. You will … Continue reading

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6 washi tape peg fridge magnets on a fridge

Hama Bead / Perler Bead fridge magnets tutorial

We’ve showcased a lot of fridge magnet ideas on Pinterest, but now it’s tutorial time! Our youngest assistant (6) has made three hama bead designs while on school holidays.  These have been ironed to weld them together and removed from the peg boards.   We are now ready to start turning them fridge magnets.  We have decided to use some … Continue reading

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