Glue and Adhesive Advice

One of the most regular questions we get asked is “What glue should I use?”  To try to provide all the relevant details, we’ve made a short video giving the answers.    

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Autumn Leaves and fridge magnets

It’s half term in Wiltshire and, once again, we’ve had little helpers in the office.  In an effort to keep them entertained, we came up with a project they could do without any assistance from us – turning autumn leaves into fridge magnets. Our office fridge has worn many different fridge magnets over the years but this is the first … Continue reading

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Magnetic Christmas Decorations

It’s 8am on Christmas Eve and we’ve brought our two little helpers into the unit this morning in preparation for shutting after the post is collected. They’re a little bored so we’ve come up with a plan using some old Christmas decorations and some magnets! We’ve used: Cheap plastic baubles Wired ribbon Self Adhesive flexible magnetic strip Self Adhesive 10x1mm … Continue reading

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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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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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School Holidays are almost upon us

It’s that time of year again when the kids are about to break up for their long summer holiday. We have been looking for magnetic fun that you can have with kids for minimal money.  There are fridge magnets to make (how about some early christmas presents for friends and relatives), there’s a magnetic marble run game which you can … Continue reading

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This week, in the world of Guy’s Magnets, has been all about the kids and the impending long summer school holidays.  Rainy days are not, generally, fun for parents.  The kids slouch around watching TV or playing on a variety of techy devices when they should be doing something…anything! So we decided it was time to put together a selection … Continue reading

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Craft Project – Glass beads, pictures and magnets

  We love these handmade fridge magnets. The glass pebbles are about 15mm in diameter you can use either a small neodymium disk or our 12x3mm or 14x3mm ferrite disks   Tutorial: Pebble Rings and Magnets: Guest Post by Mandy of Something Monumental

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