DIY Magnet Board: Fun, Functional, Creative - Great gift Idea!

Creating your own magnet board is fun and easy and will be a unique and functional addition to your kitchen, den, office or - given as a thoughtful gift! This project can be done very inexpensively with just a few basic craft supplies. There are many variations to fit any style or budget. For you serious crafters out there - get out your stash and make use of your pens, papers, cutters and more!

You do not need to be an artist to make this project. You will learn tips and tricks for basic crafting with paper, paint, magnets and sheet metal. You will learn to get a smooth finish, fix blemishes, embellish and learn about different design, magnets and hanging options. 

Get started today, just in time for the gift-giving season!

Project Description

Mini Magnet Board: Design Exploration

In this project you will make a mini magnet board to hang in your home, or give as a gift. You will create two magnets that match your magnet board. You will use advanced or simple means to hang your magnet board to the wall. You will love having this to post notes or photos! There is nothing more rewarding than seeing your artwork being used around your home! During this project you will be free to make mistakes, try different painting and marking and play with different papers. 

I can't wait to see what you make! Please take a photo of your magnet board and post to the projects. What will you come up with in making your magnets and what style will make this your own?

Class Outline


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