DIY Fall Owl Magnets

Hi Everyone! I’m Jennifer from Town and Country Living and I’m so happy to be here at Ella Claire with a guest post for Kristen!  I want to share a Fall project with you, but not your typical home decor project like a wreath or centerpiece. Instead, I’m sharing fun Fall owl magnets that you can make on your own, or with your children!

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The Fall season is filled with fabulous, vibrant colors and I always love transforming my home this time of year. So when I needed a few more magnets for my fridge, I didn’t settle for advertising magnets you get from your bank or insurance agent.

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Instead, I decided to concoct colorful Fall owl magnets and a few with autumn leaves, too!

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You only need a few supplies and can make the magnets fairly quickly.  What you’ll need is mini canvases, felt stickers, watercolor paints, and magnetic tape; all from your local craft store.

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Paint each canvas with watercolors and let dry. Then flip the canvas over and add a strip of magnetic tape to the back. It’s just like putting a piece of tape on it … except that it’s magnetic.

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Then simply take your felt stickers from the craft store and stick them to the front in pleasing patterns. Easy enough that even young children can help you create these!

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I fell in love with these little owls from Hobby Lobby. And if you hit the store at the right time, you can get them on sale at 40% off.  To give the canvas magnets added dimension, I purposely positioned the felt stickers so parts of them extended beyond the canvas.

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I tested my DIY Fall owl magnets on the fridge to make sure they’d hold paper and cards. But then I found these metal trays and thought the magnets looked cute on them as a fall display!

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Comments

  1. says

    I’m in love! Pinned and tweeted. We love partying with you and we appreciate you stopping by! Please take a minute to stop by next week, so we can pin and tweet your new creation. The party starts on Monday at 7 pm! Have a great Saturday! Lou Lou Girls

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