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Quick Gift Idea !!

Hi everyone !! Wanted to share a quick little gift idea for you to create ...either at the last minute or make a bunch of them to have on hand ! Everyone can use a magnet to hold up a note or the most recent art project created by a loved one ! I usually make several of these at a time and have on hand to give as a little thank you gift !
I use wood clothespins , these I dyed with rit dye ! Any color choice you can do , today I used my blue one's or you can use natural one's also !
Next I picked a collage sheet from Altered Pages large selection , the one I used is 4 by 4 Collage Backgrounds VI , I liked the vintage look I was going for !! I used each design on the sheet , decopodged onto the clothespin , let dry  and then used a blending tool and aged the edges . Searched through my button stash and added for a little bling, you can get creative and use rhinestones, flowers , old jewelry get the picture !!??. I use the strip magnets on mine , you can also use the strong neodymium magnets if you want !Then I used more of the collage sheet and cut a scallop edge and clipped the clothespins onto it and then inserted into a cellophane "envelope" !The cellophane envelopes are available at crafting stores or online. I then used another part of the background to staple onto the cellophane and added a word ( celebrate)  , you can use any sentiment and print out your words or stamp them !!
 Now your done and you got a super cute little gift ready to give !!
Have a wonderful & creative day !
The Little Things


  1. This is a perfect Hostess gift or a thank you giftie. I think it's fabulous! THANKS Eunice!

  2. This is a great idea! Thanks for sharing.

  3. Love these, have done things like this on projects before but never thought of giving them as a gift but what a great idea. I have also done this with the tiny craft pegs they look cute too

  4. These are adorable, Eunice--so pretty, and useful!



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