Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Picture Puzzle Magnets


My daughter loves to play with puzzles, so I thought why not make my own and make them into magnets so she can play with them on the fridge! It is really simple to make and doesn't take much time at all!







Okay let's get started!

Supplies Needed

Chipboard
Paper
Picture of your choice
Mod Podge
Magnets
Hot glue



Step 1: Cut out a piece of chipboard to the size you want for your puzzle.



Step 2: Section off your puzzle into 9 squares


Step 3: Draw different puzzle shapes onto the chipboard. (don't make this too complicated, or else it will be too hard to cut out later!)



Step 4: On the OTHER side of your chip board mod podge a piece of paper the on the top. This will be the frame for your picture.


Step 5: Mod podge your picture on top of the piece of paper.


Step 6: Let your mod podge dry.


Step 7: Turn it around and cut out the pieces



Step 8: Hot Glue a magnet on each piece

Step 9: Distress the picture!

And you're done!




This project was so easy and you could use any picutre you'd like!



10 comments:

Kassi Jane said...

love that idea!

Kristin said...

Cute! My girlies would love that! (and an added bonus...it doesn't play music...unlike the fridge farm that is driving me CRAZY!)

Martha said...

very cute idea! :)

Sadi said...

Oh, thats a very nice idea!

Lanie Ree said...

Such an awesome idea!

Rachel@oneprettything.com said...

I love this idea, how fun! Thanks so much for sharing, I'll be linking. My fridge is going to be so much cuter now!

Denise said...

This is a great idea! thanks

Button Garden said...

just came across your blog- i love craft blogs! love this idea!

Nishant said...

thats a very nice idea!
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mamagoose said...

I just ran across your site and I love this project!! I can't wait to do it. I just have one question...how do you distress the picture?? Thanks!