Autumn Magnet Cards


size: 5-1/4”x5-1/4”

Materials

  • GENERAL:
  • Black/white gingham ribbon (Making Memories)
  • FRESH APPLES CARD:
  • Cardstock (Prism Papers): Black; Simply Smooth White
  • Grove patterned (Memory Box), two sheets
  • Metal buckle (We R Memory Keepers)
  • LITTLE PUMPKIN CARD:
  • White cardstock (Neenah)
  • Heartwarming Vintage Seasonal booklet, Happy Halloween image (Craft Secrets)
  • Hardware buckles (We R Memory Keepers), two

Tools

  • GENERAL:
  • COPIC markers (Imagination International)
  • COPIC airbrush system (Imagination International)
  • Soldering kit (Simply Swank)
  • Small adhesive magnets
  • FRESH APPLES CARD:
  • Stamps (Cornish Heritage Farms): All Things Fall; Sassy Petites
  • Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad (Tsukineko)
  • LITTLE PUMPKIN CARD:
  • Stamps (Cornish Heritage Farms): All Things Fall; Perfect Plaid Scrapblock
  • Adirondack Pitch Black dye ink pad (Ranger)
  • Spica Orange glitter pen (Imagination International)

Directions

  • Fresh Apples Card
  • 1. Make white, top-fold card base. Cover card front with Grove paper. Cut four 1-3/4” squares from second paper sheet and mat on black cardstock. Adhere to card. Stamp sentiment at lower left.
  • 2. Thread ribbon through buckle and adhere ends inside card front.
  • 3. Cut 1-1/2” white cardstock square. Stamp apple and sentiments. Color apple with markers; color or airbrush blue background.
  • 4. Sandwich image between two pieces of glass and follow manufacturer’s instructions to solder edges. Adhere magnet to center back of image and place on metal buckle.
  • Little Pumpkin Card
  • 1. Make white, top-fold card base. Stamp card front with plaid image.
  • 2. Cut 4-1/2” white cardstock square; stamp fall scene. Color pumpkins with markers. Airbrush blue “sky” over scarecrow. Airbrush light and dark brown over ground and around paper edges. Highlight pumpkins and straw on scarecrow with glitter pen. Adhere to card.
  • 3. Thread two ribbon lengths through buckles and adhere to card as shown. Airbrush card edges dark brown.
  • 4. Cut out vintage image and sandwich between two pieces of glass. Follow manufacturer’s instructions to solder edges.
  • 5. Place magnets on metal buckles. Gently press soldered piece over adhesive side of magnets to ensure correct placement.
  • More
  • 1. Use soldering kit to turn magnets into pendants or pins instead.

by Sherrie Siemens

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