Baby $2 Altered Magnetic Frame PLUS Tutorial

Hi Everyone

Another really easy and economical idea today - and one you can probably do RIGHT NOW if you hunt around on your fridge! Not IN your fridge you understand - ON your fridge! I have a tutorial at the end so you can see how I made these - they are really quick and easy.

I have made this gorgeous little magnetic photo frame for my sister with the same Cosmo Cricket Earth Love collection - with the background paper from Crate Paper.
I have just put the patterned paper inside for the photo, but she will be able to put a little pic of her newborn in it and slap it anywhere metal!
I have used the Earth Love rub-ons for the decoration as they are so soft and subtle. They were very easy to apply over the mod-podge (see tutorial below)

One thing to mention that I have not covered n the steps below - if your frame has a very shiny surface, rough it up before the first step with some sandpaper to take the shine off and let the mod-podge stick better. Even better - just see if you can peel the top shiny layer off!
I hope you will give this a go and link back your projects here in the comments so I can see how it turned out!

Here are a couple of extra pics of all the gifts together. If you want to have a closer look or see the tutorials and learn how they were made- simply check my blog posts from earlier in the week...

Thanks - Lowri :-)


  1. What a cute idea. Great for those of us who might find money a bit tight, but still want to give beautiful gifts.

  2. i sitll like the paper you used! It's cute! Normally i like vintaged paper, but this is also nice!

  3. What a super cute idea. Would make a wonderful shower gift.

  4. What a darling frame so cute are those stamped images?

  5. Hi- they are rub-ons from the Earth Love Collection from Cosmo Cricket - they are so cute! Lowri:-)

  6. Everything looks great - I love all your ideas :) I made my own bookmarks the other day as well, thanks for the tips :)

  7. These frames are super cute - I must find some to try this! BTW, I took your advice on my blog - please come check it out!


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