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CRAFTY VISIONS Newsletter - Fall 2002
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Magnetic Picture Frame

Magnet picture frame

Materials:



1 Magnetic Picture Frame **
1 Sheet decorative scrapbooking paper
1 Package pearl beads
Piece of scrap paper
Pair of tweezers
Scissors
White craft glue
Optional (with parental supervision): craft knife
**"Plain Magnet Shape" available from americanacrafts.com

Instructions:

Place the paper decorative sided own on the work surface. Peel off the protective backing from the magnet and place it, sticky side down, on the back of your decorative paper. Smooth in place.

Cut around the outside edge of the magnet trimming the paper to fit.

Draw a rectangle about 2 1/2" high by 3 1/2" wide centered on your magnet. Use your scissors to make a nick* and then cut around the drawn rectangle to remove the center leaving a frame. .

Put a small amount of crafting glue onto the piece of scrap paper. Using the tweezers, dip one pearl bead into the glue and place about 1/8" from the edge of the cutout area of the frame. Repeat placing the pearls in a straight row circling the opening in the magnetic frame. Allow to dry completely. .

Magnet will hold 3" x 5" or wallet size photo. .

*Using scissors, bend the magnet slightly and make a small cut in the magnet, in the center of the frame. Insert your scissors and cut around the inside (pane) of the frame. .

Option: Have a grown up using the craft knife, place the magnet on a cutting board or piece of cardboard and cut out the center of the frame.

Provided by .Americana Crafts


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