Magnet board ideas

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Magnets made with scrapbook paper and flat florist marbles. http://marthataylorphillips.blogspot.com/2010/10/glass-fabric-magnets.html

A few weeks ago I posted a do-it-yourself post,outlining how to make a fabric covered magnet board. In this post, I have gathered ideas that you can use to make your own D-I-Y magnet board. I’ve al;so included the link to the various websites. Hope you get some great ideas. Enjoy!

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Antique ceiling tin, painted red and turned into magnet board. http://www.etsy.com/listing/70834468/magnetic-message-board-ceiling-tin

 

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Old tarnished tray makes a shabby chic magnet board. http://www.tumblr.com/tagged/christmas-lights

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Tray becomes great magnetic calendar.
http://www.craftaffection.com/2012/10/magnet-board.html

 

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Old cookie trays repurposed into fabric covered magnet board. http://www.scrapbook.com/gallery/image/other/3295433.html

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Pretty fabric covered magnet board.
http://www.etsy.com/listing/82177644/sale-vintage-magnetic-board-office

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The Color Purple

The Color Purple: Regal and royal. Purple is the color of royalties. It stands for luxury, wealth and sophistication. It is also the color of passion, romance and sensitivity. This post highlights the color purple—–Enjoy the 101 ways to love the color purple.by logging on to Pinerest and searching for “purple”.

The below pictures come from the web as well as Pinterest. I do not claim any rights to them. Most can be found

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Purple grapes

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Beautiful monogrammed purple blanket.

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Cool tinted purple bottles.

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Stunning floral arrangement of purple and white cabbage plants.

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Lovely rose embellished cake pops.

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Beautiful flowers.

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Just like Grandma’s Tea Service.

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Purple Ballerina.

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Great purple chair.

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Vintage key necklaces

Vintage key necklaces. Here are some beautiful examples of keys that have been upcycled into necklaces. All sorts of materials have been, as well as different kind of keys. Where possible I have included the website from which these key necklaces have been taken, there are also many that are available for purchase on Esty. Again I have included the link to the Esty page. I claim no rights to any of the pictures below. Enjoy!

 

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Victorian key pendant created with wire wrapped key. See more @ http://www.etsy.com/listing/60890693/jewelry-tutorial-victorian-key-pendant.

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Gold beaded rhinestone vintage key with 30 inch gold chain. See more @ http://www.etsy.com/listing/115881586/rhinestone-vintage-key-with-30-inch.

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Vintage key necklace, handmade, upcycled, one of a kind, and industrial chic by VintageValleyGirl. See more @ http://www.etsy.com/listing/96490950/vintage-key-necklace-handmade-upcycled.

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Antique lock and key necklace. See more @ http://www.etsy.com/listing/130767532/steampunk-key-repurposed-hardware-key.

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Beautiful key adorned with a white flower and hung from a green beaded chain. See more @ www.pinterest.com.

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Rust and royalty altered art key necklace.
by freedomdivine. See more @ http://www.etsy.com/listing/98873059/the-key-to-rust-and-royalty-altered-art.

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Vintage key necklace, with leaf and bead charms. See more @ www.flickr.com.

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gorgeous garden key necklace, featuring 2 brass skeleton style keys, one brass fleur de lis charm, one sage green rose charm and a variety of green glass beads. See more @ http://www.etsy.com/listing/55568501/garden-key-necklace-charm-sage-green.

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Beautiful blue,white, and pearl jeweled keys. All can be worn as a necklace or pin. See more @ http://mysalvagedtreasures.blogspot.com/2011/03/visions-of-spring-repurposed-jewelry.

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Roxy vintage skeleton key necklace by jennevans on Etsy, See more @ http://www.etsy.com/listing/98036717/roxy-vintage-skeleton-key-necklace.

 

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Antique skeleton key with blue glass heart charm. See more @ www.pinterest.com.

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Shabby Chic Garden

 

I adore a shabby chic cottage garden!  I love to turn flea market finds and old antiques into unique garden decor. What better way to showcase your one of a kind finds than to use them to decorate your spring garden? You can personalize your outdoor haven while adding Shabby Chic character to your garden! Please enjoy looking at these timeless and charming examples of how you can add antique and vintage finds – repurposed and recycled – to your garden! Enjoy!

 

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Never throw anything out! There is always a way to use it! Brilliant! Here and old white dresser makes a perfect garden display. It is oh so Shabby Chic.

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Dreaming of a White Christmas

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Vintage brooch wreath. From www.pinterest.com.

I’ll be dreaming of a White Christmas. By updating your Holiday decorations to include some white, shabby chic ornaments, stockings, table arrangements, or candles you can create a whole new feel to your Holiday decorating. Below you will find examples of items that you can add to your decor to update your look. Enjoy!

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Beautiful tree stick Christmas tree. From http://www.kararosenlund.com/2012/12/weekend-in-pictures-early-christmas-gift.

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2″ tiny elf ornaments. From www.esty.com.

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A trio of vintage-style bottlebrush trees, flocked in white and silvery glitter. From http://myshabbystreamsidestudio.blogspot.com/2010/11/worldwide-giveaway-jeanne-darc-living

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http://frenchcountrycottage.blogspot.com

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Beautiful white Christmas tree. From http://mycountryroads.blogspot.com.

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White wreath with jingle bells. From http://www.horchow.com.

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Vintage Furniture

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Shabby Chic bed

Shabby Chic, Antique, and Vintage all have a little different meaning. Antiques are over 100 years old. Shabby Chic is a style that uses eccentric and unique items to decorate. Vintage refers to older home decor.Below I’ve compiled items that fall into all of these categories. Enjoy.

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Vintage table and candle holders.

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Pink chest of drawers

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Blue tuffed couch

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Vintage yellow chest of drawers

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Refurbished curio cabinet

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Unique Gift Giving

Upturned mirror placed on an ottoman and covered in lit candles and candle holders. It glows.

Upturned mirror placed on an ottoman and covered in lit candles and candle holders. It glows.

 

Enlarged tape measure table runner made from fabric drop cloth printed with number and measurements.

Enlarged tape measure table runner made from fabric (try linen or oilcloth) printed with number and measurements.

Happy Mother’s Day to mother’s everywhere. I’ve compiled several items that I’d (and most any mother) would love to recieve on Mother’s Day. Many items are do-it-yourself items (always a big winner with mom’s), one of a kind gifts or recycled items. I hope you enjoy this post and have a wonderful day today.

Fun idea, take vintage frames cover a backer board with toile fabric to create a cheerful wall hanging.

Fun idea, take vintage frames cover a backer board with toile fabric to create a cheerful wall hanging.

 

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Wall plaque made from old boards “white washed” and stenciled with black letters

 

Easy and innovative wall hanging. You can purchase a black outdoor matt and spray paint white, dabbing off some paint before it completely dries, distressing the matt. Hang!

Easy and innovative wall hanging. You can purchase a black outdoor matt and spray paint white, dabbing off some paint before it completely dries, distressing the matt. Hang!

 

Lawn rake (handle removed) hung on the wall turns into unique wine glass holder

Lawn rake (handle removed) hung on the wall turns into unique wine glass holder

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Candleholders

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Below are a variety of different candleholders.This post is full of great ideas to use in your home. Painted, metal, glass, and decorated candles in holders are on display. There are some great ideas to use in your home. Enjoy.

 

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white wave candles

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candlesticks distressed with blue paint

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pink and white rose candles

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bathtub with candles

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birdcages with candles

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glass candles holders

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red candles

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glass etched candle holder

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