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Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Magnetic Verse Holders

Recently I was asked if I could come up with a craft for our church's women's retreat.  The theme was "Women Seeking Joy".  I have a ton of scrap wood/fence boards so I wanted to find something using that which would keep costs down.  I decided that cut into small pieces, the wood could become a magnetic verse holder.
 I printed out the theme verse ahead of time on scrap book paper.  The ladies applied the paper to the wood using Mod Podge and then distressed the edges using small pieces of sanding foam included in their kits.
 I chose twelve different Bible verses on "joy" and printed them on card stock.  The ladies were able to choose from an assortment of stamps and ink to decorate the verse cards.
 By adding the ribbon and paper flower as well as high-powered magnets on the back, all of the ladies were able to create something they could use and enjoy in their homes.  I enjoyed making these so much that I'm thinking of making more to sell in my Etsy shop.  You could use these to hold note paper, grocery lists, photos and of course, your memory verses.  Now to find the TIME to create more . . .

11 comments:

  1. Bonjour chère amie,

    Magnifique et riche idée que vous avez eu ! Je suis certaine que vos créations ont fait sensation. Mes félicitations !
    Merci pour le partage de vos jolies photos.

    Gros bisous ♡

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  2. Hi Lauren!
    What a nice idea you had! I like so much your creations!
    Un baiser,
    Roberta

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  3. Wonderful idea, very good Lauren! Have a good sunday

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  4. Great idea and what a great time they must have had, entrenched in JOY! A++++++!

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  5. What a lovely idea...very creative too! Have a blessed week, Lauren!

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  6. This is a wonderful idea, Lauren. And what better time to read JOY verses than Easter! You did a fantastic job on these.

    ~Sheri

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  7. Great idea! Love the decorated verse cards!
    (Visiting from Roses of Inspiration link up)

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  8. I love this idea! Love the first picture with the pink on the wood...it looks great!

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  9. What a lovely idea Lauren. Love it!

    Hugs,
    ❤️Ana

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  10. I love these too. Love the old barn look and beautiful messages! Happy Spring sweet friend. Hugs, Diane

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  11. Gave you a feature today at LTV! Thanks so much!

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