Need some help with a little Christmas gift stocking stuffer?
How about home-made refrigerator photo magnets?
Its cheap and fairly easy, a little stinky but the results are cool.
Find some wood scraps, the more interesting the better.
I used some slats from a broken pallet I found at work.
Be careful of old rusty nails.
Cut down to say 3 by 4 inches. Sand smooth.
Print out the most memorable photo you can find, say
three nephews and a niece all smiling at once.
Glue the photos to the wood squares and let dry.
Apply several coats of lacquer, I use Deft.
Make sure you do this in a well ventilated area.
Let the lacquer dry until it is hard, do not touch.
Glue one or two magnets to the center of the piece and you are done.
It's a great little gift that will clutter you friends and relatives refridgerators
for years to come. Of course, I come from the "you can never have enough refrigerator art"
school of thinking. Like a spartan fridge? Buy everyone fruitcake!