Magnetic Message Board

by Julie Campbell

Create a magnetic board out of material from the Creative Stamping Kit-of-the-month kit.


  • One 8 1/2" x 11" piece of cardstock

  • One 8 1/2" x 11" piece of cardboard

  • Ruler, Pencil and craft knife, or Paper cutter

  • Adhesive

  • Stamps

  • Ink

  • Two magnetic strips

  • Two round magnets


  1. Step 1

    Mark a 1 1/2" border inside your 8 1/2" x 11" piece of patterned paper.

  2. Cut out the marked inner rectangle of the paper.

  3. Step 2

    Cut two smaller and one bigger oval out of colored cardstock. Cut one 3" x 2 1/2" rectangle out of light colored cardstock and one small oval out of patterned paper.

    You can use the templates provided in the kit or die cut templates to cut your ovals.

  4. Step 3

    Distress the edges of your cardstock pieces with your ink pad.

  5. Step 4

    Adhere your patterned paper frame to your white cardboard. Flip the smaller rectangle around and adhere it on the inside of your frame.

  6. Step 5

    Adhere two magnet strips on the back of the white cardboard piece.

  7. Step 6

    Adhere round magnets behind the two medium cardstock ovals.

  8. Step 7

    Decorate your larger piece of oval and adhere it to the magnetic board.

  9. Decorate your medium ovals. Your magnetic board is done.


Your Turn

You've seen the tutorial, now you try it! We've got a section of the gallery set aside for Magnetic Message Board. Try this technique, then upload your artwork to the gallery. Show us your creations!

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Questions and Comments

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They are so pretty, Julie and Beate!! Thanks for the step-by-step and video!!
Rose Ann  |  Wed Feb 17, 2010 at 7:53 AM

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