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Published on October 14th, 2010 | by Maria


How-to: Thrift Store Wood to Refrigerator Magnets

recycled wood magnets
Most of the fun in perusing the aisles of a thrift store is finding an item that has a stated use and using your creativity to make it something completely different. Nothing can get the imagination juices flowing like a trip through the home and garden section. I found some cedar wardrobe savers on a bottom rack and picked them up without a use in mind. Later I came up with these unique refrigerator magnets.  

Here’s how to make them.

cedar wardrobe savers


  • Cedar wardrobe savers
  • Paint
  • Paint brush
  • Bits of lace from your stash
  • Tacky glue
  • Spray adhesive
  • Magnets

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Hey there! I'm Maria Raffaelle and I currently live in Chicago, IL. I have a passion for all things eco-friendly in makeup, skincare, haircare, and fashion. The crafter in me loves to put a DIY twist on beauty too! One of my goals is to help women realize that they are all beautiful; no matter their size, shape, or skin. Let's celebrate the beauty in each of us, together!

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