There’s NO PLACE LIKE HOME

I picked up this tin tile at a local antique place for just a couple bucks and have been placing it all over the house
 
it adds a light creamy touch wherever I place it.
 
For now – I have it covering the big black hole of the fireplace box…it amazingly lightens up that end of the room so well. 
 
Love it!
 
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I made some magnets out of scrabble tiles.
 
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Such a simple nice touch to this corner of the cottage
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As winter is STILL in full force here
we continue with some winter crafts.
 
We’ve made lots of snowflakes but cottaged them up a bit by starting out with natural (rather than stark white) coffee filters:
 
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Fold the filter in half
 
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fold in half again
 
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then take that in fold it in thirds (almost like baby bunting?)
 
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see how the section on the left goes over the right?
 
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and then cut to your liking
just play!
 
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this one was made by my little peanut girl:
 
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Cozy winter!
 
Chat soon -
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20 comments:

  1. I love making snowflakes! Last year for my son's winter party we made snowflakes from coffee filters then dripped food coloring on them to make them look tie dyed!

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  2. I framed a tin tile from the 200 year old church that I was married in. It hangs in our living room.

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  3. That looks awesome! I love the tile...is the snowflake a magnet, too? We have a Scrabble game we never use---I need to make those magnets, they are so dang cute!

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  4. Love the little Scrabble magnets and snowflakes! Darling idea! I just bought two Scrabble games so I'd love to try these magnets!

    Blessings,
    Michelle

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  5. Those are too cute! Love the scrabble magnets!

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  6. Cute! You could even hang the tin tile in a front window and have a message on it for your guests.

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  7. I love the scrabble magnets! So cute!

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  8. Great magnets! Thanks so much for linking up!

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  9. This is such a great idea to use magnet scrabble tiles with you vintage tin tile! I love this!
    ~Amanda

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  10. The magnetic tiles are a great idea! I have some tiles just waiting to be used :) thanks for sharing!

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  11. Wow what a great idea to make magnets from scrabble tiles.They would make great little gifts! I also absolutely love the tin tile. It is so pretty.

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  12. I love the simplicity of this! Great idea. I would love to have you come and link up to Fantastic Friday at http://ironvioletdesigns.blogspot.com
    thanks!

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  13. This is simply adorable! I love the scrabble tiles - super cute! Hope you are enjoying your weekend ~ Stephanie Lynn

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  14. I love your old tin. Very cute. I should be on the lookout for some this year. And the scrabble tiles are perfect to add a fun message!

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  15. Thank you for your kind comments! I love those scrabble tile magnets. Did you use button magnets or the stick on strip kind? (I am trying to find new magnets for my old license plates.)

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  16. Love this idea! It turned out great. I'm going to have to try the scrabble magnets on something soon!

    Thank you for your kind comment on my blog!

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  17. Super cute! Every time I go to the thrift store I look for scrabble tiles...no luck yet.
    --Leigh

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  18. I love the metal tile! And it was such a smart idea to make the scrabble tiles magnets! You can change out the saying for different holidays:)

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  19. We are big Scrabble fans at our house. I even horde the used games at thrift stores. One day I am going to make something from those tiles!

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  20. I love Scrabble tile projects! This one is so cute! I recently organized our board games and after making sure there was one complete set for each Scrabble and Super Scrabble, I took all of the extra tiles and put them in my craft room. I can't wait to start crafting with them. Thanks for sharing.

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