In my craft room (well, my half craft room) I knew I wanted to put more on the wall to keep it off my desk and I knew I wanted some sort of memo board to put little notes to myself. Those who know me best know that I am hopelessly forgetful. It’s awful. So I have to write everything down. Here’s what I came up with.
These flowers I saw somewhere online and I don’t remember where, it was a quick glace. So if it was you, let me know and I’ll give credit where credit is due.
To make the flower I took a 6×6 square of scrapbook paper (the double sided one makes them more interesting but single will do too) and cut it into a circle. It doesn’t have to be exact, in fact it looks more interesting when it isn’t. The one in the first couple pics are 3×3 flowers.
After that, I cut ‘waves’ in the spiral on one edge. This will give the flower more texture. You don’t have to do this part but it will give it a different look.
After rolling it, let it go! Get it arranged and looking how you like it because then it’s time to glue.
Put a big glob of glue on the bottom circle. I used a lot to make sure it stuck well, you just don’t want it to spill out. Then let it get good and dry.
When I first made these I wasn’t sure if it was going to hold and if the paper would tear but so far it’s worked out just fine. I used extra thick paper and I think that helped. Also if your worried about it you can use a weaker magnet. The one I have is SUPER strong and would have gone with a weaker one but that’s what I had on hand!
Since it didn’t have hooks I had to figure out how to make it hang. So I took a smaller piece of heavy weight paper and punched two holes. I then took a piece of ribbon and tied knots through the holes. Then I glued the paper , knot side down to the back. Make sure it’s securely glued.
Then it’s time to decorate! I had a ton of rub ons that were desperately needed to be used and added some scalloped paper. All the flower magnets and ta da! I love looking at this every day. It makes me smile!