Sunday, August 7, 2011

GCAE#8: Encouraging Words Refrigerator Magnets

It's time for another Gingersnap Creations Art Exchange. This time we have a very "attractive" theme for you. We are asking you to make your encouraging words stick!

Stamp a great mini masterpiece including some wonderfully encouraging words and then turn it all into a refrigerator magnet. You can use magnetic strips or magnetic sheets.

The lovely Laura Liddell, the originator of this month's art exchange, has created some fabulous samples to get you inspired.

Media: fridge magnet - minimum size 2" x 2" and maximum 4"x4"; can be any shape
Theme: Encouraging Words
Style: Any but must include some stamping and be more than one layer, not including magnet
Number of Pieces: 4 unique for 4 unique
Sign-Ups/Withdrawals: by September 1, 2011
Due Date: September 15, 2011

All the exchange details are on the Gingersnap Creations Yahoo Group.

In order to participate in the exchange, you will need to become a member of the Yahoo Group, so that we can maintain proper communication. The membership process, including a short questionnaire, is quick and easy. Once you've requested membership, be sure to look for your questionnaire in your email and return it to us ASAP so that we can process your request!

Sign up today and share your art with your fellow Gingersnappers!

All artwork by the fabulous Laura Liddell.


  1. these samples are amazing. i am curious about where to find magentic strips since i do not think i've ever seen them anywhere. any tips? xo

  2. Absolutely fabulous work. I adore the beautiful bench piece and the saying.

  3. Magnetic strips, sheets and business card backs can be found in most stationary stores and in some craft/stampp stores. Laura found them on and they are also available on Avery (maker of labels of all kinds) makes magnetic sheets.

  4. The magnets all look wonderful, such a great swop. x

  5. thanks for magnetic strips tip Shar! xo

  6. What a great idea for a swap. These examples are wonderul!

  7. This looks like a fun swap and you will think of the artist every time you open the frig !


Thanks for your wonderful words!

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