Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Where do you use magnets? I'm a traditional refrigerator-door person myself, but some use magnetic boards or put their magnets on metal file cabinets — or any number of other metallic surfaces. And if you use magnets, wherever they go, they may as well be magnets you love. The one above is part of a marvelous collection of magnets made from recycled soda cans, sold by apmemory on Etsy.
Boulder Pass Metalworks makes a variety of nice magnets from heavy-gauge steel, with a "natural rust finish that has been sealed."
Fans of the Saturday Night Live "More Cowbell" skit — such as organizer Janine Adams — might like this magnet, available from the NBC Store and Patina.
And for those with different musical tastes, here's another magnet, this time featuring Mick Jagger - found at the National Portrait Gallery web site. Not surprisingly, the gallery's store also has magnets with portraits.
Ballard Designs provides us with this set of 12 city magnets.
This royal magnet comes to us from Peleg Design in Israel; you can buy a set of three from Animi Causa.
I found these "flag magnets" on a site called Not in the Malls.
Pari Design provides pure wool magnets in some stunning colors - you can choose from 18 color options.
Carolyn Graham of The Mosaic Garden makes magnets from "mini hand-painted ceramic tiles." There's a wider range of products available on The Mosaic Garden's Folksy site, where you can find Carolyn's Union Jack magnets in a range of colors. These puffin magnets are available on both sites.
Cat lovers might like this Wonder Cat magnet set from Cathy Peng. [via Moderncat]
Finally, I'd like to re-acquaint you with the animal magnets from Papillon — which I've mentioned before, but not in a magnet-focused post. From the elk to the sheep to the hedgehog shown above, they're all wonderful.
A Multitude of Magnets
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Magnets To Brighten Your Day - and Adorn Your Fridge