Gold Leaf Mini Cork Board Heart Magnet

Gold Leaf Mini Cork Board Heart Magnet

What You'll Need:

6 Packages 1/2" to 3/8" Corks
Hot Glue
Wood Heart Cutout
Matte Mod Podge
Paint Brush
Gold Leaf
Silver Leaf
Strong Magnets

Courtesy of Melanie from Artzy Creations
Difficulty Level: Beginner
Approximate Time: 30 Minutes (Not Including Dry Time)

How to Make Gold Leaf Mini Cork Board Magnets


Add a classy shine to your fridge with these cute mini cork board magnets! Stick messages into the cork or use the magnet to keep photos and notes close by.
 
  • 1 Glue corks in place Gold Leaf Mini Cork Board Heart Magnet

    Using 30 to 40 corks, hot glue the corks in place starting with a single vertical row down the center of the heart. Continue hot gluing corks around the sides of the heart, then fill in the remaining empty spaces with more corks.

  • 2 Apply Mod Podge Gold Leaf Mini Cork Board Heart Magnet

    Paint the top of the corks with Mod Podge. While still wet, very carefully take a piece of gold leaf and lay it on top of the Mod Podged corks. Alternate this process between both the silver and gold foil. 

  • 3 Cover corks Gold Leaf Mini Cork Board Heart Magnet

    Once the gold and silver leaf is in place, press it down with your fingers or the rounded end of your paint brush to set it into place. Repeat until the top of each cork is covered.

  • 4 Add magnets Gold Leaf Mini Cork Board Heart Magnet

    Hot glue 1 or 2 magnets to the back of the wood heart.