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How to display cards in a creative way.

Materials and Tools

  • Metal tray
  • Postcards
  • Invitations
  • Ephemera
  • Magnets

Step 1: Browse flea markets or vintage shops for a pretty tray made of a metal that attracts magnets (bring a small magnet along to test trays).

Step 2: Use magnets in corresponding colours to secure cards to the tray. You can also paint the magnets to match.

Magnets, Lee Valley Tools; Wellies card, Just a Little Note card (on desk), Rifle Paper Co.

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Hilary Smyth


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