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Kids magnetic photo board
Diy kidz projects


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  • Cut the board to desired size, if necessary.

  • Seal the board with undercoat.

  • Paint the board with Resene Magnetic Magic. This will require at least two coats, with three hours between them to allow the paint to dry. It is a good idea to try it out with magnets as you can apply extra coats if necessary.

  • Apply two topcoats in the colour of your choice. We used Resene Dizzy Lizzy and Resene Blue Jeans from the Resene KidzColour range.

  • Once completely dry, you can add the foam letters and other decorations. Remember that you are putting photos onto the board, so keep it simple.

  • Finally, add your photos and hold them in place using your rare earth magnets.


When washing out your brush after using the Resene Magnetic Magic, it is a good idea to use a plastic bowl, if possible, so the iron in the paint doesn’t get left sitting in a stainless steel sink.

words: Henrietta Vaughan
pictures: Lucent* Media

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