Magnetic Scrabble Tree

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Magnetic Scrabble Tree

Magnetic Scrabble Tree

Have you seen those printable trees that have Christmas word in different fonts to create the shape?  Of course I thought scrabble tiles could do the same thing.  The tricky part was finding words that fit into the number of spaces I needed.  I could have glued the tiles right onto the cookie sheet, but that is investing a lot of tiles for just one project.  So instead I used my trusty E6000 glue to attach magnets to the back of each tile.  I found this old cookie sheet at Goodwill and loved the antique feel it had.  When Christmas is over, I intend to spell out other messages with the tiles that fit the season or current Holiday.



Scrabble Advent Calendar

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Scrabble Advent Calendar

Scrabble Advent Calendar

I made this advent calendar last year, so I do not have in-progress pictures.  Don’t worry, I’ll walk you through it.  This project can be made with letters from 1 scrabble game.  I had some tiles that were burgundy on one side.  I used those to give an antique feel.  You could create the same effect by painting the back of your tiles before beginning this project.  I would do one thing different if I were to do this project again.  I would place the “Merry” line over a space or forgo placing the tiles within the squares on the board completely.  I like things to be symmetrical, so this bothers me a bit.  It is still cute as is however, so I try to get over my OCD.

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Mother’s Day Idea

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Mother's Day Idea - Scrabble

Mother’s Day Idea – Scrabble

Mother’s day is just around the corner and since I have to ship my gifts, I’ve got to get started.  I’m hunting for some fun and meaningful gift ideas.  Do you have any suggestions????  I will share a gift we made for our Grandma’s.  I think these were actually for Christmas, but they would work well for Mother’s day too. Continue reading »