How to Make Inspirational ‘Stones’

created on: 12/01/08

Here’s an easy way to make inspirational ‘stones’.

To make them, you’ll need:

  • Flat 20mm (or about 3/4″) marbles–colored might work, but clear seems the best choice
  • Inspirational words printed on regular old printer paper in an appropriate-sized font
  • 3/4″ paper punch, optional but it makes things MUCH easier
  • Modge Podge & small paint brush

First punch (or cut) your words from the paper. 

created on: 12/01/08

Brush a coat of Modge Podge on the flat bottoms of the marbles. Continue Reading

Avery Labels = Magnetic Poetry Words

Grab a sheet of Avery Labels, one of those thin magnetic calendars you received in the mail over the holidays–generally from a mortgage company or a realtor–and make your own magnetic words.

For my Curbly-themed terms, I used Avery return address labels, #5267. I formatted them using Times New Roman, size 19 font, and aligned the text both vertically and horizontally. Although the #5267's were the perfect height, any size would work. As would any font, of course. Continue Reading