Introduction: Ransom Note Magnetic Fridge Poetry

Fridge poetry set with a ransom note vibe.

The idea came from Modio's comment on this Instructable.

Step 1: Getting Started

You will need:

Sheet magnets - I only used less than one sheet for all these words

Magazines and catalogues (that you're willing to cut up) - Sure, I could have printed the words, but I wanted the various fonts, colors, sizes, backgrounds, etc.

Scissors - Don't cut yourself.

Glue stick - Don't glue yourself.

A fridge - Don't chill yourself.

Step 2: Cut, Glue, Repeat...

Not much to it, though I did make one discovery. It's much easier to put the glue on the magnet and glue down a whole line of text, then cut them into individual words. I started out gluing individual words, but that way lies madness.

Step 3: Slap Em on a Fridge!

I decided to magnetize a couple of the Instructables stickers I got for having my Flash Drive Mini featured.

The only problem with this way of doing a set of words is that it's hard to find any dirty words (at least with the magazines I have).

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shrife.abdulmoneam made it! (author)2010-09-12

well that's awesome .. just awesome .. you made my day

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Tvman made it! (author)2007-08-18

dude all you have to do to get a cuss word is get a book- somthin like stephen king..(poor book hes a great author) or idk...um......i know theres the f word in guide to the galaxy someweres...its like were marvin discovers the fire wall of words i beleave enyway get some book were you know the AUTHOR CUSSES and cut it out...awsome instructable i have some sheets i just cut out cuz i like the pix so i can use them now :) im gonna buy a metal sheet or i think i have one somewhere...and make these :D awsome instructable P.S. How much are those magnetic sheets?? and could i get um at staples?

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Very Keri made it! (author)Very Keri2007-10-21

I used one of those free magnetic promotional calendars from my car insurance company. They're literally just a magnetic sheet with a sticker of a calendar on top.

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Captain Pedantic made it! (author)Captain Pedantic2007-08-19

I got them at Staples for something like $7 for five sheets... only used less than one sheet, though.

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Sabina made it! (author)2007-08-13

Nice :)
You can practice your magnet-ransom-note-writing-skills online at: LuminoCode.com/magnets

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!Andrew_Modder! made it! (author)2007-08-01

cool, also **!!Damn didnt know they made iNK Jet Magnetic Sheets!!**

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