Easy Mausoleum Crypt for Garage Door

Introduction: Easy Mausoleum Crypt for Garage Door

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So this was inspired by equal parts of Disney's Haunted Mansion ride and the 80's horror movie Phantasm. I wanted a big visual with minimal effort. I also wanted people to be entertained by it. I went for pun names, but you can customize it to have notorious killers, in laws, or more adult puns. Enjoy!

Note: This instructable is for a metal garage door.

If you want to do this for a wooden or plastic garage door use laser printable repositional sheet labels instead of magnetic sheets.

Supplies:

Laser printable magnetic sheets

Laser printer or copier

Printables (in this instructable)

Paper cutter or trimmer

Waterproofing/Weatherproof spray

Step 1: Print Your "marble" Plaques

The plaques are 3 to a sheet on 8.5 x 11. Just print them onto the magnetic sheets. Make sure you use the appropriate paper setting for your machine for best quality.

There is also a blank one, if you want to use adult puns or custom names. Just use a photo editing software with text ability. You can also use an online program like Pixlr editor or Pixlr X. Pixlr.com/x

Step 2: Trim Down the Plaques

Repeat as needed....

Step 3: Add a Protective Coat

Since these will be outdoors and will be getting sun exposure and elemental weather, using a protective spray product is recommended. Spray in a well ventilated area and let dry before handling.

Step 4: Place on Garage and Enjoy!

That's it! The magnet will hold it to the garage and will remove easily when you are done!

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    4 Discussions

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    GFire
    GFire

    11 months ago on Step 4

    Clever use of existing architecture design element. Almost makes me wish I had a Garage. LOL

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    pizzidave
    pizzidave

    Reply 11 months ago

    LOL, Thanks!

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    snowf7
    snowf7

    1 year ago

    Great names. Love the whole idea! You got my vote.

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    pizzidave
    pizzidave

    Reply 1 year ago

    Thanks!