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fridge magnets

21/05/2014

Stop your fridge light turning on when the door is open

Every time you open your fridge, as regular as clockwork, you are greeted by the welcoming glow of the light coming from somewhere at the back of your appliance. Unarguably an incredibly useful feature, that, as technology has progressed has seen the functionality and performance increase to super-efficient LED lights that are turned on and off by a reed switch, as if by magic. All well and good, but not if you don’t want your fridge or freezer light to turn on automatically when you open the door. Why would... Read More

31/07/2013

Magnetic Cards

Magnetic Cards are becoming increasingly popular over time. Each year we receive hundreds of enquiries about printing onto magnetic card, sheets and tapes for personal and professional applications. This year we were contacted by one of our customers, Stein in Norway. Stein had ordered some of our magnets to create a concept for a “Postcard sticker magnet”. Stein hoped our magnets would allow postcards to be easily stuck onto fridges and magnetic surfaces. Did you know… If you have postcards from friends and family you too can easily make these... Read More

31/07/2013

Golf Fridge Magnets

Relaxing, taking time out, having fun and spending time with family and friends is what holidays are all about. However, no holiday is complete without a small piece of family holiday memorabilia. Paul from Hampshire contacted us to tell us how he took a simple piece of memorabilia from his recent holiday to Florida and transformed it into a fridge magnet for all the family to enjoy. While on Holiday Paul purchased a selection of ‘Poker Chips’ from some of the golf clubs he played at. When Paul returned home... Read More

31/07/2013

Frog Peg Fridge Magnets

With so many fridge magnets available in hobby, gift, craft and souvenir shops how do you find the magnet that means the most to you and will look perfect on your fridge.  A lot of people choose magnets based on their practicality, will it hold up what I would like it to?  Can I hang my shed keys off it?  Will it hold up the school report? …   So many questions and so many magnets to choose from. At first4magnets.com we believe that the best fridge magnet is a high... Read More

31/07/2013

Creative Craft Fridge Magnets

Creating your own fridge magnets is a popular activity to do with your friends, family and children. By simply purchasing a handful of ferrite magnets or self-adhesive ferrite magnets you can begin turning almost anything into a funky fridge magnet. Jenny from Cheshire wrote to us to tell us how she used house hold materials to create a fun craft activity. Jenny created this activity for a family club workshop aimed at 4 to 11 year old children and their parents. Jenny used coloured plastic jar lids, PVA glue and... Read More

31/07/2013

Country Flags Fridge Magnets

Have you ever made a salt dough fridge magnet?  If you haven’t, these pictures will certainly inspire you.  Fiona from London sent us these pictures of various country flags created from salt dough. These were created by her primary school class as part of their recent Olympic art project. Each magnet represents the home nations of members of the class.  Fiona applied a small magnet to these so the children were able to take them home to share with their friends and family. Each Flag has an F330NA 20mm x... Read More

31/07/2013

Coat Rack Magnets

Keeping important information, shopping lists, notes and photographs near the front door is an excellent idea for individuals and families living life in the fast lane. To help keep those important things safe our customer, Owen, from Conwy created his very own coat rack design that incorporates a very stylish and practical mini magnetic noticeboard. Owen used our F4M20-silver magnets to allow easy pinning or personal items safely above coats stored inside the house.  These stylish 20mm silver coloured planning magnets certainly do help give a modern feel to a... Read More

31/07/2013

Ceramic Fridge Magnets

Creating your own fridge magnets can be a great, fun home project. Why not treat your friends or family to a hand-made fridge magnet? Rosemary Smith from Manning Tree kindly sent us an email explaining her take on the traditional homemade fridge magnets. Rosemary’s magnets are created from ceramic and are then carefully painted when dried. When finished her fridge pieces are substantially heavier than cheaper, thin fridge magnets. These fridge pieces are approximately 60mm x 50mm and are 4mm thick with each magnet weighing approximately 35 – 40 grams.... Read More