A New Way to Display Kids' Art

A New Way to Display Kids' Art

Katie Steuernagle
Sep 22, 2011

I'm always on the lookout for new ways to display my kids' art so that it looks neat but can be easily switched out when they bring home a new batch from school. Fortunately, I've amassed a big collection of thrift store frames, and this week I figured out how to use those frames for their art in a really simple way. The key? Sheet magnets!

Old frames with the glass removed
Sheet magnets
double sided adhesive tape

Step 1: Cut pieces of sheet magnet into 8 small rectangles to fit on the back of the frame. You could also cut up business card magnets if you have any on the fridge that you're tired of looking at. Affix 4 rectangles with a piece of double sided tape to the back of the frame as shown.

Step 2: Lay the artwork across the magnets.

Step 3: Add the remaining 4 rectangle magnets on the top of the first ones to hold the art in place.

All done! It only takes a few minutes to mount the art and even less time to switch to a new masterpiece when needed.

(Images: Katie Steuernagle)

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