Rainbow Magnet

February 12th, 2013 posted by Heidi Ott

Rainbow magnet

This absolutely adorable rainbow magnet is colorful and easy to make. Hang it on your fridge and bring the luck of the Irish into your household!


6 x 4 1/2 – inch wooden oval frame

Green fun foam or felt

3/4 – inch tall candle cup

1 pkg. gold seed beads

1 yard 1/8 – inch green ribbon

2 inch strip of magnet

9 mm pony beads… — 16 red — 16 yellow — 16 green — 8 orange — 8 blue

Acrylic paints… — Red — Yellow — Green — Orange — Purple — Blue — Black

Paint brush

Sand paper



Glue gun

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What you do


Using a saw, cut oval in half to form two rainbow shapes. You can make two magnets if you have double the other materials. Sand rainbow shape to smooth cut edge. Drill 4 small holes evenly spaced in each end of the rainbow. Paint rainbow as shown in photo. Be sure to paint the edges around the rainbow. Cut 8 – 4 1/2 – inch lengths of green ribbon. Knot a green bead at one end of each ribbon. String the remaining beads on ribbon as shown in photo. Thread beaded ribbon through a hole in the end of the rainbow. Glue the end of the ribbon to the back. Trim excess ribbon on back. Repeat with remaining beaded ribbons.

Pot of gold

Paint candle cup black. Let dry. Glue gold seed beads all over top of candle cup to look like gold. Glue pot of gold to right side of rainbow.


Cut a clover from fun foam or felt. Glue to left side of rainbow.


Glue magnet to back of rainbow.

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