Magnetic Prints: Fridge Art

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The company I use to produce my aluminum prints also does fine paper prints. They offer them with sturdy styrofoam on the back so it gives the print a solid structure. I had a roll of sticky-backed magnetic strip lying around so I applied it to the back of the butterfly print and it held to my refrigerator very well! I love the look of artwork on a refrigerator now I see the appliance as a blank canvas now.

These paper prints with styrofoam backing are significantly cheaper than the aluminum prints, and look almost as good, especially with the “metallic” finish. As such this brings the price point down from $50 for a 8″ x 10″ on aluminum vs $25 for a 8″ x 10″ on styrofoam backed fine paper. I’m excited to order some of my new shots onto this medium and see how each of the different finishing options look in real life.

I will probably be including a sawtooth hanger backed onto the styrofoam so you can hang it on the wall if you don’t want it on your fridge. I find with these magnets that this art fits in well in my cubicle and helps to brighten the mood at work. Keep following to see further work in this medium.


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AuroraBora Fountain

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The AuroraBora fountain throws splashes of light around the room. These dancing and flowing colors mixed with the soothing bubbling sound of the fountain combine to create a unique decor piece for the home or office.

This first prototype was made out of a glass vase from Michael’s, an LED pump found on Amazon, tubing from the hardware store, and glass rocks from the dollar general. It cost me $35 to make, and I sold it in my parents’ shop for $50 after having to mark it down. A polycarbonate molded version would be cheaper while maintaining the amazing light show. Would you be interested?

 

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