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Always have your recipes at hand with these helpful little mushrooms.
These magnetic mushrooms hold recipes in between them and attach on top of any metallic surface.

Posted by Cat Morley from Edinburgh, United Kingdom • Published April 19, 2006 • See Cat Morley's 483 projects »
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  • How to make a recipe holder. Mushroom Recipe Card Holder - Step 1
    Step 1

    Take two lumps of beige fimo clay and roll in to balls.

  • How to make a recipe holder. Mushroom Recipe Card Holder - Step 2
    Step 2

    Roll in to cilinders and then push in the middles, so that they look like stalks.

  • How to make a recipe holder. Mushroom Recipe Card Holder - Step 3
    Step 3

    Take two lumps of red fimo and roll in to balls.

  • How to make a recipe holder. Mushroom Recipe Card Holder - Step 4
    Step 4

    Flatten the lumps around the edges, creating the mushroom top shape.

  • How to make a recipe holder. Mushroom Recipe Card Holder - Step 5
    Step 5

    Place the tops on the stalks.

  • How to make a recipe holder. Mushroom Recipe Card Holder - Step 6
    Step 6

    Roll little bits of white fimo in to balls, flatten and place on top of the mushrooms, like spots.

    Take a sharp knife and cut the mushrooms down the middle, but don't cut all the way through the stalk - slice of a small way in to the stalk.

    Bake in the oven until hard.

  • How to make a recipe holder. Mushroom Recipe Card Holder - Step 7
    Step 7

    Pull the mushrooms apart and glue large round magentas on the base of the stalks.

  • How to make a recipe holder. Mushroom Recipe Card Holder - Step 8
    Step 8

    Now take flat square magnets and place one on either side of the mushroom top, so that when placed together they hold.

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Luma!
Luma! · , , · 4 projects

WOW! these are really cool! but instead of using the magnet couldn't you just cut the top bit? that would be much easier!

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Shivi
Shivi · Perth , WA, Australia · 14 projects

I made some! They don't look as cute as yours but they're still pretty awesome!

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Tiffany S.
Tiffany S. · North Carolina, North Carolina, US · 1 project

Those are effing adorable!

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Connie Acree

Very neat idea. Thanks. Connie

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Little Miss Meshell
Little Miss Meshell · Perth, Australia, WA, AU

Wow, SO adorable and practical, if I ever pick up a block of fimo clay, I am so trying this! I love this little mushroom theme you have going on here...mmmm, mushrooms :P lol
MissMeshell xx

(you could do all sorts of things with this magnet technique!)

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Cat Morley
Cat Morley · Edinburgh, GB · 650 projects

Hehe yeah, I have a few more mushroom projects to post as well. x

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