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45 mins

An easy project to ensure there are no more excuses about unclean dishes.
I am constantly coming home to dirty dishes and the excuse of "Well I didn't know if they were clean." So I decided to make something to help keep everyone in the loop.

Posted by MagicalGirlMaya from Dallas, Texas, United States • Published See MagicalGirlMaya's 206 projects »
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  • How to make a clay magnet. Easy Clean/Dirty Dishwasher Magnet  - Step 1
    Step 1

    Shape your clay, however much you want, into a relatively uniform disk shape and then bake as per the specific instructions of whatever clay you used. Mine required being baked for 30 minutes at 230 F.

  • How to make a clay magnet. Easy Clean/Dirty Dishwasher Magnet  - Step 2
    Step 2

    Once your clay has cooled you can go ahead and paint in whatever fashion you like. I chose to make one half of the disk green and the other half red. You could just as easily spell out ‘Clean’ and ‘Dirty’, but I didn’t want to. I had to do multiple coats, but this was my first one.

  • How to make a clay magnet. Easy Clean/Dirty Dishwasher Magnet  - Step 3
    Step 3

    Allow your paint to dry, then go ahead and attach the magnet onto the back.

  • How to make a clay magnet. Easy Clean/Dirty Dishwasher Magnet  - Step 4
    Step 4

    Then you’re done and you can put your magnet on your dishwasher and watch as the excuses stop.

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