Thursday, February 25, 2010

Rearview Mirror Decor?

Out with the purple Mardi Gras beads and in with the new. For two years now my husband has poked fun of the beads hanging from my rearview mirror, placed their by my daughter after a school parade of some sort. Well complain no more. Now I have something that looks just like me - in my car. Crafting is no longer just for my home.

So what do you think? Cute isn't it. *Sidebar* FYI if you ever have a small chip/crack in your window, do not drive 21 hrs. straight through to Utah because they received a great snow storm and your husband just has to go skiing. Because somewhere in New Mexico in the middle of the very very cold night, and the temperature hits -9 degrees your windshield will crack instantly from one side to the other. Nice though isn't it.

Started with these cuties, any flower will do.

Cut my burlap 2 1/2"X15". Put hot glue down the middle and folded 1st third over.

Added a piece of tin (I cut off my roofing roll) to one end, and then folded and hot glued the other side down.Hot glued a flower to each end of my burlap strip (on the same side).

Last, I added a small but powerful magnet to the opposite end of the tin piece.
I originally hot glued the magnet but it would not stay, so I out powered it and glued it on with gorilla glue.


  1. Now isn't that just the cutest thing ever? I love that you decorate not only your home but your car as well. LOve It.

  2. That is such a good idea! I bet you could somehow make it scented too! Maybe when the car gets hot it will release a little smell of your fav. perfume?!
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  3. I was thinking the same thing.. add a scent also.. neat idea!

  4. Oh I just love the scent idea. I am so doing it right now. I have a scentsy spray that will do the job perfectly. thanks!

  5. How cute. Your right crafting is no longer just for your home...

    Thanks for joining Get your Craft on Thurs. Please join me next week for another great party.


  6. It's so happy! I'll bet your car is a little easier to find in a parking lot too.

  7. well how cute,, did you make the flower too? Do you have a pattern for it? My name badge is usually hanging from my mirror but this would be so much cuter.