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Flea-Market Finds

Flea-Market Finds

Source: The Martha Stewart Show, September 2008

Introduction

Turn your own flea market finds into great crafts at home!

Earring Magnets
Tools and Materials
Vintage earrings
Pliers or wire cutters
Magnets
Hot glue gun and hot glue sticks

Earring Magnets How-To
1. Remove earring clips or studs with pliers or wire cutters.
2. Hot glue magnet to back of earring.

Vintage Postcard Containers
Tools and Materials
Vintage postcards
Access to a color copier
Various food cans with labels removed
Scissors or craft knife
Double-sided tape

Vintage Postcard Containers How-To
1. Enlarge vintage postcard on color copier.
2. Wrap enlarged photocopy around can; trim if necessary. Secure with double-sided tape.

Tip: Enlarged vintage postcards can also be used as wrapping paper for small gifts.

Resources
All materials can be found at your local flea market or craft store.

Special Thanks
Special thanks to Eddie Ross of eddieross.com and Martha Stewart Living Magazine, where he's senior style editor, for sharing these wonderful craft ideas. Special thanks to to Bravo for supplying the video clip used in this segment.

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