Make a Rad Magnetic Tie Clip

It’s a well-known fact that making presents for people makes the world a better place. Not only are you taking time to create the perfect gift for your mother, brother, or girlfriend, you’re making sure there’s one fewer person at the mall and lessening the chance that someone will get trampled to death by the shopping masses. If you’ve got a little extra time and want to use your very own hands to show someone you love them, this is just the miniseries for you.


Hello crafts people and non-crafts people alike! Today we’re starting with something easy: glue.

Inspiration via tiemags.com

Inspiration via tiemags.com

I saw these cute little tie clips and immediately wanted to get them for everyone. Turns out, they’re $30 a piece! There was no way I was spending that much money on a tiny bit of metal. Instead, I got the materials and made one myself.

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Although these little guys are called tie clips, there’s no reason you can’t wear them on your lapel, placket, or anywhere else.

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