Ginger Snap Crafts: fab friday {#2 organization magnetic board}

fab friday {#2 organization magnetic board}


My #2 back to school help is my kiddo’s

Organization Magnetic Board.

{I totally copied Amy from The Idea Room on this one!}

You can check out her more organized version:

hereHere’s ours:


We’ve been using ours for about a year and a half.  {Love it!}

One of my favorite things is that each kid has their own spot!

We use this for the kid’s artwork & for their school stuff like

spelling list, homework, reading logs,

permission slips, important notes, awards & lunch menus. 

{My other favorite thing….it keeps stuff OFF the fridge!  Yeah!}


It was pretty easy to make!  Thanks to my super handy husband!  Thanks, honey!

We bought the trim from Home Depot.  {I think I even have the same trim as Amy’s!}

My hubby used glue & dowels to hold it all together.  Then I painted it black.

We found a roll of sheet metal in the roofing section, & then cut it into 5 pieces to fit our frame. 

Then we just staple gunned the sheet metal to the back. 

My husband routed two small holes on the top two corner pieces to hang it up with.


I cut the kid’s names in black vinyl in the smiley monster font & then labeled each section. 

{I think this was my first project with my Silhouette!}

We have this long wall in our kitchen that I never knew what to do with!  Now I do!

Our organization magnetic board has a perfect spot! {Love it! Did I already say that??!!}

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Remember next week I’ll be sharing my #1 back to school help!  Make sure you follow along!

Hope you all are having a fabulous Friday! 

See you on Monday with some more of YOUR back to school ideas!

{You can still link up your back to school ideas here.}

Serenity you

ps  Just meet a new blogger trying to get her link party off the ground

…let’s show our support!  {We all love a good party!}


  1. I love this idea and your version is great!

  2. I am loving this idea!! and your new look :)

  3. What a fantastic idea! I love having an area that you can put everyone's artwork/notes/etc. I love the molding that you added. Great job! You always have the best ideas here. Love your blog!

  4. this looks really good. is the roofing material easy to cut?
    thanks, laura

  5. I love this idea! It's so hard to keep things organized when you have kids!

  6. Great idea for any busy home! Appointments, sport schedules, school schedules, mesages the list could go on.

  7. Your version looks great! Yep! Some of the same molding! Five kids too!! Thanks for linking back!

  8. This is fantastic! Thanks for sharing at Craft and Tell!

  9. Oh my goodness! This is fantastic!


  10. This is precious! Such a great idea. And I love that you call is Fab Fridays! Would love for you to link it up to Fabulous Friday!

  11. Very cute idea and great way to have each child's own space. Very clever and pretty!

  12. love this!!

    would love it if you could share this on my link party at

    Natasha xx

  13. This is a lovely idea! I have a frame and I went and brought the magnetic spray paint but I didn't think about actually buying a roll of the sheet metal. Thanks for sharing this!

  14. Hey there!

    Just wanted to let you know that you've been featured today!

    Thanks for linking to the party. Hope to see you at the next Delightfully Inspiring Thursday Party.


  15. You are really one of the most organized moms I think I've ever seen! So neat! Thanks for linking to Fancy This Fridays this week!

  16. Love this! What a great idea! Thanks so much for linking up to Tuesday Talent Show! I would love to have you stop by and link up again tomorrow with more great projects!


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