I made this little guy last January but never got around to photographing him properly. (I just didn’t do him justice before.)
I bought the little deer for .50 at a flea market in town. The DIY is pretty easy, but might be a little tricky the first time you make one.
♥Magnets (the stronger the better)
♥Hot glue gun
♥Cotton balls if animal is hollow, or stuffing of choice
Step 1: First you need to cut the animal in half. Keep in mind the angle at which the photo will be displayed. You don’t want your photo to face forward!
Step 2: If your animal is hollow, you can fill it in with hot glue and cotton balls just so that the magnet will have a wider spot to be glued to in the end. Alternate hot glue and stuffing, (you can use newspaper too).
Step 3: After your animal is stuffed, just glue the magnet to both sides of the cut open body. I used a strip of magnets and cut them to size. I am no science person, but my magnets were polarized differently so I had to rotate them around to see where they stuck together the best.
And voila! You can turn your animal around for a cheekier photo holder.
Happy crafting my fellow crafty crafters. 😉