"Iíve always liked the idea of party favors, but most of the time, they donít serve much of a purpose. They end up in a drawer somewhere or on the back of a shelf collecting dust. I came up with this nifty idea to celebrate my sonís birthday, and to give away pictures that wouldnít get lost in a stack of photos. Everyone I know has liked their commemorative magnets and I see them on their refrigerators every time I visit.
This project will take you through the steps of creating a set of magnets to be used as favors for a birthday party. Take a look at the variations at the end of this article to help you come up with some ideas to make them your own!..."
This article was originally published in the April 2002 issue of The Polyzine.