DIY Glazed Pantone Chip Magnets

Pantone chips come in an array of attractive colors. The colors are so pretty you might not want to throw away those chips. If you’ve got a collection of Pantone chips and want to recycle them into something creative, you can turn them into magnets to brighten up a fridge or magnetic board.

What you’ll need:

  • Pantone chips
  • Cardboard or bookboard
  • X-acto knife
  • Double-sided tape
  • White paint
  • Paper glaze
  • Magnets


  1. Cut the cardboard into pieces the exact size as the Pantone chips.
  2. Paint the edges white. You can use acrylic paint.
  3. Attach the chips to the cardboards with double-sided tape.
  4. Cover the face of the chips with paper glaze. It will dry with a raised, glass-like surface. Allow it to dry overnight.
  5. Attach a magnet at the back each chip. You can use a roll of self-adhesive magnets or thicker and stronger magnets.

Check out the full tutorial at How About Orange.

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