3.7.12

DIY Magnetic Palette: Blusher


I have been having storage issues regarding my overflowing make-up these days and wanted to try and make the containers as compact as possible by storing them in one magnetic palette. After browsing through a handful of suppliers such as Z palette, Unii, Yaby, Japonesque, Make Up For Ever and so on, I found them to be quite expensive considering they were all around £20. 

I guess it might be value for money if you're a professional MUA but for a consumer who merely wants to organise drugstore blushers, it's not cost effective logically you see. MAC was definitely out of question as I wanted an empty palette without any dividers or preset shapes. 

Browsing through a few unique ideas floating on the web, I started hunting for a slim container that I could use for this DIY job and voila, a decade old pencil colour case was found. Out went the pencils and in came the blusher pans.




All you should need is a magnetic sheet or a double sided sticky tape.

I ordered a thin magnetic sheet from ebay, less than half mm, which came in a A5 form and was self adhesive conveniently. The rest of the cutting and sticking behind pans is self explanatory I believe.

Yes they are all Sleek blushers. Spot an obsession here don't we?



And me being myself could not see the pencil colour pattern peeping through the lid and covered it (albeit quite messily) in left over wall paper. 

I am aware that now it looks more like a teenage girls diary than a palette but we live and learn eh. 



Can you even spot it amongst my other palettes? *looks at you excitedly for approval* Just say you can't.

Let's just do with this temporary measure until I bring out an affordable, accessible and pretty magnetic palette line in the UK now shall we?

Better than me at this DIY job? Please share how in the comments below.

8 comments:

nn21 said...

Great idea! I might be doing the same ;) how did you manage to depot the sleek blushers?

Get Gawjus! said...

some rubbing alcohol and tweezers/kitchen knife should do the trick :)

Liza said...

Good idea! They look great in there :)

Michelle said...

I love this idea! I think I might just use it :P xx

Simarjit Ubhi said...

That is such a great idea... I have about a good 9-10 sleek blushes but I'm just a bit worried about breaking them in the process of depotting. http://simarjitubhi.blogspot.co.uk

Miss Kwong said...

this is such a gorgeous palette...
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Alina said...

Awesome idea!

Sugar said...

This is a very good idea !

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