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The Button Blog - American Button Machines — Magnets

How to Make a Refrigerator Magnet

How to Make a Refrigerator Magnet Recently my brother and I were discussing those great family vacations we took as children. Our parents always made sure we each had few dollars to spend on a souvenir. My favorite souvenir ever from those childhood trips was a rectangle refrigerator magnet I bought from a shop in Pike’s Peak. (I bet my mom still has it somewhere.) These days magnet buttons have become popular for more than just souvenirs. Brides-to-be are mailing them out as Save the Date cards. Businesses use them for promotions. A hint to our photographer friends – parents...

5 Things To Know About Peel & Stick Magnets

Hey Button makers. Earlier this month I dedicated and entire post to 5 Things to know about Ceramic Magnets. Anybody remember? Of course you do – I knew you would! What better way to wrap up our March Magnets Series than to share “5 Things to know about Peel & Stick Magnets”? 1. Our Peel & Stick Magnets are available in a wide variety of sizes to fit most any need – as small as 1” all the way to 3.5”. Great for posting a picture of your little soccer star or favorite band on the refrigerator. 2. 1” magnet...

American Button Machines vs Badge-a-Minit Magnet Sets | ABM vs BAM

Continuing our March Magnets theme this week I’m sharing with you a few of the differences between American Button Machines (ABM) magnet sets and those of Badge-a-Minit (BAM). March Magnets Title Fight:  ABM vs BAM Round One: Size Options ABM (us) has magnet sets available in 1”, 1.25”, 1.5”, 1.75”, 2.25”, 3” and 3.5” BAM (them) magnet sets are limited to 2.25” & 3” Winner: ABM     Round Two: Appearance ABM’s (Us) peel & stick magnets cover the entire surface of the button back providing a professional looking button. BAM (Them) have a small square magnet covering a tiny portion...

5 Things to Know About Ceramic Magnets

Here at ABM Headquarters, we love the month of March. Not only because winter is almost over but because it also signifies the start of March Madness, the annual NCAA men’s basketball tournament. Every year we like to do our own hat tip to the tournament and begin our own March Magnets!  This year we are doing a blog series on the different types of button making magnets we offer and how you can use them. So without further adieu I would like to bring out the strongest magnet we have in our button making arsenal. May I introduce to you...the Ceramic...



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