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Topic: Fridge-Scrabble for Christmas  (Read 20503 times)
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disgruntledgoat
« on: December 19, 2007 12:19:00 AM »

Hi everyone,

My husband is Scrabble-mad, but was complaining we never get through a whole game the other day so today I made him Fridge Scrabble so we can spread a game out over time. It only cost $20, I can't wait to show him, but for the next week I will have to settle for sharing with craftster until Santa comes.

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I have hundreds of letters left over from our wedding (I got them on eBay and used them for name tags) I took our scrabble board to the copy shop and had it copied and laminated. Then I glued magnets to the back of each one. I also used the magnet paper to print a set of numbers we can use to keep score and name tags for our scores.


Hope you like it!
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cbtscloset
« Reply #1 on: December 19, 2007 12:22:45 AM »

oh this is awesome great job my whole family would love this!
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SomethingSweet
« Reply #2 on: December 19, 2007 12:35:50 AM »

Awesome idea Cheesy  I also approve of Scrabble games where you get to see everyone's letters.
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mimichica
« Reply #3 on: December 19, 2007 12:39:37 AM »

Wow. I might have to bite off this idea. My brother is waaay into word games. I hope you don't mind!  Grin
How much did it cost to copy the board?
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Flowers and Lemons
« Reply #4 on: December 19, 2007 12:46:01 AM »

Cool idea!  Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: December 19, 2007 01:30:26 AM »

wow! this is great! so clever!
My dh and I play chess, and he loves to drink, So I bought him a shot glass chess set. But I sometimes get fed up with a game and dont want to finish. But I dont think shotglass chess is a good one for the fridge!
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« Reply #6 on: December 19, 2007 02:05:57 AM »

this is brilliant - i love it!!

my husband won't play scrabble with me because he knows i'll kick his ass!!  Grin
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disgruntledgoat
« Reply #7 on: December 19, 2007 02:11:58 AM »

Don't mind at all!


I'm in Australia so I went to Officeworks Print Center (kinda like Kinkos, but in a stationary warehouse). It was only $3.60 for the photocoping, it fits onto an A3, and $3.45 for laminating, and $9.95 for the magnetic paper - but it wasn't really strong enough to hold the letters through the board, so I ended up cutting up those free promo magnets real estate agents etc letterbox drop, which would make that part free!
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urbanchic1212
« Reply #8 on: December 19, 2007 03:01:37 AM »

so awesome i hate not finishing scrabble games. i love that you used the letters for nametags in yor wedding too such a good idea
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mimiw
« Reply #9 on: December 19, 2007 04:49:59 AM »

What a great idea!  I love the thought of spreading the game out over the week! 
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