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Funky Fridge Magnets

Updated on February 5, 2013

Funky Fridge Magnets

Yep - they are cool. They jazz up your boring old refrigerator, not to mention your dishwasher and anyplace else that will take one. They also say a lot about the kind of person you are. Kids love 'em, but adults own some pretty cool ones too. Retro fridge magnets are particularly popular, with Anne Taintor being a real market leader in this field. Check out some of her best 1950s humor retro magnets below.

If you're new to this world of magnetised offerings, stay tuned for some eye-opening stuff. If you're a old hand, share your favourite magnet in the guestbook at the bottom of this lens.

We buy one from every single place we visit - whether it's on holiday, abroad, our own country, a day at the beach... whatever.  Our fridge is a fridge of memories!  An alternative to a holiday photo album I suppose.

And yes, that's a small selection of our very own best buys in the picture above. We may add more fabulous photos so you can see where we've been on our travels over the years...

Sites that specialise in fridge magnets

Yes, there really are websites that love to sell these things all day long.

No matter what your tastes are, there's sure to be something here to tickle your fancy - or the fancy of your fridge...

Cool retro Anne Taintor magnets from Amazon

Some classic style quotable quotes to stick on your fridge, courtesy of Anne Taintor - the woman who has made funny retro fridge magnets a much sought after item.

Anne Taintor 1276 3-3/8-Inch Square Magnet,  High Maintenance
Anne Taintor 1276 3-3/8-Inch Square Magnet, High Maintenance

"High maintenance doesn't begin to cover it..."

My thoughts exactly.

Anne Taintor 1189 3-3/8-Inch Square Magnet, Accident
Anne Taintor 1189 3-3/8-Inch Square Magnet, Accident

"It would have to look like an accident..."


Anne Taintor Square Refrigerator Magnet - I Love Not Camping
Anne Taintor Square Refrigerator Magnet - I Love Not Camping

"I love not camping..."

Do you agree? This lady certainly doesn't look like she'd feel at home in a tent, no matter how comfy the sleeping bag was.


A few different fridge magnets to suit different tastes and needs

These act as a nice little reminder of a certain important date... click on the image to find out more!

Another little way of reminding someone how important they are, and there are several different designs too.

What better place to put a bottle opener than right there on your fridge door? And it's a good one too - you can hold your burger in one hand and still open a bottle with the other... that magnet just won't budge!

Voting time!

What's your favorite type of magnet?

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Magnets a la eBay

The best place for bargain buys of all kinds...

Find out more about me...

Allison Whitehead's Lensography
Writer, reader, cat owner (or cat possession, still not sure which), partner, business owner, food lover, blogger, tennis fan, cinema goer, bread baker...

This is where you get to have your say! What have you got stuck on your fridge at the moment? (Dried food doesn't count).

Rate my lens and tell everyone what your favourite fridge magnet is - and why. Thanks for your comments!

And be sure to check out the Squidoo Directory for more great lenses on fridge magnets and assorted paraphernalia...

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    • CharmaineZoe profile image

      CharmaineZoe 8 years ago

      Great Lens, love all the magnet info, given 5 stars, favorited & lensrolled :-)

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      italianheart92 lm 8 years ago

      Haha cool lens great job :)

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      Thomas F. Wuthrich 8 years ago from Michigan

      Hey, a fellow magnut! Nice to meet you. I've fived and faved you. Hope you'll stop by for a visit!

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      Hey, a fellow magnut! Nice to meet you...and to find your lens. Giving you five and Favoriting. Hope you'll stop by for a visit.

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      WritingforYourW 9 years ago

      Fun idea for a lens. Not sure I need any more fridge magnets, but some neat ones here ;)

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      flowski lm 9 years ago

      I love the beer bottle opener fridge magnet, great idea!

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      Pierce This 2 10 years ago

      Magnets are fun, just ask my frig! How to measure a belly button ring size