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« Reply #10 on: March 19, 2004 08:06:52 AM »

How about  gluing it to a Valentine's day card  with some cheesy saying like,
"you've got the key to my heart"??
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« Reply #11 on: May 01, 2004 03:49:55 PM »

How about  gluing it to a Valentine's day card  with some cheesy saying like,
"you've got the key to my heart"??

last year for Valentine's Day i gave my {ex}boyfriend a necklace w/ a key on it and wrote him a poem about how he holds the KEY...so yeah theres something else you could do.  Wink
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« Reply #12 on: December 27, 2004 09:16:25 PM »

What to do with that pickle jar full of keys!?!? car keys, house keys, motel keys, handcuff keys and many more types, big and small. If anyone has any ideas, please, I would love to hear them. Once I made a windchime using steel rings and fishing line, everyone liked it, it was ok. I took it apart after awhile though.
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« Reply #13 on: December 28, 2004 07:06:22 AM »

Oh, windchime was my first thought...

When I was a kid, my mom made a neat thing where she arranged some old keys to hang on the wall.  If you didn' t want to hang them directly on the wall, you could get a rectangular piece of wood and paint it and then arrange the keys on it.  My mom laid them out so that they were either sideways or up-and-down, rather than all different directions, and she just used tiny nails for them to just hang from and be supported by, once they are upright on the wall.  It looked really cool.

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« Reply #14 on: December 28, 2004 07:14:12 AM »

You can glue them to a lampshade, but it takes a good sturdy lampshade, and it will cut down on some of the lamp light.  You can also use them to fill a glass lamp base.
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« Reply #15 on: December 30, 2004 09:20:54 PM »

you could make a necklace, that would be cool.

or you could do what my mom does with our cats, she attaches them onto there colars.
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« Reply #16 on: December 30, 2004 11:23:19 PM »

LOL my first two thoughts were a mobile or some sort of abstract art peice. then the jewelry aspect of course. like a charm bracelet:
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=21095.0
(there are keys on that actually..just cant see at the angle i took the pictures.)
so to think of more ideas..
you could always decorate things such as mirrors or frames
make a curtain..could hurt if you hit it though... Undecided
hehe make a purse! connect them with jump rings or something and place some sort of bag or something on the inside to hold everything.  Lips sealed ehh i don't know thats all i can really think of for now. if anything else I will let you know!   Wink
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« Reply #17 on: December 31, 2004 08:28:57 AM »

well my friend took a durable chain and made a chain belt covered in keys
i was the talk of the school ^_^
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« Reply #18 on: January 02, 2005 01:12:26 PM »

hav a door with a padlock on and hav all the keys attached to the door...like a jokey find the key thing...
ppl might even try!
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« Reply #19 on: January 27, 2005 08:51:32 PM »

you could solder (sauder, soder... can't spell tonite) them together to liven up a picture frame or hang them with monofillament from a lamp shade, or glue 'em around your computer screen, put magnets on the back for fridge magnets....
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