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« Reply #20 on: February 21, 2005 04:20:38 PM »

Ok, so my grandma gave me a bunch of house keys today. I have little to no idea of what to do with them. There are 11 of them and I wanted to make jewlery or something, but that wold be complicated i think. Anything would help, Thanks.

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« Reply #21 on: March 19, 2005 09:37:53 AM »

zipper pulls (esp on cute purses) and jewelry would both be cute, alltho all the keys I have are a bit big for jewelry
« Reply #22 on: March 31, 2005 04:25:25 PM »

i say if you have a large collection of them you should make a very cool tear drop chandelier.
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« Reply #23 on: April 04, 2005 06:35:51 PM »

I took all the best looking ones and put them in a shadow box.

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You can lead a fool to knowledge, but you can't make him think.
It shone, pale as bone
As I stood there alone
And I thought to myself how the moon
That night, cast its light
On my heart's true delight
And the reef where her body was strewn
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« Reply #24 on: April 04, 2005 07:48:17 PM »

Drill a hole in the end without one and thread together with fishing line. Tie to a dowel and make a beaded curtain. It sounds nice every time you enter or exit a room. D

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« Reply #25 on: April 24, 2005 07:14:04 AM »

I used to work at a nursing home that ended up going out of business.  I had 4 small filing-cabinet sized keys & I didn't want to toss them for memories' sake (I loved working there & was there forever).  Anyways, I strung them on yarn & crocheted a scrunchie, using the keys as beads so to speak.  It's a tad heavier than a plain scrunchie but not any heavier than a scrunchie with beads!  I wouldn't want much more than 3 or 4 keys on it though as they get in the way when putting in your hair...
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« Reply #26 on: May 10, 2005 04:11:21 PM »

this is what i do with mine

not sure if that worked and sorry about the weird border around the picture, my scanner is a butt
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