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Making the World Cuter: DIY Cheeky Spare Key Holder

A blog where one woman is on a mission to make the world cuter, one kid, cupcake or crafty thing at a time.


DIY Cheeky Spare Key Holder

My husband always is working on some car.

Whether it's a junker he's picked up off of Craigslist for a project...somebody who needs a timing belt done in the neighborhood...changing a body a motor...whatever.

He loves it.

I hate it.

I don't like the junkyard that accumulates in our yard...and how long it takes to get the junkers out of our yard once they make their way in.

I also don't like the pile of keys that always seem to end up in my kitchen...he hangs them up or puts them in a drawer...but ugh.

We kind of butt heads on this...a lot.

So I decided to stop being a nag about it...well at least try to bite my tongue a lot more.

I love my husband and have decided to support him in his "hobby" and try to 'cuten' it up as much as I can.

I went to Michaels and picked up a wood scrapbook frame, it will hold a 12x12 piece of art. I also picked up some pegs.
I picked out this cheeky little tile vinyl from ten23 that says, "Still Plays With Cars."
And I attached it to a 12x12 piece of cork board that I had on hand (you can pick up a 4 pack of these for pretty cheap at Wal-Mart).

Using the fabulous Gorilla Wood Glue I added a dab of glue to each peg before sticking it in the hole. Some of those key chains get pretty heavy. I let it dry for a bit and then (I forgot to take a picture of this step) used a small 1 1/4 inch DISCHanger on the back and let that dry.
It's hanging up in our garage now, and my hubby loves it.

He laughed when he saw it and realized I was making an effort to 'fix' our little on-going back and forth about the car situation, so it made him super happy. I got the keys out of my kitchen and he has a gets a reminder of how much I love him every time he hangs up another set of keys of the latest project he's working on. :)

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