Sunday, February 2, 2014


Hello Friends, I always wanted to make a key holder for my home but did'nt find the opportunity to do so. Today when i saw some old magazines lying under the bookshelf , the idea of recycling this magazines into a key holder came to my mind. 

  1. Two old magazines
  2. Paint tube caps
  3. old magazine papers
  4. Aluminium Foil
  5. Marker
  6. Chart paper or Canvas paper
  7. Heart shaped stickers
  8. Push Pins

I took two old magazines for my project. More than two becomes heavy and won't  stick in the wall. I had lot of empty paint tubes with me. So decided to use the paint tube caps as key holders. You can also use Toothpaste caps. 

Take a thick sheet of paper ( chart paper , canvas paper etc) and colour it with a mixture blue and green colour. I used distress ink to do the colouring part. Then using black marker draw the tree.

On one side of the magazines i stuck the picture and on the other side i pasted a  thick sheet of paper.

To make the magazines heavy i used clay to seal all the edges. You can use any material which gives the magazines some heaviness. I used  glitter heart stickers here. Depending on the number of holders you want you can stick as many hearts.

The whole thing should be air dried for a day or two for the clay to become hard. In the center I stuck a white sheet of paper for writing the quote. Decorated the project using spiral roses and sattin bow. I avoided too much decorations as i needed space to hang keys and the embellishments should not prevent this project from day to day use. After finishing i added a black frame to it.

The key holder made by recycling the magazines and caps is ready for use. This is not only a key holder but also a lovely wall decor. 
Hope you enjoyed ...
Happy Craftig!!!

Submitting to
Lessology challenge - "key to my heart" - I recycled old magazines, caps and newspaper. There is a key to the heart.
Delightful sketches Challenge  - "anything but a card" love theme
Altered eclectics - Altered magazines and paint tube caps into a key holder
Rhedd's Creative Spirit - Altered magazines and paint tube caps into a key holder
Itsy bitsy bingo challenge - used markers, free space, ribbons and distressed ink


  1. WOW!! This looks fabulous & is so totally practical! The tree looks stunning & I love how you've created the key holders with the toothpaste tops.....what a fun recycling glad you joined us for a 2nd time at LESSology for this challenge:):)

    1. Thank you Lizzy.... I too enjoyed playing with lessology challenge

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    1. Thank you Zielony... Keep visiting my blog....

  3. Fabulous project, love it.

    Thanks for joining us at Rhedd's Creative Spirit.

    Moira DT xx

  4. You are awesome. This is such a CLEVER project. It looks amazing and is so practical too!
    Thanks for joining us at LESSology!

  5. What an awesome, creative altered project. Thank you for playing along with us at Altered Eclectics.

  6. WOW what a fabulous idea that has turned into an amazing project. So clever, just love it all.

    Thanks for coming over and joining in with our very first Challenge at Rhedd's Creative Spirit.

    Great Big Huge Hugs

    Becca xxx

  7. One word - gorgeous thank you for joining in over at Altered Eclectics this month

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  9. I am trying to get a hold of the best key organizer possible? What is the best brand around these days? What will it cost me? Can I buy the key organizer online?


  10. Interesting post.I stumbled upon a website where I found this amazing keyorganizer Wunderkey ( ). I think this is one of the best keyorganizers I have ever heard of.. It can easily organize 8 to 20 keys and it has other features like bottle opener and also you can add a pendrive easily. You must own this product and it is very useful. Hurry up as the campaign may end soon.


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