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Recycling your keyboard

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My old grotty keyboard. 



Left: Hubby helping me get out the keys      
Right:  OK, given the state of the keys, you must think that I type with grotty hands. :-(


Using my pliers to remove the plastic "bump" at the top.  The one on the left has had it removed.


Hot glue them together with a string.  I wanted to use tinsel and I think it would look prettier if I did, but I couldn't find any smaller versions of tinsel.  


Apply glitter to the keys. Got my son to help out; he loves getting his hands sticky.
It would also look good with buttons too. Perhaps sew the buttons between the keys? :-)


Tie some ribbon between the keys.


And there you have some Christmas decor. :-)

Tip :  You don't have to tie them together.  You could make individual baubles out of them instead.
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  1. That is a very crafty way to recycle an old keyboard. I'll share that with my friends at Captain Planet.

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  2. Thanks, Trey. Btw, what's Captain Planet? Sounds like we need something like that over here in Singapore :-)

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  3. That's cool! I saw somewhere that they recycled it into fridge magnets by using glue too.

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