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MATERIALS AND SUPPLIES

  • 1 or more key rings
  • 1 or more eye screws
  • 1 or more animal figurines
  • Spray paint (Krylon Short Cuts are great for small projects)
  • Awl

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STEP ONE

Start by placing your animal on a solid surface and holding in place while you poke a hole where you’ll want to attach your key ring. Don’t go all the way through your animal, but make sure you have enough of a hole to get your screw started.

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STEP TWO

Place your eye screw into the hole and twist it until it’s firmly in place. This will allow you to securely attach your key ring to your animal.

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STEP THREE

Line your surface with paper and spray your animal with a light application of paint. If more coverage is desired, wait 15 minutes and apply a second application.

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STEP FOUR

Allow paint to dry thoroughly, about 20 to 30 minutes, before looping on your keys.

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STEP FIVE

Admire your critter key chain.

+ Animal Key Chain Kit $14

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