Paper Punch Keychain

In this instrutable I will show you how to make these simple keychain. You can use any shape of paper punch that you have at home to make this keychain.

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Step 1: Materials:

You will need :
- A paper punch
- Different colors of paper (these can be small scraps as well)
- Small circles of thick paper for the base in the size of your preference
- Glue
- Waterproof glaze to seal your piece

Step 2: Step 1:

Use the paper punch to punch the desired number of designs.

Step 3: Step 2:

Color your background.

Step 4: Step 3:

Glue on the designs.

Step 5: Step 4:

Seal with a water proof glaze once it dries and poke a hole. Do not poke a hole before glazing! I learnt that the hard way ; )

Step 6: All Done!

All done! You can make them larger or smaller if you wish. These also make awesome gifts if you are looking for a quick and easy way to make a gift. I hope you give this keychain a shot! Thanks for reading!

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    mrsmerwin

    2 years ago

    in your second picture, it looks like you have a bottle of nail polish. Can you use nail polish as your water proof glaze?

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    Ardor for Artsmrsmerwin

    Reply 2 years ago

    The nail polish bottle was actually an empty one I filled with glue for ease of spreading the glue. Otherwise I think we have all been through the struggle of cleaning gluey brushes. :)
    As for using nail polish to seal the pendants I haven't tried it but give it a shot and tell me how it works out.

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    mrsmerwinArdor for Arts

    Reply 2 years ago

    I finally had a chance to try nail polish on paper. I put 3 coats of clear on a piece of paper. It did not distort the colors or smear the ink. It dried with a glossy finish which is water-repellent. The plateaus still flexible which will work well for what I am doing. I know it was not your intent to suggest nail polish in your posting but it worked out well for me. Aren't happy accidents wonderful! Thanks

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    mrsmerwinmrsmerwin

    Reply 2 years ago

    plateaus????

    It should say: the paper was still flexible