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Makes you actually want to replace that old run down battery.
A little project I did a loooong time ago with the intention to post it here. Enjoy!

Posted by Only Frills and Horses from Nottingham, England, United Kingdom • Published See Only Frills and Horses's 52 projects »
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  • How to make a games consoles & mini computers. Sparkly Tamagotchi! - Step 1
    Step 1

    Grab your old tamagotchi because its time for a makeover.

  • How to make a games consoles & mini computers. Sparkly Tamagotchi! - Step 2
    Step 2

    use nail varnish remover to remove the design, it would sick up under the paint and create an uneven surface.

  • How to make a games consoles & mini computers. Sparkly Tamagotchi! - Step 3
    Step 3

    cover screen and infared top with masking tape and spray with a base colour. Here I'm using decorative silver spray.

  • How to make a games consoles & mini computers. Sparkly Tamagotchi! - Step 4
    Step 4

    Paint with sparkley base nail polish, exept for a few details in which the base colour can show through.

  • How to make a games consoles & mini computers. Sparkly Tamagotchi! - Step 5
    Step 5

    stick on some shaped stickers to act as a resist.

  • How to make a games consoles & mini computers. Sparkly Tamagotchi! - Step 6
    Step 6

    paint all over with crackle nail polish and allow to dry.

  • How to make a games consoles & mini computers. Sparkly Tamagotchi! - Step 7
    Step 7

    remove the sickers to reveal a pattern! now you can also take off the masking tape.

  • How to make a games consoles & mini computers. Sparkly Tamagotchi! - Step 8
    Step 8

    add stick on jewels for decoration.

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nin-chanNINJI
nin-chanNINJI
Will this work on a working Tamagotchi? Or will this ruin it. ;c This is still adorable!
Only Frills and Horses
Only Frills and Horses · Nottingham, England, GB · 59 projects
I haven't got a battery to test it, however theorecically this shouldn't breach its inner workings ^^
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ChristineMarie
ChristineMarie · Cincinnati, Ohio, US · 110 projects
oh gosh i remember those i had a million of em lol
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Kinhime Dragon
Kinhime Dragon · Denton, Texas, US · 691 projects
And cool! I remember when I was little I wanted one. But Now that I've played it. I'm glad I didn't have one
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Kinhime Dragon
Kinhime Dragon · Denton, Texas, US · 691 projects
they have tamagotchi for iPad and iPhone now
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