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A creative way to tell your keys apart!
I've always loved cute and quirky key covers, so I thought I would make a set of my own!

Posted by Markee R. from Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom • Published See Markee R.'s 122 projects »
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  • How to make a keycap. Sugru Kitty Key Covers - Step 1
    Step 1

    Gather all your items together. Once you open the sugru packet, you only have 30min to sculpt it, so make sure you have an idea in your head before you start.

  • How to make a keycap. Sugru Kitty Key Covers - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cover the top part of your key with sugru.

  • How to make a keycap. Sugru Kitty Key Covers - Step 3
    Step 3

    Poke through the hole on your key. You can use a straight pin, exacto knife, or anything else sharp.

  • How to make a keycap. Sugru Kitty Key Covers - Step 4
    Step 4

    Add little cat ears to the top of the key. I did this by forming little triangles, and then smoothing them in to the surface at the top of the key.

  • How to make a keycap. Sugru Kitty Key Covers - Step 5
    Step 5

    Make a little heart (or whatever shape you desire) out of the other colour and place it in the middle of the key. Make sure to press down a bit so that the sugru bonds, but not too hard that it ruins the shape of the heart.

  • How to make a keycap. Sugru Kitty Key Covers - Step 6
    Step 6

    Take a pin or knife and carve little whiskers next to the heart.

  • How to make a keycap. Sugru Kitty Key Covers - Step 7
    Step 7

    Let sit for 24hours. It will harden into a rubber. Be careful what you set it on, sugru bonds to most surfaces. I set my keys on the sugru packets, then peeled them off when it was dry.

  • How to make a keycap. Sugru Kitty Key Covers - Step 8
    Step 8

    Add to your keyring and enjoy all the cuteness!

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Kay Bay
Kay Bay · London, GB · 28 projects
Cute! I'm gonna try this with bunny ears, now to just find my keys :}
Markee R.
Markee R. · Glasgow, Scotland, GB · 133 projects
Good luck! Can't wait to see how they turn out.
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