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Ken Wingard adds retro vibes to our lives with License plate DIYs.

MATERIALS:

  • License plates

TO CREATE THE LICENSE PLATE ORGANIZER:

  • Wooden box or boxes
  • E6000
  • Hot glue gun and glue sticks

TO CREATE THE LICENSE PLATE KEYCHAIN:

  • Tin snips
  • Metal file
  • Keyring
  • Ruler
  • Marker

OPTIONAL:

  • Nail and hammer or metal punch

TO CREATE THE CACHE POT:

  • Ruler
  • Pencil
  • Silicone caulking
  • Caulk gun

INSTRUCTIONS:

To Create The License Plate Organizer:

  • Apply glue to the license plate both hot glue and e6000 to the backside of the license plate.
  • Adhere the license plate to the wooden box or boxes.
  • Place in desired spot and enjoy!

To Create The License Plate Keychain:

  1. Mark the area you’d like to make into a keychain. PRO TIP: position the cuts to utilize the pre-existing holes in the license plate as the hole for the keyring if desired.
  2. Cut out the keychain with tin snips.
  3. File any rough edges or burrs on the metal.
  4. If needed, punch a hole for the keyring with a nail and hammer on a scrap piece of wood.
  5. Attach the keyring and enjoy!

To Create The Cache Pot:

  1. Find the center of the license plate and mark on the top and bottom edge. Repeat on the second license plate.
  2. Bend the license plates off of the edge of a table, first alight the pencil marks with the edge to make sure the crease is straight.
  3. Place the edges of the license plates together then adhere in place with the silicone caulking on the inner corners. Allow the caulk to dry.
  4. Place plant in then enjoy!