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Don't throw those keys away, just add a few coats of glitter spray paint and put sparkle and shine into your winter. Glue them together to create a unique decoration that can hang just about anywhere. 

Step 1
Make sure your keys are clean and dry.

Step 2
Arrange and adhere them to a metal washer with Testors Metal & Wood Cement and let the adhesive dry for about 20 minutes. 

Step 3
Using Stops Rust Universal Bonding Primer, spray the keys according to the directions on the can. Spray 2 or more light coats for best results. Dries to the touch in 30 minutes and dries to handle in 1 hour.

Step 4
Spray on glitter paint, following the directions on the can. Two to three coats may be necessary for full coverage.  Dries to touch in 20 minutes, to handle in 1 hour, and fully dry in 24 hours. Recoat at anytime.

Step 5
Spray glitter on all of the keys, just the top ones, or every other. Make it as unique as you'd like!  

Step 6
Spray on a clear glitter sealer for best results and let it dry for approximately 1 hour.   

Step 7
Once the sealer is dry, tie on a ribbon or fishing line to hang your keys in a window or on a fireplace mantel.