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Penny Diy Projects

6 Cool Penny Diy Projects (Penny Craft)

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We have collected some Cool Penny Diy Projects that are perfect for giving as unique and custom gifts or creating new home decor. Some of these DIY penny projects are incredibly easy to make and some are time and effort-intensive and need much patience to complete.

We all adore pennies because of their lustrous appearance and the fact that they are made of both copper and silver. If you have pennies, you can use them in creative ways and can transform them into some epic products. There are many fantastic and creative penny craft ideas and you can make really good stuff out of them like rings, flower vases, necklaces, keyrings, frames, and even tables.

Pennies are pretty much useless currency in this era. Instead of what they can buy you, how about what they can make you? Just do some amazing penny crafts and let them be part of your home decor. Do you want to know how? Then take a look at how the following items are re-purposed or made with pennies.

6 Fun Penny Diy Projects

So, without further ado here are the 6 penny crafts and activities to get your kids learning, playing, and having fun with the pennies.

Create Your Own Coin Table Coasters

Coasters are an essential part of every home, and it protects your furniture from mugs and glasses that are too cold or hot. To protect your tabletops and create your coasters with pennies may be the best idea.

Grab some inexpensive cork coasters or you can take the old ones available in the home. Take your coins and start pasting them one by one on the cork coasters with the help of glue. In a few minutes, you will be able to finish your cool coin table coasters.

Penny Vase for Lawn

Now you can turn your empty oatmeal container into a beautiful penny vase for your lawn. Take your coins which you have collected and paste them on the empty container with the help of hot glue. Keep the coins in a straight line to keep the symmetry. Now you can add color by spraying the color of your choice. You will be surprised to see the outcome after you color the vase. 

This unique & quirky vase design makes a beautiful decorative piece on your lawn. Create different and fun looks by mixing them with your favorite stems or plants.

DIY Penny Tray

Decorating with copper accents is so trendy nowadays. You can use this tray to serve some cold or tea to your guests or keep it in the kitchen to hold mobile or as a decoration piece. Take some wooden old tray from your kitchen and paint it with metallic glaze color. Clean all the pennies and place them on the bottom of the tray. 

Now take an equal quantity of resin and hardener and mix them. Kids can take the help of parents or elders to mix this solution. Now pour this liquid solution over the pennies. Use some plastic stick or knife to level or smooth the surface of the resin and let it dry for 12-24 hours. A plastic bin can be set over the tray to avoid any dust floating around. It will make the bottom super smooth and shiny.

Cool Penny Ring

The coin ring is an internet DIY classic. Coin jewelry is far more popular these days than it’s ever been before. Take a rhinestone trim, measure, and cut it around the penny. Add a small amount of super glue on the sides of the coin and set it on your rhinestone trim. Once glue holds, keep adding glue to the side of the penny to make sure that trim and penny are flush with each other.

Use your old simple ring and place the penny face down over it and join them together with the help of super glue. You will need to hold it in place for a minute or two until the glue holds and then let it dry for about an hour, to make sure it holds. With a shiny penny and lots of rhinestones, it’s not short on sparkle. You can use it as a gift for someone special in your life.

Homemade Key Chain

With just a few pennies and an extra keychain, you can make a personalized special penny keychain gift for your father, brother, or friend. Penny keychains don’t take much effort to make, and it’s a lot of fun trying to find those perfect pennies to include on your keychain. You could personalize the key chain by selecting a few shiny pennies from the year in which you were born or the birth year of someone for whom you are making this keychain.

Besides the pennies, you’re going to need a jump ring that connects the penny to the key ring. You can find both of these items at a local hardware store. Once you select your pennies, stack them up and drill a hole through their face, near the edge. Don’t perform this task yourself and ask for help from an expert who knows how to drill in the coin. 

Now use a jump ring to connect coins with the key ring.  

Make A Picture Frame Embellished with Pennies

Picture frames are an essential part of the interior of the house. They depict the aesthetic sense of the people living in the home. Your knowledge of creativity is described with the kind of art you put up. To turn a simple photo frame into a stunning art piece you only need an old photo frame, a few pennies, and super glue. 

Clean the surface of the frame and paste coins one by one with super glue to cover the area of the frame. Keep them all lined up and then add a second layer of coins to cover the negative area of the frame. Keep repeating this process until you have all of the negative areas covered.

Let it dry, you have a cool copper penny frame ready to keep on the shelf or hang on the wall.

Penny Craft

We hope that you’ve enjoyed reading about some of our favorite Penny arts and crafts. And if you have any cool ideas for other DIY projects to share with your fellow readers, we would love to hear them too!

If you like this article and would like to know more, please comment below.

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