Recycled Battery Art

by Ronell
(South Africa)

Recycled Battery Art

Recycled Battery Art

Recycled Battery Art
Recycled Battery Art
Recycled Batteries one with Tokreen

Attached are some decoupaged (12 V) old batteries. I have 7 various decorated batteries that are scattered all over the house.

The black/gold one is what I made recently with the Tokreen (a textile hardener). I took a photo of the 'new one' as well as one of the old batteries. Lucky for me, my brother installs burglar alarms and on the odd occasion I would have an old battery. Crafters can never get rid of something - use not abuse?

Enjoy your weekend.

Ronell

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Hi Ronell

What a clever use for old 12v batteries! I never would have though to use them this way. They make great decorative elements and I especially like how you decoupaged some photographs on one of them.

Besides being pretty, I think I would use one of these on tablecloths out of doors, to stop the wind blowing it away, or as a book end, or as a paper weight for anything I didn't want moved. They could even be a door stopper. You could use them on window ledges where lighter objects might get blown down.

Thank you for sending me such a unique recyclable idea, Ronell. I love your clever ideas.

Happy crafting

Susan

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