Reader Question: Cool Crafts with Old Computer Parts

Reader Question

One of our awesome readers, Abby, asked if we had any projects for old computer parts. In response to her question, we put together a round-up of 5 cool crafts with old computer parts! Grab your keyboards, circuit boards, etc, and get crafty!

1. Upcycled Painted Keyboard Rocket Console by Doodle Craft

Especially in this generation, children love to pretend that they’re typing. If you have an old keyboard, or if you find one at a thrift store, turn it into a rocket console like Doodle Craft did! She painted small images on each key to make it look like the inside of a real rocket! To make this project even more eco-friendly, perhaps you could use Dick Blick’s green tempera paint instead of regular acrylic paint.

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[Photo credit: Stack of Old Computer Equipment via Shutterstock]

Written by Bonnie Getchell

Hello! I'm Bonnie -- a craft nerd, musician, writer, furniture and vintage lover, crafter, and diyer!

If you would like to learn more about me, I also have my own blog, Revolutionaries, where I write about more craft projects, furniture redos, and my faith! You can also find me on , Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.


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