Craft & Design

Jenny @ CRAFT points us to a tutorial on Zakka Life for using a pill bottle, a rock, and some glue to make a stealth key hider for outside your home.

20 thoughts on “HOW TO – Pill bottle stealth key hider

  1. Gee, if I were looking for a key hidden under a rock but instead I find a container of some sort, I wonder what might be in the container. Would I leave it untouched or open it and see?

  2. It’d probably be a better idea to cover the bottle with soil, and only use the rock to mark the spot. That way if someone picks it up, they (shouldn’t) see it.

  3. Although the hiding of a spare key is practical, hiding it under a rock is just so common place that would be one of the first places to look.

    Depending on your home’s layout, you could hide the key to your front door near your homes back door and vice versa. Or basically, don’t hide the key near the door.

    When hiding your key, you don’t actually have to hide it near the door it opens. All that really matters is that the key is hidden and you can remember where you put it.

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Becky Stern is a Content Creator at Autodesk/Instructables, and part time faculty at New York’s School of Visual Arts Products of Design grad program. Making and sharing are her two biggest passions, and she's created hundreds of free online DIY tutorials and videos, mostly about technology and its intersection with crafts. Find her @bekathwia on YouTube/Twitter/Instagram.

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