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The always-innovative Diane Gilleland has a great tutorial up on CraftSylish on how to craft with VHS tapes. She makes bookends, loomed flowers, a macrame bracelet, and offers a bunch of other creative ideas. I’ve been wanting to get into using cassette and VHS tape to craft, and this is a great springboard.

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  1. VHS tape is toxic. It is not meant to leave the plastic case. Consumers aren’t supposed to be able to get at it. You can’t even throw it away but have to pay for safe disposal. Do not use it for crafts, and certainly don’t make jewelry out of it!

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