How to Make an Outdoor Hide-a-Key for a Unique Father’s Day Gift

This outdoor hide-a-key makes a unique Father’s Day gift. Finding camouflage supplies is half the fun of creating this great gift. And you’re helping the environment by recycling a pill bottle.Outdoor Hide-a-Key

Here’s the supplies that you’ll need:Supplies for Outdoor Hide-a-Key

  • Empty pill bottle
  • Brown, black, and green permanent markers
  • Stone, pinecone, large twig, or fairy garden figurine
  • E6000 adhesive

Let’s make the hide-a-key:

  1. Take a nature walk to gather what you’ll put on the top of the hide-a-key. You’ll want something that will blend with where you’ll bury it.
  2. To help with camouflaging the hide-a-key color the bottle cap with dark markers—black, brown, or dark green—that will blend in where it will be buried.Color Bottle Cap with Markers
  3. Put a healthy dollop of E6000 adhesive on the bottle cap and glue your camouflage piece in place. Let the adhesive dry thoroughly. Glue Pinecone to Bottle Cap
  4. Dad will need to add a key to the bottle, and bury it after you give it to him. The hide-a-key can be buried in landscaping shrubbery or hidden in an outdoor flower pot. Hide-a-Key in Flower Pot

Outdoor Hide-a-Key (Instagram)

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