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[24 Feb 2011 | 9 Comments | 11,130 views]
Make a Cassette Tape Lamp

Recycled cassette tapes and zip ties combine to make a super-cool retro lamp. OOO My Design made this lamp, and I love how the mismatched tapes look when they’re lit up. If I made this lamp, I would want to make it into a pendant lamp (perhaps because my house doesn’t have any built-in overhead lamps, so I always want more overhead light). You can …

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[16 Feb 2011 | 5 Comments | 5,292 views]
Make a Mixtape iPod Case

I love the 80s, do you love them too? Crafting With Cat Hair is a huge 80s fangirl, and has several 80s-themed craft tutorials, including this cute felt iPod cozy that looks like a cassette tape. For less than a dollar, you can make this cute iPod case, and it will take you less than an hour. I have some dollar store non-slip shelf-liner on …

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[21 Apr 2009 | 9 Comments | 21,183 views]
Make a Cassette Tape Bracelet

Finnish designers Greta Muuri and Isla Myllys have done some interesting work with recycled materials, including some work with cassette tapes (and the tape that comes in them). I personally love recycled audio equipment crafts, and this is another great addition to the projects we’ve been collecting here on Dollar Store Crafts. [how to make a cassette tape bracelet]

You probably won’t find a cassette tape …

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[23 Feb 2009 | 5 Comments | 5,767 views]
Make an 8-Track Wallet

Fans of the cassette tape wallet (or coin purse or handbag) might also like the instructions for this fab  8 Track tape wallet from Tissuepapers. You young whippersnappers might not even know what an 8 track is, and some of us older whippersnappers only barely remember them, but you can still find them at certain grandparents’ houses (old beach houses are also a good place …

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[7 Jan 2009 | No Comment | 6,862 views]
Make a Cassette Tape Tote Bag

Lanzadora posted this kitschy cassette tape purse at Instructables. Finally! A way to proclaim your love for the 80s and all things mixtape AND bring a bunch of stuff around town with you. I especially love the use of two cassette tape holders filled with unraveled tape serving as the bottom of the handbag.
In case you haven’t read them, we also have some other great …

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[20 Nov 2008 | 4 Comments | 16,814 views]
Make a Cassette Tape Coin Purse

Chezlin, the blog that brought us the instructions for the amazing cassette tape wallet, has come up with another great use for cassette tapes in the form of this pretty coin purse! What a wonderful use for both cassette tapes AND those cool metal coin purse frames. I really love the pink cassette tape Rachel chose for this one!
Project Estimate:

Cassette tape, on hand
Coin purse, $1
Lining …

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[4 Nov 2008 | 2 Comments | 9,554 views]
Cassette Tape into Wallet

This amazing wallet was made out of an old cassette tape. Super awesome! Source: reese52

Tutorial here.
Project Estimate:

Cassette tape (on hand, or thrifted) 25 cents
Zipper $1
Felt or Fabric (on hand)
E6000 Glue (on hand)

Total Cost: $1.25