Ever been in the situation where you are in a rush to go somewhere and just when you are about to leave home (late of course) you realize the keys are missing. While turning the house upside down you might start swearing, not knowing if it is time to call a locksmith or if you need to take the bus to work. At this exact moment you might also promise yourself that if you just find the keys this one time, you will always keep them in the same place from now on!
Today we would like to propose some creative and original key holders to help you do just that. In this blog post we have put together our favourite selection of unique key rings and key holders that we have in our shop, complemented by some great DIY hangers that might inspire your inner crafting skills.
Sparrow – Birdhouse key cabinet with bird shaped keyrings
The birdhouse key cabinet is a long time favourite of ours. It’s a really nice home decor detail but it is not only cute, its also very practical. You just take the bird with you when you leave home and when you return it is obvious that the little bird should return to it’s nest. This way you never misplace the keys again. The bird house is heart shaped so its perfect for a couple, why not give it to someone as a practical house warming present? The little birds also function as whistles, something you never have around when needed.
If you are short on space, a one person household or just need something for the storage room or garage key, then there is also a single bird version of this original key holder. Pick the one that fits you the best.
Original metal key hanger shaped as wild animals
If you are not 100% convinced by the cute birds in their little heart shaped key house but looking for something more robust (let’s not call it manly today ;-), these key hangers shaped as a bull, dear or a moose are awesome. They are made from black cast metal for a powder like finish and we do not see any reason that they could not survive a lifetime. They can be mounted with the self adhesive tape but if you carry a lot of keys, we recommend using the cleverly hidden screw holes on the back.
An nice detail with these key hangers are that the nose is actually a really strong magnet so you do not actually hang the keyring on the nose, its being held there by the magnet. Also, the horns are perfect for hanging accessories, handbags and similar things.
Magnetic Key Hanger – Rin
A new product at givensa.com is the Magnetic Key Hanger – Rin from Japanese Yamazaki. An small and elegant key hanger with a wood like finish. The clean design makes it a perfect fit in the hallway of any modern home.
Cute elephant key rings with their own stable
Another newcomer this fall are these cute elephant key rings. They are the cousins of the popular birds above but with a new touch. They come both in a duo model with one grey and one white elephant as well as a single model featuring a tiny house and the elephant color of your choice.
Just like bird key rings they can be used as whistles if needed. Perhaps an idea for a Christmas gift this year?
Squirrel – Hook, key ring and key holder in one
This adorable little squirrel with his branch is something as smart as a 3-in-1 product. While the squirrel serves as the keyring easily skipping into your pocket, the hollow branch works as both a stylish key ring holder and a hook for your handbag, necklaces, watch, scarf or any other accessory you might need to have handy when leaving home.
DIY Lego Key Hanger
Sometimes you do not even have to go to the store to find what you need, maybe everything is available at home and all that is missing is a little bit of time and patience. These cool lego DIY key rings with matching lego plate hanger are an easy enough craft for both kids and adults.
from Design Milk.
DIY beads key rings inspired by Nintendo characters
The final contribution actually comes from a young apprentice in the Givensa team who was so inspired by all the funny key rings passing by that he decided to make his own. So, after googling a little bit he found a cool idea for making a Sonic the Hedgehog keyring and some days later he was also kind enough to make a Super Mario mushroom keyring for his little brother. Beads can be bought for instance at IKEA for a couple of euros and the possibilities are endless.
The Unplugged keyring and wall socket key hanger
A cute option from Qualy that you do not have to be an electrician to like. A funny way to always remember to plug those keys back into the wall when you get home. If you are returning late after a long night out dancing, please do not try to plug them into a standard wall socket, it will just not work. 🙂
Mr P Keyring
This slightly unpleasant keyring from Propaganda is something for the truly bold. At a quick glance we recognise Mr P that is always ready to help us out with our daily duties. However if you look closer you see that he actually got pierced to get that keyring to stick, ouch…
DIY Key hanger with letters
We wrap up with some creative ideas from friends at other blogs on how to reuse old childrens toys. Enjoy and come back soon 🙂