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Upcycled Audio Cassettes

October 7, 2016
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I am a 80s Kid for whom Music was all about audio tapes. Compiling my favorite songs, getting it recorded on those tapes had its own charm.

Time changed, technology evolved.

CDs replaced these audio tapes and made them obsolete. My Parents had a huge collection of it. They both were in love with Music.

I am grateful for Music too.

My Mother had donated almost all of those but kept a few. Last week, she was about to throw them in Trash but luckily I caught them first.

Thanks Pinterest for giving me an idea to up-cycle these junk items.

Our Home need a Welcome hanging. So, Let’s recycle cassette tapes.


I have 4 of them and colored it bright with Acrylic colors.

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Picked up the characters from my Kid’s Story Book:

An Owl, A Turtle and A Pig

recycle cassette tapes

I wanted some change at the end so drawn a pattern rather than a figure.

 

door-entryHanged it on the front door of our House

 

Do you have some old tapes at you Home? Take them out and recycle cassette tapes into lovely wall hanging.

 

 

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Tammymum

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27 Comments

  • Reply Jane Taylor October 22, 2016 at 2:53 am

    What a fab idea! We have LOTS in the loft and the kids would enjoy painting them. #Trash2Treasure

    • Reply upasna October 24, 2016 at 1:29 pm

      Really, you must try it out then with different patterns and colors. I think we can use them as coasters too. Thanks for passing by Jane.

  • Reply Alok Singhal October 16, 2016 at 4:56 pm

    What an idea, Madam ji ????

    • Reply upasna October 17, 2016 at 10:46 am

      Thank you Sirji πŸ™‚

  • Reply Maniparna Sengupta Majumder October 16, 2016 at 3:36 am

    This is a wonderful idea and, it’s indeed timely for me! Just cleaned up my old cupboard a few days ago and found quite a number of audio cassettes. I was really thinking what to do with them… I’m gonna use this idea. THANK YOU so much… πŸ™‚

    • Reply upasna October 24, 2016 at 1:31 pm

      I am so happy that its inspiring. We can use them as coasters too. Isn’t it? Thanks for your comment Maniparna.

  • Reply The Pramshed October 13, 2016 at 9:59 pm

    I didn’t realise there was so much you could do with old cassette tapes. I used to have loads, no idea where they are now. Claire x #FamilyFun

    • Reply upasna October 24, 2016 at 1:32 pm

      Hey Claire, You can use VHS too in case you have them. Thanks for sharing your thoughts.

  • Reply Tammymum October 13, 2016 at 12:15 am

    Wow these are fab, I would have never of thought of anything like this. Although I am not sure I still have any tapes lurking around… Thank you so much for sharing at #familyfun xx

  • Reply Karen Belton October 12, 2016 at 11:48 pm

    This is clever. I’d not have thought to do this with old tapes. Thanks for linking up to #familyfun

  • Reply Natasha Mairs October 12, 2016 at 1:29 pm

    These are just so cute!! great idea!! #FamilyFun

    • Reply upasna October 24, 2016 at 1:34 pm

      Thanks a lot Natasha.Over to your space…

  • Reply donna October 12, 2016 at 1:10 pm

    I love these! we must have some somewhere!! #familyfun

  • Reply Vasantha Vivek October 12, 2016 at 12:33 pm

    Brilliant DIY idea, Upasna. You are very creative. Loved it !!!

    • Reply upasna October 24, 2016 at 12:53 pm

      Thanks Vasantha. It really makes me happy.

  • Reply Lux @ About Life and Love October 11, 2016 at 12:06 pm

    Nice! This is a wonderful idea to avoid throwing cassette tapes in the trash.

    • Reply upasna October 24, 2016 at 12:54 pm

      Thanks Lux for the appreciation. It actually reduces the waste.

  • Reply Su {Ethan&Evelyn} October 10, 2016 at 5:49 pm

    These are so cute! & Very creative too! I really like the owl and the frog ones. πŸ™‚ #trash2treasure

    • Reply upasna October 24, 2016 at 2:15 pm

      Thanks Su. Checking out your Friday linkup.

  • Reply sammie@theannoyedthyroid.com October 9, 2016 at 3:57 pm

    What a wonderful idea! It’s a bit too late for me, all my tapes are long gone πŸ™

    • Reply upasna October 10, 2016 at 11:07 am

      Oops, you can suggest it to someone who still have them. It can be a a good art projects for Kids too. I am happy to linkup Sammie.

  • Reply Karin @ Calm to Conniption October 9, 2016 at 3:20 pm

    I don’t have any tapes anymore but I am pretty sure if you rummaged around at my parents place you would find a few.

    • Reply upasna October 10, 2016 at 11:08 am

      You can take them as I am sure they would not be in use anymore. πŸ™‚

      Thanks for reading Karin.

  • Reply Coombe Mill (Fiona) October 8, 2016 at 4:29 am

    Now I have to have a dig around for my old tapes. I had quite a collection at one time. I love the way you have painted yours, it really transforms them and they look really fun hanging up. They would brighten up any wall.

    Thank you for sharing an inspiring upcycle with me on #Trash2Treasure

    • Reply upasna October 10, 2016 at 11:09 am

      Your linkup inspires me to look around for the things which need up cycling. Really! Thanks Fiona

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