Hi Rachel here are some fun and cool ideas! https://diyinspired.com/skeleton-key-crafts/
I have some artfully arranged in shadow boxes. :)
Here are some Hometalk projects using skeleton keys, framing them as art etc
make a cool necklace or pin! Or Christmas ornament!
Here are some ideas: https://www.hometalk.com/search/posts?filter=skeleton%20key
here is some ideas https://www.pinterest.com/search/pins/?rs=ac&len=2&q=skeleton%20key%20projects%20ideas&eq=skeleton%20key%20projects&etslf=10966&term_meta=skeleton%7Cautocomplete%7C1&term_meta=key%7Cautocomplete%7C1&term_meta=projects%7Cautocomplete%7C1&term_meta=ideas%7Cautocomplete%7C1
Lots! They look great on ribbon , in a shadow box with momentos, as a necklace or other mewelry! Good luck1
Here is one that I did: https://www.craftylittlegnome.com/alice-in-wonderland-inspired-bookmark-tutorial/
cool ideas here https://www.pinterest.com/lfischetti/skeleton-key-crafts/
Sell them in small bunches for a profit, or Make use of them as decoration:- Frame them, Use to decorate Frames, Lay on tray or cabinet and cover in resin. Best wishes.
Here's a post that might help - https://www.countryliving.com/diy-crafts/g3434/vintage-keys/
Some people use them while creating wind chimes.
I love the clock pictured on this site:
Hi Rachel, hope this inspires you,
Ha! Thats funny. I just got a lot of 40 skeleton keys, and was wondering what to do with them other than make a wind chime!
Hi Rachel, here is one I did with a stencil but I have done the same project and replaced the painted string and key with real ones. https://www.recreateddesigns.com/2017/01/key-heart-valentine-art/
Here are 8 different ideas for old keys: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LuSfZgaqxEs
I think they look cool framed!