Make sure to check all pieces given to children to play with for rough or sharp edges and do not give children anything that is small enough or of a shape that could be inserted into their mouths, ears, noses, etc. That said an old appliance can be a treasure chest for a crafter! Continue reading
Your gift will be dressed to impress when you wrap it in a recycled appliance. Small non-working appliances can be gutted to make imaginative gift containers. You may even want to spray paint them with a high gloss or metallic paint to give them a retro look.
Try fixing a broken appliance yourself with the help of a manual borrowed from your local library or Google your problem on the Internet.