Every other Friday is "Faux Friday" where I show a knock-Off Project
I only saved about $5 on this one, but every dollar saved is nice. I saw this necklace at Old Navy and liked it. Then I though, "I could make something similar!" (Those who have this disease understand.)
Here's the original:
And here is mine:
Here's how I did it:
- Dark metal chain (Metal Gallery-purchased at Hobby Lobby)
- Light metal chain (Metal Gallery-purchased at Hobby Lobby)
- 2 ply silver cord
- Silver crimp beads (Beadalon-purchased at Michaels)
- Purple round beads (Hobby Lobby)
- Purple sheer ribbon (Hobby Lobby)
- Measure the dark metal chain to 22.5 inches and measure the light metal chain into TWO 22.5 inches. attach them to each other on both sides using pliers (loosen the rings, connect them, and re tighten them). You should have a 22.5 inch line of three chains.
- Measure the silver cord to 22.5 inches and tie one end tightly to the end of the chains.
- String the purple beads and crimp beads on the cord in this pattern: purple bead, crimp bead, crimp bead, purple bead. String until the cord is full.
- Tie the other end of the silver cord to secure the beads. Then, tie the loose end onto the other end of the chains.
- Cut two pieces of ribbon to desired length (this will determine the length of the necklace. Tie one piece of ribbon tightly to one end of the necklace and tie the other to the other end. The necklace can then be tied in a bow around your neck.
* I participate in several great link parties throughout the week-they are listed on my right side bar. Today's post features MONDAY'S link parties.