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I often buy shelving units that stack together using PVC dowels. When the package is purchased, there are 2 inch black "spacers" that get recycled. Well I used them for this project and it worked perfectly.
I hope you enjoy this as much as I did.
Total Time: 2.5-3.0 hours
Yield: 1 necklace
I had planned this during my year long scrap yarn fundraiser but didn't get it in.
If you want to create an eye-catching fashion accessory for the holiday, why not have a go at making a fun, festive timepiece. All you need is an old watch; some felt or ribbon to cover the strap and a few additional items for decoration.
You can glue small round magnets to the backs of pins and earrings. They are bright and cheery, especially floral and starburst types. Just snap off the pin backs and clips or posts with a pair of needle nose pliers, then glue on the magnets with either a glue gun or cement type glue.
Refashion broken, old jewelry into new pieces. A necklace chain can become attractive earrings.
This is a page about how to make a recycled jewelry brooch. These recycled jewelry brooches are the perfect way to repurpose your broken necklaces, single earrings, or even jewelry that you just don't wear anymore.
Glue old discarded or thrift store jewelry to craft barrettes for a new bit of bling. This is a page about recycled jewelry barrettes.
Rather than throw out your used gift cards, cut them into desired shapes and sizes and use the pieces to make colorful jewelry, such as bracelets. This is a page about making a recycled gift card bracelet.
This unique recycled pin was made with postage stamps and a domino tile. This is a page about making a recycled domino pin.
This is a page about making creamer carton pull tab rings. The little plastic pull tabs on coffee creamer can be used to make cute costume jewelry rings.
This is a page about making recycled cardboard tape roll bangles. By decorating sections of cardboard tape rolls in a variety of ways, you can create pretty bangle style bracelets.
This is a page about how to recycle or repurpose jewelry. Jewelry that you no longer wear can find new life with a different fashion use or even an update.
This is a page about making recycled earrings. Use your imagination when reusing materials to create new earrings.
This page is about making jewelry from CDs and DVDs. Interesting jewelry can be made by repurposing those old CD's.