Learn how to make a chunky beaded necklace. An easy DIY craft tutorial idea. Show your style with handmade jewelry that you made!
Jewelry is a pretty amazing thing, it can completely change the look of your outfit for the day and help express your own personal style. I love my jewelry, even more, when it is handmade. There is nothing like getting a compliment on jewelry you made and being able to say “Thank you, I made it!” I love that feeling.
While strolling the online world of DIY Jewelry making, I found this super cute Ribbon & Pearl Necklace that I absolutely fell in love with and wanted to make right away. I consider this an Anthropologie Inspired Necklace because it is unique and reminds me of something I would find in that store.
I have LOADS of ribbon, so decided this would be the perfect project to use up some of what I already have. I don’t have a big selection of beads on hand, but made due with what I had so I didn’t have to go to the store
Supplies Used: Some links may be too similar items when exact items couldn’t be found online.
Chunky Beaded Necklace
This is the finished necklace from Moore Babies. The tutorial there is really quite good, so I encourage you to visit Moore Babies make your own Anthropologie Inspired Necklace.
This is mine. You can see how I alternated the wood and pearl beads, putting the pearls inside the tear drop shaped wood beads. I didn’t put a clasp on the necklace, instead I left the ribbon ends long so the necklace could be as long or as short as I wanted simply by adjusting the tie in the back.
It really is a lovely necklace and very light weight.
When I started, I wasn’t sure if it would work with the supplies I had but I think it turned out pretty good. I like it even more because it didn’t cost me anything!!
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