Thursday Neck-cessory DIY: Wooden Charms

Jan 31, 2013 | 4 Comments

I had another fun crafting day in the books with my crafty pal, Sonya Nimri!!

We got a little crazy with her Cricut machine…

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Letter Pickin’!!

There’s nothing like making letters out of leather scraps!!

We chose colored bits of leather to have our initials printed out on!

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Cricut!!

I went with a shimmery brown and Sonya grabbed a yellow and cognac shade to make the initials of her boys.

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Leather Letters!

We took discs of wood (that were cut from the stump of a little Christmas tree leftover from the holidays – yay repurposing!!) and put out letters on top!  (This is something that can also be done out of wooden pieces from your craft store, a circular piece of cardboard…go crazy with your imagination!)

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Tacky Glue Time!

These guys are turning into little necklace charms!!  We poked holes in the top of our wood discs, which were actually quite easy to make…

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Hole Punching

…and then glued down our initials with some tacky glue.

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Mmmmmm

Jump rings was added to the holes we created in the wood and our charms were complete!!

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Initials!!

I loved the rustic-ness of the wood mixed with the more modern-ness of the leather letters in fun fonts and shades.

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Hanging M!

I added my charm to a long-ish chain that was in my collection, and it was wear time for my new necklace!  (You can always add a leather strap or any sort of thin ribbon/string/wire for your “chain” as well too!)

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I heart my tree trunk!

I love anything monogrammed, so this new piece is going to be prominently worn on the regular!!

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