As the Olympics start today, I thought I'd repost one of my favorite pieces that I crafted back in 2012 for the summer Olympics!! I can't wait to watch the figure skating and the skiing/snowboarding and root for USA! So, I'm totally an Olympic addict.
I absolutely love the Olympics and get so excited every two years because I get sucked into the competitions...all the competitions!
After seeing those rings on screen all the time, they've been lasered into my head (along with the theme song - I'll spare y'all the clip...I can't stop singing it after every commercial break!) and I came up with a fun project to show my Olympic spirit!
It's necklace time!! I began with five key rings...
...and created the formation, attaching the rings to each other.
Time to get these bad boys in their right shades!
Taking a cue from the Anthropologie lookalike necklace I made a few months back...
...I decided to work with embroidery floss again!
I began with the ring all the way to the left and grabbed the floss in blue! I kept the floss in place by putting it right at the ring opening before adding E-6000 glue to really secure.
Then began the wrapping! I did this method for each of the rings. I had the top row of three complete...
...and then got the final two finished as well.
I took some craft chain I picked up at Joann's along with jump rings and connected both to the blue and red rings at each end.
Once the chain was connected, I added a spring ring clasp to one of ends of the chain...
I couldn't wait to get this around my neck!
It was like my gold medal!