Make Recycled Necklaces

April 7th, 2012 by zoe 10 Comments

I made these cool necklaces with old washers from the tool bench, nail polish and brightly colored yarn. I spray painted the washers on both sides with an off white color as a base then added stripes and polka dots with colored nail polish. The brightly colored yarn scraps were a gift from my dear knitter friend and they come in handy all the time. Thanks Sara!

I think it’s a pretty fun project and any kid that is old enough to paint their own toenails could easily manage it quite easily provided they have some supervision and a super thick layer of newspaper on the work surface.

I love projects  made with stuff everyone has hanging around the house.

Small washers might even make for funky earrings!


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10 Responses

  1. Dawn Knebel says:

    Very cute – I’m gonna try this with the grandkids! : )

  2. Linda says:

    My granddaughter will love this project.

  3. Mitty says:

    Really cool :D
    M surely gonna try this !!!

  4. Annabelle says:

    I really loved these necklaces. i am going to try them. I think its a great idea as a crafter myself!

  5. January says:

    I love this idea!!! Thanks for sharing it!!!

  6. Brenda says:

    I might try this with thin fishing line.

  7. Mel says:

    Great idea I just love it! Thanks!!!

  8. Karen says:

    did you have to prep it at all so that the paint won’t chip off? what kind of spray paint base did you use? very cute

  9. Mackenzie says:

    I tried this. I am 15 and have really unsteady hands. A washcloth worked just fine for me

  10. buttonsbeads says:

    The best blog I browsed today, very helpful and funny, recommended!

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