I am and always will be a kid at heart.  I still adore anything related to princesses or Disney.  I will, on any random evening, watch a Disney movie while drinking Yoo-hoo!

But I digress…

If you have been a reader for a while, you know I used to run a handmade jewelry Etsy shop (and still have a few items available if you are interested). Since redirecting my energy towards Gallymogger, I find myself still wanting to create fun and whimsical jewelry every once in a while.

On that note, let me present my latest silly creation…the fairy dust necklace!

Here is what you will need:

small glass vial (I found mine here)

glitter

eye hook

necklace chain

jump ring (if necessary)

Directions:

1.  Create a funnel with a piece of paper and pour glitter in the vial about 3/4 full.

2.  Screw the eye hook into the cork

3. Cork the bottle (add a dab of heavy-duty glue if you are inclined)

4. Either thread the necklace chain, or use pliers to open the jump ring and connect the necklace that way.

5. Make a wish and get ready to look adorable!

All in all this is a very inexpensive project that makes a great looking gift!

UPDATE: Click on over for all new colors perfect for spring and summer!

 

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9 Responses to DIY: Fairy Dust Necklaces

  1. Jessica says:

    THEY ARE TOO CUTE!
    I love the idea of having glitter in them so so sweet! In my Etsy shop I sell similar with fimo in- totally in love with miniatures ++++ your blog! Hello me, newest follower of you!

    Jess xox

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  2. Eliza says:

    These are so simple! I love them thanks for posting this!!!

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  4. Fashion DIYs says:

    We loved your fairy dust necklace project so much, we featured it on Fashion DIYs! http://www.fashiondiys.com/2012/11/how-to-make-diy-fairy-dust-necklace.html

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  6. Kara says:

    Thank you so much for including links on where to purchase the vials and eye hooks. You’re awesome!!!!

  7. Tiffany says:

    Thank you so much! i wanted something cute & simple for my girlfriends for christmas & it helps me stay in my budget!

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