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Make your own Biffy Clyro inspired tattoo necklace!
Inspired by the tattoos Biffy Clyro have inked for each of their albums, I decided to make a tattoo necklace of my favourite design.

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1119 projects »
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  • How to make a shrink plastic pendant. Black Chandelier Tattoo Necklace - Step 1
    Step 1

    Start by tracing your favourite Biffy album or tattoo onto tracing paper. Because we'll be shrinking down our design, this needs to be roughly three times larger than the size you'd like the finished necklace.

  • How to make a shrink plastic pendant. Black Chandelier Tattoo Necklace - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cut out your pieces. For a nice necklace, I suggest one large focal tattoo design and then two or more smaller symmetrical designs for either side.

  • How to make a shrink plastic pendant. Black Chandelier Tattoo Necklace - Step 3
    Step 3

    Adapt your designs to include loops or holes where you can string the necklace cord through.

  • How to make a shrink plastic pendant. Black Chandelier Tattoo Necklace - Step 4
    Step 4

    Stick your template to the shrink plastic using repositionable spray mount and cut around the outlines.

  • How to make a shrink plastic pendant. Black Chandelier Tattoo Necklace - Step 5
    Step 5

    You might want to use a cutting knife for really ornate designs but be careful not to make your necklace too delicate or it'll break easily.

  • How to make a shrink plastic pendant. Black Chandelier Tattoo Necklace - Step 6
    Step 6

    Cut out the side pieces, playing around until you're happy with your design. Make sure each has a hole at either side so you can string them.

  • How to make a shrink plastic pendant. Black Chandelier Tattoo Necklace - Step 7
    Step 7

    Shrink down in an oven until flat and press under a book until cool.

  • How to make a shrink plastic pendant. Black Chandelier Tattoo Necklace - Step 8
    Step 8

    String the necklace pieces together using transparent beading thread.

  • How to make a shrink plastic pendant. Black Chandelier Tattoo Necklace - Step 9
    Step 9

    Feel free to embellish with gems and other decorations.

  • How to make a shrink plastic pendant. Black Chandelier Tattoo Necklace - Step 10
    Step 10

    Attach to a clasp and it's ready to wear!

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