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Time
20 mins

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Styling Tips:
1. Try it with a different color, or a crest applique for a preppy look!

Posted by Jenna C. from New York, New York, United States • Published See Jenna C.'s 118 projects »
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  • How to make a pendant necklace. Butterfly Away Necklace - Step 1
    Step 1

    Gather materials and plug in your glue gun.

  • How to make a pendant necklace. Butterfly Away Necklace - Step 2
    Step 2

    With your jewelry plyer (or your fingers, these chains are pretty easy to twist off), cut one 20" piece of biker chain, and one 20" piece of mini black chain.

  • How to make a pendant necklace. Butterfly Away Necklace - Step 3
    Step 3

    With the plyer, carefully open the end links of both chains. Leave only enough space to slip the hair elastic through.

  • How to make a pendant necklace. Butterfly Away Necklace - Step 4
    Step 4

    Attach the chain link to the hair elastic.

  • How to make a pendant necklace. Butterfly Away Necklace - Step 5
    Step 5

    Close the link with the plyer.

  • How to make a pendant necklace. Butterfly Away Necklace - Step 6
    Step 6

    Repeat with the other chain.

  • How to make a pendant necklace. Butterfly Away Necklace - Step 7
    Step 7

    You are going to repeat the last two steps with the other ends of the 20" chains.

  • How to make a pendant necklace. Butterfly Away Necklace - Step 8
    Step 8

    Here is the chain necklace.

  • How to make a pendant necklace. Butterfly Away Necklace - Step 9
    Step 9

    Bring out your first butterfly applique.

  • How to make a pendant necklace. Butterfly Away Necklace - Step 10
    Step 10

    Flip the applique so it is upside down.

  • How to make a pendant necklace. Butterfly Away Necklace - Step 11
    Step 11

    Place a line of hot glue along the back of the applique. See the next step photo for a better idea of where the line should go.

  • How to make a pendant necklace. Butterfly Away Necklace - Step 12
    Step 12

    Secure the chain on the applique with the hot glue. Be careful not to burn your fingers! We pushed down the chain with a pen cap.

  • How to make a pendant necklace. Butterfly Away Necklace - Step 13
    Step 13

    Bring out the second butterfly applique.

  • How to make a pendant necklace. Butterfly Away Necklace - Step 14
    Step 14

    Cover the first butterfly/chain applique with a generous amount of hot glue.

  • How to make a pendant necklace. Butterfly Away Necklace - Step 15
    Step 15

    Now place the second butterfly on top of the glue. This is going to make the necklace reversible! You can always use a different color butterfly so that the necklace has two wearable options!

  • How to make a pendant necklace. Butterfly Away Necklace - Step 16
    Step 16

    Press down firmly. You want to make sure that it is secure.

  • How to make a pendant necklace. Butterfly Away Necklace - Step 17
    Step 17

    And now you have it! Let the glue dry (only takes a few minutes) and put on your necklace! The hair elastic makes the necklace stretchy so you can just pull it over your head :)

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Nancy!
Nancy! · Shawinigan, Quebec, CA · 64 projects
pretty! and the hair elastic is a very good idea!
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Luna's acesorios Lucii desu(L)
cute!!!:3
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