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how to make a cheap easy charm necklace
Sorry about the bad picture that I took ^^'

but this is basically free it's kinda like the the origami owl locket I kinda made this a long time ago but the camera and the computer didn't want to cooperate. Sorry about how bad the instructions are. I also got help from this awesome crafter on here http://www.cutoutandkeep.net/users/kinhime-dragon

Posted by Conner W. from Independence, Missouri, United States • Published See Conner W.'s 4 projects »
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  • How to make a locket. Charm Necklace  - Step 1
    Step 1

    First gather all your supplies

  • How to make a locket. Charm Necklace  - Step 2
    Step 2

    First paint your gumball container. I used a squinky container since I had a lot sitting around my room. You can also use markers but it will came off.

  • How to make a locket. Charm Necklace  - Step 3
    Step 3

    After it was done drying I kinda used a marker to go back over it.

  • How to make a locket. Charm Necklace  - Step 4
    Step 4

    I then started to add the nail stickers to the outside for a little zest.

  • How to make a locket. Charm Necklace  - Step 5
    Step 5

    I also added glitter glue which takes awhile to dry but added it for more fun.

  • How to make a locket. Charm Necklace  - Step 6
    Step 6

    I then added a layer of school glue to the outside to make the nail polish chip off.

  • How to make a locket. Charm Necklace  - Step 7
    Step 7

    I made my own charm using a benderoo and cutting it into little pieces to make a cross.

  • How to make a locket. Charm Necklace  - Step 8
    Step 8

    I then added some nail decals which you can make out of poylmer clay if you search up 'polymer clay canes.' I bout mine at 'Clair's' or 'Justice'. Plus I also used my sticky tack which you use to put posters on your wall to keep the charms from moving everywhere you don't have to d this though. I did this because my hot glue gun wasn't working and I used the tack.

  • How to make a locket. Charm Necklace  - Step 9
    Step 9

    I then used a washable marker and y clear packaging and used my container as a guide to make a circle. I then cut it out.

  • How to make a locket. Charm Necklace  - Step 10
    Step 10

    I then started to cover the ridges with sticky tack but you can use hot glue.

  • How to make a locket. Charm Necklace  - Step 11
    Step 11

    Then I got this.

  • How to make a locket. Charm Necklace  - Step 12
    Step 12

    Make some holes in your container you can use a needle mine already had it since it was a squinkys container. Then grab your string or elastic to make a cord for the necklace. Then tie the ends.

  • How to make a locket. Charm Necklace  - Step 13
    Step 13

    Grab your paper or if you have mad computer skills to make some sort of awesome small quotes to stick in it put it in the top part of your container. then hot glue it in or use sticky tack. Then you are done.

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Kinhime Dragon
Kinhime Dragon · Denton, Texas, US · 668 projects
I love it!!! It's not exactly what I did but it problibly was much easier and last much longer then mine did
Conner W.
Conner W. · Independence, Missouri, US · 7 projects
Thanks I Might make a diferent tutorial since i have more things i don't know
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