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Fun Paper Craft!
A perfect gift for your loved ones. This pixelated heart pendant is really easy to make and won't cost much.

Posted by Muhaiminah Faiz from Sylhet, Sylhet Division, Bangladesh • Published See Muhaiminah Faiz's 192 projects »
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  • How to make a paper necklace. Diy Pixelated Heart Pendant - Step 1
    Step 1

    You can use cereal box cover instead of thick paper. Place the pixelated heart template on the thick paper and trace around the edges using a pencil. Trace 3-4 pixelated hearts on the thick paper,

  • How to make a paper necklace. Diy Pixelated Heart Pendant - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cut out all the layers out of the thick paper using a scissor.

  • How to make a paper necklace. Diy Pixelated Heart Pendant - Step 3
    Step 3

    Use an anti-cutter to cut out the small square piece on one side of the heart, it's for attaching the jump ring.

  • How to make a paper necklace. Diy Pixelated Heart Pendant - Step 4
    Step 4

    Now that you've cut out all the thick layers of pixelated heart, start gluing them one over another. After gluing all the layers apply some glue around the edges/sides to get a smooth end. Allow the glue to dry.

  • How to make a paper necklace. Diy Pixelated Heart Pendant - Step 5
    Step 5

    I used red fabric paint for coloring as it is thicker than other paints (poster colors). Apply at least 2 coats of red fabric paint on the heart pendant, make sure you paint it evenly on all sides.

  • How to make a paper necklace. Diy Pixelated Heart Pendant - Step 6
    Step 6

    Apply the second coat after the first coat dries. Allow the second coat to dry.

  • How to make a paper necklace. Diy Pixelated Heart Pendant - Step 7
    Step 7

    I used black fabric paint, size '0' and '6' paint brush for the pixelated borders. Use the size '0' paint brush to create & color the small squares around the border. Also color the edges/sides of the pendant with black fabric paint. Allow the paint to dry.

  • How to make a paper necklace. Diy Pixelated Heart Pendant - Step 8
    Step 8

    After the fabric paint dries apply a coat of clear nail polish on the pendant to give it a shiny look. Well, clear nail polish is great for coating, it'll keep your pendant from getting ruined as it is made of paper and gives it a glossy look.

  • How to make a paper necklace. Diy Pixelated Heart Pendant - Step 9
    Step 9

    Attach a jump ring and wear it with a necklace or black string. Enjoy!

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