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Make Necklaces from gift cards!!
A cool way to make a brand-new necklace for free! All you need is a old gift/credit card. And some creativity. ;)
I think these are a perfect alternative to 'shrinky dinks' ...NO MELTING, & NO $$!!!
Here, ill show you u how to make 2 necklaces...a bat & vampire teeth. :)

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  • How to make a fang penant. (Gift Card) Necklace Pendants - Step 1
    Step 1

    Pick a simple picture you like, & draw it onto your gift card in pencil.

    For bigger designs, i use those big iTunes cards.

  • How to make a fang penant. (Gift Card) Necklace Pendants - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cut out design by outline.

  • How to make a fang penant. (Gift Card) Necklace Pendants - Step 3
    Step 3

    **OPTIONAL**
    Add more depth to your design, with hot-glue-gun.
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    On teeth, I added thick globs where the blood would be (see next pic).
    On Bat, I put globs where the veins & body are. ...once that dried, i added another dot glob on the face for a 'snout'.

  • How to make a fang penant. (Gift Card) Necklace Pendants - Step 4
    Step 4

    Use arylic paint to color your design! Make it realistic or abstract, whatever you want!
    (see i painted the glue globs a different color)

  • How to make a fang penant. (Gift Card) Necklace Pendants - Step 5
    Step 5

    Paint the back a solid color also....this all might take a few coats of paint, to cover the words on the card.
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    (Be careful after painting, bc it scratches off easily!)

  • How to make a fang penant. (Gift Card) Necklace Pendants - Step 6
    Step 6

    (Heres a pic to show the depth the glue made) :)

  • How to make a fang penant. (Gift Card) Necklace Pendants - Step 7
    Step 7

    Once it looks good, take it outside & spray-seal it on both sides (according to spray instructions).

  • How to make a fang penant. (Gift Card) Necklace Pendants - Step 8
    Step 8

    **OPTIONAL**
    + Add some rhinestones with super glue!

    (u could do a whole necklace in just rhinestones if u want!!)

  • How to make a fang penant. (Gift Card) Necklace Pendants - Step 9
    Step 9

    Heat a safety pin, & make holes thru plastic in top corners. Then add jump rings.
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    I also added a jumpring at bottom of one tooth, to add a red "blood drop" bead (which is on a headpin).
    Add jumprings to the bat as well.

  • How to make a fang penant. (Gift Card) Necklace Pendants - Step 10
    Step 10

    String some cord thru the rings, & add a necklace clasp.

  • How to make a fang penant. (Gift Card) Necklace Pendants - Step 11
    Step 11

    Put it on & Rock It!!
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    Try making any image you want, & share your results!(maybe Hello Kitty or butterfly maybe?)
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    (these necklaces actually owned by 'GryffindorGrl', my partner in the Goth Swap) :D

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Regan L.
Regan L. · London, GB
Oh ma grob!! Happy thts an amazing idea! thanks, lol my bff bella LOVES things like zombies and vampires and weird junk XD lol so this is a perfect X-MAS present...once again thanks :3
DarkAshHurts
DarkAshHurts · 119 projects
Awesome! Ur welcome. Happy post a version if u make one, id love to see it.
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Bat Ma'am
Bat Ma'am · Seattle, Washington, US · 13 projects
Oh I just realized this was YOU! I love your projects! I made some pumpkin-feather earrings the other day Happy
DarkAshHurts
DarkAshHurts · 119 projects
lol thats awesome! Im glad u like my ideas. Happy
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Bat Ma'am
Bat Ma'am · Seattle, Washington, US · 13 projects
GENIUS!!!! You could use those fake cards you get in the mail too! I was thinking you used puffy paints for the depth, hot glue is much cheaper!! Nice job, i want your bat! Very cute!
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