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Buttons are my obsession
I obviously have a button obsession. My boyfriend got me three of these buttons on different occasions, I'm using one for this necklace! :) Enjoy

PS I ranked this so-so because it was so tedious working with the small bits. I kept losing beads! Lol

Posted by Lucky Punk from Fairfield, Connecticut, United States • Published See Lucky Punk's 9 projects »

  • Step 1

    First, figure out how long you want the necklace, because it should dangle a bit on your chest. Then cut the chain that length.

  • Step 2

    drill holes in the button, one on top and one on bottom. Attach a jump ring to the top and two on bottom.

  • Step 3

    Attach chain to the top of necklace.

  • Step 4

    from a desired spot (like I said, a comfortable length, we're all different) attach chains. I put mine about an inch and a half from the button. And attach the bottom of these chains to the top jump ring on the hole on the bottom of the button

  • How to make a recycled necklace. Hello Kitty Button Necklace - Step 5
    Step 5

    Now you should have those two dangly chains (please extend photo) So, deattach chain one, apply a jump ring. Place two pony beads on the other side of that chain you just deattached and then reattach the chain to the jump ring. Let the beads run down the chain closest to the jump ring and deattach the chain again and apply the other jump ring. This causes the beads to not "roam" up and down the chain.

    Repeat for side 2.

  • How to make a recycled necklace. Hello Kitty Button Necklace - Step 6
    Step 6

    Attach a CM of chain to the other bottom jump ring, and attach a charm, (I used a heart) to the bottom.

  • How to make a recycled necklace. Hello Kitty Button Necklace - Step 7
    Step 7

    To the left side of the chain, I got a bit of wire and spelled out the word "Hello" and attached it onto the chain for even MORE flair! lol

  • Step 8

    Apply a clasp, and there ya go! :)

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Bat Ma'am
Bat Ma'am · Seattle, Washington, US · 13 projects
ADORABLE! I love the structure, that's an awesome use of letter beads, love this idea, gives me tons of ideas/inspiration, thanks for sharing!
It's Emilyyy
It's Emilyyy · U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, US · 10 projects
i have this button! Happy will be getting to work on it pronto!
TH3 N3RD · Honolulu, Hawaii, US · 4 projects
so fantastic! brilliant idea!
Ashasaurus13 · Dayton, Ohio, US · 7 projects
aw its adorable! where do you get all these amazing buttons and chain at?

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