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how's that for going green?
most of us have tons of old magazines laying around the house. I know i have a bunch of magazines that i look at like once, and then shove in some corner in my room to be forgotten about. Well not any moreeee ;] Give new life to your old magazines!

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  • Step 1

    Brace yourself. This is going to take a while. I advise you sit in a bean bag chair and turn up the radio, or turn on the t.v.

  • How to make a magazine necklace. Recycled Magazine Necklace - Step 2
    Step 2

    flip through your magazines and rip out a bunch of really colorful pages.

  • How to make a magazine necklace. Recycled Magazine Necklace - Step 3
    Step 3

    cut up the pages in different sizes, it doesn't really matter, they just need a square or rectangle shape. Making different sizes is a good thing.

  • How to make a magazine necklace. Recycled Magazine Necklace - Step 4
    Step 4

    Alright, now take a piece of magazine, place it on a flat surface. Make sure the side that you like the best is face down.

  • How to make a magazine necklace. Recycled Magazine Necklace - Step 5
    Step 5

    now, at the bottom corner, make a tiny fold.

  • How to make a magazine necklace. Recycled Magazine Necklace - Step 6
    Step 6

    fold that fold over, and keep doing that until it turns into more of a rolling motion instead of a folding motion.

  • How to make a magazine necklace. Recycled Magazine Necklace - Step 7
    Step 7

    Now, when it gets into a rod-like shape, take your glue gun and glue the corner down. You just need a tiny bit of glue.

  • How to make a magazine necklace. Recycled Magazine Necklace - Step 8
    Step 8

    you should have this.

  • Step 9

    make a bunch of these. they will be your beads. make however many beads you want.

  • How to make a magazine necklace. Recycled Magazine Necklace - Step 10
    Step 10

    now, take all your rods, and squish them!!! yea! flatten themmm! squish their little guts outt!!!

  • How to make a magazine necklace. Recycled Magazine Necklace - Step 11
    Step 11

    Now that all of your rods are flat. It's time to start rolling them. It's best to always start rolling at the fat end. Roll it up like a fruit rollup.

  • How to make a magazine necklace. Recycled Magazine Necklace - Step 12
    Step 12

    when there is only a few centimeters left unrolled, grab your glue gun, and put a little glue and roll the rest of the way.

  • How to make a magazine necklace. Recycled Magazine Necklace - Step 13
    Step 13

    you end up with this little guy.

  • How to make a magazine necklace. Recycled Magazine Necklace - Step 14
    Step 14

    now do it to the rest of your rods, beware, you might get arthritus or something :]

  • Step 15

    now all you do is arrange the beads how you want them side by side and hot glue them together. make sure you pull of all the little strings.

  • Step 16

    now you need a chain. I used and old broken necklace. Luckily it was broken right in the middle.
    So all i did, was flip my cluster of beads overand hotglued the chain to the two seperate ends.

  • How to make a magazine necklace. Recycled Magazine Necklace - Step 17
    Step 17

    Hello recycling :]

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matthew t.
matthew t. · Adelaide, South Australia, AU
Good jobHappy
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Spookachtige
Spookachtige · Erie, Pennsylvania, US · 10 projects
That's really neat. =3 You had a great idea! Looks really cool and unique.
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Stella I.
Stella I. · Lagos, Lagos, NG · 2 projects
Its really cool. I like it Happy
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dpriata
dpriata · Pamulang, Banten, ID
cool and i love it Happy
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Emily G.
Emily G.
wow really cool! how creative def gonna do a version of my own Happy
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Shayna K.
Shayna K. · 1 project
i love it. i did it with a couple friends and we made some neat looking ones. we didnt have any chains but we made ours into head bands. fabric would be neat. <3
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Breanna W.
Breanna W.
Toasty! I'm sorry you don't like it! I don't want to step on any toes, but it is my tutorial :] I like to make things a bit more personal. Therefore, yes, I am in the pictures. I find it easier to learn when you know who you are learning from.
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Breanna W.
Breanna W.
The fabric idea is cute Happy
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Freya O.
Freya O. · Christchurch, Canterbury, NZ · 3 projects
Absolutely LOVE this Happy and your funny comments! Happy
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CO + K User

Most of the pictures are not of the necklace, but of you SlashGashTerrorWhore! I do not like that!
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