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Hit the road with a London inspired vintage bus necklace!

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Instructions

  • How to make a shrink plastic pendant. Red Bus Necklace - Step 1
    Step 1

    Print or sketch out the design onto paper and cut out.

  • How to make a shrink plastic pendant. Red Bus Necklace - Step 2
    Step 2

    Stick some double sided sticky tape to the back of the template.

  • How to make a shrink plastic pendant. Red Bus Necklace - Step 3
    Step 3

    Tape down to the red shrink plastic.

  • How to make a shrink plastic pendant. Red Bus Necklace - Step 4
    Step 4

    Cut around the template.

  • How to make a shrink plastic pendant. Red Bus Necklace - Step 5
    Step 5

    Carefully cut out the windows and door using a cutting knife or scissors.

  • How to make a shrink plastic pendant. Red Bus Necklace - Step 6
    Step 6

    Punch two holes in the bottom of the bus so you can attach the wheels.

  • How to make a shrink plastic pendant. Red Bus Necklace - Step 7
    Step 7

    Heat the shrink plastic in the oven until small and then press flat under a book.

  • How to make a shrink plastic pendant. Red Bus Necklace - Step 8
    Step 8

    Pick out four small black buttons for the wheels.

  • How to make a shrink plastic pendant. Red Bus Necklace - Step 9
    Step 9

    Snip a short length of jewellery wire.

  • How to make a shrink plastic pendant. Red Bus Necklace - Step 10
    Step 10

    Bend the wire in half and slip through two holes of the first button.

  • How to make a shrink plastic pendant. Red Bus Necklace - Step 11
    Step 11

    Thread the wire through a hole on the bottom of the bus and then attach a second button at the back. Twist the wire together and trim off any excess.

  • How to make a shrink plastic pendant. Red Bus Necklace - Step 12
    Step 12

    Attach the other two buttons in the same way.

  • How to make a shrink plastic pendant. Red Bus Necklace - Step 13
    Step 13

    Attach jump rings through the top front and back window.

  • How to make a shrink plastic pendant. Red Bus Necklace - Step 14
    Step 14

    Cut a length of black card thin enough to fit along the middle of the bus and write on a destination.

  • How to make a shrink plastic pendant. Red Bus Necklace - Step 15
    Step 15

    Glue to the front of your necklace.

  • How to make a shrink plastic pendant. Red Bus Necklace - Step 16
    Step 16

    Attach a necklace chain to the two jump rings and it's ready to wear!

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