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Thoroughly Modern Minnie Mouse :)
I was in the process of making my friend an up-cycled magazine waste basket for her birthday when I came up with this idea. Its really cute and easy and I didnt have to buy anything :)
For the love of all things Disney,

~EatAMyOshi 2011

Posted by EatAMyOshi from Los Angeles, California, United States • Published See EatAMyOshi's 4 projects »
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  • How to make a magazine necklace. Up Cycled Minnie Mouse Magazine Pendant - Step 1
    Step 1

    Grab some old magazines, advertisements, flyer, and junk mail. We are going to put these to good use :)

  • How to make a magazine necklace. Up Cycled Minnie Mouse Magazine Pendant - Step 2
    Step 2

    Rip out a page with some funky colors. Fold it in half (the hot dog way) and either rip or cut it in half.

  • How to make a magazine necklace. Up Cycled Minnie Mouse Magazine Pendant - Step 3
    Step 3

    Take one of the halves and fold in in half (the hot dog way)

  • How to make a magazine necklace. Up Cycled Minnie Mouse Magazine Pendant - Step 4
    Step 4

    Open it up and fold the ends to the center crease.

  • How to make a magazine necklace. Up Cycled Minnie Mouse Magazine Pendant - Step 5
    Step 5

    Fold the ends to the center crease again.

  • How to make a magazine necklace. Up Cycled Minnie Mouse Magazine Pendant - Step 6
    Step 6

    Put glue on one side...

  • How to make a magazine necklace. Up Cycled Minnie Mouse Magazine Pendant - Step 7
    Step 7

    Fold it in half.

  • How to make a magazine necklace. Up Cycled Minnie Mouse Magazine Pendant - Step 8
    Step 8

    Roll up the Strip.

  • How to make a magazine necklace. Up Cycled Minnie Mouse Magazine Pendant - Step 9
    Step 9

    When you reach the end you can either tape it or hot glue it. If you use regular glue you have to put pressure on the roll until the glue dries or it will come undone.

  • How to make a magazine necklace. Up Cycled Minnie Mouse Magazine Pendant - Step 10
    Step 10

    Make two more rolls. One the same size and one much bigger. To make the bigger roll, make one roll and then tape or glue another strip to it, roll it up, and tape/glue it. You can do this for the ears to if you want to make your pendant bigger.

  • How to make a magazine necklace. Up Cycled Minnie Mouse Magazine Pendant - Step 11
    Step 11

    Using a hot glue gun, glue together the rolls in the shape of minnie mouse.

  • How to make a magazine necklace. Up Cycled Minnie Mouse Magazine Pendant - Step 12
    Step 12

    Grab your wire and measure it so when the pendant is attached it can hang from your neck and go over your head. Hot glue it as shown.

  • How to make a magazine necklace. Up Cycled Minnie Mouse Magazine Pendant - Step 13
    Step 13

    To make the bow, cut out a small rectangle from your magazine/ad that is slightly bigger than the space between the ears.
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  • How to make a magazine necklace. Up Cycled Minnie Mouse Magazine Pendant - Step 14
    Step 14

    Fold the rectangle like a fan, open it up, and pinch the center. Take your ribbon and tie it around the center. Cut off the excess ribbon and hot glue the bow between the two ears of your minnie mouse.

  • How to make a magazine necklace. Up Cycled Minnie Mouse Magazine Pendant - Step 15
    Step 15

    Voila, Tu as fini!
    (There, you have finished!)

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nin-chanNINJI
nin-chanNINJI
Very cute! I'm actually very curious about those glasses as well. ;D
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Ellen Q.
Ellen Q. · Casselberry, Florida, US
I am so Totally making this we are taking our daughter to disney next week with some friends visiting from NJ I think my friend would love this!
EatAMyOshi
EatAMyOshi · Los Angeles, California, US · 4 projects
aw enjoy!
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xYaelle
xYaelle · 18 projects
This is sooooooooo nice!
EatAMyOshi
EatAMyOshi · Los Angeles, California, US · 4 projects
thanks Happy
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Georgia
Georgia · 21 projects
Thankyou! x
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EatAMyOshi
EatAMyOshi · Los Angeles, California, US · 4 projects
Oh I found it! Its really good!
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EatAMyOshi
EatAMyOshi · Los Angeles, California, US · 4 projects
No problem! I'm glad that so many people like it Happy Could you post a version so I can see them?
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Georgia
Georgia · 21 projects
I love this project! I have made 2 of them, 1 keyring and 1 necklace, and I got loads of comments off people!! Thankyou for putting up this project! x
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Your Gracious
Your Gracious · Melbourne, Victoria, AU · 7 projects
Looove this! i'm going to try this!
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