I saw some washer necklaces on pinterest. I thought they were so cute, I quickly did a search and look at numerous blogs where they had made these necklaces. These are so simple and quick to make. I made mine for the holidays, using more 'Christmas' type colors. But, you can easily change these up to whatever color scheme you want.
Washers (I used two different sizes)
Start by painting your washers. Just paint the top, it's not necessary to paint both sides or the inside/outside edges.
Once the paint is dry, you can start assembling the necklaces. I apologize, but somehow I lost the pictures of when I was making them.
Here you can see where I made some with a plain silver washer on top.
And here are some just plain with only the painted washer.
I used bakers twine, but these would look nice with a cord or leather rope as well.
I just think these look so festive and would add to holiday attire. I made my necklaces long, but you could also do shorter lengths.
Yep, here I go again with the burlap. Last month, I made burlap pumpkin...this month, I decide to make some burlap ornaments. These came together really fast! So, if you need a last minute gift these are pretty easy to make.
Green, white, red paint
old plastic bags
I started by cutting out circles, you will need two for each ornament.
Next, I 'stuffed' each with some old grocery bags and sewed them up.
Once, I had them sewed, I trimmed the edge pretty close to the seam, painted them red and green and added polka-dots.
Once they were dry (it's so hard to wait for them to dry!!), I added a wire loop for hanging and a red bow on each.
I think these came out much cuter than I expected!!
I've seen these 'Mistle Toe' crafts everywhere this year. I decided to make one with my girls feet using burlap. In case you didn't know already, I LOVE working with burlap!!
gold and green paint
Start by covering the canvas with the burlap. I just used my staple gun to get this job done!
Next, I painted gold dots on the canvas.
Now, the fun part...painting two little girls feet green and doing their prints! Make sure you do one left foot for one child and the right foot for the other child. If you have more than one kid, just keep adding foot prints in a 'mistle toe' shape.
Next make a pretty red bow and hot-glue to the top!
Then I just wrote 'Mistle Toes' with a paint marker on the bottom. Don't forget to add the year, I added it later after these pictures were taken.