Tuesday, February 9, 2016

# birthdays # church

Gumball Necklace Tutorial

A couple of days ago I posted my birthday gift idea for my Primary kids who will be turning eight. You can make an "all white" necklace or adapt any way you'd like.


Here is a quick tutorial on how to make these cute necklaces.




Here's the list of supplies you will need to gather:

  • 24- 1" Gumballs (I ordered these on Amazon.)
  • 6 feet of 2" Poly tubing (You can order this on Amazon as well and you will NEVER run out. The roll is gigantic. I split the roll with my sister and it will last me forever. You can purchase it HERE.)
  • Ribbon, colored elastics, or loom bands


NOTE: I have used curling ribbon, colored mini hair tie elastics and loom bands. My favorite is loom bands, which I have used in the picture above. The hair elastics are too little and hurt my fingers. The curling ribbon takes more time than I wanted. The loom bands are awesome because they are stretchy and don't hurt my fingers. I also LOVE the look of them.

I hope this was helpful. These are cute for graduations and other celebrations as well.

4 comments:

  1. This is such a cute birthday gift for an eight year old. Thanks for the tutorial. I just loved it. My niece is going to turn 10 soon and we might do something like this. I am planning to host a cute DIY party at one of local party venues but not decided on the theme yet.

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    1. Sounds like a darling party! I'd love to hear how it goes!

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  2. Do you share the file for the card by chance? This is the cutest baptism gift I've ever seen. Thank you for sharing!

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    1. Hi Kara! You can get the cute card from Larcie Bird's blog. Here's the link:
      http://larciebird.blogspot.com/2014/01/i-like-to-look-for-rainbows-lds-baptism.html?m=1

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