Tuesday, January 10, 2012

valentine's day necklaces

our girls like to dress up.
especially on fun days like valentine's day.

so we made them some beaded
valentine's day necklaces
(of course they'll probably wear them all month long)

they were so quick, easy and fun to make!

we used:
- pink, red and turquoise paint
- 1" wood round beads with 1/8" holes
- 3/4" wood round beads with 1/8" holes
- 7/8" satin ribbon
- wood shape hearts
- paint brushes
- drill (for heart necklace only)

all we did:
- painted the beads and heart piece
- let them dry
- strung the beads on
the. end.

or you can get a little fancy...
for this necklace we just tied a double knot between each bead and at each end.

and for this necklace we drilled a hole on each side of the heart and strung the ribbon right through.

the possibilities are endless with these necklaces!!

p.s. i love when my daughter comes home from school and squeals and asks with a huge smile on her face.... did you make that for me??


  1. these are adorable...I, at 31 would wear them...they look so fun and the best thing is that they are inexpensive to make!

  2. Super cute idea!!! Thanks for sharing!

  3. Super cute, think my girl will like them embellished with a little glitter! And super funny that this was in my news feed as a pin on another site just before your post! Obviously a hit! Really like the splash of turquoise :)

  4. Love those! So easy, but adorable:) I love the colors too. Red and Turquoise-my favorite! Thanks for sharing!!

  5. Soooo adorable!!! And I love when I make something and my daughter asks (hopes) it's hers too. ;)

    Pinning and sharing on my FB Page!
    A D O R A B L E !

  7. LOVE LOVE LOVE this...these are adorable...may try this with my students.

  8. So cute! Thanks for sharing! I'm gonna have to let my two year old have a go at this!

  9. I have just found your site and I love everything you do, absolutely goregous, thanks for sharing such a diverse site, love the papercraft, cooking and sewing and the kids projects x

  10. These are so cute, and something I can handle! Haha :)

    A Cupcake for the Teacher

  11. I love these!!! I can't wait to do something like this with my daughter. I might even make one for myself. :)

  12. LOVE LOVE LOVE those cute necklaces!

    hope you don't mind... and if you do... please let me know... i shared your picture and your craft on my blog.


    thanks so much for sharing!

  13. These are so cute and look easy to make! I bet my daughter would love making these with me.

  14. adorable necklaces :D you should check out this girl for inspiration - she sells similar stuff and she is amazing :D http://www.facebook.com/pages/Hl%C3%ADn-Reykdal/208910763506

  15. Great idea. Perfect craft for the little lady and I

  16. These would be cute for female teachers. They love stuff like this!

  17. These are so great! I want to make one for myself. My favorite is the pink, red, and blue one. I added this post to my Favorite Friday! :)