Thursday, 27 September 2012

DIY - Charm & Ribbon necklace


Today I have a two in one DIY project for you !!! First, how to take a cue from Marni to make a necklace longer, and two, how to make a charm and ribbon necklace. And you will see how, like my fellow blogger, Stephanie from Henry Happened would say, ridiculously easy that DIY is !

The necklace I used is from Aldo (from a couple of seasons ago). I just didn't wore it because it was to short to my liking.

  1. SUPPLY: A necklace that you want to make longer (or a chunky chain and some charms), ribbons (I used black but really it's up to you !!!), some tread and needle in the same color as your ribbon and a lighter.
  2. If you choose to make your own necklace, just take the chain and put the charms on it 
  3. If you choose to make an already existing necklace longer, just take off the clasp so you're left only with the chain at the end.
  4. Take two pieces of ribbon of the same lenght, and lightly burn the end with a lighter so it doesn't fray.
  5. Sew the ribbon at the end of the chain
  6. Make both sides and that's it ! ENJOY !
Hope you like that DIY project ! If you want to see my others DIY you can see them HERE.


42 comments:

  1. That is so clever Marie-Eve! I'm sure so many of us have a choker style necklace with a little too much choke ;) which goes un-worn. What a great way to reinvent an accessory.

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    1. Thanks ! That necklace was just in my closet unworn for so long, I just decided to do something about it !

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  2. Love it! Such a smart idea - you could even do that with an old bracelet. And thanks for the shout out! :)

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    1. My pleasure !!! That would be fun with bracelets too !

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  3. LOVE this idea and have many short necklaces and bracelets I could foresee doing this!
    -Your new blog follower (Katie)

    www.flipsidefashion.blogspot.com

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    1. Thanks Katie ! You totally should, it took me like 10 minutes ! So easy !

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  4. Great DIY! love the necklace. Thanks a bunch for stopping by and commenting!
    Love
    Juneli from Fashionably Yours

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    1. My pleasure ! Thanks for stopping by !

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  5. This is such a work of art Marie Eve....you make it look so easy!!

    REBECCA
    www.redtagchiclosangeles.com

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  6. great post~! ^^ looking forward to your upcoming ones~!

    xoxo,
    www.whimsicalityindisguise.com

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  7. This is great. I have a few too short necklaces that I might try this with. I like the idea of making the lengths a little more flexible with ribbon since so many of my tops have different necklines.

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    1. I'm glad that helped, and I do like to be able to change the lenght according to my tops neckline !

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  8. Such a great DIY idea! Thanks so much for sharing!!

    callmemaddie.blogspot.com

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  9. super love diy! Will try it next time :3

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    1. Thanks ! You totally should it's really easy !

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  10. by the wway I am following you rite now.. it will be very pleasure for me if you follow me back ;)

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    1. You're so sweet ! I'll check you out !

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  11. Love the idea of making a necklace longer with a ribbon. It makes your pieces so much more versatile. This necklace looks vintage. It's gorgeous!
    Meredith
    www.createthatoutfit.com

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    1. I do think it makes it more versatile ! Thanks Meredith !

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  12. Great idea for a DIY! The ribbon makes the necklace look even cuter!

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    1. Thanks a lot ! I do love the end result even better that the before !

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  13. Such an easy DIY! I'd totally use the necklace as a belt as well!

    Natasha ~ TashaDelrae.com

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    1. I didn't thought of using it as a belt, such a great idea ! Thanks Natasha !

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  14. Great idea!! Such a pretty necklace! Have a great weekend!!
    xx, amy
    www.dreamingincashmere.com

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    1. Thanks Amy ! Have a nice weekend too !

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  15. Fun way of giving an old necklace a makeover! :)

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    1. Thanks ! I was easy and it was a pretty inexpensive fix !

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  16. Such a great DIY and so easy too. Love it!

    xo, Yi-chia
    Always Maylee

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  17. Love the result and it's not difficult to do!! :)
    Andrea in Fashion

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  18. What a great DIY!! So easy and so pretty!!!
    Thank you so much for stopping by and for the lovely comment!!

    Would you like to follow each other?? lemme know..

    Love
    Mehak
    www.thedoublemlife.blogspot.com

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  19. I am extremely glad that I came across this! I need to do this to about 5 of my necklaces because I feel like they're choking me!! hahaha

    Followed your blog! Would love it if you followed back as well (:

    http://somuchfashionsolittlespace.blogspot.com/

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  20. LOVE this DIY idea of making a shorter necklace longer! I will definitely keep this project in mind for a couple of my old short necklaces! Thanks for sharing!

    Jenny
    www.jensoutfitjournal.com

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    1. It definitely gave a new like to mine ! I'm so happy you loved it !

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