A couple weeks ago, Alicia instagrammed the coolest necklace, wanting to DIY it. It took a little bit of thought, and if we are being honest, the project is definitely not the easiest to complete, but I have to say… I am obsessed with the results. If you follow the below tutorial, and have a little bit of patience, I promise… you can do this one. It just takes a bit more work than your average DIY. There are also a lot of materials involved, but I link to where to buy every single supply below. I love this necklace as it mixes up such different elements – tough climbing rope, glitzy sparkle, and feminine roses. It’s one of those fun pieces you’ll reach for again and again as it truly makes your outfit.
After the tutorial be sure to pop over to Alicia’s blog to see how she styled the necklace. She has the greatest personal style!
Materials / Where to Buy: 6 20mm Rosebud Charms (if you can’t find charms, I recommend gluing these cabochons to these bezel pendants with E6000 glue to make your own.) // Approximately 24 inches of 3mm Accessory Cord // About 2 yards 1/4″ satin ribbon // 16-18″ gold chain // 8-10″ 6mm rhinestone chain. This is a tough one to find – I recommend M&J Trimming if you live in New York City, otherwise Ebay! // About 2 yards of hot pink Chinese Knotting Cord // 1 Large Lobster Clasp // 2 Large (10mm) Jump Rings // Pliers // Wire Nippers
And voila! Get ready to make a statement.
(Step 10/11 is a little bit tricky as you have to really open up the loop on the charm very wide to get the charm onto the crystal chain.)