DIY: Marni inspired Necklace

Today’s DIY is a fun little collaboration with one of my sponsors, Midori Ribbon.  If you don’t know Midori yet, you should check them out… they sell some of the most exquisite ribbon I’ve ever seen (especially the double faced satin… which we’ll be working with today.)  In creating this project, I was inspired by the fun necklaces Marni has had lately…  I especially loved this one.  The longer length makes it a bit more fun and different, and I loved the acetate pendant.  The end result looks equally great paired with a little black dress or jeans and a casual tank.

{I paired it with a casual tee but can’t wait to wear it with a party dress.  Isn’t the longer length great?}

Materials / Where to Buy:  34 inches 3/4inch Brass Chain // 70 inches 1/4 inch double faced satin ribbon

Brooch (Try ebay or MJ Trim!)


  1. Thread your ribbon through the first link of the chain.
  2. Tie a double-knot, leaving about 15 inches of ribbon at the end.
  3. Thread your ribbon through each link of the chain.
  4. It will look like this.
  5. Attach your brooch to one of the sides.
  6. Tie a double knot at the end, and leave another 15 inches of ribbon.

Leave a Comment


  1. fshnonmymind says 9.18.12

    This is really cute and easy to make. I think I might have to try this project soon.

    • Grace Atwood says 9.19.12

      I hope you try it!!

  2. The Avg Girl Guide says 9.18.12

    So pretty and definitely easy to make! I always see these types and think… I can do it! 🙂 Thanks for the proof. 

    • Grace Atwood says 9.19.12

      So easy – you can definitely do it!!

  3. V. M. says 9.18.12

    Ah, so easy and I just bought some cute ribbons 🙂

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    • Grace Atwood says 9.19.12

      yay!  Hope you try it!

  4. Julie & Lauren says 9.18.12

    Love this Grace!!! Such a good one. XO

    • Grace Atwood says 9.19.12

      thanks guys!!!

  5. That pink one is so cute! 

    • Grace Atwood says 9.19.12

      AJ could do this.

  6. Kwhitesoprano says 9.18.12

    Looks good! Love me some good reasons to buy ribbon!

    • Grace Atwood says 9.19.12

      thank you so much!

  7. Gofortheglam says 9.18.12

    So cute! this is a must try soon! 

    go for the glam

    • Grace Atwood says 9.19.12

      yay!  if you do, be sure to email me a pic! x

  8. Donatella says 9.19.12

    a girl can never have too many necklaces! love these, Grace!

    • Grace Atwood says 9.19.12

      aw, thanks so much Donatella! x

  9. 2nd Funniest Thing says 9.19.12

    Love your proposal!! sooooo cute!!
    Thanks for sharing and big kisses from Barcelona

    DIY & unique pieces

    • Grace Atwood says 9.19.12

      thank you – so happy that you like the project!

  10. tanya_caines says 9.19.12

    How pretty xx

    • graceatwood says 9.26.12

      Thanks Tanya!

  11. Nicole Levine says 9.19.12

    Love this! x

    • graceatwood says 9.26.12

      thanks darling! xoxo

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  13. Gabbie says 11.7.12

    wow, you have such creative and easy ideas, haha i really like them!