I had a golden name necklace when I was about four years old. Did you too??!! (Am I giving my age away now??? Yes, it was long time ago.) ;Well, these old fashioned name necklaces are back. Big time!!
How so? New York Celebrities are wearing these instead of the LA glam girls’ beaded leather friendship bracelets I showed you last week. First it was Sarah Parker who wore it in the ‘S__ and the City’ show, then Beyonce, Christina Aguilera, Nicki Minaj, and then there were many others.
NAME TAG NECKLACE – REDEFINED.
Here’s something better. A name tag necklace with a twist. Super creative girl, Yuka Yoneda, who writes at Clossette, came up with a much more original idea, which I think is more sophisticated than that predictable little girl’s name tag.
How about recycling your old credit gold card into THIS FASHION STATEMENT?
Love it, make it. 5 minutes flat.
Necklace Making Step by Step Instructions:
It is pretty self explanatory: take an old credit card and cut out your name (leave a bit extra on either side of your name, so that you can add 2 tiny holes (one on each side of your name). You can use a small hole puncher for that. Add a charm ring to each hole, and string the rings onto a simple aluminum pearl bead necklace.
Other Credit Card Recycling Ideas
If you have MANY credit and store cards that you’d like to recycle, try making this popular mosaic mirror.
More Mosaic Ideas & Tutorials
Or if you prefer to use mosaic smalt tiles, well, this is a darling beginners project: a butterfly mosaic mirror.
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