Thursday, February 3, 2011

Gumball Necklaces!

Snow days call for art projects and here is one that will have you DIY enthusiasts chomping at the bit. 
Glamorous (and oh-so-perfect for Valentine's day) Gumball Necklaces!

1. Using a metal skewer, pierce one side of the gumball. Hold the top of the gumball steady as you guide the skewer (see photo). This will prevent the skewer from slipping off the slick surface of the gumball.
2. Flip the gumball over and pierce another hole directly opposite to the first hole. If you try to poke a hole straight through both sides at once, the gumball will crack.
3. The hardest part is stringing the ribbon. Use a large needle to thread the ribbon through the gumballs. Thinner ribbon is easier to string. Tie a knot between each gumball as you string it.
Tip: Look for bags of single colored gumballs at your local party supply store.

PC: One Charming Party, Sarah Westbrook


  1. I love this photos very much,add some other photos in future. in this blog.Thanks
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  2. It could also be said that designer Necklaces are similar in appearance as well. It will show how delicately you will hold her heart as the years pass by in your life together.