Monday, November 28, 2011

a pretty new necklace {christmas craft along!}

Hello, morning!

I've got my coffee in hand,
Christmas music playing,
a looong list of chores to finish {later},
and a sweet project to share with you!

I really love to give handmade gifts for Christmas.
{I wrote about it last year, too.}
This year, my list seems longer, and I'm not making as many gifts.
BUT I definitely did a bunch of my shopping on Etsy
to support other handmade shops. ;)

Here's a little project I did on Saturday,
a pretty pom pom necklace for one of my sisters-in-law...

cutting lots & lots of small circles...

making progress...

and it's done!

It was pretty easy & only took me about an hour to put together.
The only change I made is that I'm going to add a necklace clasp to the chain,
just to make it easier to put on/take off.

It's a beautiful necklace,
and I'm pretty sure my sister-in-law will love it!

Are you making any of your gifts this year?
Maybe someone on your list would love this necklace, too!

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Kel said...

What a great idea! I'll have to try it!

Nicole @ Sew Much Sunshine said...

Sa-weet! PS-check out my blog... you may be happy!

Janna said...

Thanks for your comment. I'm stopping by from LML too. I made a similar necklace using the same tutorial not long ago. So easy and cute! Yours turned out way better than mine though. I like the chain you picked and the fabric. So pretty.

Unknown said...

so cute, jacky!!! she will LOVE it!!! thank u for linking up!!

Jen said...

Love this necklace! Thanks for visiting my blog and following, I'm following you right back :) It's nice to "meet" you too!

Unknown said...

there is actually a necklace i used to drool over on anthropologie similar to this style - i'll have to give it a go thanks!

Simply.Lovely.Things said...

Super cute necklace!!! Love it!

New follower from Gussy :)

Lindsay said...

I love your necklace! This is moving to the top of my crafty to-do list!