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How to Make Kids' Necklaces


Photo Tag Necklace
Carry your friends with you.
Carry your friends with you.

Take your friends with you wherever you go! With this photo tag necklace, you can make a necklace using your friends' images. Make the arrow pin out of cardboard and key tags for a cool option!

How to Make a Photo Tag Necklace

What You'll Need:

  • Small piece of cardboard
  • Photos of friends
  • Key tags (available at hardware stores)
  • 1 yard yellow cotton cording
  • 1/4 yard each of red, orange, and green satin ribbon, 1/16 inch wide
  • Tracing paper
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Tacky glue
  • Paper punch
  • Ruler

Trace the circle pattern onto cardboard and cut out. Center circle over your photo and trace with a sharp pencil. Cut out photo circle. (Tip: To cut a smooth circle, hold the scissors still while you turn the photo. Practice on scrap paper.) Cut out as many photos as you need.

Trace your friends' pictures.
Trace your friends' pictures.

Remove the ring from a key tag and apply glue to one side of the tag. Lay the photo over the tag, making sure the hole in the tag is at the top. Repeat with all photos. Let glue dry. Using the hole in the tag as a guide, punch a hole through the photo with the paper punch. Replace the ring. Prepare all photo tags.

Apply glue to photo tags.
Apply glue to photo tags.

Tie a knot at each end of yellow cording. Cut the satin ribbon into

4-inch lengths. Slip a piece of ribbon through the ring on the tag and tie the ring to the center of the yellow cord with a double knot. Trim ends of ribbon. Repeat for all photo tags, using all the ribbon colors.

Slip ribbons through the tag.
Slip ribbons through the tag.

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