Painted Wood Necklace Tutorial

Written by Vivian of Vivileen and Suz and Viv.
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Today I have a super simple painted wood bead necklace tutorial. This is an easy way to add a pop of color to any outfit!
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Painted Wood Necklace Tutorial

Supplies:
cable chain- 34″
8 1/2″ wood beads
lobster clasp
4 jump rings
paint
paint brush
wire cutters
tape (if you want strait lines on your painted beads)
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1. Paint your beads! To paint mine I used the end of a paint brush to polka-dot some of the beads. I taped off half of the rest of my beads and painted the exposed wood a solid color. Be creative! The possibilities are endless.
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2. Cut your chain. You will need one 24″ chain and one 10″ chain
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2. Add a jump ring to one end of the 24″ chain.
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3. String 3 beads onto the the chain.
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4. Add a jump ring and lobster clasp to the other end of the chain.
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5. Add a jump ring to one end of the 10″ chain and string on 5 wooden beads. Then add a jump ring to the other end of the chain.
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6. Line up you chains so the beads are centered on each one. Using the jump rings connect the 10″ chain to the 24″ chain on both sides. I attached my 10″ chain about 4″ up from the bottom of the 24″ chain.
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That’s it!
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Comments

  1. says

    Wow – these looks awesome! I’m always after some low cost effective jewellery to add some pop to staple outfits – going to give our tutorial a try, thank you!