Friday, October 28, 2011

Upcycled Bird Necklace Tutorial.

Due to massive, overwhelming popular demand (okay, three emails), here's a tutorial for my "Put a Bird On It" upcycled necklace!  Remember?  The one made from the plastic tube inside a roll of dog poop bags?



Ahem.  It's way prettier than it sounds.



Ready to DIY?  Here goes!










Next, you will need a bird.  I found mine in the wedding section of the Dollar Store - a package of 50 for a buck - huzzah!  But you could use any cute bird bead with a hole in the middle.  (I had to melt the holes in these.)











Your basic necklace is done!



But wait - there's more!





Ta-da!!!!


I kinda love that it all started with a little gift from Bailey the Bagel Hound.  What a prince!


Thanks for liking this project, you guys!  See you next time for a new Guess The Mystery Thing Game.

11 comments:

  1. You really are brilliant - I love the idea of using a hot pokey thing to melt holes into things - used it to make a bug cage recently - I appreciate the tip!! :)

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  2. Wow! This is beautiful. Great tutorial. Visiting from TT&J :) I would love for you to link this up to my fashion party! It's called DIY Diva Thursdays and we party Th-M every week. Hope to see you!

    Kara
    www.mineforthemaking.com

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  3. Hi Mich, sorry i have missed your mystery post! you know what i am thinking right now!!!
    I think i can be able to guess if I saw this before..hahaha..I am so funny! I cant guess otherwise! you know veryyyyyyy well ..hahaha

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  4. Wow! very cute!
    Nati from Brazil
    http://natiquill.blogspot.com

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  5. Ironically, I use dollar shop bags for dog... gifts because they're too thin for anything else. I think I have to make the switch to the purpose-made poo pouches. (In Israel they're called saci caci -- sac= bag, i = my, caci = doodoo. Bit of useless fun trivia for you.)

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  6. Our pets inspire us in the most unusual ways:-) Just too cute as always!!

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  7. That is so cute! I love that you recycled something to make it :D

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  8. This is super cute! What a great way to recycle those tubes!

    Dollie

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  9. Simple and beautiful! I want to make some for gifts.

    ~Judy

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  10. oh i absolutely love this necklace, it is sooo adorable, cant wait to make a few for gifts

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