Monday, February 7, 2011

{DIY} Valentine's Gumball Necklaces



Here is an ADORABLE Valentine's gumball craft from One Charming Party. Not only would these be great to hand out at a Valentine's Day party, but they would be cute as party favors for a little girl's birthday as well.



Here are the instructions provided by One Charming Party:

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.



Click here to visit One Charming Party and see more of their fabulous ideas!

5 comments:

  1. Just a quick note to let you know that a link to this post will be placed on CraftCrave today [08 Feb 02:00am GMT]. Thanks, Maria

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  3. I am thinking to use this for a girlie princess party... THANK YOU;) SOOOO CUTE;)

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  4. Made them for the party... AWESOME.. made each mom one too;) Hubby was watching me make the holes, I think it drove him nuts, so he got a new drill bit out, washed it... and drilled the hole in all the gumballs... amazingly faster and cleaner holes.....Thank you for this... SOOOO CUTE;)

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