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Make beautiful jewelry with your old magazines! Save the planet and look amazing at the same time!

Step 1: Watch the Video Tutorial Here!

Learn to make 3 different styles.

Step 2: You'll Need

Magazines

DecoArt Triple Thick Gloss Glaze

Americana Acrylic Paints

Chain necklace

Large wood beads

Jump rings

Embroidery floss

Cotton cord

White glue and Super Glue

Paintbrush

Needle nose pliers

Step 3: For All 3 Styles

Cut the magazine pages into 3" wide strips

Roll them at an angle to create long tubes

Secure the end with white glue

Wrap them around the tip of a pair of needle nose pliers

*Add two or three tubes together to create larger disks

Step 4: For the Layered Disk Necklace

Paint the disks white and let them dry

Mix Triple Thick Gloss Glaze with a some Americana paint to create a faux glaze

Glaze the white disks

Add crazy glue to each end of a 36" piece of cotton cord

Fold the cord in half and then tie a knot about 12" from the looped end

Thread the ends of the cord through opposite sides of the 1st disk

Continue threading the ends through opposite sides on about 9 disks

Tie a knot at the edge of the final disk

Add a small disk at one and end tie a loop at the other for a closure

Step 5: For the Embroidery Floss Necklace

Make about 20 disks in different sizes

Paint them white and then glaze them with the tinted Triple Thick Gloss Glaze

Thread a 1 yard piece of embroider floss through the center to create spokes

Tie a knot when you're done and secure it with a dab of super glue

Attach disks with jump rings to the chain

Step 6: For the Large Medallion

Make a very large disk with about 10 paper tubes

Make one long bead by rolling a 3" long piece of paper into a tube

Paint everything black and let dry

Add the foil glue to the end of the tube bead and in a design on the medallion

Add the gold leafing with the foil tape when the glue is completely dry

Cut a 24" piece of black cotton cord

Tie a slip knot around the center of the straw

Thread both ends through the center of the disk

Tie a knot between the disk and the tube on both sides

I like this! Simple, cheap, and bold to boot!
Thanks KwartzKitten!

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