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Picture of Reversible Cardboard Disc Necklace
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This necklace is made with an old macaroni and cheese box. It is reversible, with one pattern on one side and a different pattern on the back.

This technique could also be adapted for a bracelet.
 
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Step 1: You'll need...

Picture of You'll need...
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To make this necklace, you'll need:

• A thin cardboard box, such as a cereal box, cracker box, toothpaste box, or pasta box
• Decorative paper: this can be fancy paper, junk mail, a page from an old magazine, wrapping paper, or even just plain paper
• Podge or something else to seal the discs, such as acrylic gel medium
• Jewelry findings (jump rings and a clasp)
• A T-pin for poking holes for the jump rings (a very small awl or large needle would also work)
• A compass, or round things of various sizes to trace
• A paintbrush for the podge
• Scissors
• A pencil
• Plastic wrap to catch the extra podge

Step 2: Making the discs

Picture of Making the discs
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The cardboard disc vary in size. The largest is in the center, and they decrease in size as they go towards the back of the necklace. For my circles, I used a plastic compass, with holes for the pencil for different set diameters. I made one large circle, with a diameter of about 4 cm. The rest of the circles are made in pairs, getting progressively smaller.
When I reached the smallest size of circle, I laid out all the discs and measured the length, to see if it would fit around my neck.
It wasn't long enough, so I made more circles of the smallest size until I was happy with the length.