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Homemade Gift Idea 11/21

Posted by on Nov. 21, 2013 at 6:16 PM
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Thimble Necklace

An inexpensive score at flea markets and on Etsy—usually less than $5—a vintage thimble can become a playful pendant in no time. Just use a small hammer and a two-penny nail to punch a tiny hole in the center of the thimble's top. Insert a flat head pin through the hole from the inside, so the pin's head remains inside the thimble. Twist the pin's exposed wire into a closed loop with needle-nose pliers, then use the pliers to attach a 6-mm jump ring to the loop ($1.27 for 10; consumercrafts.com). Thread the pendant onto a chain necklace ($7 for 18";brooklyncharm.etsy.com), and count the lucky recipient charmed, for sure.

What do you think of this gift idea?

by on Nov. 21, 2013 at 6:16 PM
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ablackdolphin
by Platinum Member on Nov. 21, 2013 at 6:54 PM

It's ok.

proudmommy690
by Christa on Nov. 21, 2013 at 6:54 PM
Super cute!
Stevensmomma
by Platinum Member on Nov. 21, 2013 at 8:40 PM

Its cute but i dont know anyone who would actually wear it

deedee3849
by Gold Member on Nov. 21, 2013 at 8:41 PM
Cute for Christmas!
fairybaby55
by Sara on Nov. 21, 2013 at 9:26 PM

 kinda cute

OliviaW.
by Silver Member on Nov. 21, 2013 at 9:29 PM
If you flip it around you could actually use it to hold pins when you're sewing.
momofnatalie
by Lisa on Nov. 21, 2013 at 9:38 PM

Hmm not for me.  But if someone I knew made it I would wear it.

Jules_
by Julie on Nov. 21, 2013 at 10:29 PM
Interesting. I wouldn't wear it though. Maybe for someone who sews a lot would find it cute.
Jessica79
by on Nov. 21, 2013 at 11:29 PM

oh I think that's adorable! What a great idea. :)

onecuteladybug2
by Ruby Member on Nov. 21, 2013 at 11:41 PM

Cute

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