4th of July Necklace

Cyndi of Lovely Lula Here. It’s coming up on Independence Day and that means this crafting girl needs something red, white and blue to wear. I used the cartridge Just a Note embedded in the Cricut expression 2: 5th Anniversary Edition to cut pin wheels out of while shrink plastic, colored them red and blue with Sharpie markers. I used a hole punch to make a hole in the centers and shrunk them. I also create circles and gears in this same fashion. I used T-Shirt yarn, braided and knotted to make the “chain” part of the necklace.

Happy 4th of July!

Happy crafting xoxo Cyndi aka Lovely Lula.Ā  Follow me on Twitter I am Lab5.

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13 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Doris Parker
    Jun 27, 2011 @ 06:30:59

    creative, awesome and beautiful!!! LOVE the awesome idea. Thanks šŸ™‚
    parkernana5@cox.net
    http://mybugandmecreate.blogspot.com

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  2. Bunnyfreak
    Jun 27, 2011 @ 06:35:41

    Very unique design.

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  3. Lara
    Jun 27, 2011 @ 06:51:55

    This is very unique! I never thought of using t-shirt yarn!

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  4. Kristan
    Jun 27, 2011 @ 06:53:06

    That is so funky!! Thanks for sharing

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  5. Tanya Thompson
    Jun 27, 2011 @ 07:23:38

    That is a really cool idea…It would be fun to put pin-backs on them to pin to people coming to a July 4th BBQ … just as a welcome to the fun gift…thanks for sharing

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  6. love2getcrafty
    Jun 27, 2011 @ 07:33:47

    Super Funky!! Way to Go! Thanks

    Reply

  7. Kris Dietz
    Jun 27, 2011 @ 07:37:30

    This is cool. Thank you for giving us this idea.

    Kris
    dietzrobles at yahoo dot com

    Reply

  8. SaraBug
    Jun 27, 2011 @ 08:11:57

    Very interesting. Thanks for sharing.

    Reply

  9. Aman
    Jun 28, 2011 @ 00:20:31

    Very creative!

    amanbains1 at gmail dot com

    Reply

  10. Edna McGreevy
    Jun 28, 2011 @ 04:59:17

    What a fun creation! love that you used T-shirt yarn very creative, will have to try this project thanks for the inspiration šŸ™‚

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  11. Scrappin Dhilly
    Jun 28, 2011 @ 10:14:30

    That is fun creation! Great conversation piece too!

    scrappindhilly at gmail dot com

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  12. nanci
    Jun 28, 2011 @ 10:28:39

    Cute. Love all the ideas.

    Reply

  13. Stephenie
    Jun 29, 2011 @ 08:41:19

    What a way to show your Patriotism!! Very cute!

    Reply

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