DIY: Bobby Pin Statement Necklace

You never know when DIY inspiration will hit you. The other day I was lounging in bed watching Lara Spencer on Good Morning America talk about pandas or goats or something when her super fancy necklace caught my attention. It was gold, shiny and literally made me move closer to the TV for a better look! The necklace was gorgeous. It reminded me of something tribal or ancient Egyptian. I was inspired to get crafty…

Materials: Bobby Pins and Ribbon

Be creative when you add the bobby pins to your ribbon. Use different colors and create an interesting pattern… 8 gold, 2 back, repeat…

You can wear it as a statement necklace with your collar popped

Or you can button up your shirt and wear it as an under collar embellishment. There are a million different styling options for this necklace.

Who said bobby pins are just for your hair?

EXCITING GLITTER ‘N GLUE NEWS: December 1st kicks of the Glitter ‘N Glue Holiday DIY Gift Guide. For 12 days straight I’ll be posting trendy do-it-yourself gift ideas for that chic fashionista on your Chrismakwanzaka list. That’s right…12 days of DIY projects AND 12 days of giveaways. YES, GIVEAWAYS! Along with the daily dose of DIY, I’ll be giving away presents from some of my favorite brands including Goody Hair Accessories, Rit Dye, Incase and many more. Who’s excited?!?! Tell a friend and make sure you’re a blog subscriber and a Glitter ‘N Glue Twitter follower so you don’t miss any of the delicious DIY details. Tis the season to get crafty… Fa la la la la, la la la la!

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20 responses

  1. amazing diy!! can’t wait for the Holiday gift guide!!!

    November 10, 2011 at 3:13 am

  2. what a fun idea!!!

    November 10, 2011 at 8:52 am

  3. Awesome! And, if anybody complains about fly-aways, you’re prepared! Have you seen this artist’s necklace? It’s similar, but I like how yours takes it to the next level. http://www.albersfoundation.org/Albers.php?inc=Galleries&g=i015

    November 10, 2011 at 9:52 am

  4. Gorgeous! I’d definitely wear something like that.
    If you wanted to get really fancy, you could take some fine craft wire and some beads and embellish the hairpins….
    Also, excited about your holiday DIY series. I want to make handmade gifts this year, but not everyone on my list will want jewelry. 🙂

    November 10, 2011 at 1:54 pm

  5. audiotourism

    Maripol bobbypin necklace, 1984

    November 10, 2011 at 2:08 pm

  6. Now that’s awesome!

    November 11, 2011 at 3:33 pm

  7. Sorcha Root

    Just Brilliant!

    November 11, 2011 at 6:08 pm

  8. oooh! I’m excited about your christmas diys! does it count if we follow you on bloglovin???

    your bobby pin necklace gives me ideas!!!

    November 11, 2011 at 9:46 pm

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  10. Never would have thought to do that! Inspiring!!! 🙂

    November 13, 2011 at 7:56 pm

  11. What a great statement piece and so cheap to make !

    November 14, 2011 at 3:37 pm

  12. That is really cute! Wow! I never would’ve thought of that.

    November 15, 2011 at 12:46 pm

  13. So clever Kristen!! xoxo

    November 16, 2011 at 12:34 pm

  14. Zoe

    That’s such a great statement piece.

    November 16, 2011 at 5:09 pm

  15. how cute is this idea?! i love it!!
    xx ~ kristina

    November 17, 2011 at 8:16 am

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  18. natilady

    This is great! It’s simple, unique and fashionable. I do all kinds of wire work and have used anything and everything to create jewelry, but I would never have thought to use bobby pins.

    January 4, 2012 at 4:58 am

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