Statement necklaces are such a fun way to jazz up an outfit and today I’m combining some of summer’s hottest trends to create a colorful ombre DIY fringe necklace with gold accents. Bohemian style is huge this summer and this is a fun and easy way to include a touch of boho glam into your wardrobe. It’s a simple jewelry DIY that anyone can make… no special skills required. If you can tie knots, you can make this fun necklace!
Supplies needed to make your own DIY fringe necklace:
Begin by measuring out a 12 inch strand of each color of floss and set it aside. Cut the remaining floss along one edge like this:
Then repeat with the second bundle of floss. It will leave you with many single strands that are pretty close to the same size.
String one bead onto each individual strand of floss.
Begin tying each strand to the longer piece you first cut. Make sure the bead is on top and the two ends of the thread are even along the bottom.
Here’s a close-up of the knot I used:
After all of strands are tied tight, repeat this process with the other two colors of floss, making three layers of fringe in all.
When all three sections of fringe are complete, trim the bottom edge of each layer into a gentle point shape.
Be sure to stagger the length of each color so that they will layer nicely. The top one is the shortest, the middle one is about an inch longer and the back one is another inch longer.
When all three colors are trimmed, lay them on top of each other and tie the top strands together at each end. The arrows in this picture show you where to tie the layers together:
Tuck the excess length of the top strands down on the sides, then attach the necklace topper to each knot with the clips on each end.And voila… you have a bohemian, colorful, funky DIY fringe necklace to wear all summer!
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Jennifer is a wife and mother of three. She blogs at TheCraftPatchBlog.com, where she shares craft tutorials, DIY projects, recipes and loads of creative inspiration for home and family. When she’s not blogging or crafting, Jennifer loves to shop at thrift stores, play kickball with her family and adventure in the great state of Idaho.