Homemade Fathers Day Gifts:
Beaded Rear-View Mirror Charm
If you are looking for quick and easy homemade fathers day gifts, this beaded rear-view mirror charm is great for kids of all ages to make. You can make the
matching beaded key-chain
to go with this rear-view mirror charm and you'll have a nice gift set to give to your dad this Father's day!
What You Will Need:
Leather cord or hemp
8 decorative beads (We used Jewelry Essentials: Naturals - Ancient beads)
4 round wooden beads
4 silver beads
2 photo frame charms
Cut two pieces of cord that are each 26" long. Fold each in half.
On one strand of cord, start by threading on a photo charm and then a decorative bead. Then about a 1/2" up from the bead, tie a knot.
Now thread on the rest of the beads. The pattern that we used was:
Now repeat the above steps for the other cord.
Take the two cords and tie them together at the end, using an overhand knot. Trim the remaining cord tail to the desired length.
Insert a photo into each frame, and your rear-view mirror charm is complete!
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i reckon this is a good as gift -- thanks for the idea !!!!!