Mom Necklace

Hi Friends, It’s Mother’s Day this weekend…like you did not know. I know that there are some of you out there that still haven’t decided what to give that special lady in your life.  No Worries… I have an easy, inexpensive and  lovely Mother’s Day project that could be perfect for you.

Last Minute Mother’s Day Necklace

Mothers Day

I picked up some  wood veneer letters at a craft store.

Mother's Day Necklace

I separated the letters M. O. M.  The words “Mum” and “Mama”, would have been cute too.

Mother's Day Necklace

With crazy strong jewelery adhesive, I attached the letters together. I also attached two metal jump rings to the top of each “M”. Once the adhesive was dry, I sanded the excess glue off the wood letters with a nail file.Mother's Day Necklace

I picked out  Krylon Gloss Ocean Blue to spray-paint and applied the paint to the wood letters.  I really love this color blue.

MOM Necklace…Dipped

Ok, I couldn’t resist to add some gold to this necklace. I am like a bug attracted to a street light when it comes to shiny metallic colors.

Mother's Day Necklace

I used regular gold craft paint and painted the bottom of the letters gold. I applied the paint with a paint brush. Then, I applied a spray glaze to “MOM”.  This will help to protect the necklace from the elements, like milk, goo, wine and all that is involved with braving the motherhood storm.  I added jump rings to the ones already attached to the necklace.  I also attached silver chains to both sides of the necklace with closure clasps. Mom Necklace

Pretty dang cute if I do say so myself. This last minute gift might me a gift for myself.

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Mother's Day Neckalce

Mom Necklace by Paper & Fox

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28 Responses to Mom Necklace

  1. Heather Smith {Woods of Bell Trees} May 7, 2014 at 6:21 pm #

    This is a great idea, it’s nice for the kiddies because they could make this and even buy the materials themselves as opposed to a gold or silver necklace which would break their little piggy banks! Oh yeah metallics are awesome! :D

    • carmody May 8, 2014 at 6:16 am #

      Thanks Heather! When it comes to gold, I don’t care about the material…just the shine.

  2. Bre @ Average But Inspired May 8, 2014 at 8:54 am #

    So cute, Carmody! Happy Mother’s Day. – Bre @ Average But Inspired

    • carmody May 8, 2014 at 1:11 pm #

      Thanks so much Bre!

  3. trish @ May 8, 2014 at 4:32 pm #

    this is fabulous!!! I love it and I’m sharing this link with my teen son. ;) Thanks!!

    • carmody May 8, 2014 at 8:03 pm #

      Thanks Trish! I will cross my fingers that your son gets the hint.

  4. onel May 9, 2014 at 4:00 am #

    Cute idea! Love the gold color on the blue =)

    • carmody May 9, 2014 at 8:12 pm #

      Thanks so much!

  5. Amy W May 11, 2014 at 5:31 pm #

    Love the colors you chose for this necklace, very fun! Thanks for sharing on our Link It or Lump It party! Amy @ Delineate Your Dwelling

    • carmody May 11, 2014 at 9:30 pm #

      Thanks Amy!

  6. sohosonnet May 11, 2014 at 11:21 pm #

    Love love love!!! This is the cutest necklace!

  7. Lauren @ The Thinking Closet May 12, 2014 at 12:29 am #

    This is heaps of fun! And yes, I totally could see you rocking this necklace with pride. My favorite line? “I am like a bug attracted to a street light when it comes to shiny metallic colors.” Right there with ya, sister!

    Following you now in bloglovin’ so I can stay in the loop on the creative happenings over here…which, let’s face it, happen quite regularly. Excited!

  8. carmody May 8, 2014 at 8:02 pm #

    Thank you


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