Nautical Rope Necklace {Paper & Fox Style}

Hello Friends!

I haven’t done anything nautical inspired in awhile and I was feeling a little off. Then, I remembered that I never shared the full tutorial on how to create my Nautical Rope Necklace.

Nautical Rope Necklace

Nautical Rope Necklace by Paper & Fox

I like simple jewelry and it is also a plus if I don’t have to worry about my kids breaking it. This necklace is a staple in my wardrobe. It is a really simple necklace that cost almost nothing to create, but is really dang pretty.

Here is what you need:

  • Nylon Rope from a hardware store  – cut to 2 x’s the size you want your necklace
  • Embroidery Thread – Any colors
  • Hot Glue Gun

Nautical Rope Necklace

As ya’ll know, I am slightly addicted to nautical inspired everything, so I chose a blue and coral to be the accent colors on my necklace. I made sure I had enough rope to that even when doubled it could fit over my head.  This necklace does not have a closure clasp, but it could by easily modified to have one.

Nautical Rope Necklace

With your glue gun attach the raw ends on your rope. Fold the rope necklace in half and with your handy dandy glue gun attach the two folded ends together. You only need a tiny dab of glue. Now you should have a double rope necklace.

Nautical Rope Necklace

Now, tightly wrap the thread around the two pieces of rope. Keep wrapping until you are satisfied with the appearance of the necklace.

Nautical Rope Necklace

You can add as many colors that your heart desires.  Once you are done with the front of the necklace, do the same wrapping technique to the back.

Nautical Rope Necklace

To finish the necklace simply add another tiny drop of hot glue and snip the excess thread with scissors.

Nautical Rope Necklace

This is one those pieces that people will ask were you purchased it… it happens to me.

I hope that you enjoyed this Nautical Inspired Necklace tutorial as much as I do wearing it.


XOXO, Carmody

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15 Responses to Nautical Rope Necklace {Paper & Fox Style}

  1. Alli August 8, 2014 at 8:43 am #

    I’m in love with nautical everything, but I’ve never attempted to make jewelry, yet I think I could actually make this. It’s lovely!

  2. Nicole August 8, 2014 at 8:43 am #

    No way! Seriously?! You are too crafty and cool, I love this necklace. Totally not my style, but I still love it! I’m forwarding this to my friend, Lisa, who lives in Virginia Beach and loves anything and everything nautical, Lilly, lighthouses, and pineapple. :)

  3. RobyGiup August 8, 2014 at 8:53 am #

    Great idea: simple to realize and wonderful to wear! :-)
    Thanks for the tutorial!

  4. Paris at My Big Fat Happy Life August 8, 2014 at 9:15 am #

    This is such an awesome necklace!

  5. Shirley Wood August 8, 2014 at 9:55 am #

    Wow, that was pretty easy to do, even I could probably do it. I do have the embroidery yarn too.

  6. daisyandjuneshoppe August 8, 2014 at 10:16 am #

    That is super cute and I love the string color you chose!

  7. MrsTee August 8, 2014 at 10:52 am #

    Wow. This is a really great DIY and not too hard either.

  8. Ashley LaMar (@ashlilee) August 8, 2014 at 12:00 pm #

    Very cute!

  9. Vicky August 8, 2014 at 12:43 pm #

    This is adorable! I pinned it in my project list!

  10. Ana Lopes August 9, 2014 at 6:04 pm #

    Super cute necklace! Thanks for sharing great tutorial!
    Hope you have a wonderful weekend!
    Hugs from Portugal,
    Ana Love Craft

  11. Madaline August 10, 2014 at 9:29 am #

    This is so fun!! I might try making this in pink and navy -two colors I’m loving right now~

  12. Alexis @ Persia Lou August 13, 2014 at 9:46 pm #

    Super cute, Carmody!

  13. jessica matier (@AW2SL) August 15, 2014 at 10:36 am #

    This is so cute and easy! I think I have all of the supplies to make it. I would be honored if you would come share this project at Pin Your Friday Favorite on Army WIfe to Suburban Life.


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