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Mother’s Day is coming up, and what a great opportunity to have some fun DIY time with the kids, making something special for mom! We’ve come up with a really cool crafts idea that’s both fun to make and makes for a lovely gift mom will cherish for many years – a home-made jewelry set!

With just a few colorful arts & crafts materials you can make an adorable set of necklace and ring. It’s a really simple craft activity that’s not even very messy, and you can spend the whole afternoon in creativity. Happy Mother’s Day!

Here’s what you’ll be needing:

Materials

• Pipe cleaners
• Pom-poms
• Colorful cardboard
• Googley eyes
• Sparkling glue
• Superglue and regular glue
• Scissors

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And now, let’s get started!

Necklace

The necklace is the defining centerpiece of the whole set. We need to make a pendant – how about an adorable teddy bear?

1. Cut three circles from the cardboard: one will make the head, one will be the body and the third, a small circle, will be used to hang the pendent.

2. Attach all circles together

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3. Glue on the googley eyes on the head, the pom-poms as hands and feet, and use the sparkling glue to decorate the body

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Now we also need to make the necklace itself – use two pipe cleaners in different colors and loop them together. Now cut a small hole in the top circle and insert the necklace through it. You can leave it open for now and simple twist it to close the necklace around the neck.

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Ring

To make it into a set, all you have to do is get creative in making a ring! This one is easier – simply twist together pipe cleaners just like you did for the necklace but much shorter, and glue on a pom-pom so make it really pop out (and correspond with the necklace, obviously…)

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Voila – how charming!

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