Jul 27, 2011

DIY Rope Necklace

I'm on a roll this week with blog posts!!
So, I covered the DIY Rope Necklace in my Christmas in July post and decided to try it out for myself!
I even did my own version of it :)

All you need....
1. 2 rope curtain tie backs
2. Ribbon
That's it!!

You can find these rope ties at your local Hobby Lobby in the upholstery section and guess what, they're only $2.99 each!! This tutorial is based on the original found at Love Maegan's Blog and was inspired by Lizzie Fortunato Jewels which by the way sells for $300!
Inspiration - Lizzie Fortunato
Venus of the Rags Necklace

DIY Rope Necklace - My Version!
1. Tie a knot in the first rope around the second rope
2. Do the same with the second rope
3. Twist the rope on both sides of your knot
4. Feed ribbon through the loops on the end of your rope & tie behind your neck into a bow

DIY Rope Necklace - Original Version

1. Loop your ropes together
2. Once looped tie your ropes in a knot
3. Tighten your ropes
4. Feed ribbon through the loops on the end of your rope & tie behind your neck into a bow

How easy is that?! Happy crafting ya'll!!

Linking up HERE 


  1. Jonne ChykaliukJuly 28, 2011

    DIY Rope Necklace - Original Version I have to make one. I love that! Just curious have you ever thought about selling your crafts? Like these necklaces, your headbands and the make up boards?

  2. Thanks Jonne! Thought about it, not sure how much demand there is for it though...the Etsy world is a tough business to be successful in! lol

  3. Hello from a fellow Texan! We are just north of San Antonio... love your version of these rope necklaces! Lots of inspiration here! Thanks for sharing, Audra!

  4. Thanks June! Glad you stopped by :) Come back soon!

  5. This is awesome!! Good job on the blog post roll. Keep them coming! :o)


  6. What a beautiful necklace. Thanks so much for linking up:>

  7. Hi Audra...

    Oh yes, I have seen this type of necklace before! Thanks for sharing your beautiful necklace and the great tutorial with us for the Sunday Favorites repost party this week!

    Warmest summery wishes,

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