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DIY Wooden Bead Keychains

 

Socks for X-mas were yesterday

3 weeks until Christmas. If you are a good planner then you already have all the presents for your loved ones. But what about all the other great people who make your life easier every day. Your colleagues, your babysitter or your neighbour, who waters your plants every time you are on vacation.  Nothing says better “Thank you” than a lovely handmade gift. This tutorial shows you 3 ways how to make small keychain made of natural materials like wood and leather. Everything under 10 €.

DIY wooden ball keychains via www.fashionrolla.com

 


You will need:

  • wooden beads
  • different key rings or lobster clasp
  • different types of leather
  • matching thread and sewing needle
  • punch pliers, cutter, metal ruler and cutting mat

 

DIY wooden ball keychains via www.fashionrolla.com

 

Step 1: You can keep the ball as it is or spray paint the surface with the color of your choice. Nail polisher works too.


 

DIY wooden ball keychains via www.fashionrolla.com

 

Step 2: Cut thin leather strap, thin enough to get through the opening in the wooden bead.


DIY wooden ball keychains via www.fashionrolla.com

Step 3: Put the straps through the beads.


 

 

DIY wooden ball keychains via www.fashionrolla.com

 

DIY wooden ball keychains via www.fashionrolla.com
 Step 4: Wrap the ends around the ring or lobster clasp and stitch them together with the thread. You can pre-punch the holes for the stitches with the punch pliers.

DIY wooden ball keychains via www.fashionrolla.com
DIY wooden ball keychains via www.fashionrolla.com

 

DIY wooden ball keychains via www.fashionrolla.com

Photo and idea by Nia Kuhn

 

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