DIY Upcycle Locket Necklace


This cute upcycled locket necklace will put a grin on anyone's face and makes a wonderful gift for moms, grandmas or anyone who loves quirky jewelry.blank630x20

This cute upcycled locket necklace will put a grin on anyone’s face and makes a wonderful gift for moms, grandmas or anyone who loves quirky jewelry. You’ll never guess what they are made from.  Plastic spice bottle lids.  They look amazing and are so fun to make. You can style them in an endless variety of ways.

For another fun project check out our other simple DIY Necklace.  Or better yet take a peek at all our upcycling ideas!blank630x20

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blank630x20Locket Necklace Supplies

  • Lids with open hole from plastic spice bottles. (We used McCormick)
  • Spray Paint
  • Gems, flowers, beads etc.
  • Photo of choice.
  • Our printout patterns and template below.
  • Glue
  • Chains, string etc.
  • Drill with tiny bit
  • Eye Screw (optional)
  • Clear spray (optional but a good idea)

Additional Ideas: You can also use scrapbook paper cut into circles to place on your locket in various places.

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This cute upcycled locket necklace will put a grin on anyone's face and makes a wonderful gift for moms, grandmas or anyone who loves quirky jewelry.blank630x20

This cute upcycled locket necklace will put a grin on anyone's face and makes a wonderful gift for moms, grandmas or anyone who loves quirky jewelry.blank630x20

Drill a small hole in the top of the lid for hanging a string or placing a eye screw into.  Doing it before painting it is a good idea. This cute upcycled locket necklace will put a grin on anyone's face and makes a wonderful gift for moms, grandmas or anyone who loves quirky jewelry.blank630x20

Spray paint your cap. After it dries a coat of clear sealer is a good idea. This cute upcycled locket necklace will put a grin on anyone's face and makes a wonderful gift for moms, grandmas or anyone who loves quirky jewelry.blank630x20

If your using our free patterns, cut them out. blank630x20This cute upcycled locket necklace will put a grin on anyone's face and makes a wonderful gift for moms, grandmas or anyone who loves quirky jewelry.blank630x20

Cut a piece of poster board for backing using the appropriate pattern piece. This cute upcycled locket necklace will put a grin on anyone's face and makes a wonderful gift for moms, grandmas or anyone who loves quirky jewelry.blank630x20

For a regular photograph use the appropriate circle to trace over the picture, then cut it out. This cute upcycled locket necklace will put a grin on anyone's face and makes a wonderful gift for moms, grandmas or anyone who loves quirky jewelry.blank630x20

You can also print out a photo and do the same thing.This cute upcycled locket necklace will put a grin on anyone's face and makes a wonderful gift for moms, grandmas or anyone who loves quirky jewelry.blank630x20

If you print a photo on regular paper we suggest covering it with packing tape.This cute upcycled locket necklace will put a grin on anyone's face and makes a wonderful gift for moms, grandmas or anyone who loves quirky jewelry.blank630x20

Glue your photo face down into the lid. This cute upcycled locket necklace will put a grin on anyone's face and makes a wonderful gift for moms, grandmas or anyone who loves quirky jewelry.blank630x20 This cute upcycled locket necklace will put a grin on anyone's face and makes a wonderful gift for moms, grandmas or anyone who loves quirky jewelry.blank630x20
Glue whatever you like on the front as long as it covers the logo portion on the lid. This cute upcycled locket necklace will put a grin on anyone's face and makes a wonderful gift for moms, grandmas or anyone who loves quirky jewelry.blank630x20

You can also glue something inside the cover. This cute upcycled locket necklace will put a grin on anyone's face and makes a wonderful gift for moms, grandmas or anyone who loves quirky jewelry.blank630x20

String can be added for the necklace. This cute upcycled locket necklace will put a grin on anyone's face and makes a wonderful gift for moms, grandmas or anyone who loves quirky jewelry.blank630x20

Beads add a nice touch.This cute upcycled locket necklace will put a grin on anyone's face and makes a wonderful gift for moms, grandmas or anyone who loves quirky jewelry.blank630x20This cute upcycled locket necklace will put a grin on anyone's face and makes a wonderful gift for moms, grandmas or anyone who loves quirky jewelry.blank630x20

Attaching a chain is easiest if you insert an eyelet screw into the tiny hole. This cute upcycled locket necklace will put a grin on anyone's face and makes a wonderful gift for moms, grandmas or anyone who loves quirky jewelry.blank630x20

You can add glue to the eyelet to hold it in. Place the backing poster board over it. This cute upcycled locket necklace will put a grin on anyone's face and makes a wonderful gift for moms, grandmas or anyone who loves quirky jewelry.blank630x20 This cute upcycled locket necklace will put a grin on anyone's face and makes a wonderful gift for moms, grandmas or anyone who loves quirky jewelry.blank630x20 This cute upcycled locket necklace will put a grin on anyone's face and makes a wonderful gift for moms, grandmas or anyone who loves quirky jewelry.blank630x20 This cute upcycled locket necklace will put a grin on anyone's face and makes a wonderful gift for moms, grandmas or anyone who loves quirky jewelry.blank630x20This cute upcycled locket necklace will put a grin on anyone's face and makes a wonderful gift for moms, grandmas or anyone who loves quirky jewelry.blank630x20

 

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