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Texas Monkey - Guest Post: How to Make Candy Sprinkle Necklaces

Thursday, May 13, 2010 Posted by Rita A

I have a treat for you today - my first Guest Post. Texas Monkey has been kind enough to share a fun craft with us on how to make the super cute Candy Sprinkle Resin Necklaces.


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Hi Ya'll, I'm Shayna and can be found over at Texas Monkey where I'm glamorizing, mesmerizing, and accessorizing my life and home one project at a time and invite you to share along with it.  At my pot luck small town blog (you know the kind, where everyone knows everyone and got a little of everything to offer) you will find humor and honest stories about my life and to do list.  You will be inspired by featured projects I find around blog land as well as For you Fridays where I share tips, giveaways, and more so hop on over and say hi and see what I have in store for you. 

I want to share with you how to make Candy Sprinkle Necklaces.  A girl can never have too much jewelry or shoes in my opinion.  They are staples in fashion and in my wardrobe and no matter how blah I may be feeling or how up and down my weight may be, I can always shop for shoes or make jewelry and immediately feel better.  I was in the middle of filling an order for bottle cap and scrabble tile necklaces and thought, man I really need something different to offer even if I just do it for gifts or for fun.  The next few weeks I would browse sites, aisles of stores to try to have an Ah Ha moment only to come up short.  But one day when I was decorating some cupcakes for my daughter's school it hit me, why not make candy sprinkle necklaces!  And so it began and now I want to share with you how you can make your very own to share with your friends, your daughters or yourself. 

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First thing is gather your supplies (most available at craft stores).

Materials Needed:

Envirotex Lite
Candy Sprinkles
Candy or Ice Cube Molds (Must be silicone)
Bail
Ribbon or chain necklaces
Super Glue
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 If you notice in the pic I tried the plastic molds, these do no release the Envirotex so use the silicone only.  I chose to do hearts with a mixture of color sprinkles and stars with red, white, and blue sprinkles in light of Memorial Day and July 4th coming up.

Start by mixing your Envirotex Lite according to the packages directions.


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Next just pour your mixture into your molds and then sprinkle your candy into the molds with the mixture.


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Now is the waiting process, you'll need to let it set for 72 hours so that it hardens. At that point, you're just going to pop them right out of the molds.  File the edges to be flat and smooth if needed.
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Take your bail and super glue it to the back of each candy sprinkle charm.


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Simply string your necklace through the bail and stick a fork in you because you're done!  Real easy uh!  I used a ball chain for the star and colored ribbon necklace for the heart.


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Now go find someone to give this to and watch them squeal with delight.  Or better yet adorn yourself with one and watch people try to figure out how you made it. 


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Hope you enjoy making these.

Thank you very much Shayna for sharing. I always wanted to know how to make these cuties. Stop by Shayna's place - Texas Monkey for more crafty ideas.



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5 comments:

  1. I'm just the MOM said...

    Hey cool!!! Ima have to do this over the weekend.

  2. Beth said...

    OMG! Now I totally have to do this. Squee!

  3. Shayna @ Texas Monkey said...
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  4. Staycee said...

    Those are really cool, I like it :)

  5. Sara said...

    This is amazing!!! Where do I find Envirotex Lite?