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Friendship Rings | Homemade Valentine's Day Jewelry

Friendship Rings

Total Time Needed: 1 Hour

These flashy rings let a kid wear her heart on her finger. Cupid's Tip: If you make your ring from craft foam, you won't need a hole punch; simply poke the pipe cleaner through the foam.

Materials

  • Scissors
  • Craft foam or card stock
  • Faux fur fabric (optional)
  • White glue
  • Small hole punch
  • Pipe cleaner
  • Faux jewels, buttons, craft foam shapes, etcetera
  • Marker or pen (optional)

Instructions

Friendship Rings - Step 1

1. Cut a heart shape from craft foam or card stock. If you use fabric, first glue a small piece of the fabric to foam or card stock, allow the glue to dry, then cut out the heart shape.

Friendship Rings - Step 2

2. Unless you're working with foam (see Cupid's Tip, above), use a small hole punch to make 2 holes, centered, in the heart. Cut a 4-inch length of pipe cleaner. Bend it in half and push the ends through the holes from front to back as shown.

3. Place the ring on your child's finger to measure the size. Twist the pipe cleaner ends together until the ring fits comfortably. Remove the ring and trim and tuck any excess pipe cleaner.

Friendship Rings - Step 4

4. Glue on faux jewels, buttons, craft foam shapes, or other items for decoration. Allow the glue to dry. Use a marker or pen to write a few words on the back of the ring, if you like.

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