Monday, April 4, 2011

Milk Carton Bling Rings

You can recycle your milk carton tabs into finger bling for your little princess!

I put a thick layer of regular Elmer's glue onto the top of the tab and sprinkled little seed beads onto the glue.  You can use a toothpick to move and arrange the beads in the glue.  Then, I set the tabs into a bed of rice to help hold them upright while they dried.
 
Once dried, both Jillian and I were so excited that she tried them on before the final ModPodge step.  As she was taking them off the dried glue and beads just slipped right off the tab!

So, I applied gentle pressure to remove/slide the glue and beads from the other rings {as you can see in the picture below}.  Then I used my hot glue gun to really adhere the beads/glue onto the milk carton tab.



Next, I used ModPodge over the beads and again set them in the bed of rice to dry.


{I used regular satin ModPodge but you can buy shiney and sparkle ModPodge too, which might make the beads really pop}


Once the ModPodge was dried the Milk Carton Bling Rings were all ready to be loved by our little princess!

 

Idea from Meet the Dubiens

Linking up to Momnivores Dilemma

8 comments:

  1. LOVE the beads! I did this a few years ago with glitter, and that worked great too!

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  2. Ooooo.... my girlie girls would love these! What a cute idea!!

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  3. Wonderful idea and result! I love it!

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  4. That is so fun! What a fabulous idea!!! I'd love to have you share this at my For the Kids Friday Link Party (still on)! Come join the fun!

    http://sunscholars.blogspot.com/2011/04/for-kids-friday-6.html

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  5. My 4 year old niece would love these! I will be bookmarking your project for my Earth Day Craft Extravaganza next week!

    If you have a moment today, please share this with my readers @Creative Juice Thursday Hope to see yours among all the amazing projects!

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  6. What a cool idea! It's perfect for a quick craft with the kids. You should come link up on my blog.
    www.localfunforkids.com

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  7. Thanks for sharing this at Creative Juice! Hope to see you back at the party tonight!

    Friday, you'll be featured at my Earth Day post!

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  8. So sweet, I saw you on Pinterest, and came to check it out. LOve the rings, and LOVE how you used the milk tabs, GREAT GREEN IDEA.

    I'd love if you linked this up. Stop by anytime to say hello!!!
    Hugs,
    Bella :)**AMAZE ME AUGUST** @ Bella Before and After

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