He’s making a list, he’s checking it twice, he’s gonna find out who’s naughty or nice. Santa Claus is coming to town.” John Frederick Coots and Haven Gillespie
Make merry in our DIY Stamped Christmas Charm Necklace! Naughty or nice, we’ve got you covered for every holiday gathering. Take basic metal stamping and add a little something extra with design stamps and small details. Layer it all up with some tiny charms and just a touch of sparkle, and you’ll be ready to take on the holidays in style!
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ImpressArt, Circle, 1″, Aluminum Stamping Blank
ImpressArt, Circle, 3/4″, Aluminum Stamping Blanks- 24 pc.
ImpressArt, Circle, 1/2″, Aluminum Stamping Blanks- 24 pc.
Tiny Star Charm
Tiny Jingle Bell
Tiny Rhinestone Charm/a>
Ball Chain Necklace with Lobster Clasp, 18-Inch, Bright Silver
6 Beadalon Jump Rings 6mm Silver, Plated
ImpressArt- Basic Newsprint Lowercase Letter Metal Stamp Set
ImpressArt Stamp Enamel or Folk Art Enamel 2-Ounce Acrylic Paint, Licorice
ImpressArt Design Stamps, 3mm, Whimsy Heart, 1-Pack
ImpressArt- 6mm, Christmas Tree Design Stamp
Wood Handle Scratch Awl
ImpressArt Ergo-Angle Metal Stamping Hammer
ImpressArt Chasing Hammer
ImpressArt 4 by 4-Inch Steel Block
ImpressArt Metal Hole Punch Pliers
ImpressArt Chain Nose Pliers
ImpressArt Bent Nose Pliers
ImpressArt Stamp Straight Tape
Beadalon Leather Pad For Block and Anvil
Watch the video to learn how to make the project:
Step one: Stamp Christmas Tree in center of smallest blank. Use the tilt and tap method, it’s in the video.
Step two: Tape your medium sized blank to the bench block. Stamp ‘nice.’
Step three: Stamp whimsy heart in center of blank under the word nice.
Step four: Tape your largest blank to the bench block. Stamp ‘naughty.’
Step five: Use the ball end of the chasing hammer to add texture to the medium and large sized blanks.
Step six: Use hole punch pliers to pierce a hole in the top center of each blank.
Step seven: Use the awl to add dots around edge of the largest blank.
Step eight: Apply Stamp Enamel, rub in, let sit for 10 seconds, wipe off excess.
Step nine: Attach charms using pliers, securing them closed with tension.
Step ten: Pour yourself some eggnog, you did it!
You can customize your DIY Stamped Christmas Charm Necklace using different design stamps and charms. That’s the best thing about metal stamping, you get to make your personal style statement.
Margot and Avalon