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fingerprint pendants

(off of one of our summer to do)
I got this great idea from smashedpeasandcarrots
who got this great idea from: the crafty crow
 I think they are just so sweet!
I got some sculpey
(is it pointless to say I got if for 40% off. It’s just kind of a given right?)
I got a pearl color so it has sparkles in it.
rolled it out
took some cookie cutters:
(started with the big hearts…..changed my mind….then decided to do our whole family– two big hearts (adults) three small hearts (our kiddos)
pressed our little fingerprints in and put in a pan to harden in the oven
(just followed the instructions on the package)
oh and I poked holes for the jump ring (before cooking!)
wrote on names and dates
and had to make my own jump rings because my hearts were too fat!
I used a crimp bead and added some beads…and decided that if I wore this is a necklace I would have a backache from carring this weight around.
so I turned it into a little hanging decor for my rearview mirror.
combined all the strings together
glued them together using clear nailpolish
added this hook
I already had an air freshener in my car…
so I cut off the air freshener and used the string to hang my fingerprints
I also thought that these would be so cute as a keychain
or you know those family home evening charts that have the pegs..these would be cute as the name tags for them.
and my kids made one into a keychain for mother’s day
you can read about it HERE
and i just did a silver bracelet knockoff~ go HERE

Comments

  1. These are such a gorgeous idea! I'm adding to my holiday to do with the kids list!

    Popped over from Sweet Charli…

  2. Christy says:

    Oh my goodness!!! I love this so much! I'm doing this with my niece when she comes back into town as a gift for the family! Thanks for sharing this precious idea!

  3. So cute! I need to add this to my to-do list!

  4. Precious! I saw some jewelry once with fingeprints and it was about an arm and a leg, so this is much more my style!!! I will be making these! Thanks for sharing!

  5. Well how stinkin' cute is that!!! WAY!

  6. The Watermelon Tree says:

    Those are so cute!! That would be a good idea for Christmas ornaments too!!

  7. I've seen (and lusted after) some fingerprint hearts on etsy and never thought to try to DIY a set. Thanks so much for the idea! Yours looks great!!

  8. such a cute idea!!!

  9. jennjp0518 says:

    I love this idea!!! :)

  10. What a cute idea!
    Thanks for linking up and sharing!

  11. Fantastic – thanks for sharing your instructions.

  12. This is lovely, thank you for sharing. I love what you turned them into!

  13. Theresa says:

    How darling!!! Thanks for sharing! Great tutorial!

  14. this is SOOO GOOD. YES, SO GOOD IN FACT THAT i HOPE you'll get yourself a link from our blog to this tutorial by using our DIY / Craft Tutorial Linky Party.

    We've only just begon this series, but it's going to be every Wednesday, from now on.

    We'll leave the first (few) linky party open for a weeek, till all the good tutorial writers/creative talents know where to go EVERY WEDNESDAY.

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  15. this is SOOO GOOD. YES, SO GOOD IN FACT THAT i HOPE you'll get yourself a link from our blog to this tutorial by using our DIY / Craft Tutorial Linky Party.

    We've only just begon this series, but it's going to be every Wednesday, from now on.

    We'll leave the first (few) linky party open for a weeek, till all the good tutorial writers/creative talents know where to go EVERY WEDNESDAY.

    btw if you hop over to the blog today, you can put your name in the hat for a $50 lisa leonard jewelry gift certificate. Who knows…maybe you'll win. Her jewels are gorgeous and unique to you, the wearer as they are all customized.

  16. This is so precious! What a great gift this would make! Thanks so much for linking up! :)

  17. These are adorable! I love all your creative ideas.

    Laura @ alomg for the ride

  18. Ron Cooper says:

    I’m already your Friday follower, but wanted to say hi!

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  19. Christin@Pregnant with power tools says:

    I've tried this before, but it did not turn out oh so gorgeous as yours – I'll have to try again!
    New follower from Follow Me Friday :)

  20. So.Doing.This!

  21. Kimberlee says:

    I love this idea!

    Found you through Feature Yourself Friday, new follower

    Kimberlee, from http://www.TheSpunkyDiva.blogspot.com

  22. Omigosh this is so fabulous!!!

  23. Neccie's Creations says:

    this is adorable and so cute. Very creative to make it into a rearview mirror decoration. I am following you from Follow me Friday.

    Check me out at:
    http://www.necciescreations.blogspot.com

  24. Erin @ Crafts and Sutch says:

    These are precious! I love smashedpeasandcarrots! :) She is awesome! Thanks for reminding me of this super sweet project!

    Erin :)

  25. Holy cow that's super cute! Great idea!!

  26. Jennifer @ The Toy Box Years says:

    So Sculpy is the key! Adding this to my list now! (Of course!)

    Just wanted to let you know that I mentioned your blog in my post today. I finally completed my terra cotta pot "gumball machine" and gave you credit galore!! Hope you'll come by to see it!

  27. Thanks for stopping by and linking up!

    Laura @ along for the ride

  28. Simply adorable! Love this! They look perfect hanging from your rear view! Thanks so much for joining The Sunday Showcase Party. I greatly appreciate it! Hope you have a wonderful week! ~ Stephanie Lynn

  29. Hi Kimbo! I'll be featuring your pendants tomorrow. Stop by and grab a featured button if you like! Thanks again for linking up to The Sunday Showcase! ~ Stephanie Lynn

  30. This is such a cute idea and I think it adds great emotional bondage to your family.

  31. Ashlee @ I'm Topsy Turvy says:

    This is SOOOO cute! I've been seeing Finger print stuff around and trying to think of a cute way to make some! Very nice!

  32. MeenyMoe says:

    Love this idea! Would make great grandparent gifts! – Karen

  33. What a very cute idea! So many cute things you could do with this!

  34. So super cute!

  35. That's Beeutiful says:

    This is adorable! Going on my to-do list!

  36. Nifty! Thanks for linking up to Mad Skills Monday!

  37. Jen @ ParentsOnlyZone.com says:

    This is such a fantastic idea! I am going to adapt this to make a keychain for my husband for Father's Day.

    Thanks so much for sharing!

    ~ Jennifer

  38. I love these! They would make adorable tiny Christmas ornaments too!

  39. sportzmom says:

    I love this. I am getting ready to do a craft camp and we are definitely going to make these. Awesome idea. I am thinking of using them in a wind chime. Thanks for sharing!

  40. Cassie Patel says:

    I did this last year with my boys and we made it into a mobil for our sunporch. It makes me smile everytime I see it! It is such a great project to do with kids. I love how you hung yours in the car. What a great way to enjoy it even more!

  41. ok, that is soo darn cute! i would love to make one of these!! thanks so much for sharing this fabulous idea :)

  42. i wanted to let you knnow i featured your craft today- i love it – thanks so much for sharing – Jamee from jameehomemaker.blogspot.com

  43. Sarah @ Hennessey House says:

    this is too sweet! thanks for sharing the project :)

  44. mommy2luke2008 says:

    I saw this idea on Smashed Peas and Carrots too! But when I saw yours, my heart skipped a beat when you turned them in to decorations for your rear view mirror!! Love it!! I featured these on my friday favorites!
    http://lilbitofus.blogspot.com/2010/06/friday-favorites_18.html

  45. brandi @ tales of a domestic goddess says:

    what a cute idea! i love it!!

  46. Madeline says:

    I've never heard of Sculpy! I pretty much live in Michael's!

  47. I absolutely love how this turned out – so very, very precious…

  48. Amy Bowman says:

    love this and gonna do it! when i do i will for sure link back to YOU! THANKS FOR LINKING UP to "AP Tuesdays @ New Nostalgia~~oh, and I featured you again:)

  49. I chose this project as one of my favorites from last week's Mad Skills party, so I will be featuring it today!

    madincrafts.blogspot.com

  50. DigiMom says:

    Love this! What a great idea and super cute craft and keepsake. :)

    DigiMom
    http://www.digicrumbs.com

  51. Thank you for contributing this to http://www.FineCraftGuild.com's DIY Tutorial Linky Party.

    It's beautiful and well presented.
    And just the perfect summer craft!

    If you have a new & equally wonderful tutorial you wish to share with us this week, come on over. We just opened a new linky party for this week's greatest talented artisans out there! (and you are one of them ;-0)

  52. Thank you for contributing this to http://www.FineCraftGuild.com's DIY Tutorial Linky Party.

    It's beautiful and well presented.
    And just the perfect summer craft!

    If you have a new & equally wonderful tutorial you wish to share with us this week, come on over. We just opened a new linky party for this week's greatest talented artisans out there! (and you are one of them ;-0)

  53. These are just awesome!

  54. Excellent collections. I like everything above.

  55. Kimberly says:

    How hot does the oven need to be and for how long? It doesn't say on the package

  56. LOVE this. I did these with my daycare kids as a mother's day gift. Thanks!
    tricia
    http://iburneddinner.blogspot.com

  57. Kylie Anderson says:

    This is so lovely, fingerprint jewellery is so beautiful.

  58. This is great. I’m looking for something to occupy my little cousins and they love making things for their parents & my mom & dad!

  59. This is a great idea. I think it would be a fun thing to do for my daughter and her family. Thanks for sharing.

  60. I love the idea! Thanks for sharing. I featured your project on my Weekend DIY http://craftsmitherz.blogspot.de/2013/11/weekend-diy-keychains.html

  61. Lea in GA says:

    I made these with my toddler class as a gift for moms at our Mother’s Tea. I hot glued pin backs to them and included a poem about tiny fingerprints. It was a huge success. Thank you for sharing such an adorable idea.

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