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WFMW: Lego Necklace


Please mark your calendars for the March 3 & 10 temporary move of WFMW. While I'm in Kenya with the Compassion Bloggers, Shannon of Rocks in My Dryer will be welcoming you all back to her place as she hosts WFMW for two weeks!

We'll call it a HomeComing (without a corsage).

Now. The matter at hand: a fun project I want to share with you...for you to share with others!

On a whim, I made a Lego necklace for my son. It's been such a hit everywhere he wears it:


If you have a Lego fan in the family or have a friend who adores the tiny building blocks, you might want to consider this very easy project:

1. Choose a colored square Lego brick and purchase ball chain and a package of Pendant Bails from any craft store (you'll also need some strong adhesive glue):

2. Glue the pendant to the back of the Lego:


3. Let the glue dry for at least an hour:


4. Thread the chain through the pendant bail:


5. Totally cute (and I'm not just talking about the necklace):


And that, my friends, works for me!

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42 comments:

bridget {bake at 350} said...

You're right...totally cute!

I.LOVE.THIS!

Julie From Inmates said...

Very clever and very cute!

Amy@ MomsToolbox said...

That is AWESOME!
My boys would totally love those! Thanks for the simple how-to!!

Struggler said...

Clever and cute! He's a lucky boy.

Lisa @ Crazy Adventures in Parenting said...

How sweet is that?

rachelizabeth said...

I'll have to make a few - all of my boys would LOVE them!

Amber @ Classic Housewife said...

How cool! I don't think my son's quite old enough to appreciate that.. I'll have to hang onto that thought. I don't think an army man or hot wheel would look as smashing hanging around his neck. =P

Crystal Escobar said...

What a cute idea! I just love your blog, and now am your newest follower!!!
www.balancedmoms.blogspot.com

Alea said...

What a great idea! I am filing this one away.

se7en said...

Now that is totally cool!!! Love it!!!

NaDell said...

That is one cute necklace that I totally saved the picture of.
My nearly 7 year old daughter wants a Lego party the beginning of February and I'm going to make those! Thanks for the timely awesome craft that will work for the boys and girls coming to her party. Now, I'll have to go dig through my husband's Legos. Shhhh.

Angela @ Nine More Months said...

Very cool and so easy!

The Happy Housewife said...

So cute! I have two little boys that would probably love this!
Toni

brandy said...

That necklace is awesome! I saw your feature on Someday Crafts! What a fun site with waaaay too many ideas :)

pk @ Room Remix said...

What a fun idea! Very cute.

Amanda T said...

I love it! Really love it!

Jenny said...

I've seen these at shana logic but they just cost to much to buy one right now ;(

Stephanie said...

So cute!

Raise Them Up said...

Pretty nifty! I like the idea, and it has me thinking of what else I could glue on to make necklace gifts. Thanks!!

Sarah said...

Love this! Great gift idea!

Ashley McWhorter said...

Hi. So fun meeting you last night! I can't believe that we are neighbors...literally! Crazy!!! We must get together for lunch, play date, whatever!!! my email is...

ashle9@hotmail.com

jennibell said...

Our kids participate on a Lego League team here in our city. . .I think this would be such a neat thing for them to make for their team members!!! Thanks for the great idea :)

shelley said...

How fun! Little boys and legos! ;) -Thanks for hosting this McKlinky! :)

shopannies said...

very cute both the necklace and the model
what a great idea thanks for sharing

Jessica @ This Blessed Life said...

This is my first time participating - I'm excited! Thanks for hosting this!

Brandi said...

Awwww, if only I had known this a couple of weeks ago!! My 8 yr. old just had a birthday party complete with a blue fondant lego cake. In fact that was my WFMW last week, I believe. These chains would have been so cute as party favors. :)

Gina @ MoneywiseMoms said...

Oh, I wish I'd thought of this before our big Lego Birthday Party last August. Great idea!

C.Thompson said...

Great idea!

Kara said...

Love the necklace, good idea:)

northern cottage said...

Love this idea for the boys - this is a very MANLY necklace I must say!

Kristine said...

Awesome! My husband said what I was thinking - the next step with out boys would be to "build" on their necklace. I think I could safely say that they would love it.

Keeslermom said...

This is perfect! I am SO making these for my homeschool co-op class!

Tammy said...

He is too cute and so is his necklace. Wondering if my 10 year old would like this...he is a Lego Maniac, or that's what his baseball hat reads. :-D

Lindsee said...

Hi Kristen! I realized when I left last night that I never got to officially meet you. So sad! Hopefully we'll have another get together and we can chat. Your blog is adorable and these necklaces are so neat!

Table4Five said...

I'm doing a review for an Etsy seller who makes these, she sells the pendants for $7.00 each! Just a thought if you wanted to start a little side-business :)

Also, your son is a total cutie!

marineswife said...

That is super cute! My son would love one also.

marineswife said...

That is super cute! My son would love one also.

Sharon said...

My daughter's friend is having a birthday party this weekend and, apparently, she's VERY into Legos. I am totally making one of these for her!

Thanks for the idea!

Tim said...

Kristen, what kind of adhesive did you use? And do you think a glue gun would work?
thanks,
susan

aimee said...

We are making this. I only wish I'd seen it before the Lego Party! It would have been the perfect party favor to go with these cupcakes. I think I'll still make it for the birthday boy because he would LOVE it.

http://fromchapelhilltochickenville.blogspot.com/2010/01/lego-birthday-party.html#comments

aimee said...

We are making this. I only wish I'd seen it before the Lego Party! It would have been the perfect party favor to go with these cupcakes. I think I'll still make it for the birthday boy because he would LOVE it.

http://fromchapelhilltochickenville.blogspot.com/2010/01/lego-birthday-party.html

Kim said...

So AWESOME!!! I had to make one right away, I love it. I put a picture of the one I made with a link to your post on my blog today, thanks again!
http://lifeofamodernmom.blogspot.com/2010/01/lego-necklace-spotlight-sunday.html