Duck Tape Beaded Necklace

You will need:

• Duck Tape®

• Round drinking straws

• 1/2 mm elastic cord

• 2 metal / plastic rings

• 1 clasp

• Scissors or craft knife

• Pliers

• Crafting board


Duck Tape Beaded Necklace

Step 1

Cut sixteen x 12cm strips of Duck Tape®.

Duck Tape Beaded Necklace

Step 2

Cover sixteen x 12cm drinking straws with your strips of Duck Tape® from step 1 by rolling the tape onto the straw.

Duck Tape Beaded Necklace

Step 3

Cut the straw with your scissors into small pieces. These will be your beads.

Duck Tape Beaded Necklace

Step 4

Cut seven x 50cm long pieces of cord with your scissors.

Duck Tape Beaded Necklace

Step 5

String all the cords through a single ring and tie them together.

Duck Tape Beaded Necklace

Step 6

Secure the ends with a piece of Duck Tape®.

Duck Tape Beaded Necklace

Step 7

String beads onto each piece of cord, leaving about 2cm of cord showing on each strand.  Do this until all the cords are covered with your beads.

Duck Tape Beaded Necklace

Step 8

Connect another ring to a clasp with your pliers.

Duck Tape Beaded Necklace

Step 9

Take your necklace from step 7 and secure the end cords to the ring attached to the clasp just like you did in steps 5-6.
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