I sort of have a thing for vintage keys… and simple DIY’s with big results.
Add the two together, and I present to you the ultra-simple 5 minute DIY key necklaces!
(yes, I meant that to be read with the same awesomeness of a circus announcer).
Materials You’ll Need To Make A DIY Vintage Key Necklaces
Jump Rings (Charm Hooks)
Nail Polishes (one in a bold color & one in gold)
Clear Nail Polish
Ribbon & String
Step 1 – Paint nail polish onto the keys in thick short strokes, and let dry completely.
Step 2 – Once dry, apply the clear coat.
Step 3 – Attach jump ring through the cutout in the ring.
Step 4 – Tie red string to the jump ring.
Repeat step for the first key, with glittery gold nail polish. Then tie black velvet ribbon around the middle.
For a rustic look, leave a key as is, and tie ribbon to the jump ring.
Frequently Asked Questions
What does wearing a key necklace mean?
Keys are seen as a symbol of good luck and fortune in many cultures. The belief dates back centuries ago, when people would wear keys around their necks for protection or wisdom—to open any barrier they came across: physically (with hinges), mentally (by understanding) and spiritually too!
What does a key symbolize?
Keys are like the key to your freedom.
They can open up new opportunities or lock you away from everything that matters most in life– whether it is opening locks for others, providing security by means of possession only one person knows how these things work!
It’s almost too easy for instructions, isn’t it? Have any tips or ideas? Let me know!