MY DIY | Ribbon Necklace


Yesterday I was ogling over a tulle skirt, so decided to find a more wearable to incorporate the look into an everyday outfit (although I could be persuaded to wear a tutu daily). With a couple spools of Midori’s woven metallic ribbon, I created a whimsical necklace in no time.
What you need: 
Wire Thread
3/4″ Midori woven metallic ribbon
Jump rings
Optional chain
What to do:
1. Thread your needle with a piece of wire that is the desired length of your necklace
2. Then wrap the excess end around the wire, leaving a little loop at the top
3. Tie the other end of the wire to a jump ring
4. Start folding your ribbon accordion style onto the needle
5. Start with smaller folds, as you move towards the middle, make the folds larger, then smaller again towards the other end
6. Use both spools of ribbon, add a third for a longer necklace,
Tip: give the necklace more volume by twisting the folds around the wire, so they don’t lay flat
7. Add jump rings onto the wire loop at the end, and add the clasp with a jewelry pliers
OR add a piece of chain to the jump rings to make the necklace longer




  1. What a cute idea! Looks so intricate but is surprisingly simple to make. 🙂

  2. Kacie Cone says:

    Such a cute idea, it definitely doesn’t looks homemade!

  3. milano mode says:

    Aside from the fact that the ribbon lovely – your nails are neatly done!

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  4. Mariana says:

    Love it! And I’ve just bought some ribbon the other day. I have something else in mind, but I think there will be some leftovers. 🙂 This is such a pretty idea!!

  5. Really love the white one! Think I’m going to do that!!


  6. Casla Twins says:

    great DIY necklace!

  7. Amazing idea! I can’t wait to try it!

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  8. Really love this necklace because of the options to customize it and how extemely doable it is. I posted this on my blog with images of the finished necklace and a link back to your blog (of course) 🙂

  9. FJ says:

    You’re a genius. You need to become the creative director of a popular brand.

  10. Wow! It’s amazing!
    Super simple (I guess!) and super gorgeous! Must try!
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  11. T.K. says:

    Definitely going to try this DIY necklace!! Such a cool idea.

  12. I’m definitely going to try this one!


  13. Anonymous says:

    So clever. I like this.

  14. So cute, what a clever idea!

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  15. The ruffled look is so pretty! I love necklaces with fun texture like this.
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  16. In Nature says:

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  17. Rhyusriani says:

    amazing idea! Love the DIY necklace 🙂

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  19. Laura says:

    how you come up with the idea, excellent! I instant made a version of mine, check it out and see what you think?

  20. Melanie says:

    I just need to buy some ribbon and I am going to do the same 😀

    Love xx
    Melanie ~

  21. creatively3 says:

    I <3 the DIYs! You're Soo creative
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  22. Anonymous says:

    How long was the ribbon you used?

  23. Anonymous says:

    Same question, how many yards of ribbon did you use?

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