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StudsandPearls-HeaderStuds and Pearls is a DIY fashion blog owned by Kirsten Nunez. As a New Yorker and longtime lover of crafting, she’s inspired by everything from music to food to nature. She is currently working on publishing her first DIY fashion book.



Chunky Chain Necklace and Rhinestone Hair Tie
Contrary to what most people may think, elastic can be used for more than holding up your bottoms. This underrated craft material can be incorporated into accessories in just a few steps. My favorite uses for elastic include quick and easy necklaces, and snap free hair ties. Check out how I made both projects, below!


***chunky lucite chain, measurement provided in box***
***gray elastic, measurement provided in box***
– Flat backed rhinestones
– Scissors
– E6000 ChunkyChainNecklaceandRhinestoneHairTie02

1) Cut the elastic so that you have two strands, with one strand measuring about 11 inches.ChunkyChainNecklaceandRhinestoneHairTie03

2) Take the longer strand and tie…

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