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Recycled Soda Can Tab Pendant with Mini Bowdabra Bow

I hope that you enjoy this soda can tab pendant as much as I do. I recycled the tab and added beads, wire, Recycled Soda Can Tab Pendant 15gems, and a beautiful Mini Bowdabra Bow.

It is always fun to recycle items and use craft items on hand to see what you can create. Design your own pendant variation with the step-by-step tutorial below.

Materials Needed:

  • Soda Can Tab
  • E6000 Glue
  • 24 Gauge Wire
  • Jump Rings
  • Seed Beads
  • Large Bead for Hanging
  • Jewelry Tools
  • Small Hole Puncher
  • Gem
  • Mini Bowdabra with Ruler
  • Bowdabra Bow Wire

Instructions:

1. Begin by gathering all the materials you will need for this craft.

Recycled Soda Can Tab Pendant with Mini Bowdabra Bow

Recycled Soda Can Tab Pendant with Mini Bowdabra Bow

 

2. Remove a soda can tab from the can. I used metal cutting scissors to cut my tab from the can as to not destroy it.

Recycled Soda Can Tab Pendant with Mini Bowdabra Bow

Recycled Soda Can Tab Pendant with Mini Bowdabra Bow

 

3. Wrap 24 gauge wire around the tab and add a few seed beads.

Recycled Soda Can Tab Pendant with Mini Bowdabra Bow

Recycled Soda Can Tab Pendant with Mini Bowdabra Bow

 

4. Use jump rings to add a hanging charm.

Recycled Soda Can Tab Pendant with Mini Bowdabra Bow

Recycled Soda Can Tab Pendant with Mini Bowdabra Bow

 

5. Hole punch a small hole for a jump ring.

Recycled Soda Can Tab Pendant with Mini Bowdabra Bow

Recycled Soda Can Tab Pendant with Mini Bowdabra Bow

 

6. Glue a bead to the tab using E6000 jewelry glue.

Recycled Soda Can Tab Pendant with Mini Bowdabra Bow

Recycled Soda Can Tab Pendant with Mini Bowdabra Bow

 

7. To make a bow for the pendant place the Hair Bow Tool & Ruler onto the Mini Bowdabra. Cut 12″ of Bowdabra Bow Wire, fold the wire in half and place it into the Mini Bowdabra.

Recycled Soda Can Tab Pendant with Mini Bowdabra Bow

Recycled Soda Can Tab Pendant with Mini Bowdabra Bow

 

8. Place the end of the ribbon into the Mini Bowdabra at the 2″ mark. Fold and press the ribbon to form a loop at the 1.5″ mark.

Recycled Soda Can Tab Pendant with Mini Bowdabra Bow

Recycled Soda Can Tab Pendant with Mini Bowdabra Bow

 

9. Form a matching loop and tail on the other side.

Recycled Soda Can Tab Pendant with Mini Bowdabra Bow

Recycled Soda Can Tab Pendant with Mini Bowdabra Bow

 

10. Scrunch down with the Mini Bowdabra Wand.

Recycled Soda Can Tab Pendant with Mini Bowdabra Bow

Recycled Soda Can Tab Pendant with Mini Bowdabra Bow

 

11. Thread the two wire ends through the loop. Pull the wire tightly.

Recycled Soda Can Tab Pendant with Mini Bowdabra Bow

Recycled Soda Can Tab Pendant with Mini Bowdabra Bow

 

12. Remove the bow from the Mini Bowdabra and knot the wire in the back of the bow. Glue the bow onto the pendant.

Recycled Soda Can Tab Pendant with Mini Bowdabra Bow

Recycled Soda Can Tab Pendant with Mini Bowdabra Bow

 

13. Use ribbon to hang your pendant.

Recycled Soda Can Tab Pendant with Mini Bowdabra Bow

Recycled Soda Can Tab Pendant with Mini Bowdabra Bow

 

14. Wear or give as a gift!

Recycled Soda Can Tab Pendant with Mini Bowdabra Bow

Recycled Soda Can Tab Pendant with Mini Bowdabra Bow

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