DIY Organza Ribbon Cords for Pennies!

Hi friends! When I saw organza ribbon necklace cords for sale online I knew I could make them on the cheap using high quality supplies from Papermart:

Supplies:

  • 1/4″ Organza Ribbon (100 yards for $3.22)
  • 2mm Rat tail Cord Β (200 yards for $8.03)
  • Jewelry findings: cord ends, jump rings, barrel clasps
    Tools: Chain nose pliers, needle nose pliers, scissors
  • Optional: 3″x5″ clear bags for packaging finished jewelry like I showed in the video (1,000 bags for $12.20)

Directions:

  1. Cut ribbon and cord to desired length.
  2. Center cord over ribbon and place on cord ends and crimp closed with chain nose pliers.
  3. Add clasp.

Sure, pre-made ribbon cords are not that expensive, you can buy them made for a dollar or less a piece but they are probably made with cheap supplies, you can make them with really good supplies for 5 cents worth of ribbon and a few inexpensive findings and only a couple of minutes of your time. Best of all you can make any color you want! I hope you enjoyed today’s project and til next time happy crafting!

 

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15 Responses

  1. Nice and easy! Thank you Lindsay for this tutorial. And as always, great ideas for improving the business. Midnightair

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  2. Easy tips for necklace making, thank you! πŸ™‚

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  3. easy and elegant! πŸ™‚

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  4. Hi Lindsay,
    Fantastic idea and so quick to make.
    Thank you! πŸ™‚

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  5. This is so easy….why didn’t I think of this?! Thanks for the great idea!

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  6. Great as always πŸ˜„

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  7. You made pretty things! And this one is one of them πŸ™‚ Thanks for the inspiration πŸ™‚

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  8. […] DIY Organza Ribbon Cords for Pennies! – 1 freebie(s)? […]

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  9. Hi Lindsay

    I first want to say I love your videos! Thank you for sharing your talent with me. I appreciate the product reviews also.

    I have seen you use a huge acrylic block that looks like it has a little curve to it. Where did you get it? I want one!!!!!

    Eagerly awaiting your reply.

    Thanks,
    PS sorry this is off topic!
    ♍ Tina Marie 🌺

    Sent from my iPad – please excuse any typing errors.

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  10. Lindsey.. how did you make the round and odd shape for necklace

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    • I used a flat glass marble from the dollar store and glued washi paper and foil to the back of it and soldered the edge.

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  11. Great idea Lindsay! ~Diane

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  12. Thank you Lindsay, awesome idea!!

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