Monday Whazzup – Recycling Old Headphones Into A Necklace – Another Awesome Green Teen Craft

Green Ideas — By on February 2, 2009 6:38 am

Most teens and college aged music lovers go through headphones like they’re going out of style. While there are several things I use the old headphones for – including garden ties and ties to organize extension cords – my favorite by far was taught to me by my seventeen year old daughter.

Here she is modeling her recycled craft idea – she reuses the old headphones creatively as a choker necklace. What an awesome idea!

Kelsey Necklace Craft

HOW TO MAKE A NECKLACE FROM AN OLD SET OF EARBUDS OR HEADPHONES

Supplies:

One set of old earbuds or headphones, a charm (if you prefer)

Steps:

Step One -  Tear the two cords apart to the base (the part that plugs into something)

Step Two – Start knotting the way you start to tie a shoe (left over right and pull it from under).

Step Three – Repeat knotting. It helps to switch left over right then right over left because it evens out the ear buds.

Step Four – Leave enough room to be able to knot the ear buds over the plug.

Step Five – Tie on with the earbuds worn in the front. For a more creative look add a large stone or charm on the necklace and wear the earbuds towards the back with the charm on the front of the choker. Very cute!

Finished!

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1 Comment

  1. Todd Smith says:

    Great idea! Looks cute and it gives a message to everyone she meets: re-use, recycle! :)

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