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Fair Isle Necklace and Earrings

By: Amy Anderson
Amy Anderson
Amy Anderson
I am a 32-year-old transplant from Seattle living in Atlanta, Georgia. I was born from creative genes, so I'm carrying on the tradition. I have been knitting for 17 years, sewing for longer and decoupaging for just a few. I do all of these things on a daily basis, or at least as much as I can. Follow my crafting adventures on the ModPodgeRocks blog.
Celebrate Mom with a gift of pretty jewelry.
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Skill Level: Beginner


Martha Stewart Crafts ® Fair Isle Dots Adhesive Stencils
Item #32271
Adhesive stencils are ideal for adding painted designs to any project, especially on curved or slick surfaces. Repositionable, reusable. Contains 2 multi-design 5-3/4in x 7-3/4in stencils and instructions. 18 total designs.


Mod Podge ® Dimensional Magic, 2 oz.
Item #CS11215
Create faux mosaic, quilt and other textures with added dimension. Dries clear and allows the full color of the surface below to show through. Works with Mod Podge, acrylic paint, dyes, pigments and more. Stay put formula won’t sag or run. Perfect for jewelry, paper crafting and accenting home décor items.


Other Supplies
Shrinkable craft film (like Shrinky Dinks Shrinkable Plastic in Almond)
Paint markers (like Sakura Permapaque)
2 earring backs
1 large jump ring
1 silver chain
Circle cutter or other circular items to make a template
3/4” hole punch
Jewel glue


  1. You will first need to cut your shrinkable plastic into three circles – one larger for the necklace and two smaller for the earrings. To do this, either use a circle cutter or find household items to trace. I used a funnel for the necklace and a jar lid for the earrings. Put the items on the surface of the shrinkable plastic and trace. Keep in mind that your plastic will shrink to 1/3 of its current size.

  2. Carefully cut the plastic using your scissors. Cut slowly.

  3. Choose your adhesive stencils and place onto the plastic. Use your paint markers to color in the stencil designs. Pull up the stencil and allow the paint marker to dry. Don’t touch the paint for several minutes or you will smear it. Tip: Your stencils may have a little residual marker ink on them, but they are perfectly fine use again for painting!

  4. Repeat on both the large circle and the two smaller circles until you have the design that you like.

  5. Punch a hole in the necklace with the hole punch.

  6. Bake the shrinkable plastic according to the manufacturer’s instructions. Let cool.

  7. Apply Dimensional Magic over the top of the necklace and earring circles. Let dry overnight.

  8. Apply a second coat of Dimensional Magic (if desired) and let dry overnight.

  9. Attach the jump ring and the chain to the necklace. Attach the earring backs to the earring circles using jewel glue.

  10. Let dry for 24 hours before gifting!
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