Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Bullet Bling

Inspiration for crafts can be found everywhere! And, the gun range is no different. On a recent trip to the shooting range with my family, I couldn't resist filling up my pocket with a few spent bullets.
I didn't want a plain bullet hanging around my neck, so I found some filigree style jewelry findings, bent one of them around the bullet, then glued it on with E6000.

My son, drilled a hole in the end and I inserted a head pin.

 I held the head pin with needle nose pliers close to the bullet, then wrapped the pin to make a loop. I cut off the excess wire with wire cutters.

 I cut the loop & jump ring off of a charm I found at Michael's, then glued it into the open end of the bullet.

I added a jump ring to the loop that I formed with the head pin.

 I found a pretty beaded chain at Michael's & threaded it through the jump ring, then closed it with another jump ring.

 Got bullets? Make jewelry!

Linking To:
Coastal CharmGinger Snap CraftsCreations By KaraRae Gun RamblingsMade In A DayChic On a ShoestringSimply Sweet Home, The Shabby Nest Somewhat Simple,   Live Laugh Rowe, Have A Daily Cup Of Mrs OlsonThe Cottage Market,  Funky Junk InteriorsDIY Showoff, Craft-O-Maniac, Keeping It Simple, I Should Be Mopping The Floor, The Dedicated House Coastal Charm, Reasons To Skip The Housework, Sugar Bee Crafts,  Nifty Thrifty Things, Cherished BlissMad In Crafts, Flour Me With Love, Not Just A HousewifeToday's Creative Blog, Tip Junkie Homework,  I Gotta CreateThrifty 101 Domestically Speaking,  The Answer Is Chocolate, Skip To My LouThe Thrifty Home,Cedar Hill RanchFlutter BusterNap Time Creations, Hope In Every Season, The Foley FamOur Home Away From Home,  RemodelaholicFlamingo ToesVMG206 Finding Silver PenniesA Stroll Thru Life, French Country CottageThe Scoop, Stone Gable, Knick Of Time, Lou Lou GirlsOur Hopeful Home, The Painted Hinge, Savvy Southern Style, Tattertots & Jello, Yesterday On Tuesday, Rachel Teodoro


  1. I love looking into the creative imaginations of sister bloggers. You have certainly taken thrown away junk and made it into something beautiful. You're so talented! I'm happy that I dropped my to visit.
    Connie :)
    P.S. I am celebrating 6 years of blogging with a Give-A-Way . . .
    come join the fun and get your name in the hat:)

  2. Very creative Virginia! I love unusual jewelry like this. Thanks for sharing with SYC.

  3. You are so talented! What an original idea, it really looks lovely. Thanks for sharing at Vintage Charm! xo Kathleen|Our Hopeful Home


  4. نستخدم افضل ادوات تنظيف و غسيل الخزانات لاننا افضل شركة غسيل خزانات بالمدينة المنورة و عمال مدروبون وحاصلون على شهادة صحية فقط اتصل بنا لتحصل على افضل خدمة غسيل خزانات بالمدينة المنورة


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