Making a Necklace out of Disney Pressed Pennies

I have loved the idea of the Disney pressed pennies, but could never figure out what to do with them after getting home.

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Well the other day, I was looking at one and was like, Got IT!  They would make cute necklace charms!  So I grabbed my Modge Podge Dimensional, and covered the pressed side of the penny.  After letting it sit for 3 hours, I was ASTONISHED at the level detail that the Modge Podge brought out!

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So after I Modge Podged a few more, I decided to head out to Michaels to get some bails to attach them to.  Well I couldn’t find them.  I even tried Wal Mart and Target too.  No one had the bails I was looking for (Glue On Bails).  So I get a little bummed and think, well I am going to have to finish this project after I get some bails shipped to me.  The next day, my daughter and I decided to skim WalMarts selection of bails again and made the choice to pick up a pinch bail and try it out.

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I didn’t want to punch a hole into my pressed pennies, so I added more Modge Podge to the back and pinched the bail on.  I waited the three hours before handling again to see how it turned out.  And while it wasn’t exactly what I wanted, it did the trick and left me pleased with the results.  I will post pictures of the next set with the glue on bails when they arrive.

Don’t want to Make a Charm?  Buy them from us:

Minnie Mouse Pressed Penny Charm
Mickey Mouse Pressed Penny Charm

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Don’t want to Make a Charm?  Buy them from us:

Minnie Mouse Pressed Penny Charm
Mickey Mouse Pressed Penny Charm

 

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About Aunesty Janssen

I am Aunesty Janssen, a mom who is a huge Disney Addict. I have 6 amazing kids, 21 down to 2. With my oldest daughter in CO working for Wells Fargo, my eldest son in the Army, my middle daughter attending college {& a WDW CM}, my middle son a Junior in high school and my two toddlers, the three year old boy, Carson, who is on the Autism Spectrum and Courtney, my large personality two year old.

I love crafts, blogging, baking and spending time with my family.

When I am online, I am usually writing a blog post, or talking on Facebook. You can find me on Aunesty.com, AunestyJanssen.com or Temporary Tourist and few more...

"Even miracles take a little time." - The Fairy Godmother, Cinderella

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