Put a ring on it...

Here's a solution for those panicky moments, after washing the dishes or kneading pizza dough, when you can't remember where you put your ring. I hate the shock that lasts until I’ve checked every countertop, drawer, and cupboard, just to find it somewhere silly like... my pocket. So when I found this idea, I thought it would be a useful (and cute) craft to pass on. 

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What you'll need:

• Frame, sans glass

• Embellishments – I used Favorite Findings button packets from Joann Fabrics, pearls, and beads (you could use stones, pendants, fabric, anything you think is pretty, really)

• Hot glue gun

• Wire cutters

• Pushpin

• Decorative paper

Not pictured: A few pearls and beads

Not pictured: A few pearls and beads

Now, first line up the decorative paper with the cardboard backing of the frame, trace, and cut.

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Glue the paper onto the cardboard and set aside for later.

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And now for the fun – time to decorate! Start gluing your pretties onto your frame.

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Sometimes it's helpful to set them around the frame, to get an idea of where you want them. Most times I wing it, and it usually works fine :).

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Once you have them all glued on the way you like them, get your pushpin and wire cutters and snip the little metal pin off the back.

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Put your paper/cardboard combo in the frame, and glue the plastic part of the pushpin to the center of the paper. Then find one more pretty-something to glue to the tip of the pushpin.

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Look at that! A lovely little place to put your ring when you’re not wearing it. Mine's going straight to the kitchen.

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(adapted from source)