Here’s a simply chic necklace with an unexpected twist -- it’s made of materials commonly found in the hardware store. All you need to make your own is a length of cotton rope and a pair of aluminum sleeves and glue.
Be inspired by the inexpensive everyday materials you find in a hardware store -- and string brass “beads” (really wing nuts, thumb nuts, and hex nuts) on cotton cord to craft a bracelet with a cool industrial vibe.
Wristwear crafted of knotted cotton cords and hooks might have a nautical flair, but this bracelet derives its style from a surprising source -- the hardware store. You can easily tie one up yourself with a few basic supplies.
Your local hardware store is a surprising source for the supplies to make this delicate necklace. A length of cotton cord is the base, tiny steel hex nuts become beads, and an S-hook serves as the closure.
Take a second look at these shiny faceted beads -- in another life they are steel hex nuts found at any hardware store, but they transform into a modern, minimalist necklace when strung upon cotton rope. You can easily make your own version in minutes with just a few basic supplies.
It's best known for its stunning views of the Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains and for the Biltmore Estate (America’s largest home), but this graceful Southern city is now attracting a fresh generation with recent additions.