Cool DIY Leather Feather Key Fob

DIY Leather Feather Key Fob

I’ve been rather uninspired as far as DIYs are concerned lately …or maybe I’m just not in the mood to make things. Regardless, I’m not worried, creative inspiration is sometimes overflowing in some areas of my life and lacking in others. Eventually though, energy shifts and the opposite is the case. But the other day I decided I wanted a leather feather on my key chain …so I made one, well 2 actually. Here’s how…

Here’s What You’ll Need…

DIY Leather Feather Key Fob

* Leather
* Beading pliers
* Scissors
* Bead Reamer {or hole maker. you may use a eyelet if you are so inclined & skilled in leather making}
* Chain {you could also make a necklace just using the chain/leather}
* Key Ring {you may not need a separate one if you can use one you already have}

Steps…

DIY Leather Feather Key Fob

* Using your scissors, cut two leaf shapes from your leather.

DIY Leather Feather Key Fob

* On one side, and in an upward motion, carefully cut slits to resemble a feather.

DIY Leather Feather Key Fob

* Vary your slices to resemble a feather. Cut in opposite directions and/or remove a few sections.

DIY Leather Feather Key Fob

* Using your bead reamer, create a hole at the top of your feathers.

* If your leather is stiff, massage it in your hands by bending it in different directions.

DIY Leather Feather Key Fob

* Using your pliers, open your chain link and remove a section.

DIY Leather Feather Key Fob

* Slide your link through the hole and clamp tightly.

DIY Leather Feather Key Fob

* Using another open link, join the chain to your key ring.

DIY Leather Feather Key Fob

* Add your second feather to the end of the chain or use only one feather if you choose.

 

And… Voila!

DIY Leather Feather Key Fob

DIY Leather Feather Key Fob

Have Fun!

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LA native & lifestyle blogger Maegan Tintari writes daily at ...love Maegan.com sharing beauty & style secrets, including fashion DIYs, how-to nail art manicures, hair tutorials, and home decorating ideas, as well as a look into her personal life with her husband and adorable dogs, two Frenchies & an old Pug in wheels. Here you will find her talking about their journey & battle with infertility & recent relocation up to the mountains by a lake in search of a better life.

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