DIY Princess Necklaces for a Craft Birthday Party

how to make girls party necklaces

What little girl (or grown up girl) wouldn’t want a princess necklace.  I know I do! This quick craft is so easy to make and the supplies are readily available at any Michaels Craft Store.  These are great for kids to make during a party or you can make them ahead of time and use them as party favors.

princess necklaces diy mod podge birthday party craft idea for kids

extreme glitter mod podge

mod podge podgeable shapes

What you need:

Mod Podge Podgeable Shapes

Mod Podge Extreme Glitter

Foam Paintbrush

Jumbo Gems

1 Yard Ribbon per Necklace

apply Mod Podge podgeable

Coat the Podgeable shape with Extreme Glitter Mod Podge.  Add some to the back of the gem.

position jumbo gem on acrylic shape

Position the gem on the Podgeable shapes.

add more mod podge

Add more Mod Podge Extreme Glitter to the Podgeable.  Don’t worry it will dry clear and sparkly.

podgeable mod podge charm

Dried and ready for a ribbon!

push through the hole

Fold the ribbon in half and thread through the hole.  Work on the top of the Podgeable shape.

loop through

Loop the ribbon tails through the section that was pulled through the hole.

hero heart mod podge necklace

Pull tight to secure.

mod podge jewelry making craft

craft for a girls party necklaces


Ribbons are from our Supply Shop – see the faux seam bindings here.


  1. Thanks so much for sharing this idea. I used your tutorial to make some Sofia the First Amulets for my daughter’s party.

  2. About how long do they take to dry? Thinking of using this as a craft at my daughter’s birthday party… Thanks for the fun idea!!

  3. I just got the podgeable shapes and they don’t all have the holes in them for the necklace, only 6 out of the 18 did. Did you make the holes yourself for the others? How did you do that?

    • Cathie and Steve says:


      I used two packages. But you can drill the holes very easy. Just tape the shape down and use any small drill bit. I use the no electric drill from Fiskars.

  4. I saw ur page on princess party necklaces. Its really awesome. Will definately try this on my daughter’s princess b’day party. I m sure kids will love this.

  5. of my craft room and was spooked by the ctonainer of Glow in the Dark Mod Podge that I used for my Haunted House Canvas.a0 I had not put it away yet and it was left to “Glow” on my craft table.a0 After that, he was


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