Try It This Week: A Statement Necklace You Can DIY in 5 Easy Steps

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It's no secret that statement necklaces are all the rage right now, but how much of a statement can such a necklace actually make if you spot someone else wearing the same exact one?

With that in mind, we asked Jenni Radosevich, the brain and blogger behind I Spy DIY, how she would create a truly original statement necklace. She came back with this easy five-step DIY that is as customizable as it gets: You can use any kind of gem, stone, ribbon, cut-out design -- you name it! -- for a one-of-a-kind piece that will most certainly have everyone asking, "Where can I get that?"

Find out how it works, and head to our new section at InStyle.com/how-to for more easy DIYs and how-tos to try.

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What You'll Need

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Felt
Gems or Stones
Needle
Thread
Ribbon
Scissors
Glue
Marker

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Step 1

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Arrange your stones on the felt, and trace around each stone.

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Step 2

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Remove the stones from the felt, keeping them in the same order you traced them in. Layer two pieces of felt and cut out the design.

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Step 3

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Sew your stone on to the front piece. (You can find gems with holes at most craft stores, or you can simply glue the pieces to the felt.)

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Step 4

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Glue the ribbon on to the bottom piece of felt, then adhere to the top piece of felt with glue.

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Step 5

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Let dry, and then tie on!

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