There's something about an easy DIY that makes us want to stand up, arms spread eagle and shout, "I'm king of the world!" The mixed feelings of accomplishment and self-reliance will do wonders for your mood.
Today's DIY will make you feel great and look great, too. All you need is a copy of Punch Out Paper Jewelry from Chronicle Books and about 15 minutes of free time. See? This really is the easiest DIY you can do.
Check out our step-by-step guide to making a cool necklace in our gallery. Writing this article took longer than making the necklace, we swear!
Step 1: Get your copy of Punch Out Paper Jewelry and a clear space to work.
Step 2: Read the instructions, duh!
Step 3: These are the sheets you'll need for this NYLON-approved DIY.
Step 4: Punch out the black triangle and lace both ends of the black ribbon through it from back to front.
Step 5: Put the black ribbon through the green gem and rainbow-colored shape back to front. Do it on each side of the triangle and leave some room between the punch out jewels.
Step 6: It should look like this! You can wear it like this or take your look one step further...
Step 7: Add the butterfly on top by weaving the ribbon through the holes at each end, and then point the triangular pieces up. Voila!