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Recycled Textured Cardboard Jewelry

Americana Decor® Texture™

Recycled Textured Cardboard Jewelry
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Recycled Textured Cardboard Jewelry

designed by PLA Schneider

Recycle cardboard into a pendant or earrings or both with Americana Decor® Texture™.

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Learn more about Americana Decor® Texture™.


Americana Decor® Texture™

  • Deep Turquoise (Metallic) (ADTX110)
  • Gold (Metallic) (ADTX105)
  • Pewter (Metallic) (ADTX113)
  • Rose Gold (Metallic) (ADTX103)
  • Teal Green (Metallic) (ADTX111)

Primers, Sealers, and Finishes

  • DuraClear® Gloss Varnish (DS19)

Other supplies

  • cardboard (scraps )
  • jump rings
  • pliers (small - suitable for jewelry)
  • palette knife
  • drill bits (or other small, pointed tool)
  • glitter (size and color of choice)
  • chain (or necklace cording)
  • embellishments (large and small glitter, tiny beads, etc)
  • jewelry hardware (for earrings - earring hooks)


  1. Here are a various geometric shapes. Select your favorite shape or shapes.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Draw the shape of your choice on cardboard in a size of your choice. (The one shown is about 2.75" long.)
    Step 1 Example
  3. Use a palette knife to swipe Texture on the cardboard in a color of your choice. (See above list.)
    Step 2 Example
  4. Immediately sprinkle the textured cardboard shape with glitter in a size and color of your choice and let dry.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Use a pointed object to poke a tiny hole. (See photo for placement.) For added durability and a glossy finish, use a medium paintbrush to apply DuraClear Gloss to both sides of the pendant. Use pliers to add a jump ring through the hole. Place through a chain or cording of your choice.
    Step 4 Example


For earrings, follow the same process and place the earrings through earring hooks.