The next item in our 4 Ways series is a set of Braided Chain Shoulder Pads. Now before you dismiss shoulder pads as an heirloom to the 80s, hear us out. These blinged-out accessories have been appearing on the celeb set, and are a fun way to make any average outfit pop with power! They instantly add glamour to a look, with just the right amount of POW! Upgrade your sweater, blazer or button-down for a look that is totally Beyoncé.
Shoulder Chain Pads
What You’ll Need:
4 Bar Pins
1. Measure two sets of 4″, 6″ and 8″ chain pieces, and then cut.
2. Open your jump ring and start adding one set of the 4″, 6″ and 8″ chain. Connect to the end of the chain appliqué, and close the jump ring.
3. Repeat on the opposite side so that the chain is attached on both sides.
4. Glue two bar pins onto each side, and let your project dry for 24 hours.
Now you have a cool set of chained shoulder pads that will make any outfit a ten! These look amazing on a bold blazer like the one above, or even an all-black ensemble. Want to try a different chain? Check out what other materials you could use for this funky DIY!