Create Your Own Personalized Keychains with Acrylic: A DIY Guide

Create Your Own Personalized Keychains with Acrylic: A DIY Guide

 Looking to add a little flair to your keyring? Creating your own acrylic keychains is a simple and rewarding DIY project that anyone can do. With just a few materials and a bit of creativity, you can make custom keychains that are both stylish and functional. In this tutorial, we'll guide you through the process of making DIY acrylic keychains step by step, so you can create your own unique designs and express your personal style in a fun and practical way.

What do you need?

  • Heart Clear Acrylic Keychain Blanks Set

  • OR if you want Acrylic Letter Blanks check here (Note: If you use letter blanks you’ll need to get the key chain accessories separately.)

  • Polymer Slices – polymer clay nail slices come in a variety of colors, themes and shapes. This is a great place to get polymer clay slices. ( Fruit slices, Mixed variety of clay slices, Valentine’s Day clay slices here and here, Christmas clay slices )

  • Charms – Add a resin charm. for an added design element.

  • Glitter Paint

  • Mod Podge

  • Foam Paintbrush 

  • Acrylic paint (optional)

  • Tweezers (optional)

What do you have to do?

Step 1:

  • Start with your acrylic keychain blank. Be sure to remove the protective cover on both sides! If you’re using an acrylic letter, make sure to work on the opposite side from what you want the front to be. 

Step 2: 

  • If you want to add additional artwork you can paint on your keychain design, use acrylic paint and apply 2 coats for an even finish.

Step 3:

  • Paint a layer of glitter paint onto your keychain blank.

Step 4: 

  • While the paint is still wet, add the polymer clay slices. I used a pair of tweezers to make placement even easier.

Step 5:

  • Once the paint is dry, add a thin layer of Mod Podge over the top of the polymer slices.

Step 6:

  • Finally add your keychain key ring and tassel using pliers.

  • And now you have beautiful acrylic keychains

I hope that the step-by-step guide provided in this article has inspired you to try your hand at making your own custom acrylic keychains. By following the instructions and tips outlined in this guide, you can create unique keychains that are both practical and visually appealing. If you found this article helpful, please share it with others who might be interested in this fun and easy DIY project. Your feedback and support are greatly appreciated. Thank you for reading!


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