DIY Embellished Friendship Bracelets. The weather is warming up and my wrists are feeling rather lonely and bare after hiding under long sleeves all season long.
But after digging up last year’s DIY friendship bracelets, I realized they desperately needed sparkly and shiny upgrades. Today we’re showing you three easy ways to embellish your friendship bracelets, making them all grown up . . . To add rhinestones, you’ll need:a chevron friendship bracelet (tutorial found here)5-6” crystal rhinestone chain (last used here)1 yard of embroidery flossan embroidery needlea pair of scissors Thread the needle with embroidery floss and tie the end into a double knot. Push the needle through the back of bracelet.
Stitch the floss between the first two rhinestone links, pushing needle out the middle of the bracelet. Utility Cord Bangle. ANNOUNCEMENT: A select number of these bracelets are available for sale here.
DIY Geometric Necklace. Happy Friday!
Here’s a fun and quick necklace project I made this week you might want to try over the weekend. Every since I made the DIY faceted earrings I’ve been considering how to make a necklace in a similar way with a slightly different look. Supplies - Polymer clay- I used white, but use whatever color you like - Glitter – I recommend the fine Martha Stewart branded glitter, it really is superior - Blade – Polymer clay blade or razor blade (be careful!) - Chain- Any kind - Bamboo skewer Steps: 1.
Tagged as: diy, geometric, glitter, gold, necklace, pendant, polymer clay, white. DIY Braided Bead Bracelet. It’s been awhile since our last bracelet DIY.
I don’t know about you, but our wrists have been begging for another colorful addition for months now. So after playing with some materials that were already on hand, we’ve created a tutorial for a braided bead bracelet, which is a not so distant cousin of the hex nut and wrap bracelet. Because honestly, you can never have too many . . . You’ll need: Cut the waxed linen cord into a 26″ and 19″ piece. Tie a knot about half an inch down from the loops. Start braiding the strands. Push the bead against the base of the braid, and cross the left strand over the middle. Keep a finger at the base of the braid, holding the beads in their place and keeping the braid tight. DIY Braided Hex Nut Bracelet.
We’re nuts for nuts.
Is there a more versatile and inexpensive DIY component than a hex nut from the hardware store? You can imagine our excitement when we first discovered Philip Crangi’s Giles & Brother Hex Collection. Honestly, nuts braided into jewelry is WTF genius! With a few items that we always seem to have lying around, we tackled the technique and made our own spine-like braided hex nut wrap bracelet. You’ll need:3 strands of cotton butcher’s twine cut into one yard pieces18 small brass hex nutsa bit of dexterity! Gather the 3 strands of twine and tie a knot at the top, leaving about 2 inches of slack. Keep your thumb at the base of the braid, holding the nut in its place. DIY Beaded Bracelet « greeneyed.com. I’m super excited to share this project with you, as it has been over two weeks in the making.
I fussed around with many a mini-crochet needle and embroidery thread, and my house is now littered with bitty seed beads, to arrive at what I think is my favorite and most unique tutorial yet! Woo hoo! Materials: Embroidery thread (I used 6 stranded thread) Crochet hook size 1 (2.75mm) Seed beads Jewelry clasps Needle Scissors. DIY: How to make a friendship bracelet. DIY BRACELETS. There has been so much chitter chatter on pinterest lately about the stacking bracelet trend (or as some people call it - "an arm party") and I think I am jumping on the bandwagon.
The bigger, bolder, chunkier, gold-er :: the better. And, in effort to be financial friendly a lot of people have starting making their own to layer. I created a DIY board to house all of my funky finds in hopes it will inspire me to tackle one.Dana and I have collected almost all the supplies to make a few DIY jewelry projects, but we are still searching for a few supplies. Here are some of my favorite pinterest DIY jewelry ideas: Rope & Hex Nut bracelet via truly smitten, or another take on this bracelet could be used with leather or suede (below). This chain & rhinestone bracelet is one of my favorites, but it has been difficult finding the right chain.
These friendship bracelets are a total throwback to middle school, but I love the updated look with the metallic thread. via honestly wtf. DIY $220 Bracelet for $5. DIY Friendship Bracelet. For several months now, we’ve been receiving emails requesting a friendship bracelet DIY.
Well, friends, ask and you shall receive! Today, we’ll give you a step by step tutorial on the classic chevron pattern. If you used to whip up friendship bracelets like a champ in grade school and have since forgotten how, consider this a refresher course. And if you can make these with your eyes closed and arms tied . . . umm, can we still be friends? You’ll need:embroidery threada safety pin or tapea pair of scissors Start by cutting several strands of embroidery thread at about 24 inches each. Start on the left side with the outermost color (shown here in red) and make a forward knot by creating a 4-shape over the 2nd color, loop it under and back through the opening.
Pull up and to the right to tighten. Now pick up the outermost color on the right side (show here in red) and make a backward knot, creating a reverse 4-shape over the 2nd color, loop it under and back through the opening. DIY Wrap Bracelet. You should all know by now that we are all about stacking bracelets on our wrists.
The more, the better. In fact . . . the most, the best! With that being said, we’ll show you how to master a version of the ever so popular wrap bracelet. It’s so simple and addicting, you’ll soon be churning out these wristlets with your eyes closed. Clearly this arm party train isn’t stopping and it’s about time you get on board! You’ll need (for a double wrapped bracelet) :* Lengths will vary depending on the size of your wrist (see comments for suggestions).