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Crafts. Shop Online | A-C. Easy DIY: Leather and Chain “Braid” Wrap Bracelet  One of the things I love the most about jewelry making is that it can be as easy–or as involved–as you want.

Easy DIY: Leather and Chain “Braid” Wrap Bracelet 

Inspired by the many different versions of DIY wrap bracelets that are making the rounds, I set out to make my own with leftover chain and natural leather for an interesting contrast. How easy was this project? My DIY wrap bracelet took me about 10 minutes to make from start to finish! Leftover chain from the blue suede bracelet (instructions to come) was used in the natural leather wrap bracelet.

Supplies needed: (See note at the end for easy customization tips that might alter your supply list) For this easy DIY bracelet, you need just 2 different supplies–and NO additional tools! Instructions: First, fold the leather cording in half to find its midpoint. This project goes so quickly that I forgot to take a picture of the first loop as I made it. Now you’re ready to start “braiding” your leather cord through the chain links.

Step 1 Step 2 And… that’s it! About Kim M Google+ Holst + Lee inspired rope bracelet. I am loving rope jewelry right now.

Holst + Lee inspired rope bracelet

Bright, fun, tribal, and perfect for Spring. In my opinion, Holst + Lee does it the best. This necklace? Wow. Or this one? What you will need: Begin by taping your embroidery floss to the rope. Wrap your embroidery floss around the rope once, and then add the chain – wrapping in between the first two crystals. Continue to wrap, wrapping around 3x between each crystal. Hold it steadily, and wrap away. When you are halfway through, knot on your second color, and keep wrapping.

(Go back and snip off the ends later.) Keep on wrapping… when you get to the end, tape the end down, just as you had done in the beginning. Apply a small drop of Gorilla Glue to each end, and slide on the end cap. Allow to dry for 1-2 hours. Thread your jump ring through the end of the cap and close it. Add your clasp… And voila, your bracelet is complete! Washer & Macramé Bracelet.

This week’s diy is inspired by the twosome bracelet from anthro, the one with flat discs. it is a super simple bracelet to make and it cost me maybe 3 to 5 dollars to make total. full on diy after le-jump. supplies i used: glue, i love 527 glue & use it often. i already had this in my supply box, but i suppose krazy glue or some other type would work just fine. washers. i bought a little box from home depot. i didn’t get the smallest size, which resulted in a chunkier bracelet. there are tiny washers out there if you want a daintier bracelet. waxed cotton cord. i had chocolate brown in my arsenal, but i really love bold colors too. pick whatever size you think would compliment your washers. you only need two strands to fit through the washers, if that helps. hemp, linen, or bamboo cord would work well too. oh, & scissors.

Washer & Macramé Bracelet

Like this: Like Loading... Art From Everyday Objects: Paperclips + String. So today I thought it would be a fun challenge to work with paperclips.

Art From Everyday Objects: Paperclips + String

You can’t get much more mundane than a paperclip! After much thought, I came up with paperclip earrings. If you have paperclips and some pretty cotton string, you can create these beauties. They’d probably look pretty cool as a necklace too. Here is a diagram to show you where to open the paperclip to create this triangular shape. You are basically unbending the clip at all three of the curves. Once you’ve got the triangular shape, you need to glue the ends together. Fig 1: Winding the string around // Fig 2: Starting to wrap the string around the earring, secured with Liquid Stitch Once you’ve wound all the way round and secured with glue, you can then take another length of string and wind around the width of the “earring” creating horizontal stripes or you can create a more messy look by creating a “net” design (see below).

Then just clamp on a pair of earring hooks. Categories: Art, DIY, Fashion. DIY - Pink Bead Cuff Bracelet. Recently I’ve been infatuated with cubed beads and have ordered a fair few over the last few weeks.

DIY - Pink Bead Cuff Bracelet

I was hoping these pink beads were actually glass like the post claimed it was, unfortunately I think they are most likely plastic – but despite this annoyance I think the project came out quite well and perhaps if more paint scratches off the beads it will give the bracelet a whole different look. Tools: ChainWire CuttersRound Nosed PliersJewellery wire (18/20 gayge)Jump Rings (optional)End ClaspsBeads Tutorial: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. I’ve got another cuff bracelet coming up and I’m hoping to do a few more beads arriving soon in the mail Stay tuned! LOve <3. Rhinestone Bangles. I’ve had this project on the back burner for a long time and I’m so happy to have finally finished it to show you all!

These bangles make great sparkly accessories for the holiday season or easy DIY presents for your fabulous friends! *NOTES: I bought a stack of 20 simple bangles at Target for less than $5. The rhinestone strands are from Michaels. You can use dots of glue to help start and finish off the thread wraps if you find it easier and less stressful than tucking and wrapping. Photos: Courtesy of Ashley Weeks Cart. Wren Handmade: Crocheted Bracelets. The breathtaking pieces of the extremely talented and generous artist, Laura Normandin, include paper goods, granny square art, jewelry, handmade dolls, and these wonderfully charming crocheted bracelets that she has kindly agreed to teach us to make.

Wren Handmade: Crocheted Bracelets

Influenced by larger scale handicrafts that surrounded her during her youth, Laura's refined, miniature creations leave you speechless. Materials Valdani thread colors pictured above: Thread colors used for pattern images below: Tools + Notions The Pattern Gauge: 13 stitches = 1-inch Finished sizes (approximate) Small = 6.25-inches around Medium = 6.5-inches around Large = 7-inches around Below in pattern as follows S (M, L) Abbreviations: Chain = ch Slip Stitch = sl st Single crochet = sc Double crochet = dc Half double crochet = hdc: yo, insert hook in st, draw lp through, yo, draw through all 3 loops (lps) on hook.

Note: When changing colors, carry thread along side of work, do not cut ends of thread until finished. Ch 81 (85, 89) in color 1, ch 1 turn. DIY Wrapped Spike Cuff. Taking inspiration from Swellmayde’s Tribal Wrapped Choker, I’ve made a cuff version with stiff spikes rather than freely dangling ones.

DIY Wrapped Spike Cuff

I’m still obsessed with cuffs so I’ve been turning any inspiration into a bracelet for more arm candy! Tools: Tutorial: Start on a cleanly polished cuff. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Note: Due to the wrapping direction being different, the spikes will have a different method of attachment. If you liked this project but do not have access to the materials or do not have time to make your own, you will soon be able to purchase it from my upcoming Etsy store! Keep checking in for more projects and my store launch! LOve <3. DIY Ribbon + Chain Bracelets from #MAGICLV. Here’s the second DIY I led with with BurdaStyle direct from the MAGIC floor.

DIY Ribbon + Chain Bracelets from #MAGICLV

We did these bracelets on Wednesday, the final day of the show. It was a perfect project to wrap-up with because it was fast and easy. I think we were all feeling a little bit like the walking dead after spending the 4 days running around Las Vegas 20 hours a day. Photo courtesy BurdaStyle The supplies are simple: chain + ribbon. For each bracelet you’ll need about 6″ of chain and 16″ of ribbon. Sidenote: Do you guys know about Fray Check? The last step it to clip off the (fraying) ends of ribbon at an angle and apply Fray Check. One more MAGIC DIY to come next Tuesday: Faux turban fabric headbands! Tagged as: bracelets, burdastyle, chain, diy, magic, wwdmagic.

DIY Ribbon + Chain Bracelets from #MAGICLV. DIY Macrame Bracelet. Growing up by the beach in Southern California, the ability to knot a macrame bracelet was practically a right of passage.

DIY Macrame Bracelet

Although those days are long behind us, we’ve never forgotten the ever-so-simple square knot technique. This time, however, we’re replacing hemp and wooden beads for more updated elements like colorful nylon cord and glossy metal charms. Happy knotting! You’ll need: Start by cutting the knotting cord into two 30 inch, two 20 inch and one 10 inch lengths. Center the 30 inch cord under the two middle strands. Pull tightly and slide the knot up to the top. Finish the 2nd half of the square knot by folding the left cord over the middle strands and under the right cord.

Pull tightly and repeat the steps – left, right, left, right . . . To finish the knots, thread one of the cords onto a needle and sew up the center of 3-4 knots along the backside. Repeat the same step on the other cord. After sewing up both knotting cords, trim away any excess. Suede and Chain Macrame Knot Bracelets: 2 Ways  Sometimes, when you are creating a new piece of jewelry from a design in your head, the first version looks nice… but then, weeks later, you think of a design that would be even better.

Suede and Chain Macrame Knot Bracelets: 2 Ways 

That’s exactly what happened with this chain and macrame knot bracelet. I liked the way it turned out, but after wearing it for a couple of weeks I decided that I wanted to see more of the bright silver chain. I experimented with different knot spacing until I came up with the alternating version on the right, and I ended up loving both versions! So feel free to play with the spacing and the number of knots on yours–or use hemp, ribbon, or different leather cording–to create your own unique look. Supplies: Large link chain bracelet*Suede cord in your choice of color–approximately 8.5 times the length of your chain for the fully knotted version on the left, 7 times the length of your chain for the alternating knot version on the right *I used this silver plated steel twist chain necklace, and shortened it. Braided Charm Bracelet.

Charm friends and family with some customized craftiness! Photos: kirsten for we heart this Welcome to my July DIY of the month at we heart this! Inspired by the latest trend of friendship bracelets, this one lets you pick your three favorite colors to make a one-of-a-kind, custom Braided Charm Bracelet. You’ll want to make several – some for yourself to stack on one arm – and some to give away to your friends. They’re so easy to make, you’ll probably find yourself making quite a few this summer season.

Supplies:• Three skeins of embroidery thread• Sewing needle and thread• Jewelry clasp• Scissors• Jewelry pliers• Jump rings• Charms• Clear nailpolish, optional (not shown) Green Tip: take charms from broken or old jewelry and repurpose them with this fun bracelet. Instructions: 1) Measure your wrist, and multiply that by two. 2) Trim the ends if needed, and separate into three groups of three. 3) Repeat with the two other colors. And you’re done. How to:DIY Crobra Braid Bracelet! DIY Ribbon + Chain Bracelets from #MAGICLV. Anthropologie knock off vintage lace bracelet. The prettiness from Monday and yesterday continues today with a little anthro-inspired bracelet tutorial.

In a word, lovely. The lace-and-pearls embroidered on vintage lace is just loveliness. The idea came from Anthropologie (shocker, right?). For Jord’s birthday, I was wanting to give her a present that was lightweight (read- easily packed), and just pretty. The Scalloped Spirea Bracelet fit the bill perfectly. You’ll need--two lengths of 6″x2″ ribbon or lace for the base and the backing (doesn’t have to be vintage, it gets covered)-enough vintage lace/trim to cover the your ‘base’ (see above)-extra lace/trim to tie-embroidery thread-invisible thread-beads, pearls, etc. for embellishing 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

T-Shirt Bracelets. SATURDAY, JUNE 4, 2011 | Comments: 45 Brightly colored t-shirts that are too small for my daughters now, have found new life as bracelets. For this project you will need some old t-shirts and a bunch of bangle bracelets. Try using old bangles that you already own, check thrift stores or pick up some up for a few dollars at Target, Walmart – or even the sale bins at Old Navy. Cut t-shirt in 1/2" to 1" wide strips. Depending on the thickness of the bangle – a thick bracelet will need thicker strips. Loosely tie one end of the t-shirt strip to the bangle and start wrapping fabric around bracelet – the tighter the better. Wrap fabric all the way around until you meet the first knot – untie the knot and tie both ends together to close.

I found this technique worked well for us – but you could also use a glue gun to secure ends. We made a ton of these bracelets this morning – my daughters really enjoyed it. Chunky Link Ball Chain Friendship Bracelets. As you know from this and this, I just can’t stop making friendship bracelets! They look so good mixed + matched, piled high… adding the perfect, summery pop of color to whatever it is that you’re wearing. Today’s bracelet is a bit more blingy than the others I’ve made so far… and if you’d like, you could make it the more conventional way (using a clasp + jump ring vs. string…) or even make a necklace!

There are so many ways to get creative with this project. For extra credit, try it using resin or tortoise links. I made three – in turquoise, orange, and light pink. Where to buy: Chain (approx. 4 inches) // Ball Chain (approx. 10 inches) // Embroidery Floss (about one skein) // Embroidery Needle // Sharp Scissors 1. 5. 9. Brown braided leather / Giant toggle clasp par ClassyLeather. Facebook. Classy Leather. {macramé: square knot} string & hexnut bracelet. Shrinky Bracelet. Chan Luu Single Wrap Macrame Bracelet. How to Create a Beaded Leather Wrap Bracelet. Nest of Posies: woven chain-chain-chain bracelet. A Super Easy DIY Beaded Leather Bracelet. Beaded Wrap Bracelet Video Tutorial. DIY woven chain collar necklace. DIY: Collar flúor. DIY Advent 5: Ethnic Wool Necklace DIY - Outfits, Shoes & Accessories Dana.

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