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Zipper Bracelet

Zipper Bracelet
Related:  DIY BRACELET Maegan : Fashion, DIY, Home, Lifestyle: Leather Lanyard Bracelet DIY ~ Los Angeles If you went to Summer Camp as a kid, you’ll totally remember making lanyard keychains with that brightly colored plastic lace {I had tons of them!} …so I thought, why not do it with leather lace? And I did. And I love them! Pair them with stacks of other bangles and bracelets to add a little texture! {p.s. you can also make this into a necklace, headband or belt as well} So I thought I’d show you how …and if you like, you can buy one of mine because I’ve listed a few in my Etsy shop. Here’s What You’ll Need… * Leather lace * Chain * Clasp * Needle nose pliers/Scissors NOTE: There are tons of lanyard making videos on youtube if these instructions are a bit confusing! Steps… * Cut 2 strips of leather lace. * To begin, find the middle of one of your laces and wrap it twice around your finger. * To secure the end knot, leave your last box stitch loose then with each lace, loop around your nearest loop/under/up through the center …all the way around. Voila! Have Fun! Find all my DIYs here!

Poopy Clutch It was SOOOO annoying to have diapers and wipes just floating around my already disheveled purse; it was even more frustrating when I had to use one of the diapers and found gum wrappers inside the puffy, unused diaper. So, I modified a business card tutorial to fit my needs, and made a poopy clutch out of leather. I LOVE it and have it handy wherever I go. I had to make myself another poopy clutch (the old one was misplaced) and thought I could do much better than the tutorial/pattern I gave you last year. This tutorial is free for personal use and should not be distributed/republished without my consent. Materials Notes: It might be useful to note where my supplies can be found. I mention below, you can also leather, vinyl or fused plastic. The No-sew Version Similar to last year’s pattern, this pattern is optimized for leather, vinyl or fused plastic. Click here to download the Normal Poopy Clutch Instructions Sewn Fabric Version Can’t find leather or vinyl?

Tuto - Des bracelets porte-bonheur par milliers Pondu par Flo le 17 août 2012 Les bracelets porte-bonheur en coton et perles sont très en vogue en été. Pour que vos poignets soient au top dans quelques mois, voici un tuto très simple pour réaliser ces petits bijoux colorés ! Publié initialement le 30 avril 2012 Les bracelets porte-bonheur sont très en vogue quand arrive l’été : petits, légers et souvent très colorés, ils décorent vos poignets nus d’une très jolie façon ! Le matériel Du fil coton ciré (comptez minimum 1m pour un bracelet ; à trouver dans les magasins de loisirs créatifs, au rayon rubans et fils)Des fermoirs « repliables » (deux par bracelet)Des perles de rocailles (faites attention au diamètre pour qu’elles s’enfilent sur le coton ciré, souvent épais)Des ciseaux, une pince, un cutter Étapes Commencez par couper 3 bouts de coton ciré de la même longueur (+/- 35 cm). Rassemblez les 3 extrémités entre les deux plaques du fermoir . Commencez à tresser les trois fils de façon assez serrée, sur deux petits centimètres.

Crafts/DIY: Heart Envelopes Valentine's Day craft part deux. Last time, I shared with you some crafty heart origami for letters. Then I posted a couple of links where you can print some free gift wrappers straight to your printer. Now, here's a quick and easy tutorial on creating an envelope from a heart. 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. Repeat the steps, by threading the rest of the nuts to the outer pieces of twine before they are crossed over. The bracelet should wrap around your wrist at least two or three times. Good luck!! (top image from here, rest of images by Honestly…WTF)

DIY: Crochet Lace Necklace – Crafting a Green World After experimenting with three different types of natural glue for stiffening fabric I wanted to make something I’ve been meaning to try for some time. A Crochet Lace Necklace. I’m sure you’ve seen these chic vintage-y crochet necklaces everywhere. It is the vintage-come-modern look and it goes with everything. Let’s get glammed! LaceNatural Glue/Stiffening Method of your choice – corn starch is translucent so it’s good for colored lace like this one.Necklace ChainPliersPlastic Tray or a plate for drying Instruction: Cut out an ornate pattern from your lace pile with a pair of small scissors with sharp points. You can use any pattern but I chose the floral bouquet for my necklace because there are holes on either side that I can use to hook the jump rings for the chain. Next >> Tags: diy, fabric glue, handmade, lace, lace necklace, natural stiffener, necklace About the Author

DIY Leather Bow Bracelet You will need : - A piece of leather, approx. 22cm x 10cm (approx. 8.7" x 4") - Scissors - Leather glue or super glue - Thread - A snap button 1. Cut an oval piece of leather, approx. 22cm x 10cm (approx. 8.7" x 4"). You can make it longer or smaller, depending on the size of your wrist. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. And Voila! Please let me know if something is unclear or if you have any question regarding this tutorial. Have a lovely day! Crafty? Um. No. : Left on Amelia April 19, 2011 in design , family In case you did not know, I am not crafty! I mean, I am in my head. But not so much in real life. So let me show you my latest spray painting victory…. Back in January I bought 6 of these ikea dressers. Frick and Frack wanted to help assemble them, so we went after it, assembling 5 of them in one sitting. Just 5? Well, Shane complained about our construction skills so we left him the last one to do himself. (Note: Avery quit after the first one, leaving Van and I to slave away alone.) Back to painting. Here is the before. This is where the action happens. And here we have the tools I use. And since I know you are just dying to see the final product, I’ll stop typing and get to it. Your impressed, right?! Go. (Pulls from HERE) (Inspiration from HERE)

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! You’ll need (for a double wrapped bracelet) :* Lengths will vary depending on the size of your wrist (see comments for suggestions). Fold the length of leather cording in half to form a loop. Place the ball chain along the leather cording with the end of the chain meeting the end of the wrap. Continue wrapping while checking it for fit around the wrist. When you have reached the end of the ball chain wrap the linen cording around the leather strands 2-3 more times. Thread the hex nut through the strands and tie a second knot. Trim with scissors and your wrap bracelet is finished!! The materials are listed for a double wrap bracelet. It’s a party! (tutorial adapted from Ornamentea; top image via Jak & Jil, rest of image by Honestly…WTF)

Scanned from MFP-05862181 08/30/2011 20:11 - sarah.jamnagerwalla 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. Stitch the floss between the first two rhinestone links, pushing needle out the middle of the bracelet. Continue stitching between the rhinestone links. Your friendship bracelet is sparkling and finished! To add studs, you’ll need:a chevron friendship bracelet (tutorial found here)5 3/8” brass cone studs (last used here)a pair of small, sharp scissorsa screwdriver

Painted Wall Art for Non-Artists Some people think that if you're crafty, you're also an artist--and vice versa. That's not totally true, however. In fact, neither Sharon nor myself consider ourselves artists, but we still pretend every now and then. So, here's what happens when I don a fancy beret and a wooden easel, palette and paintbrush in hand... NOT. This is not an original Tristin idea. Pretty, huh? I did. Here's what you'll need: A canvas in the size of your choice (I chose 16x20) Cream colored paint (I used spray paint since I already had it) Brown acrylic paint pen Acrylic paint in colors of your choice Round sponge brushes used for stenciling First, of all, I spray painted the canvas with cream spray paint because the canvas was too stark as it came in the package. Don't be scared, but it's time to start the "real" artsy stuff. Once you're happy with your branches, it's time to bust out your palette, a.k.a. a paper plate with globs of paint. Boo-yah artists.