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Beaded Wrap Bracelet Video Tutorial

Beaded Wrap Bracelet Video Tutorial
This is the single wrap bracelet I made while filming the wrap bracelet tutorial. It has such a different look to it than the one I made this past weekend. It is amazing the different look and style you can create with the same basic pattern just by changing length of the bracelet and the type and size of the bead! Here is my attempt at a little video production for you. Warning: Video is 15 minutes long – Yikes – I feel like I over explain things. Post production notes: I did go ahead and put a tiny dab of GS Hypo Cement on the nymo thread knots on either side of the bracelet – but just on the nymo. I hope this video helps you make your own beaded wrap bracelets! Please share some pictures of your beaded wrap bracelet creations with me by linking back to this tutorial on your blog or website. Tracy

BEADED WRAP BRACELET DIY This Beaded Wrap Bracelet DIY is a great way to reuse the beads from old necklaces or any odd beads you have lying around from other projects. (I used at least 3 old necklaces for this bracelet.) I feel invincible, like I have Wonder Woman’s gold cuff on! This Beaded Wrap Bracelet is so fun because it feels like a gauntlet on your arm. You can adjust the wire to fit snugly or to be loose and dangle, its up to you. I like mine tight, it makes me feel invincible like I have Wonder Woman’s gold cuff on! Wire – I used 20 gauge (if you can find beads that fit on the larger 16 gage I’d recommend that, your bracelet will be more stiff, BUT mines still great on 20 gauge!) Step 1 Keeping your wire in the original coil, using your wire cutters count 10-12 rounds and cut. Step 2 Using your pliers bend one end of your wire into a small loop. Step 3 Start putting your beads on your wire. Or better yet, use memory wire. Step 4 Then if you need to you can re-coil your beaded wire.

Lanyard Double Chain Bracelet This project brings back memories, in more than one way. 1) I loved lanyard when I was a kid, and I clearly remember making sooo many keychains and bracelets. 2) This DIY reminds me of S&P's first ever project, the Braided Chain Bracelet, from last summer. And 3) My entire bedding set during my Freshman year of college were these exact colors. My comforter was reversible neon green and bright blue, and I even had hangers and towels in the same colors. By the time I graduated I was more into the blacks and darker jewel tones, but I still can't resist a good pop of color. Supplies: - Chain, twice the length of your wrist - Lanyard, 1-4 colors - Scissors - Jewelry pliers - Jump rings - Toggle or clasp closures 1) Cut two strands of lanyard, about 60 inches each 2) Fold both strands in half and tie a knot. 3) Fold the chain in half. 4) Take the outer blue strand and insert it directly through the next empty link. The chain might be kind of wonky while you'r doing this, but just keep on going.

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) Shrinky Bracelet If you grew up in the 80's, like I did, you're probably already familiar with the awesomeness that is Shrinky Dinks...but did you know that you can still buy Shrinky Dinks? Yep, they're still out there - in craft stores, hobby shops, and even on Amazon. But you don't have to buy a Shrinky Dink kit to have all the fun. Just look for #6 plastic containers and you can make your own! There is a great tutorial on Instructables (courtesy of Dabbled) with all the instructions for making your own shrinky projects from #6 plastic containers, so I won't go into too much detail here. Most of this post is actually about turning these awesome little pieces of plastic into a sweet bracelet (and bonus pendant) to give to mom for Mother's Day. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Use a pair of pliers to open the rings. 8. Surprise mom with a priceless piece of jewelry made by her little artists! Cute, right?

Fuck Yeah, Make Stuff! Recently I wanted to add more interesting vegetables to my dishes to encourage myself to eat more healthy. After some research I ended up buying the brieftons spiralizer as it seemed like a good little tool for producing spirals of vegetables - just what I want. That, combined with some good recipes, has made me a happy full girl for more than one evening. Here is what you can do to prepare a stir fried chicken with vegetables dish. I know I’m not that creative; the recipe is what I found here. Ingredients 1/4 lb zucchini 1/4 lb carrots 2 spring onions 1 lb skinless chicken breasts 1 red chili pepper 4 tbsp peanut oil 3 tbsp oyster sauce 4 tbsp soy sauce coriander Salt and pepper Steps Cut the chicken into 1” thick pieces. Peel the carrots and wash the zucchini, and then use the brieftons slicer to create all those interesting looking vegetable spirals. Then mix the oyster sauce and some soy sauce in a bowl. Add in the vegetables, chili, spring onions and leave them cooking for a few more minutes.

How to make 5 bracelets in 10 minutes Today I would like to show you 5 different techniques to make some nice and easy bracelets. I wanted new bracelets and a lot of them so I made these very quickly. The best thing about these bracelets is that if you're crafty you'll make them for free because they can be made with what you have in your stash:left-over pieces from other DIY projects, little pieces of ropes, some yarn and so on. These bracelets are quick to make and you can have fun making them in every color! Let's start! Yarn bracelet : I made a tiny loop with the rope, blocked with thread and needle and then I just wrapped the colored yarn around. Crystal bracelet : I made a loop with the rope and blocked it with thread and needle then I put the crystal chain over the rope and I wrapped the yarn around both. Ball chain bracelet: I made a loop with the rope and blocked it with thread and needle then I put the ball chain over the rope and I wrapped the yarn around both.

DIzzYmaiden's DIY Foodies & Craftsters DIY: Bright Chain Bracelet Yesterday my latest Marie Claire arrived and I was looking over this spread. The brilliantly-colored accessories are so energizing. Perfectly timed, since even here in Houston we’re experiencing a cold snap. (I have some company in the studio from the plants that normally live on roofdeck.) Here’s how to make your own bright woven chain bracelet! - Chain – Use what you have, or what you can find. If you don’t want to run around collecting all the materials yourself, you can buy a kit with everything you need from me in my Etsy shop. 1. 2. 3. 4.