DIY String Bracelet

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Hello everybody!

I’m back again and today I’m showing you how you can make this very simple yet very cute bracelet.

It’s just a quick DIY, it’s really easy to make and it’s customizable however you want.

 

What you’ll need:

  • Beads
  • Coloured strings (I used embroidery thread)
  • Beads
  • Felt
  • Clasp
  • Glue
  • Scissors

Of course, you can use other things if you like: think of charms, pretty ropes, whatever you want! Just be creative😊

 

Step 1: Beading

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Take a piece of thread and bead all your beads on it. I had really small beads so I used some fishing thread.

Make sure the piece is long enough to fit around your wrist!

 

Step 2: Braiding

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Take three (or more) colors of your thread and split them into three groups. Make a knot at the top and braid all the way down until it fits around your wrists.

 

Step 3: Felt

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Take your felt and cut off a thin strip of the right size.

 

Step 4: Putting it all together

Take everything you made and sort it into a nice order. I decided to add some loose strings to it to make it a bit nicer.

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Then take your clasp and put one of the ends into one side of the clasp. Add glue to make sure it stays put. Repeat the same on the other side.

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And you’re done!

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I love this DIY so much!All the loose parts are so easy to make yet they look really cute all together.  I really like how this turned out, I like the blue-ish theme.

This is how it looks when you’re wearing it:

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I hope you enjoyed this tutorial. If you did, please like, comment and/or share. I would really appreciate that. And follow me for more DIYs and creative content!

xxx, Yara

 

 

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DIY Bracelet from a Keycord

Hello everybody!

Today is just a small craft, but hang on because this Thursday there will be a big announcement…

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I don’t know about you but I always get keycords at like every event I go but I never use them. I have a bunch of keywords just lying around so today I decided to make a bracelet with them.

The only things you need are a keycord, cellotape, scissors and needle and thread.

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Step 1: Cutting of one side at the clasp

Take your keycord at the side with the clasp and cut one one of the sides

 

Step 2: Cutting it to the right length

Cut the cord to a length about 1,5 times your wrist.

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Step 3: Dividing the strands

Cut the cord into three strands with roughly the same size.

 

Step 4: Braiding

Braid the strands until it fits around your wrist. I used some cellotape to make sure it didn’t come loose.

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Step 5: Sewing it shut.

Pull the strands through the other side of the clasp like this:

 

Make sure to cellotape them to each other to make the sewing easier

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Then with a few stitches sew each strand together. This is how it’ll look:

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Step 6: Cutting of the loose edges

Cut of the extra pieces of the strands. My keycord shredded a lot, so I had to cut of all those little strings too

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Look at all the shredding!

 

And that’s it! I think it turned out quite nice and the cool thing is that you can use the clasp that is already on the keycord

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I hope you liked this tutorial! If you did, please like, comment and/or share. It really means a lot to me. Thank you for reading and keep an eye out to Thursday! 😉

See ya Thursday!

xxx, Yara

DIY Pendant Necklace

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Hi guys, I’m sorry this blog’s one day late… I really couldn’t find the time to post it yesterday, with mother’s day and everything.

But today I’m showing how to make this cool DIY Pendant Necklace. I really liked how this one turned out, and it’s soo easy to make.

What you’ll need:

  • Thin wood
  • A cool image
  • Mod Podge (I used Mod Podge Matte)
  • An big jewellery ring/ an earring hook
  • A string
  • A jewelry clasp and a closing piece

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Step 1: Cut out a piece of wood of 3 by 5 cm. Round the top two edges and drill a hole in the middle.

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Step 2: Trace the wood on your image and cut it out. Make the hole with a (stanley)knife.

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Step 3: Next up, cover the wood surface of one side with Mod Podge and stick on the image.

(TIP: Mod Podge is a really handy product, but it can be quite expensive. Luckily, there are a lot of recipes to make your own Mod Podge online.)

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Step 4: Cover up the entire image with  Mod Podge.

This is to protect the image better against water etc. It will seem white at first, but it will become a clear layer, so don’t worry. If you want, you can also cover up the other sides of the wood for extra protection.

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Step 5: Attaching a ring.

Of course, you’ll have to attach the pendant to the string with a ring, but I found that normal jewellery rings won’t fit around the wood. I didn’t have any bigger ones and didn’t really feel like going all the way to the craft shop. So I came up with this hack: use an earring hook! Snip off the top edge and you can easily bend it around the wood.

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It works really well and looks pretty too.

Step 6: The last step is to attach the jewellery clasp to the string, pull it through your earring hook and attach the closing piece to the other side of the rope. And you’re done!

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I think it looks really cool and you can use any image you want, so there are endless possibilities.

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If you liked this tutorial, please like, comment or share. It really means a lot to me.

Thanks!

xxx,

Yara

Easy DIY bracelet

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Hello everyone,

I’m back with a new post. This time I’m showing you how to make this cool DIY bracelet. It’s my own design and it’s really easy to make.

What you’ll need:

  • White crafting foam
  • Thin string
  • Two kinds of cute beads
  • A clasp (I used one for leather, it worked quite well)
  • Glue

Step 1: Cut a piece of foam with the length of your wrist circumference and the width of your clasp.

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Step 2: Cut of a piece of string twice the length of your foam, fold it over and glue it to the edge of the foam like this:

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You can use clothes-pegs to keep the string in place while it dries

Repeat this for the other side.

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Step 3: Find some cute beads that will fit between the strings, preferably with a flat shape.

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Step 4: Stick the beads to the foam with glue. I chose to place them alternately, with a little gap between every bead.

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Step 5: Cut of a bit of the string if necessary and attach the clasps to the foam.

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That’s it! It’s a really simple and quick way to make a cute bracelet.

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If you liked this tutorial, please comment and share. You really help me out that way. 🙂

See ya!

xxx, Yara

3 DIY Summer Bracelets

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Ok, it isn’t really summer yet, but it is never to early to make some bracelets, right? Today I will show you 3 ways to make easy summer bracelets.

Bracelet 1:

For this bracelet, you will need a few kinds of string. I used one with little beads, one with bigger beads, one braided string and two strips of felt.

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Make sure they are all the same length and glue them to a piece of thin cardboard (like from a cereal box) as shown in the photo:

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Then, add some more glue and bend the cardboard over. Do this to both sides.

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Add jewellery rings to both sides and attach a clasp and you’re done.

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It looks really cool, right?

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Bracelet 2:

This is the easiest bracelet to make. All you’ll need is 3 white strips and 3 blue strips of  craft foam.

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Divide them into pairs of two, one white and one blue in each pair, and braid them.

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Cut it to the size of your wrist and sew it shut.

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It’s a really easy way to make a fashionable bracelet.

Bracelet 3:

This is my personal favourite, but it also takes the longest to make. For this, you will need a loom. I bought this mini-loom for a few dollars. If you don’t have a loom, you can make little cuts in both sides of a shoe box and use that as a loom.

Anyway, use string and put in on the loom like this:

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Now take a needle and thread and put five beads on the thread.

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Lay these beads on the string, with a bead between every two strings. Then hold your needle underneath the strings and pull it back through the beads. This way, your beads will stay in place.

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Repeat this until the bracelet is long enough.

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Then, tie the strings together and attach rings and a clasp like this:

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I think this one looks soo pretty!

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Here’s a link to the design I mede for you to make the bracelet. You can print it to make sure you don’t mess up. The arrow shows where you should start.

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The bracelets also look really pretty combined:

 

These were the three bracelets! Please like if you found these tutorials useful and let me know which is your favourite in the comments. And don’t forget to share! 🙂

 

DIY cute button earrings

Hello there,

I’m back with a new tutorial! Sorry it’s been a while.

This time I’m going to show you guys how to make these cute button earrings. They are easy to make and great to give as a present or just to make for yourself.

What you’ll need:

  • Two earring hooks
  • Two cute buttons
  • Two jewellery rings
  • Two cute charms

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I made one pair with purplish buttons and little keys and one pair with pink buttons and little leaves, but you make both pairs the same way.

Step one is to take some pincers and open up the little ring in the earring hook and slide the button in. You probably won’t be able to close the rings entirely around the buttons, but this doesn’t matter as long as the buttons can’t slip out.

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Then, using the jewellery rings, you attach the charms to the hole opposite of the hole were you put the hooks.

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And that’s practically it! It is so easy, but I really liked the way they turned out.

Please like and share if you did too, you would really help me.

Diy cork necklace

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Hi guys,

in this tutorial I will show you how to make an easy necklace with cork and a stamp. It is a great DIY because you can make it very personal by stamping whatever you like on it. You could also make best friend necklaces by making two that match.

This is what you’ll need:

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  • A stamping pad
  • A cork
  • A pretty stamp (it doesn’t have to be the same size as the cork)
  • A chain
  • A pin
  • A pretty charm, this is optional but will make the necklace much prettier

Step one is to take the cork and cut off a slice. You can do this with a fretsaw but a knife will work just fine too. The slice should be about a little less than a centimeter thick.

The next step is to just take the stamp, press it in the inkt firmly and then press it on the cork. Make sure to not move the stamp as soon as you’ve touched the cork, or it’ll become a mess.

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Let the inkt dry for about 10 minutes before you go on to the next step. I also added a thin layer of clear nail polish on the cork to protect the ink.

With the pin, punch a hole into the cork from behind and bend it around the cork.

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Bend it again and wrap it around the top of the pin. fullsizerender-24

I decided to add a pretty charm by sliding it on a ring and around the pin.

And your necklace is finished!

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If you liked this tutorial, please leave a comment and share it with your friends. 🙂