I was just given a whole box of jelly bracelets which were really big a few years ago and i'm wondering what i could make with them; since i'm bored of wearing them on my wrists.
I sound like such an idiot by not knowing anything, but what are jelly bracelets again? I should really know these things.
I think they are those single rubber bracelets that you would buy in packs of loads with different colours. We used to call them shag bands lol (this was in 96 when I was 16)
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Ah yes, I know the ones. I have a huge collection of those too.
Oh yeah. Why did we call them shag bands?
Is that too naive a question?
Well where I came from, if a boy broke your bracelet it meant he wanted to shag you lol or different colours meant a kiss etc I remember it was when I went to Butlins in Wales with my cousin and these Liverpool girls told me all about it and I brought it back to my mates in Dublin haha we were very lame
What you could make with them...I have no idea. You could maybe twist lots of them together to make a flower and use it as a brooch?!
Yeah I remember my sister telling my grandad that if you broke one it meant you had to shag somebody.
I don't think she knew what shag meant. We were both very young. I remember my Grandad going "Oofph, you better not break it then."
oh and on the crafting front, you could perhaps fuse them together by putting a few of them in a pretty pattern in between two greaseproof paper sheets and ironing them.
good ideas, i thought mabye I could tie a bow around the bracelet and then add charms with a jump ring. Or i saw a craft with bangle peace sign earrings and thought i could maybe make them with the jelly braceltes, what do u guys think?
You could....Gosh this is a toughie....i have to think about this.
You could use them for Ipod cozy handles. This way they stil can be worn on the wrist but fuctional.
Thanks for all the input i'll try to make some thins and post them. One more idea, on another craft site one person took plastic kids barrettes cut of the decoration and attatched it to the bracelet with a jump ring, should i try this?
Heres the link: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=18427.0
Those look cute
and before you know it everybody will be wearing them
I definately think you should try it
I agree, you could do that, Or, twist diferent coloured ones together, then do what roma Said, and place greaseproof paper either side and iron them to make a flat twited friendship braclet?
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