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DIY $220 BRACELET FOR $5
All you need is about 3 yards of ribbon and 2 dozen gold beads. I, of course, went with purple but any color would look great.

Posted by Stephanie @ Henry Happened Published See Stephanie @ Henry Happened's 7 projects »
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  • How to braid a braided bead bracelet. Embellished Wrap Bracelets - Step 1
    Step 1

    Cut the ribbon into 3 equal lengths. EDIT: Standard bracelet size is 7 inches so you’ll want it about 29 inches long in order to wrap 4 times.

  • Step 2

    Start by braiding about 6 inches of ribbon and then secure the end with a rubber band. Anchor the end with something heavy to hold in it place.

  • How to braid a braided bead bracelet. Embellished Wrap Bracelets - Step 3
    Step 3

    Start braiding in the beads by feeding the ball onto the middle strand and then tightly braiding the other two strands around it. Continue feeding beads onto the middle strand until you run out (I had about 25) or until there’s about 6 inches of ribbon left.

  • How to braid a braided bead bracelet. Embellished Wrap Bracelets - Step 4
    Step 4

    Finish with another 6 inches or so of braiding. Then clamp the ends with ribbon fasteners or just tie it in a knot.

  • How to braid a braided bead bracelet. Embellished Wrap Bracelets - Step 5
    Step 5

    It looks great as a bracelet or a necklace!

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Syeyon K.
Syeyon K. · Kathmandu, Central Region, NP · 67 projects
Yay! I recently bought bulky yarn for a very cheap prize and didn't know what to do! Also my beading kit has those exact beads in pale pink and silver!
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peggy9301
peggy9301 · New York, New York, US
Very nice
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Katy K.
Katy K.
Hi, pretty bracelet.
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Sarah B.
Sarah B. · 2 projects
Good idea! Going to try this today but I have two questions:
How do you start the bracelet? Do you just tue a knot to start it?
And
What if you only want it to wrap around your wrist once? How much ribbon would I need?
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hutchep1
hutchep1 · Ararat, North Carolina, US
Lofe it
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Nicole W.
Nicole W. · Fairfax, Virginia, US
simple and cute cant wait to try it
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Ninoo
Ninoo · Paris, Île-de-France, FR · 10 projects
I love it <3
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Jessie-May R.
Jessie-May R. · Stalybridge, England, GB · 2 projects
This is pretty!! I love it.. x
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Jessica D.
Jessica D. · Kilsby, England, GB · 7 projects
I've always wanted to make one of these! Thanks for the great how-to !!!!!!!!!!!!!! Happy
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Laura R.
Laura R. · Manchester, England, GB · 32 projects
Lovely, looks easy enough! Thanks for the how to, Im going to make me one Happy
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