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Recycle your old sweetie wrappers in to a cute bracelet.
You could do this with a whole range of materials, such as gum wrapper, paper or even magazine pages cut in to strips.

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1114 projects »
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  • How to weave a candy wrapper bracelet. Wrapper Bracelet - Step 1
    Step 1

    Take a sweet or gum wrapper.

  • How to weave a candy wrapper bracelet. Wrapper Bracelet - Step 2
    Step 2

    Fold the wrapper in half, width ways, and then unfold it again.

  • How to weave a candy wrapper bracelet. Wrapper Bracelet - Step 3
    Step 3

    Fold the edges in, so that they meet in the middle.

  • How to weave a candy wrapper bracelet. Wrapper Bracelet - Step 4
    Step 4

    Fold the wrapper in half again, with the edges tucked in, width ways and then unfold.

  • How to weave a candy wrapper bracelet. Wrapper Bracelet - Step 5
    Step 5

    Repeat the previous steps and fold the edges in to the middle, width ways.

  • How to weave a candy wrapper bracelet. Wrapper Bracelet - Step 6
    Step 6

    Fold it in half length ways to create a crease in the middle.

  • How to weave a candy wrapper bracelet. Wrapper Bracelet - Step 7
    Step 7

    Now fold the edges in, length ways, so that they meet at the crease in the middle.

  • How to weave a candy wrapper bracelet. Wrapper Bracelet - Step 8
    Step 8

    You should now have a little V shape.

  • How to weave a candy wrapper bracelet. Wrapper Bracelet - Step 9
    Step 9

    Make a few of these.

  • How to weave a candy wrapper bracelet. Wrapper Bracelet - Step 10
    Step 10

    Slip the two feet of the V through the holes in another V's legs.

  • How to weave a candy wrapper bracelet. Wrapper Bracelet - Step 11
    Step 11

    Take a third V and continue this along.

  • How to weave a candy wrapper bracelet. Wrapper Bracelet - Step 12
    Step 12

    Continue this with more and more folded wrappers, keep an eye on the pattern that is being formed so that you know which side to place the next folded wrapper in at.

  • How to weave a candy wrapper bracelet. Wrapper Bracelet - Step 13
    Step 13

    Make a strip long enough to fit around your wrist, you could make it really big and then you could simply wear it like a bangle.

  • How to weave a candy wrapper bracelet. Wrapper Bracelet - Step 14
    Step 14

    Pierce holes through the folded wrappers at both ends of the strip.

  • How to weave a candy wrapper bracelet. Wrapper Bracelet - Step 15
    Step 15

    Slip a jump ring and jewellery clasp through one end.

  • How to weave a candy wrapper bracelet. Wrapper Bracelet - Step 16
    Step 16

    Slip two more jump rings through the other end and you're done.

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John W.
John W.
Good jobHappy
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matthew t.
matthew t. · Adelaide, South Australia, AU
niceGeek
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Kathy S.
Kathy S.
I love this! We used to make these as kids using Tootsie Roll wrappers. Fun!
Cat Morley
Cat Morley · London, GB · 1397 projects
Awesome!
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heidi.sweeney.71
heidi.sweeney.71 · West Jordan, Utah, US
I used to make these when I was in junior high. Friends loved them.
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trivia l.
trivia l. · Houston, Texas, US
ooo ive always wonder how to do this... thanks for sharing
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stephaine y.
stephaine y.
great diy tips for making bracelets
Cat Morley
Cat Morley · London, GB · 1397 projects
Thanks!
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Daisy Setzer
Daisy Setzer · Lisse, Zuid-Holland, NL
I am making this right now. But I only have a wrap so I decided to put them on paper and draw over. And I'm going to decorate with deco tape. Thank you so much ;D
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Fluro C.
Fluro C. · 3 projects
We love you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Fluro C.
Fluro C. · 3 projects
Go Cat Morley!!!!!!!! Yeah! 3 cheers!
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Fluro C.
Fluro C. · 3 projects
OMG Your so cool! I can't wait to do this project and the Jawbreaker one. I'm only ten so its pretty typical for me to love this idea! heheheh! Plz continue to post more great project! We love them!
Cat Morley
Cat Morley · London, GB · 1397 projects
Aww thanks so much - I will!
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