Tuesday, May 19, 2009

New and Improved Friendship Bracelets

Do you remember making friendship bracelets as a kid? I sure do - although I had completely forgotten how to do. My daughter decided that she wanted to start making them, so we googled instructions and I think we realized that she would need more help at it than we thought - so, I ended up having to make a few before I really figured it out enough to show her.
These are what I've come up with so far, and I love them! They're fun to do while you're watching a movie (makes you feel like you're actually accomplishing something besides sitting on your butt). I added the charms and the button closure (vintage button, of course) so that they can be removed - not like the old days when you just wore them until they fell off. A friend of mine is having a birthday this week and this is what I came up with for a gift for her - I made the bracelet and then decided that that wasn't quite enough, so I made the coffee cozy too.



Then, this is what it looks like all wrapped up pretty.
Maybe I'll get into jewelry making now, who knows?

2 comments:

Bea said...

New to your blog and enjoyed it. Gave you an award that can be seen at my blog.
http://beasblabber.blogspot.com/2009/05/tuesday-tidbits-bumblebee-and-award.html

Play along if you like.

Will be back to see what else you are doing.

whoopsiedaisiesgal said...

Thanks Bea! I'll check it out-

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