Create dainty string bracelets for you and your friends this summer using neon string and fun charms! Making your own bracelets can be quick, affordable and fun -- plus they make great last-minute gifts that are unique and personal.
Things You'll Need
- Coated Nylon Thread
- Small Beads or Charms
- Crimp Beads
- Flat Nose Pliers
Step 1: Cut a 10-inch Length of Nylon Cord
Comfortably loose bracelets range from 6.5" to 7," so be sure to leave extra cord to tie your bracelet on or trim frayed ends.
Step 2: String Your Beads and Charms
Experiment with different patterns or keep it minimal with a single charm. Center the beads and charms on the cord and keep them in place using a single knot or crimp bead. Crimp beads are easy to flatten with flat nose pliers and come in a range of metal finishes.
Make your friends mini-monogram bracelets using plastic letter beads!
Step 3: Finish Your Ends
Adding knots, seed beads or crimp beads to the ends of your string bracelet creates a finished look and looks great once tied on.
Step 4: Tie, Wear and Share
Tie your handmade bracelets on with a single knot -- layer multiple for a fun stacked look. String bracelets are great for gifting and easy to send to friends via mail.