Sunday, October 28, 2012

Bracelets for Me!

I love the trend of layering bracelets.   I can't go too overboard though because I type a lot at my day job and too many bracelets just don't work.   Bangles don't cut it either - they are too noisy and don't stay put.  I started looking online - department stores, Etsy and lots of other sites and I found several I liked.  The problem was the price and how long it would take to get some of the Etsy products to me - up to 3 weeks in some cases. Therefore I decided to make my own.  

I got my inspiration from several sites online and was able to duplicate several of them almost exactly.  I don't like the sliding knot type bracelets so all of mine have lobster claw closures.  I found the charms, dangles and slides at craft stores and some came from my stash.  The single and double strand bracelets were super easy - the multi strand and I had issues. 

 The three below I wear as single, double or all three one once.


This one is my favorite - a doubles stranded brown cord with sterling textured slides. 

This one is my least favorite - I had issued with it and it turned out a bit bulky and I wish there was a bit more bling to it.


  1. Wow! You did a great job! I think I like the one with the little heart and pearl the best!!

  2. Those look really nice. I love bracelts too. Thank you for participating at SHOW-licious Craft Showcase! :) I host it every week, I hope you return to post more of your great things!

    Have a great week!


  3. Cute idea! I also have a really hard time with bangles and I've never actually had any that I can wear without them falling off. This is a nice alternative!

  4. So cute!!!! These would look great together or separate too. Great idea!

  5. Great project! Love the heart with the pearl. I'm following you now. Follow me too at I posted "crafty clothes pin" and "chalk board table" to the just something I whipped up party:) Happy Halloween!

  6. Beautiful bracelets!

    Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
    Hope you have a fabulous week!
    Jill @ Creating my way to Success

  7. I love your bracelets!
    The last one is my fav.....
    hugs ~ Crystelle