Thursday, October 18, 2012

Think Pink Bracelets

We are going to show you two styles of bracelets you can make to honor a loved one and to show your support in the fight to find a cure for Breast Cancer Awareness month.

Think Pink Heart Stretch Bracelet

Think Pink Heart Stretch Bracelet crafted by Nancy.

Supplies

  • 2 #8 Pink Seed Beads
  • 4 Pink Pearls 8mm
  • 2 Pink Crystals 8mm
  • 11 Silver Balls 6mm
  • 2 White Flat Beads
  • 1 Cause Ribbon Charm
  • 2 Bead Through Cause Ribbon Beads
  • 2 Clear Oval Beads
  • 1 Sterling Plated Puff Heart
  • 10" #1 Stretch Magic
  • Clear Fingernail Polish
  • Scissors

1.  Thread beads in the desired pattern onto the Stretch Magic cord.

The seed beads go inside the bead through cause ribbon beads (if the hole is large enough).

2.  To tie your bracelet, follow these steps:
  • Tie the ends once.
  • Tie the ends a second time.
  • Tie the ends a third time pulling the cord firmly but gently to tighten the knot.
3.  Cut any excess cord.
4.  Brush the knot with clear fingernail polish.
5.  Let it dry completely before wearing.


Think Pink Crystal Stretch Bracelet
 
Think Pink Crystal Stretch Bracelet crafted by Nancy.

Supplies

  • 1 Pink 20x25mm Crystal
  • 1 Silver Cause Ribbon Charm
  • 2 Silver Bead Through Cause Ribbon Beads
  • 5 Pink 8mm Pearls
  • 2 #8 Pink Seed Beads
  • 4 Size 8 Pink Crystals
  • 2 Size 12 Pink Crystals
  • 6 Silver Size 6 Balls
  • 2 Oblong Size 12 Crystals
  • 10" #1 Stretch Magic
  • Clear Fingernail Polish
  • Scissors

1.  Thread beads in the desired pattern onto the Stretch Magic cord.

The seed beads go inside the bead through cause ribbon beads (if the hole is large enough).
 
2.  To tie your bracelet, follow these steps:
  • Tie the ends once.
  • Tie the ends a second time.
  • Tie the ends a third time pulling the cord firmly but gently to tighten the knot.
3.  Cut any excess cord.
4.  Brush the knot with clear fingernail polish.
5.  Let it dry completely before wearing.

Did you know that we offer a variety of beading and jewelry making classes here at our Bonney Lake store? You can check out our calendar of classes here.

For more projects, visit our Project Gallery on our website here.

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