studio waterstone wrapped bracelet tutorial

Let’s be honest. Who doesn’t love things that sparkle?
I’ve got the perfect, deceptively inexpensive accessory just in time for New Year’s Eve.

Tutorial: J. Crew Worthy Sparkling Wrapped Bracelet

What you’ll need:
an old bracelet
ribbon – about a yard
mismatched faux pearls, faceted beads, etc.
needle and thread
[ OR ]your handy-dandy glue gun

What you’ll do:

studio waterstone wrapped bracelet tutorial
You could begin by securely attaching your beads with a needle and heavy thread or…

studio waterstone wrapped bracelet tutorial
…you could grab your handy glue gun. Probably not quite as secure.
I decide to take a walk on the wild side and throw caution to the wind.
I use the glue gun.

studio waterstone wrapped bracelet tutorial
studio waterstone wrapped bracelet tutorial
I go to my ribbon stash and pull out this beautiful gray satin ribbon. But then…

[ clouds part. hallelujah chorus sings. ]

studio waterstone wrapped bracelet tutorial
…I spot this small cluster of sparkly ribbons!

studio waterstone wrapped bracelet tutorial
I glue one end of the ribbon to the inside of my bracelet
and begin wrapping.

studio waterstone wrapped bracelet tutorial

studio waterstone wrapped bracelet tutorial
Model promptly tries on said bracelet and refuses to part with it.
(sigh)

Enjoy and Happy New Year!

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