Friday, July 1, 2011

Anthropologie-Inspired Bracelet

As part of the Handmade Gift Exchange, sponsored by Linda at Craftaholics Anonymous, I sent my gift partner this Anthropologie-Inspired Bracelet that I found on Flamingo Toes.


Hand-sewing the yo-yos was surprisingly therapeutic!


The bracelet before adding the extra bling is also pretty cute!


What I liked about this project:
It was fast.
I already had most of the supplies in my fabric stash.
You can change up the bling and the yo-yos to make a lot of different styles.

What I didn't like about this project:
If I made another one, I'm not sure I would use hot glue for the filigree bling. The glue kind of went through the tiny holes and I had to scrape a lot of it off.

What I was listening to while I made this: Chuck Berry


Many thanks to Linda at Craftaholics Anonymous for organizing the Handmade Gift Exchange! Count me in for November!

9 comments:

  1. This is soooo great!! I love the way your bracelet turned out - that ribbon is so pretty and the bling you used is just perfect!! Thanks so much for the link too! Your partner is going to love it!!

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  2. This is very pretty! I love the embellishments!

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  3. oh yea! i want to try yoyo making too!!! but i love your final bling touch!!! two thumbs up!

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  4. That's pretty - Chuck B inspired, eh? (:

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  5. GAHH! look at those tiny yo-yo's! i wish i had cool friends that would wear this.

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  6. ok, this is gorgeous! I'm sure she absolutely loves it! I'll be featuring it tomorrow on my blog :) Thanks for linking up to the Handmade Gift Exchange linky party! I love seeing what everyone made. The next Handmade Gift Exchange starts the first week of November, so mark your calendar! :)
    happy crafting,
    Linda

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  7. That is gorgeous! Wish I had signed up and been your partner :)

    www.sewrayme.co.uk

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