Sunday, May 1, 2011

Bubble gum bracelet

I'm more into accessorizing my outfits these days than I have been in the past, so I made myself a bracelet to go with my Easter outfit. I have a couple of containers of beads out on the floor of my craft room/office and I kept seeing these colorful beads. They kept just screaming at me to be made into something to go with my Easter outfit since they matched so well.


And no, it's not made of bubble gum, but these ceramic beads remind me of bubble gum. This was a really quick project. Simply attach beading string to one half of a toggle clasp with a crimp, string on beads and spacers, and attach the end to the other half of the toggle clasp with a crimp. I used white glass beads, ceramic colored beads, silver spacers, and some plastic berry beads that have been in my stash since my days of ornament making (10 years ago!). All of the beads came from Michael's and the spacers came from Joann's.


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9 comments:

  1. Oh wow such a beautiful bracelet... I love it.
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  2. Those beads do remind me of bubble gum! Very pretty, love the colors! Thanks for linking up!

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  3. ha,, catchy title, i thought you had made a bracelet out of bubble gum and I just had to see it. Love the bracelet!

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  4. Very cute! Looks like a stella and dot bracelet I've seen (but for a lot less).

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  5. I had to check this out and see if they were really made of gum. Too cute. I saw you on HOH party link up.

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  6. I just started a linky party this past Tuesday. It was a great success with over 50 link ups! I would love it if you would participate next week! It's called $10 Tuesdays and it's for things that cost less than $10 and take 20-30 mins (ish) to complete. I love inexpensive and quick projects and I'm guessing others will too ;) Thanks so much for considering.
    Tina
    http://sweetfloweret.blogspot.com/
    PS. I'm GIVING away 50 button pony tailers this month! Come visit and claim yours ;)

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  7. I'd love for you to link up at Inspire Me Mondays! It's up all week!
    http://singingthreelittlebirds.blogspot.com/2011/05/inspire-me-monday.html

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  8. Beautiful bracelet! You are one talented woman.

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  9. Looks like an expensive bracelet from Stella and dot!

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