9.12.15

DIY Make a Faux Christmas Lights Bracelet for Christmas


During my material shopping at Spotlight, Malaysia, I found a pack of cute buttons at their Jolly & Joy collection. I also spotted some colorful Christmas lights charms and decided to use for jewelry making.

If you are searching for gifts this Christmas, try following these steps below for an easy tutorial on bracelet making with a touch of bohemian style. As seen on runway, tassels are on trend this fall / winter. Remember to check out the bonus tutorial on how to make tassels using DMC embroidery threads!


WHAT YOU NEED:
1. Chains (1.0mm Thick)
2. Assorted Christmas Charms
3. Light Bulb Charms
4. Toggle Clasp
5. Jump Rings
5. Jewelry Making Tools

*BONUS MATERIAL
Ciate Manicure Set
BONUS MATERIAL:
DMC Embroidery Threads

Step 1

Once you have measured your chain, cut it to the length that you want. Then, use jump rings to attach the toggle clasp at both ends of the chain.

Step 2

This is the fun part! Attach charms and light bulb buttons on every 3 spaces. That means you attach the charm on the third count. Follow the sequence: light bulb, charm, light bulb, repeat and so on.

Done! Let's move on to the bonus tutorial.

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Bonus Tutorial - Tassel Making!


























Step 3

Now, let's make tassels! Cut half a meter of embroidery treads and loom it over your fingers.

Step 4

Once you are done, attach a big size jump ring to the loom. Cut approximately quarter meter and loom next to the jump ring. Tie a knot and secure with multi purpose jewelry glue.

Step 5

For the finishing, trim the end of the tassel.

Step 6

Attach the tassel to the end of the chain with a jump ring.

Merry Christmas, folks! And a Happy New Year.


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