Tuesday, June 25

babys breath friendship bracelet // diy


when i was a kid, i had a business where i made and sold friendship bracelets during recess. i think since then, they've always held a small place in my heart. i love that they are back and it's ok to wear them even though you aren't 7 making them with your girl scout troop. so i added a little something that would make it a perfect accessory for your bridesmaids, or a fun activity for a girls weekend.


you start with the same old basics you used back in the day, now just add in a sturdy bloom like babys breath.


if you need a refresher, here's how to start the bracelet. knot the top of your strands and tape down to a flat surface. pull one string out of the group, loop under the rest of the string, back around and through itself like a knot (below).



pull each knot up tight. once you are about an inch down, make a knot just like you would above, but this time insert the stem of a small piece of your bloom. continue to make the knots, tucking in the stem until it is covered.



keep adding your flowers until you have a long enough piece to create your bracelet, then end with a knot.





i love this idea for your maids to create with larger flowers and wear on your wedding day.. or a fun accessory for a special celebration!

11 comments:

  1. These are sooo pretty, what a cute idea!! xx

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  2. These are so cute!!! But what happens when the flowers die? Just cut off the pieces when they start to brown? Or could you make these with fake flowers?

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  3. This is so sweet! Perfect for a minimalist prom date :)

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  4. These are so pretty. :)
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  5. you can slide them out pretty easily, but the idea was to use once for a special occasion. or use fake and wear forever!

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  6. looking back at prom pictures i wish i would've thought of this sooner ;)

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  7. I'm with you. Let's do a prom do-over! I think I can almost squeeze into my dress still.. ;)

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  8. ha! my mom just dug mine out and gave them back to me. i put them in the attic but am kind of curious now to pull them out and try them on. though... that might be a bad idea:)

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  9. I love the prom idea... if I bothered to go to mine. Still such a cute idea. This would be cute for a little girl too!

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  10. What a cute idea. I really love it. And I guess this would
    be great for bridesmaids too.

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