Heart Friendship Bracelets Tutorial

These adorable heart friendship bracelets are o simple to make – plus they’re adjustable! The supplies are easy to find and cheap, making it a perfect seasonal (or year-round) craft to create in bulk, at parties, or just for fun.


How to make DIY heart friendship bracelets - a budget friendly and time friendly craft - perfect for valentines day!!


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This fun, popular craft has been a huge hit! It’s perfect for teens, tweens, and even grown-ups. You can modify it for any time of year, with different designs of course


The twine gives it a trendy organic feel and a strong hold, but you can use any ribbon of a similar thickness, such as rattail (satin), or leather.


This bracelet is super cheap to make so it can be made for a whole class, at a party, or as a party favor! While it’s great as a seasonal craft for Valentine’s Day it is also great for friendship bracelet making at any time of year… Print these boxes to take them home or to gift them in.


I have also created a silent tutorial video to go along – so scroll down for more!


Supplies Needed for Heart Friendship Bracelets: 


DIY heart friendship bracelets for valentines day!




Wooden beads are super economical – cheaper that many others. You can go for bright colors instead of the naturals I used if you want something more vibrant. You’ll want a black marker for those. Using twine makes it very cheap as well. The pack of sharpies I have includes many colors for a great price, so I have a color ready for whichever product I need it.


How to Make Heart Friendship Bracelets

1. Use the sharpies to create outlines of hearts on your beads and color them in.

DIY heart friendship bracelets for valentines day!


2. Do this on all four sides of your beads, in the same direction.

DIY heart friendship bracelets for valentines day!


3. String three heart beads onto the twine and center them.

DIY heart friendship bracelets for valentines day!


4. Tie a knot on each side of the beads, pulling it tight against them. This keeps the beads centered and adds a touch of style.

DIY heart friendship bracelets for valentines day!


Just like this…

DIY heart friendship bracelets for valentines day!


5. Now you’re going to close your bracelet in a way that requires no hardware, but can still be taken on and off. Tie one of your “tails” around the other one. Make sure that the second end of your strings threads straight through the know without twisting.

DIY heart friendship bracelets for valentines day!


6. Repeat with the other side. 
DIY heart friendship bracelets for valentines day!


7. Make sure your two closure knots are tight and trim your twine. Your bracelet should look like this.

heart friendship bracelets


8. Give it to friends to wear and enjoy!

DIY heart friendship bracelets for valentines day!


You can see, on a second bracelet, I outlined the hearts with a black marker for a little variety.

heart friendship bracelets


And here’s a video tutorial for those who go for that:


heart friendship braceletsDIY heart friendship bracelets for valentines day!


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You can now make this into a Valentine card! Click the image below to learn how…

Make this adorable valentine's day card craft using supplies you likely have! It's easy, fun, and includes a bonus gift as well...


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  1. adorable! thanks for sharing on craft schooling sunday!

  2. Such a fun Valentine’s craft!

    I would love for you to share this post {and others} at my Show Me Saturday linky party. My readers would love this. Our party is live now!

    ~ Ashley

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  11. This is a great idea — going to print it out and save it. Nice and easy craft to do with the grandkids.

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