DIY Bracelets that are easy but beautiful!

You can only wear so many pairs of earrings and not more than a few necklaces. Rings are limited to ten or so, but bracelets can be piled and layered as long as your arms are! These 25 DIY bracelets will have you wanting to make – and wear – more and more!
Looking for cool DIY bracelets to make? Try these 25 cool, unusual and totally awesome arm candy jewelry making tutorials! Features crafts for kids, tweens, teens, and adults.

 

Bracelets have always been my favorite jewelry which is why, of all my jewelry making tutorials, so many are bracelets. I put together this list of DIY bracelets, including ideas found here on Moms & Crafters, plus plenty of inspiration from other bloggers. I did this to serve both as a single reference page and for the fun of finding (and introducing you to) new, fun bracelet tutorials.

 

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So scroll through, and click on the title or image for each of these DIY bracelets to be taken to the tutorial!

 

Click on the image or the title to be taken to the tutorial for each of these DIY bracelets. Please note that image copyrights belong to the respective authors of each of these ideas. If you are sharing this post, please do so using the first or last (collaged) image, and not the individual craft.

 

14 DIY bracelets for tweens, teens and adults:

 

1. Make fun and funky zipper bracelets in minutes! 

Make this adorable DIY zipper bracelet to wear or to gift! An amazing beginner sewing and jewelry making craft for teens and tweens!

 

2. These wire wrapped band bracelets are very comfortable to wear, and super trendy! Make on in every color – the bands required are really cheap.

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3. I absolutely love sea glass bracelets by The Sweetest Occasion. They are tops on my “to try” list now.

Looking for cool DIY bracelets to make? Try these 25 cool, unusual and totally awesome arm candy jewelry making tutorials! Features crafts for kids, tweens, teens, and adults.

 

4. If you want something chunky for the winter months, make DIY ombre dip dyed nautical rope bracelets by Love Maegan.

Looking for cool DIY bracelets to make? Try these 25 cool, unusual and totally awesome arm candy jewelry making tutorials! Features crafts for kids, tweens, teens, and adults.

 

5. Marbled stone wrap bracelets are made using nail polish with a  fun technique. This is one of the most fun pieces I have made and was a blast to do with my sister in law. 

DIY wrap bracelets

 
 


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6. Keep all those scraps and treasures from the beach to make these coral and shell resin bangles by the Soccer Mom Blog. Tip: you can buy the shells and coral too. 

Looking for cool DIY bracelets to make? Try these 25 cool, unusual and totally awesome arm candy jewelry making tutorials! Features crafts for kids, tweens, teens, and adults.

 

7. Use scrap fabric up with a Ffabric twine bracelet by Sum of their Stories.

Looking for cool DIY bracelets to make? Try these 25 cool, unusual and totally awesome arm candy jewelry making tutorials! Features crafts for kids, tweens, teens, and adults.

 

8. Leather chain bracelets are so much fun, and really easy to stack with like-colored bracelets.

DIY Leather Chain Bracelet

 

9. Make Cchain link and washer bracelets by Love Maegan. As you can see, they are super stackable. The tutorial is for the center bracelet below.

Looking for cool DIY bracelets to make? Try these 25 cool, unusual and totally awesome arm candy jewelry making tutorials! Features crafts for kids, tweens, teens, and adults.

 

10. I originally made this braided leather bracelet as a “guy gift”. But it’s great for girls who like to wear it casual too.

I love this braided leather bracelet - isn't it cool? It's a really cool craft for teen boys or girls, and also a great DIY gift idea for guys, or beginner jewelry making project.

 

11. Click for a few tutorials for braided friendship bracelets by Purl Soho.

Looking for cool DIY bracelets to make? Try these 25 cool, unusual and totally awesome arm candy jewelry making tutorials! Features crafts for kids, tweens, teens, and adults.

 

12. Wire wrapped gemstone bracelets have been my “claim to fame” for years. I have shared the “secret” tutorial for this style below. I make this bracelet with stones to match my outfit for every event I have.

Wow - isn't this DIY wire wrapped bracelet beautiful? It's such a great DIY holiday gift for women, and is a great beginner jewelry making tutorial!

 

13. Junk mail bracelets? You’d better believe it! Bring out the office supplies to make this beautiful paper clip and junk mail bracelet by Homework.

Looking for cool DIY bracelets to make? Try these 25 cool, unusual and totally awesome arm candy jewelry making tutorials! Features crafts for kids, tweens, teens, and adults.

 

14. If you know or ARE a Tetris fan, this Tetris bracelet takes the cake! It’s easy to make, and you can try a necklace version too.

Jewelry making meets geekery! Make this adorable DIY Tetris Jewelry - inspired by Tetris pieces! It's an easy jewelry making craft for teens, tweens, gamers, or geeks, and makes a cheap DIY gift!

 

 

11 DIY bracelets for kids to make: 

 

Why leave out the little ones in the wonderful art of arm candy? These DIY bracelets for kids range from toddler to tween.

 

15. Any time of year is a good time to make some easy Hheart friendship bracelets. Learn how to  make them so that they slide on and off easily.

DIY heart friendship bracelets for valentines day!

 

16. Okay, so it’s a watch. But it’s still really cool arm candy. Make this shoelace bracelet watch by Arts & Crackers from an old watch whose band is bust.

Looking for cool DIY bracelets to make? Try these 25 cool, unusual and totally awesome arm candy jewelry making tutorials! Features crafts for kids, tweens, teens, and adults.

 

17. Go green with this Earth Day eco bracelet craft by In the Playroom – great for the youngest in the family!

Looking for cool DIY bracelets to make? Try these 25 cool, unusual and totally awesome arm candy jewelry making tutorials! Features crafts for kids, tweens, teens, and adults.

 

18. Upcycle with a t-shirt bracelet by Family Food and Travel. I just love the colors!

Looking for cool DIY bracelets to make? Try these 25 cool, unusual and totally awesome arm candy jewelry making tutorials! Features crafts for kids, tweens, teens, and adults.

 

 19. This chic recycled Denim bracelet is made from the SEAM of a pair of old overalls. How cool is that?! Finish it off with some ribbon crimps and you’re good to go. (Note: click on the tutorial for extra tips.)

Make this simple no sew DIY denim bracelet by using recycled jeans! This easy jewelry making tutorial is a perfect. cool craft for teens and tweens.

 

20. Since you can basically get baker’s twine in any color, they are the perfect material for some DIY braided friendship bracelets.

Make these adorable DIY braided friendship bracelet! A quirky jewelry making craft to learn some basic techniques.

 

21. Try some origami jewelry with these folded paper bracelets by Picklebums.

Looking for cool DIY bracelets to make? Try these 25 cool, unusual and totally awesome arm candy jewelry making tutorials! Features crafts for kids, tweens, teens, and adults.

 

22. Your toddler can even make these beautiful tin foil bangles by Best Toys 4 Toddlers.

Looking for cool DIY bracelets to make? Try these 25 cool, unusual and totally awesome arm candy jewelry making tutorials! Features crafts for kids, tweens, teens, and adults.

 

23. Make this beatiful embellished bead bracelet by Buggy and Buddy. It’s so simple and clever!

Looking for cool DIY bracelets to make? Try these 25 cool, unusual and totally awesome arm candy jewelry making tutorials! Features crafts for kids, tweens, teens, and adults.

 

24. Phone number bracelets by Danya Banya are a great way to get them learning their number, and a perfect solution for class trips.

Looking for cool DIY bracelets to make? Try these 25 cool, unusual and totally awesome arm candy jewelry making tutorials! Features crafts for kids, tweens, teens, and adults.

 

25. Finally, you can DIY the bead to include in beautiful bracelets. Try these marbled clay beads by Craftulate.

Looking for cool DIY bracelets to make? Try these 25 cool, unusual and totally awesome arm candy jewelry making tutorials! Features crafts for kids, tweens, teens, and adults.

Bonus: If you loved the ideas above, try this fun and easy hair tie bracelet DIY tutorial! It helps you keep those hair ties handy when you need them, without digging into your wrist.

 

Making lists like these gets my craft bug really going! I think I’m off to try those sea glass bracelets, and then the next on the list.

 

Which of these DIY bracelets is your favorite? Comment below!

 

Looking for cool DIY bracelets to make? Try these 25 cool, unusual and totally awesome arm candy jewelry making tutorials! Features crafts for kids, tweens, teens, and adults.

 

5 Comments

  1. Thank you for including my T-shirt bracelets! Love all of these ideas.

  2. Great ideas for those of us who are adults, but enjoy tween and teen crafting ideas,too.

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