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Tutorial #21 – Bangles Galore!


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So I don’t really wear jewelry.  Like ever.  But my girls love jewelry, so the other day while at Michael’s I picked up some plain bangles to decorate for them.  Can you believe they were only $.79 each!  BARGAIN!  :)

In this post I’ll give you about 5-6 different ideas to decorate them… I’m looking forward to seeing how yours look and if you create something different!  Be sure to share links with me!  :)

Bangles (I bought mine at Michael’s)

Options for decorating:

Scraps of fabric


Necklace chain

Glitter paint or Krylon’s Glitter Blast

Martha Stewart Clear High Gloss

I took one of the bangles and wrapped it in plain red mesh type fabric.  I used just dabs of hot glue throughout the project to hold the fabric in place.

Once the entire bangle was covered in the fabric and the end was glued down, I grabbed some necklace chain and wrapped that around a section of the bangle to give it an edgy fun look.

For the next bangle I took strips of 2 coordinating fabrics I ripped from bigger pieces and wrapped the bangle with them.  Alternating the fabrics.

When I was done, I made a small bow tie and was going to attach it… but decided not to.  But that’s an option too!

The next bangle I just sprayed with Krylon’s Glitter Blast spray paint.  Ooooh!  Sparkly!  :)

For some reason I didn’t take a picture of the process.  Nice going Shey!  Here’s the finished bangle!  :)

The next bangle was just painted with Martha Stewart’s High Gloss clear coat.  I like the way this one turned out.  Just natural.

The next one I just used washi tape and formed two triangles on the bangle… then I got a chevron look.  ;)  Once it was dry I painted it with Martha Stewart’s high gloss clear coat.

So there you go!  5 different ways to make really cool bangles.  And I had everything on hand except the bangles and the necklace chain!

So my friends, go forth and make many a bangle!  :)



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Don’t forget to go check out the other 18 tutorials!

Tutorial #1 – Handmade Candles

Tutorial #2 – Stamped Clay Tags

Tutorial #3 – Small Clay Doily Bowls

Tutoral #4 – Zipper Pouches & Clutches

Tutorial #5 – SheyB (Inspired) Camera Strap Slipcover

Tutorial #6 – Front Door Wreath Alternative

Tutorial #7 – Spray Painted Doily Canvas

Tutorial #8 – How To Use A Ruffler Foot

Tutorial #9 – Ruffly Door Wreath

Tutorial #10 – Leather Wrapped Bling Headband

Tutorial #11 – Camera Accessory Clip

Tutorial #12 – Redneck Wine Glass

Tutorial #13 – Scrap Fabric Garland

Tutorial #14 – Glow In The Dark Firefly Jar (by my husband)

Tutorial #15 – JUICE!

Tutorial #16 – Fabric Tape!

Tutorial #17 – Make Your OWN Ice Cream Cake

Tutorial #18 – Kale Salad

Tutorial #19 – Satin Gloss Canvas

Tutorial #20 – Homemade Hummus


  1. um, hi… i need like 20 of these in my life asap. please fly here and make them for me (i’ll buy the supplies) since I’m afraid to fly. :)

  2. These are great! I don’t know much about how Google reads stats. I know that I read everything in my Google Reader now, so I don’t know if it counts pageviews that way, or if someone actually has to open the page on the blog for it to be counted. A lot about blogging confuses me, ha!

  3. hey I love them!

  4. I just love your tutorials! Im gonna make some of these but Im going to use the fabric tape you showed earlier!

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