DIY Bangles Fun AND Prize!

by Lyn Bernatovich on March 2, 2012

I’m thrilled to host a sponsored project with DIY Bangles and Paper Craft Planet presenting six different bangle designs crafted with items from my craft room!  At the very end of this post is the prize details.

If you aren’t familiar with DIY Bangles, here’s a photo of how they look ‘naked.’  They have the smoothest finish, are wonderful to work with, and no sanding is necessary.

You will need a few basic materials to work with:  Plaid Mod Podg or similar clear drying glue, decoupage finish for creating a nice thick shiny surface.

Here are some simple steps to each bracelet design.  If you’re a paper crafter, I’m positive you’ll be familiar with all of these techniques.  If you’d like to know more detail about any of these techniques, post a comment below and the Design Team will be sure to create a tutorial for you if we don’t already have one in our library.

BRACELET 1:  Direct-to-Paper Technique 

 

 

 

 

 

 

First, paint the inside and top edges with black acryllic paint.  Next, think of creating a card but you are working with a 2″ x 11″ piece of paper!  Direct-to-Paper background coloring has been around a very long time and is a classic as techniques go.  I literally dug out a very old ColoxBox chalk pad and was surprised it was still moist and began laying down color.  Once I was satisfied with the coverage, I made sure it was dry and stamped my Hampton Art/Graphic 45 All That Jazz cling a couple of times.  Mod Podg the paper strip onto the bangle and let dry.  I sanded the edge a bit before I slathered on more matte matte Mod Podg to protect the surface and make it durable.

BRACELET 2:  Torn Paper

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I was thinking about doing a torn paper technique with newspaper but then my eyes fell upon the word search puzzle book.  Just make a pile of torn pieces of paper (any kind really) and begin Mod Podging all the pieces on the bangle. I love words so I clipped words I liked and randomly pasted them over the torn pieces.  The last step was to paint the inside with gold acrylic paint.  To get the rim less perfect, I used a foam applicator and dabbed paint around the rim for a feathery look.

BRACELET 3:  Fabric

First, paint the bangle on the inside and outer ridges.  Bet you didn’t realize this was fabric!  I also Copic colored in a few words to highlight them.  I had to piece the fabric in order to wrap around the entire bangle but I hid the seams with two vertical pieces of twill words.  I did use Heat N Bond under my fabric first as I didn’t want it to possibly stretch when adding Mod Podge when affixing to the bangle.  Let dry and then slather the outside surface with more matte matte Mod Podge to protect the fabric.

BRACELET 4:  Krylon and Copics

 

 

 

 

 

 

Begin by grabbing a Copic marker and coloring the entire inside and outside surface.  I used one shade lighter Copic for the flat ovals.  Next, using another very old technique, dab a gold Krylon pen ink into a piece of felt mounted on an old wood stamp and drop a few drops of alcohol blending solution over the Krylon drops.  Begin dabbing the Krylon stamp all over the bracelet working in sections.  There’s no wrong way to do this!  For the ovals, I dabbed even more Krylon to really add gold highlights.  Once you are satisfied, stamp a small script stamp (or any image you choose) with Staz-on or other permanent inkpad.  Create a glassy finish with the clear decoupage finish.  Work in a well ventilated area for this step!  I put about 3 coats on this bracelet, inside and out.

BRACELET 5:  Gold Leaf

Paint the bracelet with any acrylic paint and let dry.  I used a burnt brownish color.  Next, using a USArtquest Duo Glue or similar that dries to a clear tacky surface, paint the glue randomly around the bangle.  When it’s tacky, lay the gold leaf over the glued surface.  Use a craft store foam brush and gently brush away the gold leaf.  Repeat gluing areas to your liking.  Varnish with decoupage finish to protect the surface.  Craft stores also sell gold leaf ‘kits’ that include everything for this type of project.

BANGLE 6:  Zentangle

This little bangle is probably my favorite as I am brand new to the wonderful world of Zentangle and this is my first finished project!  There are some wonderful learning resources with Zentangle.com being a favorite along with YouTube videos on the subject and books such as the one shown above by Design Originals.  Just remember to paint the bracelet first.  I practiced on several paper strips first before I was satisfied with the outcome.  As before, Mod Podg the paper strip onto the bracelet and when dry, cover it with decoupage finish or more Mod Podg!

Check out Pinterest for lots of other fabulous DIY Bangles ideas…!  Once you get started on these, you can’t stop creating!   I hope you enjoyed my DIY Bangle techniques and as a reward for staying with me and reading about all six bangles, you get a chance to win a $25 gift certificate, but you have to leave a comment HERE first!

Want to win DIY Bangles goodies of your own?  Comment HERE and you might be the lucky duck sporting a $25 gift certificate that can be used directly at DIY Bangles!

This contest is now closed.

Congratulations! Our lucky winner is Pat Mann. Pat has won a $25 gift certificate from our awesome friends at DIY Bangles. I just know Pat will be using all her money to buy stuff to make with her Girl Scout troupe…. well maybe she’ll keep a little to make herself a little something too :)

Pat — please be sure to contact Susanna Boyd within 30 days to claim your prize and be sure to provide your shipping information so we can get that package out to you! And thank you to EVERYONE for playing along! There were so many great ideas in our comments!

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Viji March 2, 2012 at 3:42 pm

Oh my goodness! This is amazing! I LOVE bangles! These rock!! I have about 500 store bought bangles but these still stand out! I am bangle crazy..I hate empty arms!! I have to have bangles! I so want to win! Love and thanks for the chance!

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linda March 2, 2012 at 3:46 pm

these look like they’d be so much fun to make!

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Gail Walker March 2, 2012 at 3:48 pm

These are SO cool!!! I can’t wait to try them! There are so many different techniques that can be used on these to make one-of-a-kind treasures:-)

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Connie F March 2, 2012 at 3:49 pm

Wow! Fabulous tutorials! I was going to take a class on bangles but now I don’t have to! Now I can spend that class money on supplies…sweet!

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Dottie Watson March 2, 2012 at 3:49 pm

I have never tried making jewelry. Love to paper craft. This seems easy and so interesting.. All my gal pals love jewelry what a way to gift them for special occasions. Even got an idea for a “Mom To Be” bracelet with babies name and birthdate and parents name.. Wow, can’t wait to get started. Thnx for the ideas.
Hugz, Dottie

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Noreen March 2, 2012 at 3:51 pm

Your bangles all look so fun and easy! And what great gift ideas!

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Leah Crowe March 2, 2012 at 3:51 pm

Wow, what amazing bangles!! I never knew they came bare for decorating. I would love to win, thanks for the chance! :)

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Lucy March 2, 2012 at 3:51 pm

Heavenly! I am a bracelet fanatic. I don’t wear diamonds or pearls, but give me a bracelet and I’m happy as can be. These are fantastic. Thanks for the step-by-step and the links. I, too, am a new devotee of Zentangle. Thanks for such a great offering.

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jengd March 2, 2012 at 3:56 pm

Cute bracelets! I really like the gold leaf and the Zentangle ones!

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Sue Root March 2, 2012 at 3:58 pm

Your bracelets are really nice looking!! Thank you for sharing instructions and for the chance to win blank bangles.

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Eileen McClean March 2, 2012 at 4:01 pm

Thanks for the step by step, something else new to add to my collection of thigs to try.
Thanks for the opportunity to win
Eileen

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Audrey March 2, 2012 at 4:04 pm

LOVE these bangles and bracelets! So pretty and fun would love to win goodies to make them!

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Celia Magro March 2, 2012 at 4:06 pm

Thanks for sharing. I do craft fairs and am always looking for new ideas. Thanks so much for doing a step-by-step. These weren’t on my radar screen, but they are now.

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Joy Hadden March 2, 2012 at 4:10 pm

Oh my goodness! What fun these would be — to match all my outfits and for making gifts! Thank you for the opportunity to win!

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Betty Brett March 2, 2012 at 4:13 pm

What a great tutorial! I love to wear bracelets, and haven’t seen these in my store yet, so am excited to look for them. You have really inspired me with so many different techniques. Thanks for a wonderful post!!

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Raquel Lestrange March 2, 2012 at 4:15 pm

What a great bunch of ideas! I would love to win the prize and create some interesting bracelets too! I think it would be cool to use an acrylic or triple thick glaze medium and layer in images or scatter and then re-coat it all. Thanks!

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Brennen March 2, 2012 at 4:17 pm

Awesome! Love the gold leaf example. I think I could totally do this myself.

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Julia March 2, 2012 at 4:25 pm

Never heard of this, but I love it! Zentangle looks wonderful. I love rubber stamping and paper crafts and jewelry making. What a great combo! Thank you so much for this blog posting. Would absolutley love to try it!

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Sharon Maranich March 2, 2012 at 4:30 pm

Very cool – I love the smaller bangles! Would love to make some of my own.

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ScattyCrafter March 2, 2012 at 4:36 pm

WOW I love these, they are brilliant. If I am lucky enough to win I will be selling them to raise funds for Cancer, especially Sarcoma, as I have this rare type of cancer, MD,MND, MS research, hospice or other support networking organisations.

I might even use some of the techniques on my cards which I use for fundraising.

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margie March 2, 2012 at 4:44 pm

very cool!

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Nancy March 2, 2012 at 4:47 pm

Those are Fantastic!!! Thank you for the great tutorial!!

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Linda C March 2, 2012 at 4:49 pm

Love the idea of creating bracelets to match my spring wardrobe….lime green, coral, touches of silver and gold, and black. Thanks for the chance to win!

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Carol Drumwright March 2, 2012 at 4:51 pm

WOW! Love the bracelets. I’m always looking for something new to try and these just look to be too much fun. Thanks so much for sharing! Can’t wait to try making my own, with spares to share!

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Elizabeth March 2, 2012 at 4:54 pm

Wouldn’t these make great Christmas presents!

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sandi March 2, 2012 at 4:56 pm

This was a kick . It reminded me of the crafting my mom did when I was a kid. That is how I got into crafting in the first place. Some of the items I am familiar with. Some of them , not so much. I enjoy experimenting tho. Have a good day. :)

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Tacea March 2, 2012 at 5:15 pm

Brilliant. I am so excited to have a weekend project to entertain my daughters sleepover!

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Lori March 2, 2012 at 5:16 pm

Looks like so much fun!!:)

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Tammy M March 2, 2012 at 5:35 pm

What an awesome tutorial! Didn’t know there were so many different sizes out there!!!! Gotta try some of these! Thanks! :)

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HawaiianLibrarian March 2, 2012 at 5:36 pm

Quack quack! I want to be a lucky duck making DIY bangles! Mahalo for the how-to and op to win.

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Karleen March 2, 2012 at 5:37 pm

I have been wondering where to get these bangles. My head is swimming with ideas plus the ones you showed. I have some of the products except the bangles

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Judy March 2, 2012 at 5:39 pm

I would love to try this

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Céline March 2, 2012 at 5:42 pm

Wow, what a fabulous ideas and endresults! I wish they sold those DIY bangles overhere in the Netherlands! Thanks for the chance to win!!

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Petra March 2, 2012 at 5:43 pm

This is super super fun. The way you’ve explained it, everyone can do it. Thank you for sharing
Petra

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Petra March 2, 2012 at 5:44 pm

This is super super fun. The way you explained it, made it possible for everyone to do

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Theress March 2, 2012 at 5:48 pm

Beautiful work. TFS.

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betty dallas March 2, 2012 at 5:52 pm

loved your “how-to” article. I loved the first bangle… until I saw the 2nd bangle (and s0 on, and so on) to the end. Can’t wait to try some of these techniques. Thanks for sharing.

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Scrappyrat March 2, 2012 at 5:54 pm

These came out great! I’d love to decopage some, maybe even with contact sheet photos of my pets. :) Really cool product!

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Jean Engler March 2, 2012 at 6:07 pm

These would be perfect for my gift giving basket!

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Patti J. March 2, 2012 at 6:28 pm

How much fun! I’ve never seen these, and would LOVE to win one! Thanks for the chance!

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Carol Viens March 2, 2012 at 6:30 pm

Great ideas! And they inspired me to get out the DIY Bangles I’ve had tucked away in the back of my craft closet for longer than I care to admit. Let the inspiration begin!

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Charlene LeBel March 2, 2012 at 6:34 pm

I love these bangles. Thanks for the tutorials. I can’t wait to start creating. Love these bangles! I’d love to win one. Thanks for the opportunity.

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Mary Davis March 2, 2012 at 6:45 pm

This looks like a fun project and I like bracelets.

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laura holt March 2, 2012 at 6:52 pm

So cute! I think even I could do the Zentangle one…….

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Evette K. Ciampo March 2, 2012 at 6:57 pm

These are fantastic. I have three granddaughters and boy would they love these…to make and to wear!! I’ve never tried this type of crafting but would love to win and try it. Thanks for the chance. ekc

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Mary Roberson March 2, 2012 at 7:13 pm

These would make great little stocking stuffers too! The design possibilities are vast and also gives one the opportunity to express their creativity. Great project idea!

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Elena Rivera March 2, 2012 at 7:16 pm

Wonderful! i love bracelets. This give me the opportunity to wear one of a kind bracelet.

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Cathy March 2, 2012 at 7:18 pm

Love your bracelets! I can’t wait to head out to the craft store to find the bands.
Very inspiring!

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JO March 2, 2012 at 7:22 pm

Wow!! Awesome!! My favorite is the Zentangle one too. Thanks

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Fernanda March 2, 2012 at 7:29 pm

How awesome! Would love a chance at playing with these bracelets!

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Sharon Duff March 2, 2012 at 7:33 pm

Ohhhhh I think I just found my new addiction. These bracelets are fantastic! Thank you for a chance at winning some bangles.

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Pat Noble March 2, 2012 at 7:42 pm

I l ove these ideas, especially for birthday gifts that are practical and not expensive to give.
Thanks for the many and varied ideas!

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Jan March 2, 2012 at 7:57 pm

Wow these are awesome! I have never tried to create art on a bracelet before but I am going to use your step-by-step directions and have a go. Thanks for the creative bump to get me going. I love this!!!!

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Elaine Aicher March 2, 2012 at 8:00 pm

Love the tutorials and the idea. The Zentangle is my fav0rite. Where can the bracelets be purchased?

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Lyn Bernatovich March 3, 2012 at 3:48 pm

Elaine, just click on the large DIY Bangle logo near the end of the post; otherwise, it is DIYbangles.com

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Yvonne Weber March 2, 2012 at 8:03 pm

When I first started stamping I never would have dreamed about how far you can go with it. Love these. Would love to try decorating them.

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FrancineB March 2, 2012 at 8:13 pm

The bracelets looks so neat! I would love to try out this craft.

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Antoinette Murphy March 2, 2012 at 8:19 pm

OMG- I just HAVE TO play with these! Love them! (I’ll cross my fingers and toes & hope to win :-)

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Jackie McKnite March 2, 2012 at 8:23 pm

I’ve never heard of these before. What a great idea for a personal gift. I can think of at least 3 women who would wear them. Please enter me!

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Sheila Bacon March 2, 2012 at 8:26 pm

Love all the different bangles, especially the one decorated with the copic colors. Now to find some wooden bangles.

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Lynn Lipchak March 2, 2012 at 8:29 pm

These bangles are NEW TO ME but I am loving what I am seeing. If I am not lucky enough to be the winner, I will just have to get my own to play with. What a fun project! Thanks.
Lynn

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viki March 2, 2012 at 8:42 pm

Very nice selection, I never heard of these before. BUT………if hubby hears me say “hmm, I’d like to try that” he will prob bin the laptop + tie my hands behind my back.
Craft cupboard ? Craft room ? nope CRAFT HOME .

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Tracy March 2, 2012 at 9:20 pm

OMG!!! So many possibilities and I can see these as graduation gifts! What a very very cool idea! Thanks for sharing this creative idea! Ooooooooh I am so excited!!! (can you tell? LOL) oh the possibilities!!

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Lisa March 2, 2012 at 9:33 pm

LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the bracelets!!! Cannot wait to get some and work on them!! I enjoy Zentangle too! Been doing it for several years now. That bracelet is probably my favorite. I can see these as a good seller at a church craft sale. Thanks for sharing!!

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Edwina Brown March 2, 2012 at 9:35 pm

Oh so pretty! These would be great napkin rings. Thanks for sharing. Edwina Brown

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Debbey Kouri March 2, 2012 at 9:40 pm

I am SO excited to try these! I have 2 nieces and countless friends who would die for these…and you could make them personality-specific! How cool is that!?

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Margaret March 2, 2012 at 9:42 pm

Wow I can see loads of different ideas. Thanks for a great tutorial.

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Carolyn M March 2, 2012 at 9:45 pm

I Love this!! I have never thought of making bangles before, but you’ve inspired me. Thanks!

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Kristin March 2, 2012 at 9:45 pm

Totally Fab!!!

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Evie Shambley March 2, 2012 at 9:49 pm

I am excited of having a chance to win the great gift. I appreciate the tutorials.

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E Sinton March 2, 2012 at 9:53 pm

What a fun project and greatness gift!

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Edna Siu March 2, 2012 at 10:08 pm

Wow, what a fascinating project, I love all of the material, they all turn out adorable. Thanks for the chance to win

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fran March 2, 2012 at 10:46 pm

I can sure see why they would be addictive. One for each outfit and event.

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Orlie March 2, 2012 at 10:50 pm

I love this idea. As a kid I would take any thing and make jewelry with it. that was back in the 60′s I feel this gives a person a chance to create and show their own style. Your tutorial was very great!! And it gives great directions.

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LeAnne March 2, 2012 at 11:02 pm

Wonderful, beautiful bangles!

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Sandy Larsen March 2, 2012 at 11:44 pm

Very cute project.

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wendee March 2, 2012 at 11:44 pm

I love this project. Am excited to see what I can do with it. Thanks for sharing.

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Kathy Browns March 3, 2012 at 12:02 am

I’ve been resisting getting into jewelry making since I’ve got such a passion for paper; but, who can resist when you’ve already got most of the supplies to try THIS! Thanks for the great ideas!

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Karen Keene March 3, 2012 at 12:32 am

I have a club that meets every month and does papercrafting, cards, etc. and this would be a perfect project…….. Very nice looking

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Priyanka March 3, 2012 at 1:11 am

wow very different idea, just love this. TFS

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sue March 3, 2012 at 1:35 am

What a great idea! I have 3 daughters who would just love these :) thank you for sharing .

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Billie Dee March 3, 2012 at 2:03 am

Those bangles are great! I will defintely do some myself.

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Dell Armistead March 3, 2012 at 2:46 am

We all need to get “cracking” on these for Easter presents, last longer than chocolate too!!!!

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Debbie March 3, 2012 at 2:51 am

These are really cool and such creative ideas ;- ) TFS!

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Carrie March 3, 2012 at 4:12 am

Such an easy and unique idea – thanks for sharing and the chance to win the gift certificate !!!!! LOVE ALL OF YOUR IDEAS !!!!!

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Cheryl March 3, 2012 at 4:54 am

What great ideas! I love bracelets. These are definitely on my ” to do” list. Each one is a work of art and so unique! I hope Michaels will carry the bracelets. Thanks for sharing!

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donna keenr March 3, 2012 at 7:22 am

love these and your instructions make them so easy to create. tfs donna x

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Elaine March 3, 2012 at 7:47 am

WOW is all I can say. Fun idea and love the step by step. Will try this with my grandaughter. She loves to create. Thanks for sharing. :}

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Suz H. March 3, 2012 at 8:02 am

These are fantastic! I would never have thought of usig ModPodge for a medium. You did a great job and thanks for sharing it!.

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Arabella March 3, 2012 at 8:07 am

Very cool! I love them all! Especially the Zentangle one! They look like so much fun to make! Thanks for the tutorials!

Arabella

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Ginny S March 3, 2012 at 8:31 am

I bought these bracelets many years at a Stamp Show but never did anything with them. After seeing the tutorials, I dug them out from the depths of my
craft studio and will finally finish one of the many “incomplete” projects we all have, Thanks for sparking my creative brain.

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Tee Faris March 3, 2012 at 9:08 am

Wowzers, what an awesome post! I’d love to win but just in case, I’ll be off to find your shop!! Gotta’ have them “naked” ones:)

Thanks Paper Planet!

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LynB March 3, 2012 at 9:50 am

Ladies thanks for all your enthusiastic comments! Would love to see your creations!!!

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janelli March 3, 2012 at 9:52 am

What a fun product! I like seeing bracelets on my wrist, so this is for me!

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Sue Brailey March 3, 2012 at 10:01 am

These are absolutely fabulous!!! I just love every single one! And I just bought a Zentangle book! What a wonderful way to use all our craft supplies and techniques. These would make wonderful items for a craft sale fundraiser as well.
Thank you so much for taking the time to detail all the possibilities for making these fabulous bracelets!
Sue Brailey

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Shannon Ames March 3, 2012 at 10:29 am

I love the bracelets! Don’t know which one I want to try first, probably all of them and then more for friends and family. Gorgeous.

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Tory Anders March 3, 2012 at 10:31 am

Wow! Those look like so much fun! I love the torn words bracelet. I think I might have to try this using a Sudoku style! Thanks for the opportunity to win!

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Laura Love March 3, 2012 at 10:33 am

What a cute idea! These would make some really great gifts. I think your Zentangle one is my favorite too. I have wanted to try the zentangles but haven’t had a chance to play around with them yet. Thanks for the great tutorial!

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Nancy Lempinen March 3, 2012 at 11:01 am

WOWZER! Never knew about this stuff, such gorgeous creations, I’m hooked, but would also love to win the gift. Great tutorial too, many thanks for yet another release for our creativity!

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Geri Faillace March 3, 2012 at 12:04 pm

Love, love, love these bracelets and want to make them NOW!!! Hard to say which one is my fav as I love all things paper and would love to make my own versions of each of these great ideas. Thanks for the inspiration and for the chance !

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Nancy March 3, 2012 at 12:34 pm

I would love to have some bangles. I have tried this kind of thing with some ‘found’ bangles, but I’ll bet they are 100% better with a DIY Bangle
Nancy

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Vi vian Bowers March 3, 2012 at 1:35 pm

Looks like a fantastic idea for a ladies nite party. Have some wine and cheese and make a bracelet or two.

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Lyn Bernatovich March 3, 2012 at 3:10 pm

That’s a great idea Vivian!

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Diana March 3, 2012 at 1:44 pm

I love making beaded bracelets, but now I am going to try making these. They are so unique and beautiful. Thanks for the tutorial. Love all of the ideas.

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willow March 3, 2012 at 2:38 pm

I have used DIY bangles in the past and loved how they turned out (so did my granddaughters for whom the bracelets were made. I would love to have some others to play with. Thanks for this give away!!!

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Debbie March 3, 2012 at 2:47 pm

Love the examples-great bangles!

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Luci March 3, 2012 at 3:04 pm

I would love to try to make these bangles. Great ideas. Thank you.
Luci

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Marion March 3, 2012 at 4:04 pm

I have never made bangles before. Thanks to your tutorial, I think I will give it a try. Thanks for sharing.

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Lorraine M March 3, 2012 at 5:34 pm

My grandchildren and I made 4 of these at Christmas time, for their Moms and Aunts. These bangles are the best to work with. My grandkids range in age from 7 to 15 and they all had a hand in decorating. It is a great family project.

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Marianne March 3, 2012 at 5:50 pm

How gorgeous are these! I would love to try them.

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kathy March 3, 2012 at 6:27 pm

Wow!! You sure did give me a lot of ideas to run with.
I appreciate all the time it took to prepare that tute.
And I have loved decoupage for a long time, so I’ll
give this a try. Thanks.

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Kapree March 3, 2012 at 6:50 pm

I love these! they are so cool! I must make my own!!! thanks for sharing!!!

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Shannon March 3, 2012 at 6:56 pm

I just love these bangles! Thinking my next free weekend… I’ll be making several! This is a whole new twist to scrapbooking:)

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BRENDA March 4, 2012 at 12:13 am

love these so cute

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Ruth March 4, 2012 at 1:53 am

Great ideas – and I know just who to make them for!

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MSam March 4, 2012 at 1:57 am

These are great ideas :) Love the fabric and torn paper ones a lot

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MSam March 4, 2012 at 1:58 am

Great Idea esp the fabric and torn paper ones…Definitely going to try :)

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Rebecca S. March 4, 2012 at 2:59 am

I am always amazed by the creativity in the crafting world. This is awesome. Would love to win so I could try one out. =D Thanks for sharing the tutorial.

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jan m March 4, 2012 at 9:15 am

I love your first project! The thinner bracelet has great style!

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Doyle March 4, 2012 at 10:23 am

I have always wanted to try these DIY bracelets, but can’t find them anywhere. I would be eternally grateful for the chance to win. Thank you. I have so many cool ideas for these……

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Dee in NH March 4, 2012 at 11:40 am

Those are seriously awesome!!!! I had never heard of these bracelets and now I can’t wait to get my hands on some!!

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Carol Schlosser March 4, 2012 at 12:36 pm

What a great idea, make really nice gifts for mailing
Thank you for the chance to win

Carol

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Terri March 4, 2012 at 1:43 pm

Thank you for such super ideas, LOVE those bracelets, and am anxious to make a few…….they would make great gifts!

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Lana Cisinski March 4, 2012 at 4:20 pm

Looks like a fun, fun project! Thanks for the opportunity to win some!

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Sandy Barraud March 4, 2012 at 5:23 pm

Where do I get the basic bangle to decorate and etc.?
These are really neat and easy to make

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Lyn Bernatovich March 4, 2012 at 6:42 pm

Sandy, just click on the DIY logo at the bottom of the post and it will take you to DIYBangles.com

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Pat Mann March 4, 2012 at 8:29 pm

Loved the bangles. My Girl Scout troop would love making them.

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Susanna March 14, 2012 at 8:48 pm

I’m so excited to tell you that you’re our winner for this challenge! Hope you save some bangle love for yourself — don’t let the Scouts have all the fun! Please email me at susanna.boyd {at} papercraftplanet.net to claim your prize. I need to hear from you by April 14, 2012.

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Angela W March 4, 2012 at 8:37 pm

WOW!! These bangles are BRILLIANT!! Great idea!! There are so many things you can do with them. I can’t wait to find these and play with them. Thanks for sharing!
Angela
gypsydreamdesigns.blogspot.com

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Cathy P March 4, 2012 at 10:13 pm

Lots of great ideas here. Hope I win.

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Andrea Johnson March 5, 2012 at 11:57 am

Very cool!

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rk March 5, 2012 at 3:25 pm

Fabulous post! My fav is the Zentangle bangle, very unique and I love Zentangle anyway. I have done bangles before using soft/silky french papers and tearing them into small pieces to mod podge them. You have so many more ideas here, thanks for the inspiration!

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Jude March 5, 2012 at 4:25 pm

Great ideas! My 12 year old granddaughter might enjoy making these with me!

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Carolyn March 6, 2012 at 4:53 pm

I love these bracelets. I can think of at least 20 different ideas for them. Great
craft work there Planet.

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Phyllis Dykes March 7, 2012 at 10:09 pm

Gorgeous – simply gorgeous – thanks for the inspiration

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Becky Y. March 7, 2012 at 10:22 pm

I think I need at least a dozen of these!

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Linda Hayes March 7, 2012 at 11:09 pm

Loved the bracelets. They generated lots of other ideas. Can’t wait to try it.

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cat s. March 8, 2012 at 3:25 am

love these. some ideas I had seen before but most were new, so thanks.
And thanks for the chance to win one.

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Teddie Seeley March 8, 2012 at 9:55 am

I have always wanted to make my own bangles, this is a great prize.
Thank you for a chance to win.
teddie

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Irene L. March 8, 2012 at 10:32 am

Love those bangles. Clever ideas. Thanks for the chance to have one for my own.

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Tee Faris March 8, 2012 at 11:22 am

Enter me please. These are soooo up my alley!

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Candy March 8, 2012 at 11:57 am

How Fun! I would love to make the map bracelet.
This is an awesome prize :)

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Donna Woods March 8, 2012 at 12:55 pm

These are wonderful – I WISH I had some of these….

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Dani March 8, 2012 at 4:16 pm

I’m on an American Cancer Society ‘Relay for Life’ team and these bangles could be a brilliant fundraiser… Yay. Thank you.

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Evangeline Dahlgren March 8, 2012 at 8:42 pm

Thanks for the great ideas. I’m going to use them with a teen group of girls at church. Something they will love to do and wear.

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Denise Carilli March 9, 2012 at 12:18 am

I’ve been wanting to do these for months. You motivated me with your beautiful creativity.

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m March 9, 2012 at 10:03 am

Oh boy! I love bracelets and now have a new project I’d like to try. Thanks so much.

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Sheila Bacon April 10, 2012 at 7:42 pm

These bracelets never go out of style. Thanks for letting us know how to create them.

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Ashley berube May 31, 2012 at 10:16 pm

These are SOOO CUTE & creative. So adorable thanks mom for fowarding me this!!
Saweeetness:)

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