Tag: activity days


Jellyfish Friendship Bracelets

Jellyfish Friendship Bracelets

Back in the day I was the queen of friendship bracelets. I remember spending my summers sitting with my sister and best friend working on the coolest bracelets ever! But this is one style of friendship bracelet we didn’t know about back then – the Jellyfish Friendship Bracelet. It’s call the Jellyfish Bracelet because the embroidery floss hangs down, like jellyfish tentacles while you’re making it.

Jellyfish Bracelets

It’s a little different type of bracelet because it uses this handy dandy wheel. I designed one and cut it of cardstock out on my Cricut Explore (using the pen and cut).

Jellyfish Bracelets

You can download the svg template to import into Cricut Design Space or use in Silhouette Studio.

Download

Jellyfish Bracelets

You’ll need 7 strands of embroidery floss, each 20″ long

bracelet_wheel

Tie the strands together, leaving a tail so you’ll be able to tie it once finished, and run them through the center hole.

bracelet_1

The wheel has 8 slits, so leaving the one with START above it empty, run 1 strand through each of the slits. Then, beginning with the Start slit, or the empty one, count left 3 strands. Which is the left mint strand here.

bracelet_2

Take that strand and move it into the empty slot.

 

bracelet_3

Then rotate the wheel so the empty slot is once again at the bottom, and count up 3 strands.

bracelet_4

Move it down to the empty slot, and continue turning the wheel and counting up 3 strands. That’s all there is to it!

jellyfish_bracelet

Soon you’ll have a bracelet emerging in the center of the Jellyfish!

Jellyfish Bracelets

My cute niece made her  first YouTube video showing how to make these. Please hop over and show her some love!

Jellyfish Bracelets

Jellyfish Bracelets

Pin It

Washi Tape Headbands

washi-tale-headband

This is the most simple project….and it’s actually an idea that Q my 5 year-old came up with.  She is the best and so creative.  She did this one day and I thought, “what a great idea that is!”  She even staged a lot of this shoot which  I think is so awesome.  I love when she joins me in my shenanigans.  This is a fun project you can use for any age of girl.

SUPPLIES:  All you need is blank headbands.  They have a great supply over at Hairbow Supplies Etc.  The only other thing is washi tape.  Easy enough.

_MG_1511edited full res

HAVE I TOLD YOU I LOVE WASHI TAPE!!!!  I do…that’s all.   You can use any type of washi tape for this projects.  I noticed that when Q and I were making these, that patterned tapes look different when they are on the headband.  Ones I thought would be cute, didn’t necessarily look cute and visa versa.  So try out a bunch of different ones.

_MG_1510edited full res

Start at one end of the headband and wrap it tightly around the whole headband.  Easy enough! Finish it up with washi tape on each end to make it finished.

_MG_1512edited full res

There you have it.  Done.  These are fun because you can make any pattern, quickly and cheaply.

Wahoo, that’s what we like :).

_MG_1517edited full res Happy crafting!!!!!

xo,  Kirsten

Pin It