I love an afternoon of relaxing and enjoying friends. It’s good for the soul to chat about great loves and difficult struggles, while soaking up the warm sun. It’s even better when it includes crafting and yummy organic popsicles from the local stand! Kelli and I had such an afternoon yesterday. We made these colorful leather wrap bracelets, and I’m totally loving them.
The turquoise leather is from Endless Leather, and I picked up the tags, hooks and charms at Hobby Lobby. You won’t need everything pictured above for this project…I might have been really excited and grab-happy in the findings aisle…:) I’ve also included links at the end of this project to purchase all you need from Amazon, except the leather.
Using a stamping set, combined with hammer and wood, we punched out fun words, like “sparkle.” Most stamping pros would suggest a specific hammer and base for this project, but I didn’t have that, so we made do. If you’re making several to sell or give, it might be a worthwhile investment.
A jump ring attached the initial and then we threaded it through our tag. We circled 5 times, pretty tight before cutting the leather. This will allow for a bit of stretch.
This leather is super strong and thin, so a quick double knot on the hook and eye competes the look! You could purchase more sophisticated crimping hooks to attach, or you could add a bead to the back, stringing the leather through in opposite directions and tying a knot to allow for easy adjustment.
Happy crafting! Below are the product links if you need them:)