Monday, June 11, 2012

Lace Wrapped Bangle

I kind of love bangles. I have a whole box full of them. I used to be super envious of the girls in middle school and high school that seemed to have an over abundance of them, so now when I see some I have a hard time not picking them up.
 Luckily for me and my wallet, my local thrift store sells bags of jewelry for .99 cents. All the jewelry above came in one bag. I picked this bag because it had lots of bangles.
 While I love the bangles, I didn't love that the plastic ones looked scuffed up, so I decided to cover them with some lace trim. I took a package of flat lace trim and hot glue one end to the bracelet. I wrapped the trim around the bracelet, hot gluing as I went to make sure it stayed put. I made sure the last wrap would finish inside the bracelet, so there wouldn't be any seams on the outside.
 I finished the bracelet, and then promptly lost it to my three-year-old. It seems anything I make that she likes becomes hers, go figure.

I guess I am off to the thrift store to find more bangles, to keep, hopefully this time. ;)


Cranberry Morning said...

Good for your three year old! She knows what she likes at a very young age. lol You know you'll never be able to hide the new ones from her. :-)

Walking on Sunshine... said...

Beautiful idea! Enjoy!

becca said...

cute idea for making something old look new

Walking on Sunshine... said...

Had to leave a comment regarding the comment you left on my blog today. I had my daughter look on Netflicks last night to see if there were any Dallas episodes. I wanted to at least watch the Who Shot JR one with her before tomorrow night! Maybe one day!

Yenta Mary said...

Oh, I love the lace-wrapped bangle! I so admire your thriftiness and creativity - I would never have thought of this, and yet it's just perfect!