Making a bare wrist glamorous is a piece of cake – just slip on a stack of bangles or put on a chunky cuff. A DIY bracelet is as easy as pie to make, but it’s still very impressive how these Do-it-yourselfers have made gorgeous arm artwork just by glueing, baking, twising, tieing and sewing scraps of materials. Get creative with these 45 beautiful DIY bracelets!
Gorgeous DIY Bracelet Idea
1. Rhinestone Vinyl Bead Bracelet
A great fashionista never lacks a bit of something shiny, and these super awesome bracelets hit that point home. String rhinestone beads together with some clear elastic cord and bookend each side by popping on vinyl beads to achieve a modern and elegant look.
2. Thread Tassel Bracelet
The mix of various materials—frilly, colored thread, an assortment of girly beads, elastic thread and strong metal chain—is just lovely. This DIY bracelet is an inexpensive and easy way to make a gorgeous rainbow fringe arm party. Making the tassels is fairly easy and you can you can attach them to a rainbow, pearl or chain beaded bracelet. It is entirely up to you!
3. Sequin Bangle
Finally! A gorgeous cuff that channels your vibrant personality. Turn a simple cuff into a showstopper by glamming it up with scallop-patterned,large sequins.
4. Neon Wrap Bracelet
As the name implies, this great piece of arm candy is what you get when you wrap a rope tightly in neon thread. You can even use a dab of hot glue to seal it. This DIY bracelet is easy and fun to make—just imagine the endless color possibilities!
5. Bead Bracelets
Not only are these bead bracelets super chic but they are also extremely simpl to makee. You can also make one for each rainbow color by braiding the linen cord with silver or gold beads then use a two-hole button to secure and stack them on your wrist.
6. Nautical Rope Bracelet
Tying a perfect nautical knot to make this DIY bracelet is easy even if you are an inexperienced knotter. You can using a rope with a different color, but this white and navy weave feels preppy and sailor-inspired.
7. Braided Clay Bracelet
Get ready for this DIY bracelet—it’s time that we ott creative with adult Play Dough! This gorgeous braid bracelet is the finished product of kneading, braiding and baking a lump polymer clay. The fall earth tone colors is just lovely, but the speckled clay is a show-off. Make as many as you want and have a little wrist party!
8. Beaded Leather Bracelet
Fold a piece of leather, push the needle through it, and thread your chosen bead through each side. Despite the thick leather band, the small blue and goldbeads still make this charm look flimsy.
9. Leather and Fabric Studded Bracelets
Floral patterns and pastel stripes add a feminine touch to these DIY studded bracelets. These glamorous leather and fabric bands have the perfect mix of texture and color: they contrast beautifully!
10. Spike Bracelet
If you want to get creative with mixing metals, this piece of spiky goodness is easy to make. Whether paired with a graphic anchor tee for a cool style contrast, or worn with leather leggings, this DIY fierce metallic bracelet is the only piece of jewelry you’ll need to totally rock out.
11. Watch Wrap Bracelets
Make your boring watch an eye-catching statement piece by replacing the band with these colorful and fun wraps. Can’t decide whether to use a beaded necklace, a leather trim or friendship bracelets? Why pick only one when you could enjoy making them all!
12. Tulle Studded Bracelets
Instead of using embroidery thread, this friendship bracelet uses multi-colored tulle, which gives a flirty and fun feel to the set.
13. Chandelier Charm Bracelet
Forget about buying a vintage-inspired piece of jewelry from the thrift store and instead create a personal pearl petal bauble for your chain. To get that elegant end result, stack it with chunky crystal bracelets.
14. Hex Nut Diamond Bracelet
This DIY bracelet might require you to visit a hardware store—believe it or not, this uses hex nuts! Create a pendant shaped like a diamond by joining these hardware pieces. You’ll get that nice juxtaposition of the brass hex nuts, brass jump rings, and the purple 24″ rattail cord.
15. Leather Bow Cuff
Fall in love with this flirty bracelet made from a scrap of leather! Simply form a bow by pinching the middle of your leather piece, wrap a thread around it and knot to secure it, sewing both ends to one part of the snap button, and ta-da! You’ve got yourself a sexy bracelet!
16. Sweater Bangles
This bangle hack will refashion your favorite old sweater. Simply snip a rectangle out of a patterned sweater or chunky cardigan long enough to fit around the cuff form, slip the sweater over the bracelet, and sew the sweater closed.
17. Evil Eye Bracelet
This shimmering evil eye trinket is perfect for warding off any evil or just a gloomy atmosphere. The cord, chain, and few rhinestones fit together to form an oval-shaped stunner. If the middle “eye” charm is missing, create an “eyeball” using a disc-shaped crystal charm for the same effect.
18. Sequined Chain Bracelet
If you love something that blings out, this DIY bracelet will be perfect addition to your bracelet collection. The use of a handful of sequins is a brilliant way to give any basic chain a pop of color. This Sequined Chain Bracelet can be hung loose or wrapped around your wrist to fit or even worn as a necklace!
19. Wire Heart Bracelet
An exceptionally clever beacon of hope and optimism, this DIY wire heart bracelet is a clear symbol of success and achievement. The strikingly simple heart design lends that girly look. Shaped using jewelry pliers, the hook and the two humps of the heart serve as interlocking parts. This gorgeous piece of jewelry with bright rhodium or gold finishes adds a simple expression to any get-up.
20. Heart Friendship Bracelet
With your mastery of this heart pattern and some candy-colored embroidery floss, give this DIY bracelet as a token of love to your bestie.
21. Painted Tribal Bracelets
You’d wish you had more arms with this DIY bracelet that has that trendy tribal pattern but keep the negative space intact with stencils in the form of repurposed address labels as the acrylic paint design is added. The result is bold, bright and absolutely stackable.
22. Chain and Rhinestone Bracelet
A DIY bracelet made from mixing metals has become quite trendy nowadays. A black suede rope for weaving the rhinestones in between the silver and gold chains created this perfect lux two-toned bracelet which is just the right accessory to match any outfit and add serious elegance.
23. Trendy Rope Bracelets
A lot of things can be made from a rope – whether you twist it, braid it, or knot it, you’ll always end up with beautiful handiwork. Add a surprising pop of color to the mix by introducing some thread.
24. Hook and Eye String Bracelets
Even William Shakespeare would have applied his famous line “Brevity is the soul of wit.” to these hook and eye bracelets. With just a couple of string loops to fasten to the oval wire eyes, this super simple DIY bracelet is perfect to match a statement watch.
25. Spike Rope Bracelet
Sailors were the first to use rope bracelets as good luck charms for protection while they journey the sea. This DIY bracelet has us smitten with its sailor punk/preppy goth look. Just pierce the fisherman’s rope with the spike and e them in place with a screw.
26. Studded Leather Wrap Bracelet
You always find studs in fashion, but a designer name isn’t necessary to be glamorous! Improvise by using brass paper fasteners for a designer-inspired DIY bracelet that only cost half the real deal and doesn’t take a moment to make. If you want a leather wrap bracelet, get yourself a medieval-looking leather punch or just some elbow grease and a large sewing needle.
27. Transparent Cuff
If you want something transparent yet trendy, this perspex cuff is definitely for you. Most hardware stores have this clear material up for sale. Just pop that piece of perspex in the oven and mold it quickly into shape within 30 seconds before it hardens.
28. Beaded Cuff
You think going bolder and bigger is not a good idea? Inspired by the powerful arm armor of Wonder Woman, Joan of Arc and Cleopatra, this beaded cuff is the finished product of stringing alternating silver and gold beads.
29. Plumbing Supplies Bracelet
Who would have thought that plumbing supplies have a chic side? An old skinny leather belt, clunky compression nuts and brass fittings are all you’ll need to make this DIY bracelet. Just fasten the compression nuts to the leather belt and wear it. Why not make it more dramatic by wearing another on top of it!
30. Turquoise Beaded Ring Bracelet
In this beaded ring bracelet design, the delicate chain contrasts with the equally delicate little beads to highlight the chain that extends between the ring and the bracelet sections, making it an eye-catching and unique accessory. Anuschka Rees walks you through every step of making it.
31. Sequin Bracelet
You can always make amazing jewelry out of sequins but this DIY gives the normal design a breath of fresh air. Rather than laying the sequins flat, stack them to create a stylish, fu, and easy sequined bracelet which would make an awesome friendship bracelet.
32. Name and Bow Wire Bracelet
This DIY bracelet has been trendy recently, because you can write not only your name but a lot of words. Believe it or not, making this personalized name bracelet would have been really difficult if it were not for a notebook and a pen. Draw a path and try not to pass again from the same point (which is sometimes impossible), then repeat it using your materials. What you get is a charming bracelet!
33. Fishtail Braid Bracelet
You won’t have any problems making this DIY bracelet if you’ve mastered fashioning your hair with the trendy fishtail braid. Pick your favorite summery colors for this fishtail braid bracelet or go for two shades of pink to give it a monotone look.
34. Studded Bangles
Looking for an affordable showpiece? It’s time to get those old bangles sitting in your jewelry box and turn them into sleek bracelets. Grab your needle-nose pliers and a handful of studs, experiment with the placement of the studs, or even stack three or two thin bangles and fasten with silver studs. Did I mention that 15 minutes is all that’s needed to make this DIY bracelet?
35. Slap Dash Painted Crystals Bracelet
Perhaps this DIY is the most infuential style hack! This flashy design has clusters of rhinestones dotted with a neon nail polish. Amazing!
36. Gold Tube Bracelets
These gold tube bracelets have a hearty leather wrap and sturdy or colorful cord, hence the dual material personalities. Regardless of how the bracelet is made, gold-tipped flats will always complement it. Any lady will be grateful to have this gorgeous jewelry as a gift.
37. Pom-Pom Bracelet
This DIY bracelet based its design on pom-poms and makes a fabulous clanging charm. Use a strand of these fabric puffs to line the outside of your bracelet and jump rings to secure it to make the design cute and quirky.
38. Painted Leather Bracelet
Get yourself strips of leather and paint them with your own geometric motif for this soon-to-be trending DIY bracelet. Try bold strokes of white and black to channel your inner mod or a multi-colored chevron pattern for that tribal look.
39. Leather Clasp Cuff
This simple-but-stylish DIY bracelet is a combination of hardware and the undying fashion staple–leather but its the elaborate clasp which is the real showpiece for this leather cuff.
40. Zipper Bracelets
Bracelet out of zippers? Zipper bracelets have suddenly come out as a hot trend which is definitely another brilliant material transformation and a great addition to anyone’s jewelry collection. Don’t buy i,t but instead do it yourself. Each of the colorful zippers will only cost you a buck so with just a bit of snipping, you can turn these colorful zippers into a variety of remarkable bracelets.
41. Beaded Charm Bracelet
They’re back!—The beaded bracelets we used to craft when we’re little. But this time, they’ll have an awesome personalized color and charms to make them more mature.
42. Woven Friendship Bracelets
It’s amazing how some string and a ring or a jewel can make these woven bracelets so cute! Why not make matching ones for your bestie and yourself?
43. Gold Braided String Bracelet
The time has come to give a typical braided string bracelet a twist by adding some brass hex nuts. I always knew that hardware stores had something up their sleeves to pretty up a fashionable outfit.
44. Colorful Hardware Bracelets
Believe it or not, this bracelet’s gold accent pieces actually come from the hardware store’s plumbing section. Just another proof that jewelry can be made from anything!
45. Rose-quartz beaded Bracelet
A bracelet decorated with real diamonds? Now, that’s something you’d definitely love! Unfortunately, it might be out of your price zone—bedeck it with rose quartz instead.
Are there any more DIY bracelets as simple, easy, cheap and as gorgeous as the ones listed above? A lot to choose from! Who knows which one could be your favorite!