Learn how to make paper bracelets with Ava Gavloski

March 11, 2014 by  
Filed under Core Blog

I hope you have your creative juices ready! Today we have a super cool project for you from Ava Gavloski…and it’s PINK!!!  I love me some pink when all you see is red and green!

Ava here to share the spirt of gift giving which is in high gear and the countdown to Christmas Eve Church services with family gatherings are fast approaching.  To-day, I would like to share something new that has caught my eye and I hope to experiment with in the new year.  Jewelry making is an unlimited vast area of artistry that could lead to many journeys of happiness.
I want to share my Core’dinations Cardstock beads with you and show how you could make your own gift for someone special.

I have created a bracelet from Core’dinations Cardstock.

Collect your supplies and lets get started.  You can make beads with all types of materials and for today, I will share my Core’dinations Cardstock version.  I used 2 types of paper strips:  1 at 7.5 ” and the other a tapered strip at 5.5″. Each strip of paper started out at 1/2″ wide.

Then the experimental step is next.  You can play with the size of cardstock bead you want and the type of tool you use to roll your bead with.  I used knitting needles at size 9 or with a smaller diameter.  Start with 1 strip and glue it down, then add the tapered strip of paper over top ending with the tapered end as you finish rolling the paper.

Roll and glue your beads, add an eyelet if you wish and some glitter.

Design your bracelet and string your beads and embellishments onto elastic cord or a string of choice.

The possibilities are endless.  Enjoy the process, experiment and start making a stash of beads that will always been on hand for a quick gift giving surprise to someone.

 

Comments

4 Responses to “Learn how to make paper bracelets with Ava Gavloski”
  1. How freaking cute is this Ava! Love it!

  2. barbara macaskill says:

    WOW! MUST do this! TFS!

  3. TracyM #6773 says:

    WOW – these are fabulous Ava – THANK YOU for sharing your awesome inspiration!!!

  4. Tamiko says:

    Oh my These are beautiful.. was just trying to learn to make These! Love your added touch of eyelets and glitter

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