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Modern DIY Bracelets – Perfect for Summer Crafting with Girls

As a girl, I spent a lot of summer days lounging around making friendship bracelets of one form or another.  It started simply with trios of embroidery thread and eventually evolved into more intricate creations involving beads and other such adornments.  Lately, all sorts of inspiring DIY bracelet posts have cropped up around the web and it’s made me nostalgic for those uncomplicated summers.  


So today I’ve rounded up a dozen wonderful bracelet crafts.  Share them with a special young girl in your life and carry on the tradition.  Click through for the details.


Friendship bracelets at P.S. – I made this…

Dip dyed nautical rope bracelets DIY at …love Maegan.

Lester lace bracelets at I SPY DIY.

Summer bracelets DIY at Between the Lines.

Classic friendship bracelet DIY at Design Mom.

15 minute Mod Podge wooden bracelet at maya*made.

Summer kid craft: friendship bracelets at ohdeedoh. (Image: Caitlin McGauley)

DIY braided hex nut bracelet, DIY rope bracelet, and DIY friendship bracelet from Honestly…WTF.

Modern friendship bracelets DIY at A Beautiful Mess.

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