Da un po’ di settimane sto seguendo il blog di Glitter ‘N Glue, ci sono moltissime idee da realizzare con pochi materiali e dal risultato eccellente. Oggi voglio pubblicare un tutorial per creare un braccialetto di San Valentino, qui trovate il link al post originale. Io stavo pensando di scriverci il mio nome o una parola diversa (non trovo che San Valentino sia una vera e propria festa) come al solito vi farò sapere non appena ci proverò. Ecco a voi, buon divertimento!
“Now we all know how I love a nice piece of chunky statement jewelry, but sometimes something dainty, delicate and demure is all you need (<- please read in your best Southern accent). I’ve seen these wire bracelets floating around Pinterest for awhile now and they continue to catch my eye. I don’t often work with wire, but these style bracelets are just too adorable not to give one a try. I dreaming of a copper (the broke girl’s rose gold) bracelet that reads LOVE in honor of Valentine’s.
* I used a 16 gauge wire for this project.
TIP: When shopping for wire remember the lower the gauge number, the stronger your wire will be.
I gave this the old college try and was very informal with my wrapping. I basically pulled, bended and forced the wire to lay the way I wanted. It took me a few tries before I got something I really like, but I guess practice makes perfect when it comes to this sort of thing. However, Aimee from Swellmaydehas a wonderful wire wrapping tutorial that’s really helpful. She shows you how to create the words by tracking over your own handwriting. Click here for that helpful tutorial.
Happy Valentine’s my loves! xo”