Web Toolbar by Wibiya
 
 
 

GL PROFILES

More Friends = More Fun

 
 

GL
Tweets !

AN HOUR AGO Which summer sport's got ya game? Take the #quiz to find out: http://t.co/Ici50wNgla

3 HOURS AGO Tell us how you feel in our survey about smoking: http://t.co/6Q9EeXv0yg

4 HOURS AGO 5 fun fitness guru videos: http://t.co/ltFmHhPXLG

 

sponsored links

BFF bracelet tutorial

 
 
It’s a veritable arm party over here. Our BFF Tatiana F. of the blog Fashion Forward has created a cinchy so-cool friendship bracelet tutorial for all you crafty cuties out there. Instantly channel summer’s festival trend by stacking these with your other string bracelets and gold bangles. Make a pile, and then divvy them up among your crew!

 

What you’ll need:

Scissors

Embroidery needle

Embroidery floss in bright colors

Linked chains about 4” long (can be found at craft stores—use pliers to separate the links if necessary)
 

What you’ll do:

Step 1: Gather six strands of embroidery floss (each should be about 12 inches long) and knot the ends together on one side. Begin to braid about 3 inches of the length and knot all the strings at the end of the braid, leaving a long tail.
 

Step 2: Divide the strands into two sections, so three strands are in each, then thread the first section through the embroidery needle and begin weaving through two lengths of chain, whipstitching in one direction. The embroidery floss should connect both lengths of chain.
 

 

Step 3: Once you have woven the floss in one direction as shown in the images above, take the other section of floss and begin to weave in the opposite direction creating criss-crosses.
 

Step 4: After having completed the criss-cross design between the two chains, knot the end and braid the rest of the tail like the first step. Voilà! You’ve not got a beautiful and colorful bracelet that’ll rock your wrist this summer.
 
 
 

 

BY GL AND TATIANA F. ON 5/17/2012 12:00:00 AM

POSTED IN , , , , , , , , , , ,

< PREVIOUS   NEXT >   
comments powered by Disqus
Bright eyeliner is amazing for summer. Add a swipe of blue or violet to wake up your eyes.
 
What excites you most about going back to school?



 
 
30
:
23
:
59
:
59
DAYS
 
HOURS
 
MIN
 
SEC

Uncover the Secrets...


 
The Chatswood family tree has many branches—and even more secrets. CLICK HERE to unravel the clues (and score a free excerpt!) of Secrets of the Manor, a spellbinding new historical fiction series.

 

It's FINALLY our 20th birthday! To celebrate, we've rounded up our all time fave (and all time best) fashion and beauty tips 'n' tricks, amazing boy/bestie/life advice plus room DIYs, amazing recipes and top 20 lists exclusively for you right here on girlslife.com.

To join the fun, 

CLICK HERE

 
Posts From Our Friends

sponsored links