Welcome to the first post of the I DIY’d series. We all find these Do It Yourself posts “Pinteresting,” but then rarely ever tackle them ourselves. Sometimes out of laziness. Sometimes out of fear of a little crafting failure. So I decided to start tackling some of my favorite style DIY projects, and post the results here. I’ll do the preliminary DIYing (aka- the DIYrty work), and come back and let you know if you should DIY, or Don’t-IY.
Attempt #1: DIY Rope Bracelets These stackable (and last-minute Mother’s Day Gift-worthy) bracelets are made from small (1” or smaller) S hooks and some rope (or, in my case, leather cord). You can find the hooks at almost any hardware store, and the cord at a bead or craft store. I made a few extra for friendship bracelets.
Hardest Part? Bending the hook. Use pliers. No, not jewelry pliers. Pliers. Preferably not smooth ones.