Magic Bracelet

By: Tanner Bell and and Courtney Chambers for

Magic BraceletNeed a simple gift for your friend's birthday or a friend-versary? Make your bestie a Magic Bracelet and they are sure to appreciate it. You can personalize a DIY bracelet for each of your friends or you can all match! This DIY leather bracelet is cute and the crystals are the perfect amount of bling. You can wear it with any outfit and for any occasion. People will ask where you bought it and won't believe that you made it yourself. This tutorial is easy to follow and soon you will have a collection of DIY jewelry.


  • Leather
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • X-ACTO Knife
  • Heat-set crystals
  • Heat-set tool
  • Stretchy string


1. Cut a 1 inch by 5 inch strip of leather. Then using the X-ACTO Knife and a ruler, cut the strip into 3 sections, leavnig half an inch uncut on both ends.

2. Using the small hole punch, punch a hole in the uncut ends.

3. Tape one end down on the table with the masking tape.

4. Start braiding the 3 strips, starting with the right strip. Make six tight crossovers, then unravel the bottom.

5. Make 3 more crossovers and unravel again.

6. Using the heat set tool and following the instructions on the packaging, adhere a crystal on each section of the braided bracelet.

7. Loop stretchy string through both holes. Make sure it is big enough for your hand and tie with a triple knot.

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