the height of summer and that means from coast to coast, music festivals are filling
to capacity with people eager to show off their best in casual boho-vintage attire.
America’s most fashionable festival, Coachella, has cultivated a confident 70’s
inspired image that is both stylish and comfortable enough for the soaring desert
temperatures. Celebrities and music lovers flock to this event from miles away to
share in the culture, food, and festivities. Music and fashion have long come together
to inspire others to tap into their creativity and express themselves. Summer festival
accessories have made a huge impact on those who want a personalized and fun piece
of jewelry at an affordable price.
wrap bracelet has become one of the simplest go-to accessories to both modify and
customize. This style is perfect for summer and increasing in popularity as friendship
bracelets that are handmade and traded. One of the most popular materials used to
create these designs is woven, colored suede cord and large hold beads. Other excellent
choices are rhinestone chains, shells, and resin or metal beads. Any length of small
link chain or ball chain can be easily wrapped in embroidery thread and secured
to a piece of cord. Everyone is clamoring to experiment with materials and create
something that defines their style. The best part; you can mix and match and layer
these pieces to your heart’s content.
are truly endless possibilities once you get in some practice, and fortunately,
there are a variety of resources online to get inspiration and instruction. If you
invest some time and ingenuity, you’ll be making these bracelets with your eyes
closed! With a healthy dose of color and some sparkle, these accessories are the
perfect complement to the signature bohemian vibe. These wrapped styles are casual
enough to grab when you’re heading out the door in a hurry, and bump up the flirty
factor when paired with a crop top or frayed denim. This street smart fashion is
sure to get you noticed and soon enough, you’ll be making wrap bracelets for your
own friends and family.
great ideas to get started with can be as simple as combining your favorite finish
of chain and some colored leather or suede. Just weave the cord through the links
and attach some charms of your choosing. If you’re ready for something more advanced,
combine two differently colored bracelets or styles together to form a staircase
design. When these pieces are worn woven together, it creates an illusion where
it’s difficult to tell where one bracelet ends and the other starts.
So enjoy the sunshine and move your craft corner outdoors for a change. Music festivals
are all about people coming together from all parts of the world to discover something
new. Whether you prefer the excitement of watching a live concert from your picnic
blanket, or you’d rather relax by a crackling campfire to do some star gazing with
friends, you’ll be the life of the party in your handmade wrap bracelets. Be sure
to check out the video below and click on the links to see how others got creative
with materials by Cousin. ~ Nick