How do I love it? Let me count the ways

After reading the post about my little pirate bracelet, Lexie, my new favourite DIY-er, upped and turned her great-grandmother’s antique Thai bracelet into a very modern-looking wrist wrap. 

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The gold-plated piece was missing a clasp so Lexie wrapped it twice around her wrist and tied it with a bold red ribbon. “It clashes brilliantly with my hair (since my hair is pretty much the same colour as Jessi’s) but as long as I don’t hold it up to my head I think I should be fine,” she says.

Lexie, it turned out so beautifully. Thank you so much for sharing!

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6 Comments

  • Reply Jessica August 25, 2009 at 9:06 pm

    Beautiful! I love unique things that you know no one else will have.

  • Reply Kelsey August 26, 2009 at 1:41 pm

    Me too! That’s why I’m going to try to make something similar to Lexie’s bracelet. As soon as I find the perfect piece to make it with.

  • Reply hauteworld August 26, 2009 at 1:57 pm

    I’ve been meaning to do something like this for a while. I might have mentioned I did a charm leather bracelet similar to your pirate one a few years back. All the places I get my materials from were closed during August though, so hopefully I can start doing a little DIY next month :)

  • Reply Gerri Ward August 26, 2009 at 9:46 pm

    TALK about a FABULOUS idea, this is solely one!
    Now I’m anxious to create a wrist wrap! Thank YOU for sharing!:}

  • Reply Kelsey August 27, 2009 at 11:06 am

    Haute — that’s the beautiful thing about Paris. In July everything’s on sale. In August everything’s closed

    Gerri — send me photos if you make one

  • Reply dapper kid August 28, 2009 at 6:26 am

    Ooh what a wonderful diy, that is so pretty.

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