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In honor of the new movie Mirror Mirror and all little princesses out there, these adorable little bracelets are fit for itty bitty royalty. :) Little girls love anything having to do with dress up and being a princess, so this is a great project for them to make. 

The supplies you will need for this project are:

Cardboard tube
Pink felt
White craft glue
Craft jewels
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Step 1: Cut

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Cut cardboard tube into 1.5″ wide rings (for each bracelet). Cut each ring open so that the bracelet can be easily slipped onto child’s wrist.

Step 2: Cut felt

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Cut a strip of felt 1.5″ wide long enough to cover the tube.

Step 3: Gauge size

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To gauge the size needed, cover the inside and outside of the tube, trim where needed.

Step 4: Glue

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Use white craft glue to attach the felt to the cardboard tube.

Step 5: Add jewels

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Using a generous amount of white craft glue, cover the outside of the bracelet with craft jewels. Let it dry completely.

Step 6: Done - but a different version is available...

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If you would like to make a bracelet that’s more mature, maybe you have a daughter who has outgrown the princess stuff…

Step 7: Pick paint

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Put different colors of paint into a paint palette. Dip paintbrush into one color, the dot the brush into one or two more colors to mix.

Step 8: Dip and apply

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Don’t stir the colors, just dip, then apply to the cardboard.

Step 9: All done, now another version

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Here's the other version.

Step 10: Thank you!

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Hope you enjoyed this project! Here are some more ideas you might like:

Safety Pin Bracelet - from Crafts by Amanda
Craft Foam Tiara – from me on
Medieval – Royalty Related Crafts – from Family Crafts at
Princess Mirror – from me on
Macrame Friendship Bracelets – from Chica and Jo

There are plenty more kid's crafts available on my craft blog, Crafts by Amanda. Hope you will stop by!
It seems a little difficult.
Amanda Formaro (author)  susanchen20112 years ago
Hi Susan. It's actually quite easy! Just need to let the glue dry, so the hardest part is the patience factor :)
Thank you for your advice. I have made it successful.
Amanda Formaro (author)  susanchen20112 years ago
That's great, thanks!
lmnopeas2 years ago
Very clever!
Ez-Kabob2 years ago