Rainbow Loom® Valentine's Lip Gift Charm

Load each peg in the steps two rubber bands at a time.
 
 

Craft Time: 30-60 minutes

Uses Recycled Items: No

Keywords: C_41321, january2014, valentine's day, valentine, cards, kids, handmade, diy, rainbow loom, lip, lips, gift tag, gift charm, gift

Materials

  • Rainbow Loom® Kit
  • Rainbow Loom® Rubber Bands – Red
  • Gift Bag - Kraft
  • Tissue paper - Turquoise
  • Celebrate It™ Valentine's Ribbon - Hearts
  • Scissors
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Instructions

Step 1
Follow instructions included in kit to extend loom and be sure the columns are moved so that the centre peg column is even with outer peg columns. The loom should now be a true rectangle. See diagram.

NOTE: This project is created in two halves and then is put together in the end.

RIGHT HALF

Step 1
Load the loom with Red rubber bands as directed below, using the diagram as a guide:

  • Straight up from peg F1 to F2
  • Straight up from peg E1 to E2
  • Straight up from peg D1 to D2
  • Straight up from peg C1 to C2
  • Across from peg F2 to E2
  • Across from peg E2 to D2
  • Across from peg D2 to C2
  • Across from peg C2 to B2
  • Across from peg B2 to A2
  • Straight up from peg A2 to A3
  • Straight up from peg B2 to B3
  • Straight up from peg C2 to C3
  • Straight up from peg D2 to D3
  • Straight up from peg E2 to E3
  • Straight up from peg F2 to F3
  • Diagonal from peg A3 to B4
  • Straight up from peg B3 to B4
  • Straight up from peg C3 to C4
  • Straight up from peg D3 to D4
  • Straight up from peg E3 to E4
  • Straight up from peg F3 to F4
  • Diagonal from peg B4 to B5
  • Straight up from peg C4 to C5
  • Straight up from peg D4 to D5
  • Straight up from peg E4 to E5
  • Straight up from peg F4 to F5
  • Straight up from peg C5 to C6
  • Straight up from peg D4 to D6
  • Straight up from peg E5 to E6
  • Diagonal from peg F5 to E6
  • Straight up from peg C6 to C7
  • Straight up from peg D6 to D7
  • Diagonal from peg E6 to D7
  • Straight up from peg C7 to C8
  • Diagonal from peg D7 to C8.

Step 2
Add capping bands as directed below, using the diagram as a guide:

  • Stretch two Red rubber bands across peg A3 to F3
  • Stretch Red rubber bands across peg B4 to F4
  • Stretch Red rubber bands across peg C5 to F5, twice (same rubber bands)
  • Stretch Red rubber bands across peg C6 to E6, twice (same rubber bands)
  • Stretch Red rubber bands across peg C7 to D7, three times (same rubber bands)
  • Stretch Red rubber bands across peg C8, four times (same rubber bands).

Step 3
Turn loom around so that the red arrow is pointing towards you.

Step 4
Using hook included in kit, unhook bands according the directions below, using the diagram as a guide:

  • Reach inside peg C8 and pull the top rubber band through the cap band and move diagonally to peg D7
  • Reach inside peg C8 and pull the last rubber band through the cap band and move forward to peg C7
  • Reach inside peg D7 and pull the top rubber band through the cap band and move diagonally to peg E6
  • Reach inside peg D7 and pull the last rubber band through the cap band and move forward to peg D6
  • Reach inside peg C7 and pull the rubber band through the cap band and move forward to peg C6
  • Reach inside peg E6 and pull the top rubber band through the cap band and move diagonally to peg F5
  • Reach inside peg E6 and pull the last rubber band through the cap band and move forward to peg E5
  • Reach inside peg D6 and pull the rubber band through the cap band and move forward to peg D5
  • Reach inside peg C5 and pull the rubber band through the cap band and move forward to peg C4
  • Reach inside peg F5 and pull the rubber band through the cap band and move forward to peg F4
  • Reach inside peg E5 and pull the rubber band through the cap band and move forward to peg E4
  • Reach inside peg D5 and pull the rubber band through the cap band and move forward to peg D4
  • Reach inside peg C5 and pull the top rubber band through the cap band and move forward to peg C4
  • Reach inside peg C5 and pull the last rubber band through the cap band and move diagonally to peg B4
  • Reach inside peg F4 and pull the rubber band through the cap band and move forward to peg F3
  • Reach inside peg E4 and pull the rubber band through the cap band and move forward to peg E3
  • Reach inside peg D4 and pull the rubber band through the cap band and move forward to peg D3
  • Reach inside peg C4 and pull the rubber band through the cap band and move forward to peg C3
  • Reach inside peg B4 and pull the top rubber band through the cap band and move forward to peg B3
  • Reach inside peg B4 and pull the last rubber band through the cap band and move diagonally to peg A3
  • Reach inside peg F3 and pull the rubber band through the cap band and move forward to peg F2
  • Reach inside peg E3 and pull the rubber band through the cap band and move forward to peg E2
  • Reach inside peg D3 and pull the rubber band through the cap band and move forward to peg D2
  • Reach inside peg C3 and pull the rubber band through the cap band and move forward to peg C2
  • Reach inside peg B3 and pull the rubber band through the cap band and move forward to peg B2
  • Reach inside peg A3 and pull the rubber band through the cap band and move forward to peg A2
  • Reach inside peg F2 and pull the rubber band through the cap band and move forward to peg F1
  • Reach inside peg E2 and pull the rubber band through the cap band and move forward to peg E1
  • Reach inside peg D2 and pull the rubber band through the cap band and move forward to peg D1
  • Reach inside peg C2 and pull the rubber band through the cap band and move forward to peg C1.

Step 5
Slide all of the loops on F1, E1, D1 and C1 onto hook and gently remove right half of the lips from loop using a side-to-side motion.

 

LEFT HALF

Step 1
Load the loom with Red rubber bands as directed below, using the diagram as a guide:

  • Straight up from peg A2 to A3
  • Straight up from peg A1 to A2
  • Across from peg A1 to B1
  • Across from peg B1 to C1
  • Across from peg C1 to D1
  • Across from peg D1 to E1
  • Across from peg E1 to F1
  • Straight up from peg F1 to F2
  • Straight up from peg E1 to E2
  • Straight up from peg D1 to D2
  • Straight up from peg C1 to C2
  • Straight up from peg B1 to B2
  • Diagonal from peg A2 to B3
  • Straight up from peg B2 to B3
  • Straight up from peg C2 to C3
  • Straight up from peg D2 to D3
  • Straight up from peg E2 to E3
  • Straight up from peg F2 to F3
  • Diagonal from peg B3 to B4
  • Straight up from peg C3 to C4
  • Straight up from peg D3 to D4
  • Straight up from peg E3 to E4
  • Straight up from peg F3 to F4
  • Straight up from peg C4 to C5
  • Straight up from peg D4 to D5
  • Straight up from peg E4 to E5
  • Diagonal from peg F4 to E5
  • Straight up from peg C5 to C6
  • Straight up from peg D5 to D6
  • Diagonal from peg E5 to D6
  • Straight up from peg C6 to C7
  • Diagonal from peg D6 to C7.

Step 2
Add capping bands with as directed below, using the diagram as a guide:

  • Stretch Red rubber bands across peg A2 to F2
  • Stretch Red rubber bands across peg B3 to F3
  • Stretch Red rubber bands across peg C4 to F4, twice (same rubber bands)
  • Stretch Red rubber bands across peg C5 to E5, twice (same rubber bands)
  • Stretch Red rubber bands across peg C6 to D6, three times (same rubber bands)
  • Stretch one Red rubber bands across peg C7, four times (same rubber bands).

Step 3
Attach the loops from the right side of the lips (that are on the hook) to pegs C1, D1, E1and F1. Make sure the right side is facing in the same direction as the left side that is on the loom.

Step 4
Turn loom around so that the red arrow is pointing towards you.

Step 5
Using hook included in kit, unhook bands according the directions below, using the diagram as a guide:

  • Reach inside peg C7 and pull the top rubber band through the cap band and move diagonally to peg D6
  • Reach inside peg C7 and pull the last rubber band through the cap band and move forward to peg C6
  • Reach inside peg D6 and pull the top rubber band through the cap band and move diagonally to peg E5
  • Reach inside peg D6 and pull the last rubber band through the cap band and move forward to peg D5
  • Reach inside peg C6 and pull the rubber band through the cap band and move forward to peg C5
  • Reach inside peg E5 and pull the top rubber band through the cap band and move diagonally to peg F4
  • Reach inside peg E5 and pull the last rubber band through the cap band and move forward to peg E4
  • Reach inside peg D5 and pull the rubber band through the cap band and move forward to peg D4
  • Reach inside peg C5 and pull the rubber band through the cap band and move forward to peg C4
  • Reach inside peg F4 and pull the rubber band through the cap band and move forward to peg F3
  • Reach inside peg E4 and pull the rubber band through the cap band and move forward to peg E3
  • Reach inside peg D4 and pull the rubber band through the cap band and move forward to peg D3
  • Reach inside peg C4 and pull the top rubber band through the cap band and move forward to peg C3
  • Reach inside peg C4 and pull the last rubber band through the cap band and move diagonally to peg B3
  • Reach inside peg F3 and pull the rubber band through the cap band and move forward to peg F2
  • Reach inside peg E3 and pull the rubber band through the cap band and move forward to peg E2
  • Reach inside peg D3 and pull the rubber band through the cap band and move forward to peg D2
  • Reach inside peg C3 and pull the rubber band through the cap band and move forward to peg C2
  • Reach inside peg B3 and pull the top rubber band through the cap band and move forward to peg B2
  • Reach inside peg B3 and pull the last rubber band through the cap band and move diagonally to peg A2
  • Reach inside peg F2 and pull the rubber band through the cap band and move forward to peg F1
  • Reach inside peg E2 and pull the rubber band through the cap band and move forward to peg E1
  • Reach inside peg D2 and pull the rubber band through the cap band and move forward to peg D1
  • Reach inside peg C2 and pull the rubber band through the cap band and move forward to peg C1
  • Reach inside peg B2 and pull the top rubber band through the cap band and move forward to peg B1
  • Reach inside peg F1 and pull the bottom rubber band through all of the rubber bands and move over to peg E1
  • Reach inside peg E1 and pull the bottom rubber band through all of the rubber bands and move over to peg D1
  • Reach inside peg D1 and pull the bottom rubber band through all of the rubber bands and move it over to peg C1
  • Reach inside peg F1 and pull the bottom rubber band through all of the rubber bands and move it over to peg C1
  • Reach inside peg F1 and pull the bottom rubber band through all of the rubber bands and move it over to peg B1
  • Reach inside peg B1 and pull the bottom rubber band through all of the rubber bands and move it over to peg A1
  • Reach inside peg A1 and pull the bottom rubber band through all of the rubber bands and move it up to peg A2
  • Reach inside peg A2 and pull the bottom rubber band through all of the rubber bands and move it up to peg A3.

Step 6
Slip knot the two loops on hook and gently remove lips from loop using a side-to-side motion.

Step 7
Shape if needed, or as desired.

Step 8
Attach to gift bag with ribbon.