Time Required :
About 30 minutes
Beginner
Beginner
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martha stewart bracelet favor

Dazzle your guests! Give them these shimmering stretch bracelets as party favors. All you need to do is string them! It’s simple (really simple)! When you’re finished, wrap them up in pearly gift bags. Your guests will think you’re a real star!
Step 1
Lay out the beads that you’d like to string onto your bracelet. Take a minute to figure out how many you’ll need and what colors and sizes you’ll mix together. Once you’ve worked out your design, thread all the beads onto a 10" length of stretch cord.

TIP: The sky’s the limit with this value pack of pearls! You’ll have plenty of different sizes and colors to choose from, so have fun! Don’t forget to include some strung beads, too, such as the metallic and rhinestone ones that will really make your bracelets sparkle and shine!
Step 2
Once your beads have all been strung, tie the stretch cord into a tight surgeon’s knot and tuck its ends back through the closest beads. Apply a small dab of jewelry glue over the knot, then pull the ends tight. This will press together the beads on either side, hiding the knot. Trim the cord ends and let the glue dry. Now, repeat these steps to make a bracelet for each guest.

TIP: A surgeon’s knot, in case you’re wondering, is almost exactly the same as a square knot. Just make sure that on the first tie you pass the cord end over and around the other cord twice instead of just once. Then, finish by making the second tie as you normally would. That’s it!
Step 3
Place one lovely bracelet into each iridescent favor bag. Use a black marker to write each guest’s name on a tag, then tie one tag to each favor bag. Best. Party Favors. Ever.
 
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