Jewelry takes people’s minds off your wrinkles – Sonja Henie
Hey everyone! I am just getting back from the most amazing trip ever and I wanted to share this tutorial with you on making Color Blocked Gold Bracelets . I will be sharing more about the my trip later this week so make sure to come back and check it out!
If you are like me then you can sometimes be cheap! Very cheap!
I personally call it being “smart”, right. I found a set of gold bracelets a while back at Old Navy and bought them. Check out what I was REALLY doing there when I found them. I wasn’t sure exactly what I would do with them but I knew I would figure it out and it would be RAD. If you like gold check out this cute gold flag banner I made for a cake.
I finally decided I wanted to add a splash of color to them. Finger nail polish is the best thing to apply to metal because it stays on for a LONG time. Let’s get started.How beautiful are these bracelets. I knew they would be a hit on my vacation and now I am madly in love with them. I think I need about 10 more on my wrist.
You will need:
1. Nail Polish
2. Gold Bracelets or Gold ChainI am using Covergirl outlast stay brilliant nail polish. I am in love with all of their colors and they fit perfectly with my smile!
If you want to purchase all of the colors from one spot make sure to click my affiliate links below! The colors I am using in this post are:
1. Mint Mojito 285
2. Snow Storm 110
3. Go-Go Mango 245
4. Salt Water Taffy (not sure of number)
Step 1: Lay out your gold bracelet on a clean surface and coat one side with nail polish.Move on to the next one and remember to coat one side at a time. It doesn’t take too long for the polish to dry. In 10 minutes you can flip it over and do the other side. I like to do about 2 good coats of each color. My goal is to give it a matte finish. You can see below how it will look if you only do one side of the bracelet. Depending on the links I would decide if I wanted to do both sides on some of them. One tip I have when storing bracelets is to sling them over the top of a really cool jar. You can find these at garage sales or vintage stores. Plus it looks really pretty.
I hope you enjoyed this tutorial and you tell all of your friends about it…. NOW GO COLOR BLOCK!
HEY! Easter is coming up and if you like to dye eggs then you have to see what I did with some HERE. If you like to give gifts for Easter then check out THIS! Everyone will love these babies.
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BIG HUGS TO ALL OF YOU GLITTERY CRAFTERS! XOXO, JADE