Looking for simple handmade craft ideas? Try to make this wood bracelet

Wood bracelets are very popular, as it is a very easy, convenient and most importantly beautiful and original decoration, which will delight and children and adults alike. Wood bracelets can be made with your own hands without much effort, it is enough to have on hand the usual icecream sticks. If you’re looking for simple handmade craft ideas, then you should try to make this wooden bracelet

The material that we will need to work:

  • for one of the bracelet is icecream stick;
  • knife;
  • drill (better to ask father, brother, or friend for help);
  • sandpaper;
  • container with water;
  • acrylic paint,
  • paint brush;
  • varnish tree;

Before you begin, you must thoroughly wash and dry the sticks of ice cream. Use a ruler to find the center of the sticks, knife, cut in half and using a drill, make two holes at each end.

Then use a knife to cut the end of the round. To do this, you can use the rounded end of the other sticks: you can make the outline with a pencil, and cut off the path. Next, using emery paper grind end to a smooth clipped state.

Once you have got the desired shape, fill the water container and put there chopsticks soak, preferably overnight. If you want to quickly finish the bracelet, then sticks you can boil for 10-15 minutes, and leave on the hour.

When the wood will absorb enough water, it mill soft and can be easily bent to give the desired shape. Once you place the chopsticks shape, they must be placed in a jar and attach the earloop as shown in the picture. Leave them to dry for a few hours, or if you prefer, use a hair dryer.

Before you go to the following step, make sure that the stick is completely dried up.

Now when your icecream sticks are dry and have a beautiful curved shape it is possible to paint them with acrylic paints …

…or decorate using the technique of decoupage

Once the bracelet is dry, you can bind a beautiful drawstring or elastic band

Wood bracelet is done! Good for you!