Quick Bracelet Sets
By syndee holt
Yeah! These are quick and cool looking!! The best part is that they are made with my favorite bracelet trick - an empty soda can. (I did another version on Carol Duvall, which should air SOMETIME in 2001).
Okay, what do we need?
Lay the end of the strip over the start and cut a matching angle to butt the ends up. Lightly rub this joint together and use the top of your fingernail to smooth it further on the edges. (See the curves in the bracelets?)
To remove the baked, cooled bracelets from the can you can just grasp each end of the can and twist - the can will crumple and you can slide your new set of bracelets off!!
You can finish with a little sealer of your choice - I tend to use Future floor wax - BEFORE I REMOVE FROM CAN.
Oh, one more thing - if you find that the soda can isn't the right diameter for your wrist, spend a little time in the canned foods aisle at the store and you'll find something just right. One of those fancy can openers will remove the top, as well as the lip of the can (Hey Dad, can I use your cool can opener again???)
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