I started by trying to track down the right materials. Finding the rope was no problem. I chose two different kinds of rope to experiment with: one suede, one leather.
Here is where it gets tricky. Unlike all the other people I read who did this project, I didn't just have NUTS laying around the house in an abandoned tool box. I went into Lowe's and walked around for 20 minutes unable to find the nuts section. I was praying I would stumble upon the nuts on my own and not have to ask the Lowe's man, Excuse me sir, where are your nuts located?
Then voila, there the nuts sat. Dodged that bullet. One problem though, I couldn't find any BRASS nuts.. grrr.
Then the Lowe's man comes up and says, "Can I help you with something?" and without thinking I blurt out, "Uh yeah, I can't find your brass nuts." GAH!
ANYWAYSSS... I grabbed my nuts and ran outta there!
I had to tape down the rope, AND YES I bought new tape for the occasion!
You need about 18-20 nuts. Braid your rope for about an inch.
Then you will start braiding your nuts into the rope.
Then continue braiding another inch down and tie off the rope.
That is the ugliest bracelet I have ever seen in my life.
You know what isn't ugly
(or it might be if you're going to talk about how you're dressing up as Miley from the VMAs)
This linkup tomorrow! Be there or be square. No one likes a square.
Sarah and Helene's Halloween Bash (A Link Up)
Come link up ANYTHING Halloween related:
Your favorite costume, a frightening story, a night out trick or treating, the Halloween Party you went to, a haunted house you peed your pants at.... we are down for whatever spooks you got.
When: Tomorrow, October 23rd
Where: Helene and Sarah's Blog
What: A Halloween Link Up Party
Why? Because we want to know about your Halloween
How: Grab a Button (code below) and add your blog's link
Hope you'll join our Halloween Bash!