Beauty in a Twist: DIY Braided Bracelets 

There are countless ways to make bracelets but one of the classiest ways is to braid them. This technique instantly signifies a familiar and recognizable style! There is much variety among different ways of braiding and which materials you can choose for your bracelets, so let’s dive into this roundup of DIY braided bracelets and find the necessary inspiration!

1. Vintage Handkerchief Braided Bracelets 

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Everyone can find at least a few old handkerchiefs lying around in their house and if you’ve been wondering what to do with them, Sadie Seasongoods has a brilliant idea! You can turn them into braided bracelets with a timeless shabby vintage style!

2. Braided Hex Nut Bracelet 

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Adding hex nuts to handmade bracelets has become a very popular trend, thanks to the charming appeal of all things metallic. It’s the perfect opportunity to find the balance between the modern and the traditional within one accessory piece. You can find the instructions for this braided hex nut bracelet at Honestly WTF! 

3. Gold and Suede Braided Bracelet 

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This is another bracelet that captures the beauty of combining modern and classic concepts. With the gold providing a sense of nobility and the suede taking care of comfort, the two join in a beautiful braid. Check out the full creation process at Yes Missy!

4. Simplistic Leather Braided Bracelets 

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Wearing a thin braid on your wrist is often considered decoration enough, so you don’t have to go too over the top with your braided bracelets – keep them simple and let them work their natural magic! Check out the tutorial at A Pumpkin & A Princess for simplistic leather braided bracelets!

5. Braided T-Shirt Bracelets 

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The next time you’re reorganizing your closet and find yourself with a pile of T-shirts that you’re not wearing anymore, invite over your friends and have a bracelet making afternoon party! Hello Glow shares the inside scoop on how T-shirts can become gorgeous braided bracelets.

6. Paracord Braided Bracelets 

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Paracord bracelets are still a very unexpected sight and if you are wishing to make one, know that it’s going to be a magnet for people! Honestly WTF has a wonderful tutorial for paracord braided bracelets that are marvelously decorated and will undoubtedly be a very unique element impacting your whole style!

7. Slip Knot Braided Bracelets 

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There are so many ways to create a braid and when you’re making a bracelet there are countless possibilities. If you love wearing light accessory pieces that sometimes feel as if they’re not even there, Buggie & Jellybean will show you how to make stunning slip knot braided bracelets.

8. Fishtail Braided Bracelet

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Perhaps the most familiar braided bracelets are the thin fishtail bracelets that we usually don’t pay too much attention to, but we absolutely should! They tend to become a big part of us, to the point were we don’t even take them off when we shower! Head over to Feltasaurus for some insight!

9. Chain and Yarn Braided Bracelet 

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Braiding with several different materials is such a profound way to bring together various, often visibly contrasting, colors and textures. A Matter of Style features a breathtaking braided bracelet that is made of a gold chain and multicolored yarn!

10. Braided Anchor Bracelets 

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The motive of an anchor has a very strong meaning. For some, it represents the love of the ocean. For others, it represents a deep bond with another person. These braided anchor bracelets we found at Swell Mayde can be a beautiful gift for someone you love!

11. Braided Friendship Bracelets

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Friendship is one of the most beautiful and valuable things in the world, so it’s pretty obvious that we’re going to want to commemorate it with special braided bracelets.  Hey Wanderer shares a simple tutorial that will undoubtedly result in your entire group of friends taking  an interest in them!

12. Modern Braided Bracelets 

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Sometimes modern design makes no sense, but every now and then a modern concept will feel so charming and joyful that we absolutely have to try something like that on our skin! The Crafting Nook shares the how-to for elegant braided bracelets!

13. Unicolored Five Strand Braided Bracelet

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As you’ve already figured out, you don’t have to settle for a classic three strand braid – you can channel your innermost creativity and instead of going for something boring and predictable, you fearlessly make the braid from five strands, following the tutorial at Design and Form! 

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