craft hope::bracelets

24 bracelets went in the mail on Saturday for Craft Hope’s Project 12: Orphan Outreach in Russia. I thought this would be fun for the kids to help me with, but they did about 10 beads and jumped ship.¬† My mom and sis helped make some of them when I was visiting them last weekend and then I finished some while watching movies. I had hoped to make 50 but time just ran out.

Lots of simple beads on elastic  cord with a few paper bead, that I made ages ago, thrown in for fun.

I love projects like these. They make for an important conversion starter for your kids. Even though they didn’t participate much in the making of these bracelets, my kids were excited to think that another child would be able to get a small, bright and cheerful little gift.



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7 Responses to craft hope::bracelets

  1. Lia says:

    I love your bracelets! They are so bright and colorful. I’m sure they will be a big hit.

    I dropped my bracelets off at the post office today. Our goal was 100. My girls helped with the first thirty then when I got tired of beading I switched to braided friendship bracelets. We made it, but just barely.

  2. spindelmaker says:

    The projects sounds really nice. And your bracelets are great. Especially the ones with the paper-beads in them!
    Hope you have a lovely week!

  3. Tammy McGee says:

    xoxo How is your day lovey?? I really like the bracelets ( and the wonderful woman who made them!! :o) Such a good reason to make art hey?? Hope your day is beautiful today!

  4. Andria says:

    Those bracelets are so colorful and pretty! I’ve been wanting to try making paper beads for a while now…they look great in amongst the other ones! What a neat project.

  5. April Cole says:

    Simply adore these!
    The wonders of your many talents :]

  6. good for you…I’ve been far behind on my craft hope donations (shame on me!) btw…i’m glad you’re back! xo

  7. Kelly J. R. says:

    Your bracelets look great! They’re going to bring big smiles to a lot of little faces.

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