I Spy DIY Shows Us How To Make The Coolest Chain Bracelet, Ever

It's no secret that we R29-ers love dreaming up amazing new DIY projects, whether it's a unique new mani, printed kicks, or spiced-up headphones. But, when it comes to searching for new inspiration, even self-proclaimed connoisseurs like us need to defer to the true DIY experts from time to time. So, we teamed up with the queen of all things crafty, Jenni Radosevich of I Spy DIY, to bring you this amazing step-by-step of one of our favorite arm party revelers, the chain bracelet.
And, you don't need to be a full-on expert like Jenni to perfect this accessory — thanks to her oh-so-helpful tutorial, even the least crafty of us can become Martha Stewarts. The best part? Not only is this project super cheap, but all the supplies can be found at your local craft store (hint: Jenni loves M&J Trimming), so all you have to do is get to work.
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Here's What You'll Need...
Two pieces of three-inch chain
One yard of suede
Jewelry Pliers
Jump Rings
Lobster Clasp


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Step 1: Cut rope in half.


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Step 2: Thread both pieces through the bottom link of the chain.


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Step 3: Next, set up your workspace by taping the top of your chain, and bottom of one of the pieces of suede rope.


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Step 4: Cross the rope on the right over the middle two pieces.


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Step 5: Cross the left rope over the right one.


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Step 6: Tricky step: Take the left piece and cross under the two middle pieces, and through the loop on the right side.


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Step 7: Pull the left and right side.


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Step 8: Create your first knot.


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Step 9: Next repeat the process starting on the left side, crossing the left side over the two middle pieces.


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Step 10: Cross the right rope over the left rope.


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Step 11: Take the right piece and cross under the two middle pieces, and through the loop on the left side.


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Step 12: Pull tight.


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Step 13: Continue the process for 2 inches.


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Step 14: Thread the two middle pieces through your second piece of chain.


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Step 15: Knot your rope to secure to the chain. Dab a bit of super glue on the knot to hold.


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Step 16: Using your pliers, connect the chain to the lobster clasp with your jump ring.


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Step 17: Add three jump rings to the other end.


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Voilà!.


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Make this in several colors, and you've got yourself an instant arm party!


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