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Bohemian Cuff Wrap

Bohemian Suede Jewelry Cuff Tutorial

Easy Thrifted Boho Cuff Tutorial

 

When it comes to jewelry, I’ve always favored pieces that look vintage. I decided to make a few cuffs with a Boho vibe after finding the perfect soft suede belt while out thrifting. Thrift Stores and Flea Markets are the perfect place to find belts (old purse straps also work) that can be repurposed into Easy Thrifted Boho Leather Cuffs.

Materials

1. Soft suede belt found at Thrift Stores, Flea Markets. If all else fails, these will work too leather strap blanks

2. Charms, ornamental buttons, ribbons, vintage jewelry or cabachons

3. Jewelry connectors (jump rings, rings, closures) Such as these

4. Decorative rubber stamp and ink.

5. Glue adhesive for leather jewelry.

Directions:

1. Measure your wrist and cut the belt according to the size you want the cuff. Subtract enough from the measured length to allow for the closures.

2. Cut the belt to the measured wrist length. You can round the ends of the suede with scissors or leave the edges square.

3. Stamp the background of the suede piece you just cut using the distressed ink.

4. Punch holes in each ends of the leather. Add the jewelry components to close the ends.

5. Now for the creative fun part:  Embellish the leather cuff with decorative ornaments including buttons and charms.

 

Have fun giving them away for gifts!

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    October 6, 2015 at 6:00 am

    […] This isn’t the first time I’ve featured Carol’s Bohemian Cuff Wrap. Her cuffs are a great use of bits of leather that is rubber stamped and embellished. Each pieces comes out unique and one-of-a-kind! http://www.carolspinski.com/2011/10/bohemian-cuff-wrap/ […]

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    Paige morgan
    September 23, 2015 at 7:40 pm

    What kind of glue do u use e-6000 does it do well on leather belts ??

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      Carol Spinski
      September 24, 2015 at 8:23 am

      Hi Paige, I’ve had great results with the e6000 glue. Thanks, Carol

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    Hummer Klein
    August 17, 2015 at 1:06 pm

    Love it honey Back in the day I use to make Lether Sandals , and have all the supplies for all lether I have dye and belt stamps . God love you , and may He Bless everything you touch .

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    Bridget
    June 8, 2015 at 10:41 am

    I have many vintage buttons, and these will be prefect using some up… Did you use a special clear “glue” that is really good? Thank you…

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    brandy thompson
    May 19, 2013 at 4:25 am

    i am looking for craft ides to make to sell at our womens retreat in october, if you can think of anything that might be a good thing plz let me know. God Bless

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      Carol Spinski
      May 20, 2013 at 11:34 pm

      I think one of the best places to find craft ideas is Pinterest! So much inspiration:) Thanks, Carol

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    Laurie
    November 26, 2011 at 2:19 am

    Carol – I just found your blog through Rachel at French Farmhouse 425, and I’m so glad I did! These cuffs are soooo ME!!! I adore anything boho! I’m definitely going to make a trip to Hobby Lobby to pick up the items I need to make some of these! 🙂 Do I have to have a rivet gun or something to put those rivets in the end of the cuff? Thanks for sharing this!

    xoxo laurie

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      Carol Spinski
      November 27, 2011 at 10:08 pm

      Hi Laurie:) Well Thank You so much for “finding me” Rachel is the sweetest and just Love her style:)
      Hope you had a beautiful Thanks Giving and please stop by again~ Blessings, Carol

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    Heather
    November 4, 2011 at 12:17 pm

    Carol!

    I LOVE these!! oh geez.. you’ve got me so tempted to try these 🙂

    Thanks for sharing!

    xo.Heather

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    Rebecca
    October 21, 2011 at 8:16 pm

    These are absolutely adorable…what great gift ideas! Thank you ~ Rebecca

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    Lorrie
    October 17, 2011 at 3:28 pm

    These look great – and would be perfect for Christmas gifts for my girls. Thanks for sharing!

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    Rachel @ French Farmhouse 425
    October 17, 2011 at 4:21 am

    Love those Carol! 🙂 So pretty~ xo Rachel

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