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DIY // Unique Geometric Flower Bracelet How-To

If I go too long without doing a flower DIY, I start to twitch a little bit. So, I thought it was about time for another…

Since summer is basically here, I wanted to create something colorful and fun that you can wear to the pool (though I wouldn’t wear it in the pool) or to an unconventional dinner party (the wine and donuts kind).

So, I put together a geometric flower bracelet that you can make in almost no time at all. 15 minutes max. Bonus! No one else at the party will have anything like it.

Want to make one? Let’s get to it…

Supplies for a flower bracelet DIY

Here’s what you’ll need to make a geometric flower bracelet:

Floral Wire // Floral Tape // Scissors + Wire Cutters // Fresh Flowers (I used Solidago, Delphinium, and Dianthus)

How to Make a DIY Flower Bracelet

How-To:

1. Start by cutting a piece of wire slightly longer than the shape you plan to create. I made a triangle, but you could just as easily make a traditional circle shaped bracelet if you prefer.

2. Create the desired shape and twist the ends of the wire together. Cut off any excess wire with wire cutters.

3. Next, start cutting flowers, leaving about 1/2 to an inch of stem, before wrapping floral tape around the stem and wire several times to secure it. I started with Solidago (the yellow filler) to create an even base. Then added in additional flowers.

4. Then, cover over your previous taped flower stem with a new flower using the same process in step #3. Continue this all the way around the wire bracelet until all of the wire is covered. Wear your new bracelet to a dinner party later in the evening or a meal out with friends.

Geometric Flower Jewelry // Styling by Brittni Mehlhoff

Make a statement with this DIY flower bracelet

Donuts + a DIY Flower Idea

DIY Statement Jewelry with Fresh Flowers

Eating Donuts + Sipping Wine

DIY // Geometric Flower Bracelet

Donuts for Dinner

Depending on the flowers that you select, your bracelet will last about 8 hours. You can prolong that timeframe though by placing the finished bracelet in the fridge.

This would be a fun accessory for a wedding too – maybe as an alternative to bridesmaid bouquets or something simple for the flower girl to wear, instead of a floral crown.

Photography by Sarah Eddy // Concept + Styling by Brittni Mehlhoff

Looking for more DIY flower projects to try? Check out the flowers tag on Paper & Stitch.

15 comments to Make This: DIY Summer Statement Jewelry using Fresh Flowers Click here to reply

I’m in love with everything floral at the moment, so thanks for this tutorial! I’ve recently got into pressing flowers – I like the idea that when summer is over, I can still get a floral fix.
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Charlotte commented on June 4th, 2014 at 10:44 am

That pretty much sums it up for me too, Charlotte – in love with floral everything…pretty much all the time. :)

Brittni commented on June 4th, 2014 at 10:50 am

I love this soooooo much! Definitely gonna make this :)
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Indi Stilling commented on June 4th, 2014 at 10:55 am

Aw, thank you Indi. Would love to see how your bracelet turns out once you give this a try. It’s so easy.

Brittni commented on June 4th, 2014 at 11:00 am

Sooo gorgeous, Britt! I love the colors, and obviously the donut pairing.
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Kelly @ Studio DIY commented on June 4th, 2014 at 11:36 am

Haha. I thought you might like the donut part, Kel. And speaking of donuts…those sunglasses you made today are insane. I don’t where you come up with all of these donut ideas.

Brittni commented on June 4th, 2014 at 11:38 am

Cuuuute! And can I please be your date to that dinner party?

Tiffany Han commented on June 4th, 2014 at 11:39 am

Heck yes, Tiffany. And if you want to bring along those two adorable babies too, so I can see them in person, I won’t be mad at ‘cha. :)

Brittni commented on June 4th, 2014 at 12:00 pm

Oh my! Sooo adorable. I love fresh flowers. :] // itsCarmen.com ☼
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carmen commented on June 4th, 2014 at 12:21 pm

Thanks Carmen. I love flowers too….SO much!

Brittni commented on June 4th, 2014 at 12:27 pm

This is so adorable! and love the flowers / blooms that you used! the yellow really pops up!
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Corina nika commented on June 4th, 2014 at 2:22 pm

Thanks Corina. I love using Solidago (the yellow filler) during the spring and summer- the color always makes me smile. It’s so bright.

Brittni commented on June 4th, 2014 at 2:37 pm

I was thinking the same thing! This would make a beautiful wrist corsage :) for the bridesmaids
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onel commented on June 5th, 2014 at 8:20 pm

Cool, Onel. It would definitely be an unexpected way to incorporate flowers amongst a bridal party.

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