A recycled DIY cuff bracelet created out of a recycled cardboard tube and some washi tape!

Heather recently ordered a mega awesome mystery box full of all kinds of fun jewelry making stuff.  And ever since, she’s been on on a roll with DIY accessories!  For this project, she created a recycled cuff bracelet out of a recycled cardboard tube and some washi tape.  It would be a great craft to do with kids!  Watch the video below to see how to make your own, or keep scrolling for written directions.

Project estimate:

  • Cardboard tube, on hand
  • Washi tape, on hand or $1 and up
  • String, on hand or $1
  • Elastic hair bands, on hand or $1
  • Tacky glue, on hand
  • Embellishments, on hand or $1 and up

Total:  Free and up!

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Cut a slit down the side of the cardboard tube.

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Cut off a section of the tube in the size you want your bracelet to be.

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Cover the section of tube with strips of washi tape.

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Poke holes at the ends of the bracelet and use string to tie on elastic hair bands.

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Glue on embellishments as desired.