Jewelry Designer Venessa Arizaga Shares a Summer DIY

We'll teach you how to make a cute summer charm bracelet that will have all of your friends thinking you scooped it up on an exotic South American vacation! Brooklyn-based designer Venessa Arizaga gives us a step-by-step lesson.

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May 17, 2012 12:00 PM
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DIY with Venessa Arizaga

When you're done with the braid, go back and bundle the ends again, tying them in a knot with another batch of same-colored threads. Venessa wraps it once, twice maybe three times to make sure it is really secure, and then knot it. Use the fray at the ends as a marker, and packing or scotch tape to help you create a clean edge.