friendship bracelets

i’ve been looking at these pictures every day for a full week. it’s an understatement to say that i used to L-O-V-E making friendship bracelets. while everyone else was playing tetherball and trying to make their friends throw-up on the merry-go-round at the community center, i was the girl camped out next to the boondoogle station, attempting to make myself the hottest collection of friendship bracelets and keychains this side of the Finger Lakes.

i think these really need to come back. screw silly bands. if you’re anything like me, you can’t resist a pile of embroidery floss and an hour of repetitive motion. it’s akin to knitting: over and over and over again. instead of taking my knitting needles to Maine this year, i think i’ll take a pile of floss and have a crafty adventure. if you’re my friend, expect some sort of bracelet by mid-August that will signify our undying devotion to each other.

get a refresher on how to make your own here. found in flare via honestlywtf. (all photos via poppytalk)

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  1. Posted July 27, 2010 at 12:11 pm | Permalink

    this may be the #1 reason why directing the camp program rather than participating sucks: no time to make my own damn friendship bracelet! although i did end the summer with 1 from a friend who took pity :)

    & oh the community center memories … i’m still sad they took out the bush by the firehouse corner we used to eat lunch behind.

  2. Posted July 27, 2010 at 1:20 pm | Permalink

    Expect one right back! :)

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  1. By packin’ to go on August 12, 2010 at 11:42 am

    [...] city, and being both ocean-side and lake-side for 6 days. i just bought a very large handful of floss for a new project and i can’t wait to land at my favorite maine farm and scope out the yarn [...]

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