so... the other day, i modernized the idea a bit. by adding a thick chain for some of the length, they take on a more mature look - don't you think?
i did have to teach myself how to create them again. do you remember? if not, below are some great tutorials on some easy-but-complicated-looking styles:
- the wave: http://typicalhousecat.com/2012/09/05/diy-wavy-friendship-bracelet/
- large loops: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/199565827211508336/
- and three different options from free people: http://blog.freepeople.com/2011/06/wednes-diy-70/