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Paper Bracelet from Coffee Cup Rims

Looking for unique and unexpected jewelry craft ideas? Look no further than this cool bracelet! Save leftover coffee cups and create your own Paper Bracelet from Coffee Cup Rims from Candace Jedrowicz. Use beads and yarn to make it pop!

Paper Bracelet from Coffee Cup Rims


  • 3 paper coffee cups
  • Craft knife
  • Aleene’s Original Tacky Glue
  • Eyelash yarn
  • Ribbon
  • Assorted beads
  • Scissors
  • Wire cutters


  1. Use a craft knife to cut the rims of 3 paper coffee cups, keeping the rim intact.

    Paper Bracelet from Coffee Cup Rims
  2. Use a colorful eyelash yarn to wrap one rim. Dot the rim with Aleene’s Original Tacky Glue as you wrap. Bead a 12″ piece of 26 gauge wire and wrap it around the yarn covered rim. Secure the ends of the wire by wrapping together.

    Paper Bracelet from Coffee Cup Rims
  3. Wrap 2 rims with a colorful ribbon, dotting with Tacky Glue as you wrap to hold in place.

    Paper Bracelet from Coffee Cup Rims
  4. Sandwich the yarn-wrapped and beaded-rim between the ribbon wrapped rims.

    Paper Bracelet from Coffee Cup Rims
  5. Bead a 30″ wire with fabulous small beads.

    Paper Bracelet from Coffee Cup Rims
  6. Weave the beaded wire loosely over and under the 3 rims, tying them together.Twist the wire ends together to secure.

    Paper Bracelet from Coffee Cup Rims

For a comprehensive photo tutorial of this project, check out How to Make a Bracelet from a Cardboard Coffee Cup Rim.


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