I then used an emory board to sand them so that all edges and paint surfaces were smooth.
Now for the fun part!! I used my acrylic paints to paint in designs.
Another option for the bracelets at this point would be to decoupage using scrapbooking paper. Or you could quill it, or apply fabric, or sequins, or pompoms, whatever your crazy mind or your ingenious children come up with.
My final touch was to add stick on jewels that I found in the discount bin at the craft store, and then add a final protectant coat of Mod Podge.
A simple craft with cute results! Now what else can we do with bent popsicle sticks? Hmmm……
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