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Easy DIY Leather for the Holidays

The holiday season is here and it’s the time of reconnecting with loved ones and gift giving. Looking for a quick holiday gift? We have some inspirational easy leather DIY projects. Jump on the trend of fashionable leather bracelets or try out an alternative use of flat leather for an easy DIY key chain.

Winter White Splendor Leather Bracelet Blog | Easy Leather DIY : Winter White Splendor Leather Bracelet
Designed by Tory Vezina

Simplify gift-giving with a stunning bracelet using 2mm leather cord. Cut the 2mm round cord at 8 inches. Fold the cord in half and slide the TierraCast® barrel bead (TC01538) through the cord ends to create a loop. Glue the cord ends to a hooked curved clasp (A019043) and you are done! You may want to make a few of these because you’ll want to keep one for yourself.

Licorice Leather Bracelet Blog | Easy Leather DIY : Licorice Leather Bracelet
Designed by Tory Vezina

Licorice leather bracelets are the perfect statement jewelry. Cut the licorice leather to the preferred wrist length. Add a combination of beads and spacers to add color and use O-rings to keep beads and spacers in place. Lastly, glue your choice of licorice clasp.

Leather Key Chain Blog | Easy Leather DIY : Leather KeyChain
Designed by So Vang

Think outside the box of bracelets and you have an alternative way to use flat leather. Make a leather key chain with 10mm flat leather and licorice beads, spacers, and O-rings.

  1. Start out with 6 inches of 10mm flat leather.
  2. Fold the leather in half with the key ring in the loop Glue your leather pieces together.
  3. Slide on licorice spacers/beads and a 12mm rubber O-ring.
  4. Cut your leather ends in a criss-cross angle.

These customizable leather key chains are great stocking stuffers, don’t you think?


Check out our other blog posts for more easy DIY leather projects:

Memory Wire Leather Wrap Bracelets

Watercolor Flat Leather Bracelets

5mm Flat Leather with Slider Charm Bracelets

Easy Leather Bracelets – Summer Style


Need more inspiration? Be inspired with’s past monthly Trends We Love featuring leather. Here are a few leather trends we LOVE!

Clasp It: Unique Clasps Make Stunning Bracelets

2mm Round Leather: Easy Leather Bracelets are Great for the Holidays

Leather Wrap Bracelets: Get Wrapped Up In Stylish Leather and Cork Bracelets

Spell It Out: Make a Personalized Phrase Bracelet!

Statement Bracelets: Big and Bold Leather Bracelets

Wrap Suede & Chain Bracelets: Make Trendy Stackable Wrap Bracelets

Winter White Splendor Leather Bracelet

  • (8”) A013406 – White Leather Cord
  • (1) A019043 – Gold Plated Hook Curved Clasp
  • (1) TC01538 – Gold Hammer Barrel Bead
  • OR TC01752 – 4mm Gold Deco Barrel Bead by TierraCast


Licorice Leather Bracelet

  • (7.5”) A015304 – Baby Blue Licorice Leather
  • (2) Z001947 – 12mm Chocolate Brown Rubber O-Ring
  • (2) Z001948 – 12mm Sage Green Rubber O-Ring
  • (2) A015327 – Antique Brass Oval Spacer Bead
  • (2) A015612 – Antique Brass Slice Spacer Bead
  • (1) A015348 – Green/Brown Oval Ceramic Bead


Leather Key Chain

Black Version:

  • (6”) CH00051 – 10mm Black Flat Leather
  • (1) A016424 – 12mm White O-Rings
  • (1) A018905 – C-Koop Steel Grey with Chamois Brown Enamel on Copper Slider
  • (1) MCKR0002 – Key Ring
  • A015821 – Super New Glue

Natural Cork Version:

  • (6”) CH00547 – Natural with Gold Flecks Cork
  • (1) Z001947 – 12mm Chocolate Brown Rubber O-Ring
  • (1) Z003499 – Alphabet K Letter
  • (1) Z003555 – Alphabet M Letter
  • (1) MCKR0002 – Key Ring
  • A015821 – Super New Glue

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