6 Ways to Use Pony Beads [DIY Bead Ideas]

April 26, 2021 2 min read

There are so many uses for pony beads, we can't mention them all, but here are some really popular ideas. Creating with pony beads is fun for friends and family and everyone can try the project ideas below.

Here are 6 DIY Pony Bead Ideas:

1) Make Name Bracelets

Name bracelets are easy to make, you just need pony beads, alphabet beads and elastic. You're not limited to just names, you can spell special messages. Inspirational bracelets also make great gifts. 

2) Make School Spirit Bracelets

Use alphabet beads to show your school spirit and spell out school team names and slogans. Use pony beads to represent school colors. Examples of popular school color combos include red and black, blue and yellow, purple and white, navy and black - no matter the combo, we have so many pony bead colors to represent your team.

3) DIY Alphabet Bead Keychains

Create custom keychains using a combination of pony beads and vertical hole alphabet beads. To make keychains you need 2-3mm cord, pony beads and other decorative beads of your choice and vertical hole alphabet beads. Horizontal alphabet beads can work well too. You will also need key rings and split rings.

4) Create Beaded Necklaces

Making necklaces is another great way to use pony beads. Since pony beads come in so many different colors, you can try out unlimited combinations of patterns and color combinations. Using elastic cord is an easy way to make necklaces without having to use. You just need to make the necklace large enough to fit over the head. 

Pony beads can also be combined with other shapes and materials like wood, glass, clay, or natural stones to create fashionable and stylish accessories.

5) Use Pony Beads to Make Beaded Banners

Beaded banners have been popular for many years. You can weave pony beads into images, pictures and designs to make banners and wall hangings. 

6) Make Bead Kit Party Favors

If you are having a party, your guests will love taking home a little bead kit. All you need are some little jars or containers and fill them with pony beads and elastic. You can decorate the jars with tags and ribbon for a personalized touch. 


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