Icicle Ornaments

Simple and inexpensive, these ornaments transform your tree into an icy paradise.


What You Need:
Enlarge Image Try hanging these icicles under your mantel or from stair railings.
  • 20-gauge wire
  • Ruler
  • Wire cutters
  • 9-millimeter clear plastic beads
  • 7-millimeter clear plastic beads
  • Assorted silver sequins and mirror sequin discs
  • Needle-nose pliers
  • Ribbon or thread
Instructions:

1. Cut a 24-inch length of wire. String about 7 inches of large beads onto the wire, inserting sequins and mirror sequin discs randomly. On each side of the large beads, string 4 inches of the small beads and sequins randomly.

2. Bring both ends of the wire together (forming a loop), and thread 2 inches of large beads (and sequins) onto the combined wires.

3. Next, string 1 inch of the small beads onto the wires. Attach one sequin or mirror sequin disc to the end of the wire. Using the pliers, coil the remaining wire into a knot to prevent beads from slipping off. Trim any excess wire.

4. Twist the loop, forming a long, thin icicle. Hang on tree with ribbon or thread or loop over a branch.


Related Links
Want a designer look for your holiday tree? Browse...
Be creative by decorating your Christmas tree with...
Get ideas for your Christmas tree by browsing thes...
Maximize kitchen storage space in cabinets, drawer...
Your Comment:
close
X