Courtesy of Darice®
Difficulty Level: Beginner
Approximate Time: 30 Minutes
How to Make a Beaded Spool Ornament
If you're looking for an easy, affordable and fun way to decorate your Christmas tree this year, the Beaded Spool Ornaments are exactly what you need! In just a few simple steps you will have gorgeous homemade ornaments.
Cover center of spool
Use your washi tape to cover the center of each spool.
Curl 1 end of the tinsel stem with your round nose pliers.
String beads onto stem
String 6 to 7 beads onto tinsel stem. Make 1 a larger bead.
Attach stem to spool
Slide the spool onto the stem, followed by 2 to 3 more beads.
Create loop & twist stem
Make a small loop above the top bead and twist the stem around to secure. Trim off excess stem with wire cutters.
Cut & add ribbon
Cut an 8" section of thin ribbon. Slide through stem loop and tie ends together.