Beaded Spool Ornament

Beaded Spool Ornament

What You'll Need

1 3/16" x 7/8" Spools 
Washi Tape
3mm Tinsel Chenille 
Assorted Beads
Thin Ribbon
Wire Cutters
Round Nose Pliers 

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.
  • 1 Cover center of spool

    Use your washi tape to cover the center of each spool. 

  • 2 Curl tinsel

    Curl 1 end of the tinsel stem with your round nose pliers.

  • 3 String beads onto stem

    String 6 to 7 beads onto tinsel stem. Make 1 a larger bead.

  • 4 Attach stem to spool

    Slide the spool onto the stem, followed by 2 to 3 more beads. 

  • 5 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. 

  • 6 Cut & add ribbon

    Cut an 8" section of thin ribbon. Slide through stem loop and tie ends together.