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Beaded Trees

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Published in Decorating Digest Magazine – November / December ’08 Issue

Supplies:

FloraCraft® Make It: Fun® Foam:
(3) Desert Foam® Green Cones 8-7/8″ x 3-7/8″

Other Materials:
(3) 5-1/2 ft. lengths silver beaded garland
12″ tall 4″ diameter black candle holder
10″ tall 4″ diameter black candle holder
8″ tall 4″ diameter black candle holder
(3) 1″ silver ball ornaments
Craft Bond™ Tacky Glue – Elmer’s®
Glue gun and glue sticks
4 oz. container silver glitter
24″ length fishing line
Silver ball ornaments (optional)
Old paintbrush
Scissors
Paper plate
Old newspapers

Instructions:

  1. Cover work area with old newspapers. Squeeze glue onto paper plate. Spread glue onto cones using old paintbrush. Sprinkle glitter onto cones covering entire cone. Shake cones to remove loose glitter. Let dry.
  2. Use glue gun and glue sticks to attach cones to candle holders.
  3. Bind garland by starting at one end and gather looped pieces of different lengths at center. Bind by tying with fishing line. Use glue gun to attach bound center of beads to top of cones. Spread lengths of garland around cone.
  4. Use glue gun to glue ornaments to top of trees. Arrange large silver ornaments at base of candle holders.

SOURCES
Elmer’s® Products, Inc.
(888) 435-6377
One Easton Oval
Columbus, OH 43219
www.elmers.com

FloraCraft®
(800) 253-0409
One Longfellow Place
Ludington, MI 49431
www.floracraft.com

One Comment

  1. Teri Jines
    Posted July 20, 2011 at 10:30 am

    LOVE these!!! Soooo easy! Soooo cute!! I can see them in many diff colors, too!! Thanks for such a pretty idea!!

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