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Se7en Create Bead and Wire Flowers…

April 23rd, 2009 · 15 Comments

We needed to do an Earth Day project and so I looked around for some recycled goodies: Some flexible wire we had lying around and beads from all my little girls broken necklaces and yes the toy necklace elastic never lasts… and we were good to go.

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Now one thing we have in South Africa is sidewalk art and I have been keen to try these flowers for years… So here we go our inspiration and our materials:

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Step 1: Pop a bead onto the end of your wire and twist the wire round it so that the bead can not pop off.

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Step 2: Now twist, turn, thread and bead as much as you like…

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Step 3: Getting perfect flower shapes is not quite as easy as it looks but the results were brilliant and original honest art!

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Once we started we couldn’t stop… its one of those “Just one more” projects!!! As I was writing this I thought a bunch of these would make a great gift… Mother’s Day is looming after all!!!

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