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DIY Holidays: Crystal Beaded Icicle Ornament Using Craft Wire

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Clear crystals look so much like ice. When I thought about the various ornaments that I wanted to try to make this holiday season, an icicle in crystals was on the top of my list. 

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Materials:
3 - 8mm clear crystal round beads
5 - 6mm clear crystal round beads
3 - 10mm clear crystal helix beads
Ribbon

Tools:
Nylon Jaw Pliers
Round Nose Pliers
Chain Nose Pliers
Cutters


 Using about 15 inches of craft wire, create a wire wrap loop on one end.


String an 8mm round, helix, 8mm round, helix, 8mm round, helix and five 6mm rounds. Bend the wire at the bottom.


Wrap the wire around the beads and back up to the wire wrapped loop. Trim the excess wire.


Add an ornament hanger and tie a ribbon onto the ornament if you want to add a little color to your sparkle. 

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Blog contributor Sara Oehler (the original SoftFlexGirl) is the Sales and Marketing Manager for Soft Flex Company. Find her on facebook or her blog. She'd love to hear from you! So, please feel free to leave comments or email her at Sara@SoftFlexCompany.com.

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