Miniature Pinwheel, Windchime & Windsock DecorationsWritten by Joan Bramsch & Vicki Metzger
Miniature Pinwheel, Windchime & Windsock Decorations
PINWHEEL - Supplies: 3/4 inch sq. stiff ribbon, glue, toothpick.
Instructions: 1. Take your square piece of ribbon and cut from each corner almost into center (diagonal) 2. Then pull one corner to center and glue. 3. Repeat for other three corners. 4. Glue pinwheel to toothpick.
WINDCHIME - Supplies: 1 1/4" ring, thread, (6) 1/2" tube beads, small charm, 1 seed bead, glue.
Instructions: 1. Tie six 4" threads to ring. Glue in place. 2. Every other thread (3 of them), clip to ring. 3. Pull 3 threads to top. 4. Six threads at bottom & string 1 tube bead on each. Glue, then clip off extra thread at bottom. 5. Take 4" extra thread. Glue charm on end. Tie at top, along with other three threads, making balanced hanger. Seed bead becomes clapper.
LITTLE PEOPLE'S POT O' GOLDWritten by Joan Bramsch & Vicki Metzger
LITTLE PEOPLE'S POT O' GOLD
Materials needed: 1. One 1-inch diameter round wooden bead 2. 5 or 6 black seed beads 3. Approximately 2-inches wire, fine enough to fit through seed beads. 4. Black paint 5. Gold glitter 6. 2-inches twine, 1/8-inch diameter 7. Scrap paper, 1/4-inch square 8. Tacky glue 9. Shamrock green construction paper 10. scrap wire
Tools required: 1. Small paintbrush 2. Needle-nose pliers 3. Small sharp scissors
INSTRUCTIONS: (Important - read them until you fully understand them)
1. Hold large bead with threading hole vertical.
2. Glue three or four seed beads in a circle around top threading hole. Allow glue to dry. Turn large bead over, to stand bead "pot" on it's legs.
3. Glue one seed bead onto each side of standing "pot" bead to use as handle anchors. Each bead is glued on one end of its threading hole so other end will hold wire "handle."