{Kids Crafts} Gracie’s Handmade Chandelier

This is such a gorgeous craft project that any young girl will adore.  Thank you to my friends lovely little daughter Grace for sharing her latest creation.  It was recenlty Gracie’s birthday, hoping you a wonderful day lovely girl filled with so much laughter and fun, hope you were spoilt rotten xx

Making your own chandelier

What you will need:

  • Cheap bead necklaces (buy from stores like Crazy Clarks)
  • Coat Hanger
  • Ribbon
  • Styrofoam Ball
  • Foil
  • Hot glue gun
  • Rubberband

Instructions

1. Cover Styrofoam ball in foil

2. Cut necklaces to make string instead of loops

3. Keeping 3 bead strings for last steps.  Hot Glue beads to ball

4. Make your wire hanger into a circular shape

5. Cut off hook

6. Cover wire with ribbon

7. Spread beads out evenly and use a small dot of hot glue to keep in place

7. Gently pull in all the strands and tie like a pony tail with rubber band, hairtie or ribbon.

8. Glue 3 shorter bead strings in centre of banded beads

9. Glue other end of shorter bead strings to ball, this pulls it up to create the slack on the bead strings.

Thankyou Gracie!!

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2 comments

Christine June 30, 2011 - 10:29 PM

that is really pretty. i might have to give this a try for my daughters bedroom, i’m sure they’ll love it 🙂

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Katrina July 2, 2011 - 2:41 AM

Simply and very cheap!!

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