Color Inspiration - Garden Stars
by Kristal Wick
I have a very dear friend in Southern California who LOVES to garden. Of course, they have beautiful gardens year-round so my pal is in heaven living there. Her 6 year old daughter, Star, loves the color pink and requested her mom plant only pink flowers in the garden this summer! It's quite a sight to see, dozens of different flower types-ALL PINK! Recently, I stumbled across this great wire star blank and decided to use the picture of Star's pink flower garden as an inspiration in making her special holiday ornament for the Christmas tree. It's never too early to start in on those holiday gifts!
The wire frame is very sturdy and would be simple to make using 16 or 18 gauge wire. Focusing on pink and green colors, I then loaded beads, crystals, sequins and other little girlie tchotchkes onto 28 gauge wire and wrapped the goodies around the frame. I also added 28 gauge green wire around the top for an added splash of color. This is a great project you can do with any shape wire frame for a fun ornament or decoration. It's a good way to use up your orphan beads.
Kristal Wick's Color Inspiration - Garden Stars - , Hair Accessories, Zipper Pulls, Christmas Ornaments, Lashing, Wire Lashing, color inspiration garden stars
Kristal Wick's Color Inspiration - Garden Stars - , Hair Accessories, Zipper Pulls, Christmas Ornaments, Lashing, Wire Lashing, color inspiration garden stars
Kristal Wick's Color Inspiration - Garden Stars - , Hair Accessories, Zipper Pulls, Christmas Ornaments, Lashing, Wire Lashing, color inspiration garden stars

Materials

16 Gauge Round Vintage Bronze Enameled Craft Wire - 15 ft
H5-N16-15FT
  • Lesson Quantity: 1.00 pieces
  • Purchase Quantity: 1.00 each
  • Price: $6.00
  • Gold Club Price: $4.50
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4mm Peridot 5000 Round Swarovski Crystal Beads - Pack of 12
A13-103
  • Lesson Quantity: 1.00 pieces
  • Purchase Quantity: 1.00 each
  • Price: $3.17
  • Gold Club Price: $2.38
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4mm Rose 5000 Round Swarovski Crystal Beads - Pack of 12
A13-111
  • Lesson Quantity: 1.00 pieces
  • Purchase Quantity: 1.00 each
  • Price: $3.57
  • Gold Club Price: $2.68
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18 Gauge Round Smokey Quartz Enameled Craft Wire - 21 ft
H5-P18-21FT
  • Lesson Quantity: 1.00 pieces
  • Purchase Quantity: 1.00 each
  • Price: $5.80
  • Gold Club Price: $4.35
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28 Gauge Round Green Enameled Craft Wire - 120 ft
H5-E28-120FT
  • Lesson Quantity: 1.00 pieces
  • Purchase Quantity: 1.00 each
  • Price: $6.00
  • Gold Club Price: $4.50
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Tools

WireJewelry - Ultimate Wire-Pliers Jewelry Pliers with Case, Set of 5
G15-20
  • G15-20
  • Lesson Quantity: 1.00 pieces
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  • Price: $170.72
  • Gold Club Price: $128.04
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  • Category: Non-Jewelry Items
  • Technique(s): Lashing