- 1 What kind of string do you use for wood bead garland?
- 2 How do you put the tassel on bead garland?
- 3 How long should a bead garland be?
- 4 What wood is best for making beads?
- 5 How do you make beads with flour and water?
- 6 Do you put garland on tree before ornaments?
- 7 What can I do with wooden bead garland?
What kind of string do you use for wood bead garland?
Using a hemp string and a needle thread your beads onto the string. You can create patterns but alternating the wood beads and crochet beads if you’d like. Create a tassel by using the jute twine and wrapping it around your fingers until the thickness you want for a tassel is created.
How do you put the tassel on bead garland?
To attach the tassel to the garland, thread your yarn through the top end of the tassel with a yarn needle. Start threading beads onto the string. Make sure you string them tightly but allow them to move. If you string them too loosely your garland will look a little sad and you’ll be able to see the yarn.
How long should a bead garland be?
Cut your String to the Length you Want. Mine is about 26 inches long not including the tassels and it has 27 beads on it. You’ll want to cut it longer than your final length by about 10 inches or so. And yours will differ based on which farmhouse beads you use or how many.
What wood is best for making beads?
Ebony woods are known for their refined and tight wood grain that will shine well when polished. They are available in different mixes of dark brown and black shades with banded patterns making them suitable for making beads for use in jewelry. Graywood is yet another type of wood used to make wooden beads.
How do you make beads with flour and water?
- Mix the flour and salt.
- Add water and mix well.
- Knead the “dough” that you’ve created for 10 – 15 minutes.
- Shape the beads.
- Make a hole in the bead.
- Bake the beads in an oven at 250ºF/120ºC for 2 – 3 hours.
- Remove from oven and allow to cool on a rack.
- Paint your beads.
Do you put garland on tree before ornaments?
Put your lights on the tree first! This is a must. Do this before any addition of garland or ornaments. Choose your garland, and make sure you have enough to go around! Garlands can be ribbon, yarn, tinsel, popcorn…
What can I do with wooden bead garland?
The wood bead garland also looks really cute styled on your vintage scales, especially if you have a few other vintage items you can pair it with. And adding some greenery always softens the look. If you have a longer strand of garland, you can hang it as an accent on a wall or across your mantle.