Tribead Christmas Pins for Swapping
One bag of beads and a handful of pipe cleaners and you’ll be able to make about 30 .
- Gold Tinsel Pipe Cleaners
- Jewelry Craft Pins
- Low Temp Glue Gun
- SWAP* Tags (not shown) (optional)
To make candy cane:
Cut a gold pipe cleaner in half. String on 2 clear, 2 red, 2 clear, 2 red until you have 20 beads strung. Bend ends over and trim. Shape into a candy cane. Glue on a pin.
To make wreath:
Cut a gold pipe cleaner in half. String on 3 green, 1 red, 3 green, 1 red until you have 28 beads strung. Form into a circle, pushing first end into the last bead to hold the circle shape. Bend ends over and trim. Glue on a pin.
If you are using optional SWAP* tags, write your message on the tag and slide onto the pin. Close pin.