Beadworkhas a long history. In the Middle Ages, beads were decorated with dresses, handbag shoes, they were made of beads, earrings and bracelets, weaving decorative crafts - animals, plants, trees, etc. Jewelry made of beads can give solemnity and elegance. Thanks to this universal quality, beads are still valued.
Currently, bead crafts are very popular. With the help of beads, you can make decorative trees that will bring joy and luck to the house.
DIY Bead Trees: Weeping Willow
Like all crafts, trees of bead weave on schemes.
You will need:
- Green Beads - 100 g
- Lime beads - 30 g
- Thin wire
- Steel wire
- Floral ribbon
- Floristic sponge
- Flower pot
- Pebbles - for decoration
Cut the thin wire into several pieces. You will form weeping willow twigs from the segments. Place 7 beads on the wire and slide them to the middle of the wire. Twist the wire several times so that the loop is made of beads.
Separate one end from the wire, reposition the 7 beads again and twist the wire again several times to form an eyelet.
Do the same on the other side.
Twist the wire again several times.
Thus, make as many eyelets as needed. Usually for a weeping willow you need the following number of branches:
14 branches of lettuce beads - 17 leaves each.
24 branches of green - 17 leaves each.
24 branches of green - 25 leaves each.
17 branches of green color - 33 leaves each.
It turned out a whole bunch of branches from which you can form a weeping willow.
From these branches collect several large branches, screwing them to the rods of thick wire. You should have 5 branches.
Wind each obtained branch with green or brown floral tape.
Using steel wire, form the stem and weeping willow roots.
To hide the unevenness of the trunk, wrap it with cloths, cut into several thin strips.
Wrap the trunk again with floral tape
"Plant" a ready weeping willow in a floral sponge, put it in a pot, decorate it beautifully with pebbles.
Spread the branches, bending them in the right direction.
Your weeping willow is ready! It can be put on one of the shelves in the apartment to decorate the interior or to give to relatives.
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Bead weaving: blooming apple tree
You will need:
- White beads
- Pink beads of 3 shades
- Yellow beads
- Green beads of 2 shades
- Thin and tough wire
- Nylon thread
On a thin wire, plant as many beads as you can in random order. Leave about 10 cm of bare wire. From 6 beads make loops, twisting the wire at the base of the loops. Change the number of loops on one branch from 9 to 19.
Fold the wire with the finished loops in half. Identify the central loop, holding it with your hand, twist both ends of the wire.
So make at least 100 branches of different lengths.
Fold thin branches to larger branches. To do this, take branches of different lengths in random order and twist them in random order. To make the apple tree beautiful, make some branches fluffy and others, on the contrary, rare.
Take 3 finished twisted branches, attach a hard wire to them and wind all with nylon thread.
From the edge at a distance of 4 cm, attach 2 branches. Tightly thread the branches to the base. Attach the remaining branches to the trunk.
Plant the finished apple tree in a flower pot, sprinkle a little earth and a pebble. A blooming apple tree will look great on the windowsill, delighting the eye both in winter and in summer.
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How to make a tree of beads: pine
You will need:
- Brown beads
- Green beads
- Thin wire
- PVA glue
- Thread floss
- Brown hard wire
- Acrylic paints
- Acrylic lacquer
- Glass, pebbles, moss, etc. - for decoration
Make loops of 5 green, 5 brown and 5 green beads. So make 3 branches and twist. Wind the obtained branches to each other with the help of threads.
Make the next row of 5 loops. Wind the branches to each other threads.
Make the desired number of branches, increasing the number of loops.
Attach the obtained pine branches to the trunk, made of hard brown wire.
Plant ready pine in a pot, and fill the tree with a mixture of plaster and water. Lubricate the barrel with white glue and plaster (1: 1). Let the barrel dry, then paint the barrel with brown acrylic paint and varnish.
As a decor, you can use the earth, moss, Christmas tree needles, pebbles, etc. The Pine of beads is ready with your own hands!
Images taken from the site: www.biser.info
Like these ones do-it-yourself trees can be made at home. Be creative and enjoy your crafts!