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Christmas Decorations

TOOLS FOR ALL

Crimping pliers

Hot glue gun

Wire cutters

Pencil used for the silver coils

CHRISTMAS CINNAMON STICK BUNDLE MATERIALS

12 x 18cm long cinnamon sticks

4 x large white lilies

12 x small flower stems of Poinsiettas

2 x stems of mini holly sprays 2 x metres gold ribbon

4 x metres gold Tigertail wire 100 x small gold crimps

2 x pieces 20 gauge green florist wire

BEADS

50 x mixed sized clear crystals

CHRISTMAS CINNAMON STICK BUNDLE STEP ONE

Gather the cinnamon sticks into a bundle and tightly wire them together.

STEP TWO

Make a bow in the centre of the cinnamon sticks. This is done by folding ribbon in half; then through the centre place a piece of florist wire. Gather the ribbon together and pull tightly, this can now be wrapped around the cinnamon sticks.

STEP THREE

Cut the holly in 10cm lengths – this is hot glued on the cinnamon sticks around the ribbon.

STEP FOUR

Cut the flower stems leaving 5cm stems; on each one, hot glue onto the cinnamon sticks. With the four

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