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Christmas Decorations

Santa Bead for Christmas tree
Santa Pony Bead Pattern You Need: • 27 Red Pony Beads • 2 Black Pony Beads • 52 White Pony Beads • 13 Ivory Pony Beads • 3 Pink Pony Beads • 2 Yards Satin Cord Basic Instructions: Fold your ribbon in half to find the center. Use a half hitch (see detail below) to secure it to lanyard hook. Lace beads using pattern at right as a guide. Finish by tying off with a double knot.

Red Pink

Black Ivory

Candy Cane for Christmas tree
Marshmallow Candy Cane Decoration Looks good enough to eat but this decoration is made from foam so be tempted. You Need: • Nine Foamie Marshmallows • Two Red Pipe Cleaners • Red Ribbon • Red Paint & Brush • Wooden Skewer and Adult Instructions: Ask an adult to push a wooden skewer though nine foamie marshmallows so there will be a hole for stringing. Paint five of the marshmallows red, leave the other four white. Let dry. String them onto a pipe cleaner beginning with a red and alternating the colors. Bend ends to hold in place. Wrap a second pipe cleaner around the top between two marshmallows. Make a loop. Trim off extra. Tie on a decorative bow.

Snowflake for Christmas tree
Poinsettia Pony Bead Pattern You need: --42 Red Pony Beads --6 Burgundy or Brown Pony Beads --2 Yards of Satin Cord --1 Lanyard Hook --White Glue Instructions: String beads 1-6. Loop around and lace again through bead 1 to form a circle. Beads should be about 2" from one end. Using other lace, string beads 7-11. Loop around and lace back through bead 10. String beads 12 & 13 and lace back through bead 7 and again through bead 1, then through bead 2. Repeat steps beginning with bead 7 for each petal. To finish tie laces together and trim close to knot. secure with a drop of

Use this pattern with all white beads to make a snowflake

white glue.

Angel for Christmas tree
Angel Pattern Makes a great ornament or backpack decoration. You Need: --4 Yellow or Gold Pony Beads --7 Orange Pony Beads --5 Ivory Pony Beads --28 White Pony Beads --20 Clear Pony Beads --2 Yards Satin Cord --1 Lanyard Hook Basic Instructions: Fold your ribbon in half to find the center. Use a half hitch (see detail below) to secure it to lanyard hook. Lace beads using pattern at right as a guide. Wings are the last to be laced. After you finish the angel's dress, lace back up to the arms and add wings using pattern below right as a guide. Finish by tying off with a double knot on angel's back.

Yellow Orange Ivory White clear