Wire Butterfly Garden / Window Decoration
- Decorate your garden with this DIY wire butterfly garden stake or window decor wire working beading pattern by Simple Bead Patterns.
- 12-page tutorial - each page has 8 photos with detailed step-by-step instructions that will hold your hand every step of the way.
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DIY Wire Butterfly Garden Stake or Window Decor Wire Working Pattern #362
Garden decorations are so much fun to find. Well placed metal garden decor adds a perfect touch of personality and visual interest to take your garden to the next level. And, with a bit of wire and a few beads, you can make your own DIY garden decor. This 4" x 3" (10 x 7.6 cm) wire butterfly (with a cute seed bead body), will add a bit of sparkle and whimsy to any floral basket, potted plant or favorite corner of your garden. If you prefer DIY window decorations (so you can enjoy him or her inside), forgo the garden stake and hang him from a small suction cup and attach it to a favorite window so you can enjoy him whenever you look outside.
This simple beading pattern includes a detailed materials page, color information, wire template (to shape your butterfly just like ours), and over 65 high-resolution full-color photos and easy to follow step-by-step directions. This pattern is perfect for those who haven’t done a lot of wirework yet but have always wanted to try. We’ll step you through every bend and wrap so you'll have a lovely and sturdy wire butterfly you can enjoy season after season. These make an excellent gift for any gardener or nature lover. If you’re planning on giving anyone a potted plant or flower basket - why not add a handmade wire butterfly to make it even more special and heartfelt. Happy beading and wire working!
DIY jewelry making beading pattern by Cara & Lane Landry
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- Seed beads
- Wire cutters
- Flat and round nose pliers
- Wire for a garden stake and glue or a suction cup, depending on how you want to finish off the project.
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Substituting with Different Beads or Beading Materials
Many of our designs can be made using comparable beading materials. For example, if our pattern calls for 4mm round pearls, in most cases, you can use different types of 4mm round beads instead (such as 4mm round fire polished beads). Please note: If the pattern is for a bead weaving (or stitched) project, it's typically not recommended to use different sizes of beads than those recommended, as the original design may not work out as intended. You may also substitute recommended materials with your preferred brand (for example using Nymo vs. FireLine thread) unless otherwise noted for a specific reason. For example, if we specifically recommend using TOHO seed beads with a particular project, the project may not work out as well if you substitute and use Delica seed beads instead (which differ in shape).
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