Tuesday, November 6, 2012

12 Days of Christmas--Day 6

On the sixth day of Christmas Beyond the Picket Fence gave me, a knifecicle to hang on my tree.  Yes, I said knifecicle.
12 days of Christmas Knifecicles http://bec4-beyondthepicketfence.blogspot.com/2012/11/12-days-of-christmas-day-6.html
These are quick and easy.  I am showing them on an outdoor tree because doing my 12 Days of Christmas early means I don't have my Christmas tree up yet, but also I really like them outdoors.  Not sure if they would survive a Montana winter, but maybe?  They certainly would in a warmer climate and might bring a little glittery "ice" to some of you who don't get ice on a regular basis.  I started with some Modge Podge and Martha glitter.
12 days of Christmas Knifecicles http://bec4-beyondthepicketfence.blogspot.com/2012/11/12-days-of-christmas-day-6.html
I brushed the Modge Podge onto the blade of old silver plated knives.
12 days of Christmas Knifecicles http://bec4-beyondthepicketfence.blogspot.com/2012/11/12-days-of-christmas-day-6.htmlI sprinkled glitter on them and set them carefully on a lid to dry.  When they were dry I sprayed clear sealer on the glitter to seal it. 
12 days of Christmas Knifecicles http://bec4-beyondthepicketfence.blogspot.com/2012/11/12-days-of-christmas-day-6.html
I drilled holes through the top and added a sheer ribbon.
12 days of Christmas Knifecicles http://bec4-beyondthepicketfence.blogspot.com/2012/11/12-days-of-christmas-day-6.html
I cut the ribbon narrow on one side to get the ribbon through the hole.
12 days of Christmas Knifecicles http://bec4-beyondthepicketfence.blogspot.com/2012/11/12-days-of-christmas-day-6.html
I think knifecicles would be beautiful on a typical tree with the lights reflecting off of the silver and glitter or on a bare branch tree like I show.
12 days of Christmas Knifecicles http://bec4-beyondthepicketfence.blogspot.com/2012/11/12-days-of-christmas-day-6.html

12 days of Christmas Knifecicles http://bec4-beyondthepicketfence.blogspot.com/2012/11/12-days-of-christmas-day-6.html

6 comments:

  1. these would lovely on a tree in the kitchen or dining room...beautiful job
    Cheryl@The Creative Me and My McG

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  2. Wow...looks dangerously beautiful...don't think I'll stand under that tree...if you placed them closer together they'll make music in the wind!
    Mel's Designs 'n Harmony

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  3. I love those knifecicles. What a fab idea. Thanks for hosting!
    Tuula

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  4. Great idea for a party Becky! I linked up my first Christmas post...there will be LOTS more :) I'll add a button to my side bar too!! Thanks! Laurel

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  5. what a fun idea! the kids can help with this one!
    Come visit us at www.thesitsgirls.com!

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  6. What a beautiful idea...now, if I just had a drill! You have another new follower, here and on G+ I'd love it if you could follow me back!
    JP

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