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Christmas Craft: Beaded Snowflake Ornament by Rachel Meeks for Alphamom.com

Christmas Craft: Beaded Snowflake Ornament

By Rachel Meeks

Make a beaded snowflake ornament to decorate for the holidays.

Pink and silver beaded snowflake ornament on a table

For supplies you need silver pipe cleaners, beads, and scissors.

beads on a plate with pipe cleaner and scissors for Beaded Snowflake Ornament

Use the scissors to cut the pipe cleaners into two four-inch lengths and one six-inch length.

Silver pipe cleaner on a table

Join the two short pieces by twisting them into an X.

star shaped pipe cleaner

Wrap the longer pipe cleaner around the center, leaving one long end for the loop.

Child adding beads to pipe cleaner

Now put the beads on the pipe cleaners. The beautiful thing about pipe cleaners is that beads stay on without requiring glue or knots. After all the beads are on, twist the long end into a loop to hang the ornament.

Child laughing holding beaded pipe cleaner ornament craft

Enjoy the holidays!

Beaded snowflake ornament hanging on a Christmas tree

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Published December 1, 2011. Last updated December 12, 2018.
About the Author

Rachel Meeks

Rachel Meeks is the voice behind the popular blog Small Notebook, a resource for simplifying and organizing your home. (Because it’s so much easier to b...

Rachel Meeks is the voice behind the popular blog Small Notebook, a resource for simplifying and organizing your home. (Because it’s so much easier to be a parent when you’re not surrounded by a ton of stuff.)

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