2 – Purple Acrylic Flowers
3 – White Acrylic Flowers
13 – 8mm Cream Pearls
6 – Small Glass Leaves w/hole
2 – 10mm Pink Glass Heart Beads
2 – Hot Pink Vintage Beads – 8mm to 12mm
1 –Vintage Rhinestone Clip Earring (w/out the back)
24 gauge Gold Craft Wire
Purple Decorative 12 Gauge Aluminum Wire
6” Piece of ½” Purple Ribbon
Needle Nose Pliers
Hot Glue Gun
Hot Glue Stick
Plastic Drinking Cup 2 ½” Diameter on Bottom
Step 1 & 1A: Make sure to measure your wrist and take Aluminum Wire and wrap around plastic cup. The cup is just to be used for a form, so make sure that the measurement of your Aluminum Wire Wrap is the same as your wrist. With Needle Nose Pliers, make a hook on each end of Aluminum Wire Wrap. Place hook over piece of wire next to it. Repeat for other end.
Step 2: Cut 12 – 7” Pieces of 24 Gauge Gold Craft Wire; Place a wire piece through each pearl and twist wire ends twice and set aside; Place a separate wire piece through each hot pink Vintage Bead and twist ends twice, set aside; Place a wire through Vintage Clip Earring and twist ends twice, set aside.
Step 3: *Take one pearl on a wire and insert into center of White Acrylic Flower and separate wire ends. Add Leaf Bead onto each end, snug up to flower and twist wire ends twice. Do NOT cut wire ends.* Rep * to * 2 more times. Set aside.
Step 4: *Take one pearl on a wire and insert into Purple Acrylic Flower. *
Repeat * to * one more time. Set aside.
Step 5: *Take one pearl on a wire and insert both ends into 8mm heart, then into another pearl and set aside with excess wire ends.* Rep * to * one more time. Set aside.
Step 6: Take one pearl on a wire and insert both ends into two more 8mm pearls. Set aside.
Step 7: *Take one Vintage Bead on a wire and insert into center of one 8mm pearl.* Rep * to * one more time. Set aside.
Step 8: Take a wire and fold in half to form a hairpin. Put over/around Vintage Earring and twist ends twice. Set aside.
Step 9: Begin grouping flowers and bead spikes but grouping them together as a corsage – Group A is: 2 White Acrylic Flowers with leaves, 3 pearl spike, pearl and heart spike, Vintage Bead and Pearl Spike and 1 Purple Flower. Arrange these in your hand following the layout in the picture. Take one of the loose tails and wrap around grouping of gold wire ends.
Group B is: 1 White Acrylic Flower with leaves, pearl and heart spike, Vintage Bead and Pearl Spike and 1 Purple Flower. Arrange these in your hand following the layout of other half in the picture. Take one of the loose tails and wrap around grouping of gold wire ends.
Step 10: Lay Bead/Flower Corsages end for end. Take Vintage Clip Rhinestone Earring on a wire and lay it in the center of the two corsages. Take a cut wire and fold in half to form a hairpin. With one leg of wire, wrap around center of bouquet 3 – 4 times. Take other leg of wire and wrap around center of corsage and Aluminum Wire Wrap. Tie off.
Step 11: Take Ribbon and tack around wire wrapped area with hot glue. Proceed to wrap ribbon around wire, glue end in place.
Step 12: Using pencil, form wire ends around it to make ends curl.
Step 13: Finished!!