copper geometric ornaments Adore-nament

As seen in Better Homes & Gardens, you’ll simply adore crafting our copper geometric ornaments. This holiday season, give your tree a more modern feel with this DIY decor. Just gather the tools and materials listed below, and craft along with out step-by-step photo tutorial. Make just one or create enough for a whole holiday tree!  

Tools & Materials

  • Wire Cutters
  • Needle Nose Pliers
  • Round Nose Pliers
  • Tubing Cutter
  • 1/8” Copper Tubing
  • 1/8” Brass Tubing
  • Copper Wire – 20-gauge 
  • Gold Wire – 26-gauge

Steps

  1. Gather the tools and materials listed above.
  2. Using the tubing cutter and the clamp, cut twelve pieces of 3” copper tubing and twelve pieces of 1.5″ brass tubing. Clamp the tube to a table to make cutting easier.
  3. Thread an 18” piece of copper wire through four pieces of the copper tubing. Secure the two ends together to form a diamond.
  4. Make a second diamond shape and connect the two diamonds to make a 3D diamond. Then secure them together using the copper wire.
  5. Take an 18“ piece of the copper wire and thread a copper piece onto it, then connect it between two points of the diamond
  6. Repeat step five between the remaining three points using the same 18” piece of copper wire.
  7. At the top of the diamond create a loop with the copper wire and secure it using the wire wrap technique.
  8. Repeat steps 3-6 with the 1.5” brass tubing and the gold wire, then hang it from the center of the larger copper diamond using the gold wire.

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