Friday, November 18, 2016

Guess The Mystery Thing: A Christmas Flamingo Bracelet

What do you get when you combine an off-the-shelf bracelet kit, a miniature silicone flamingo and a not-very-mysterious Mystery Thing?



Can anyone guess the Mystery Thing?  It's the little silver flower bud in the center:


Gosh, I know it's a tricky one...okay, not so much.  Have you figured it out?  Get ready to scroll down for the answer.

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And here's the reveal!


Yes indeed, it's a jingle bell!

I bet you guessed it.  But that's okay, we all need an easy win right now, eh?

I make flower buds from jingle bells all the time.  Will post a mini tutorial soon, because this is the season for buying jingle bells.

In this instance, I simply wired my flamingo to the "jingle bud," like so:



Then I wired it to the bracelet base.


Hope you smiled at this one!




4 comments:

  1. OMG,this is a genius idea! I have tons of these bells (they are called Ghungroo or salangai in India) and couldn't see past their limited use as danglers. You have indeed opened my mind eyes Mich, I bow to thee!! LOL

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  2. Very pretty yet creative idea. The very first time I was able to guess this mystery but I am late. Haha.
    Have a great day!

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  3. Such a cute idea - love your flamingo bracelet Mich!!

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