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Wire Wrapped and Beaded Picnic Utensils

If you love easy summer crafts then you'll love these Wire Wrapped and Beaded Picnic Utensils from Candace Jedrowicz. This project is perfect for a summer picnic - no need to worry about bugs this year! Soak up the sun with this cool craft.

Wire Wrapped and Beaded Picnic Utensils


  • Plastic flatware
  • 18 gauge wire – 8″ per flatware piece
  • Assorted beads
  • Focal bead


  1. Make a small spiral in one end of the wire.

    Wire Wrapped and Beaded Picnic Utensils
  2. Think of the smallest part of the spiral as the center of the handle. Make a bead trap by creating a sharp bend away from the center, sliding on a bead and bending the wire sharply back toward the center.

    Wire Wrapped and Beaded Picnic Utensils
  3. Pin the spiral at the top of the handle with your thumb as you wrap the wire around the handle. Slide on a bead.

    Wire Wrapped and Beaded Picnic Utensils
  4. Trap the bead with a sharp bend away from the center.Bend the wire to the center and slide on your focal bead.

    Wire Wrapped and Beaded Picnic Utensils
  5. Wrap the wire around the handle, slide a bead on and trap it with a sharp bend away from the center. Wrap the remaining wire into a spiral and center it.The wire will slide off easily to be reused or re-purposed. I wrapped mine around the strings on my blinds.

    Wire Wrapped and Beaded Picnic Jewelry


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This is amazing! One way to make plastic utensils look expensive and more exciting. This is way beyond cool.

These are so cool! I'd have such a hard time letting people throw them away!!!! Fun for a late summer wedding in the park.


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