Today let’s talk about table bling shall we?  I am sharing some Embellished Serving Utensils for your Holiday Table!  Shouldn’t we have fabulous utensils to serve the food we spent all day making?!?  I don’t know why not!  Let’s get started! 

Embellished Serving Ware

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Supplies Needed:

  • Serving Utensils (I located quality ones at Dollar Tree!)
  • Large square plastic beads
  • Silver Craft/Jewelry wire
  • Wire snips and small needle nosed pliers

Servingware Supplies

Let’s do this! Essentially you will wrap the handles with the wire, add the beads and finish by wrapping the wire again but I will take you step by step!   I am going to show the picture and then explain it underneath!  Cool…let’s go! 

Start out with about 3 inches of excess wire

 

 

 

 

Start at the lower end of your utensil.   Leave about 3 inches of wire out as excess to wrap with. 

Wrap Wire 3 to 4 times

Wrap your wire tightly around the utensil neck leaving the excess as is. 

Loop excess around and through

Loop your excess length around and through the 3-4 wrappings.  Pull tight. 

Reapeat until tight

Repeat this looping and pulling several times until you feel it is good and tight.  Snip away any left over wire as close to the knot as you can.

Thread on a Bead

Next thread on a bead.  I started with a lime green one.  Wrap the wire around the neck of the utensil just half a turn so that it’s back on the bottom side of the handle. 

Add your second bead

Next I added a smaller red one.  I wrapped another half turn. 

Add third bead and wrap again 3-4 times

Add your third bead and then wrap the wire tightly 3-4 times, just like you did in the beginning. 

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Just like in the beginning, loop your excess through the wrapped section and pull tight.

Wrap tightly and snip excess

Repeat until tight and then snip the excess.

Embelisshed Serving Utensils holiday

I think it adds the perfect touch!  You could apply this method for any occasion or holiday!

Bling on the Handle

These would also make a great host/hostess gift to the people who are preparing the holiday meal for the family!  A great way to say Thank You!

What do you think?  Could your holiday table use some bling?

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