How to make a jeweled placeholder

IMG_4167I wanted some cute placeholders to display the food titles for my daughter’s Sofia the First party.  So, here is a tutorial for you all who are interested.

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Here are the supplies needed: 12 gauge floral wire, bottle caps, jewels, hot glue gun, wire cutter, needle nose pliers, round tip pliers (optional) and something with a sharp metal point (I used a compass)

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poke a hold in the middle of the bottle cap with a sharp metal point.

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Measure about 8″ of wire and cut

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insert wire through bottlecap

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bend the end and press it in

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hot glue to secure the end

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bend wire in half about half way through and using the rounded tip pliers, swirl the end all the way to the bended part.

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keep that swirl going

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after completed, hot glue a jewel sparkle over the swirled part at the top and some jewels on top of the bottle cap.

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