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Frozen-Wonder Christmas Tree

The icicles on this cool beauty evoke the tinsel that executive decorating director Kevin Sharkey loved when he was a child.

Photography: Katya De Grunwald

Source: Martha Stewart Living, December/January 2015

materials

  • Fine glitter (by Martha Stewart Crafts, in White Gold, $5 for 1.5 oz., michaels.com)

  • Glass-shard glitter (by FloraCraft, $10 for 14 oz., michaels.com)

  • Thin masking tape

  • Sponge brush

  • Clear craft glue, such as Aleene’s ($3.50 for 4 oz., michaels.com)

  • Seed beads (by Toho, 2.2 and 4 mm, $3 for 6 g, michaels.com)

steps

  1. Mix fine glitter and shard glitter. Apply 1 or 2 strips of tape to each ornament, dividing it into 2 or 3 sections.

  2. Brush glue onto one section. Working over tray, sprinkle lightly with seed beads, not coating completely, then sprinkle with glitter mixture. Remove tape and let dry, 2 hours.

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