made it far easier to move ornaments around after theyd been hung. I used a lot of hooks to allow for easy adjustment and additions as the mobile was being assembled. I usually put them on the X and Y axis first, then filled in the quadrants. I bought some inexpensive jack chain to use for hanging. If I had more money to devote I would buy glass ornaments that dont have a metal cap, just a glass loop at the top, and would skip the ornament hooks to make it look tidier. The view from below. I have seen a ton of DIY Christmas trees over the last few days while surfing pinterest. I added 2 inches to the length of string I actually cut to allow for the loops. As it was I found that there are lots of spots where two of the same length are side by side. I gathered materials from a restaurant supply store, a hardware store and the jewelry section of a craft team building puzzles for work store. The Supplies a 17 steamer rack from a restaurant supply store about 5 feet of lightweight jack chain a small carabiner 100 basic ornament hooks one roll, 500 feet, monofilament jewelry string (not the stretchy sort) 200 jewelry crimp. Non receipts of order or order/item problems/. Actually it creates tiers, think a tall skinny wedding cake. Notes: Why so many hooks and bits? For Ring 4: four.25, four.0, five.75, six.5. I decided the first ring should hold seven ornaments and went up by four from there.
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- I figured that my ornaments were usually about 2 or 3 inches in diameter so I needed to space the rings a little more than 1 inch apart so that the ornaments would have room to hang without being. I separated four lengths of chain, attached them to the points using lanyard hooks found in the jewelry supply section of a craft store.
- My tip to you: Keep the lines as separate as possible while youre working with them. Each ring on the hanging rack held for different lengths of string.
- The basic ornament hooks allow one to easily move ornaments around from one spot to another. After I discovered just how maddening I started hanging them in groups by length from a curtain rod and weighing them down with an ornament to keep them separated, doing this made the hanging of the ornaments go quickly. I looped and crimped the ends, then hung them in groups on a curtain rod weighted down by an ornament.
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I will try very hard to rectify a problem, if you think there is mother's day photo template a problem. Im growing more and more fond of the mobile with clear glass ornaments. Keep these in groups at this point forward, it will make it far easier later. This added a bit of visual clutter but made the entire thing mobile easy to adjust and reuse in another year.
- Instructions on how I made it are right over here. I found the best way to hang everything is to work from the center out, hang each set of lengths of monofilament string spacing it around its designated ring as evenly as possible, then hang ornaments before. I simply created loops at both ends. I didnt worry too much about getting everything just perfect and I think it worked to my advantage, the slightly controlled randomness gives it a nicely organic look. I divided the four lengths of string between those, giving the longest length more ornaments to help the triangle effect.
- Christmas Tree Ornament Mobile (I want to build this next year but bigger) Rebar Christmas Tree (Im staying away from large metal objects that act as skewers) 61 Heather. / Dec 24, 2010 at 1:21. What an amazing, novel, creative ideaand it looks fantastic! Lenox helps celebrate the new family addition with the My Baby Mobile Ornament. Inscribed with the words Baby s 1st Christmas, our mobile ornament is sure to be a lasting keepsake.
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