Introduction: Glow Balls
For my first instructable I decided to make an ornament for Christmas. Please feel free to make yours for the holiday of your choice. It's not too quick, but it is easy, and I was happy with the way mine turned out.
Step 1: Get Your Stuff
Not a lot is needed.
4 wire coat hangers
1 string of mini lights
1 roll of duct tape
Bend the Coat hangers into a circle.
Tape all four hangers together turned 45 degrees apart.
Bend the hook part of the hanger to align all four individual hooks to make one heavy duty hook.
Tape minilights to the wire frame. I found 3/4" x 4" strips of duct tape worked best.
Finished ornament is ready to hang and plug in.
Original instructions were on my site
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11 years ago on Introduction
This instuctable got me thinking....Using just 2 wire hangers form the shape of a star and follow through just like this glow ball..
Reply 11 years ago on Introduction
Yeah, That would be cool. If you want to make a lot of them, you could make a bending jig from a board and a few dowels.
Thanks for adding to this, I think I'll try it myself.
FWIW: these are a lot better than my horrible photography.