This is a guest post by Esther Ottensoser.
If you’re looking for a sukkah-decorating idea that’s a little more creative than the classic paper chain, here’s a simple yet elegant project to try.
This sparkly mirror and bead chain idea is easy, inexpensive and will most definately make a big impression in your Sukkah.
You can either hang them as individual strands from the ceiling/schach, or drape it as you would any chain. Though small, the mirrors will cast reflections and shadows throughout the Sukkah making this a most striking decoration.
- Clear thread
- Small mirrors ( I used 3/4” round available in craft stores)
- Glue gun
Cut thread to desired length.
Thread some beads onto the clear thread. After every couple of beads, use your glue gun to attach a mirror.
Glue a second mirror to the back of each mirror (optional).
Continue alternating beads and mirrors in a pattern until the chain reaches desired length.
Tip: For easy storage tape the end of the thread inside a closet.
For more decorating ideas, check out Esther’s round-up of 20 Sukkot Decoration Ideas.
Esther Ottensoser is a food stylist whose work is featured in various publications. Whether it be party planning, marketing a product, party favors, demos or crafts, Esther takes the simple basic everyday products and transforms them into that extraordinary presentation. For more creative ideas visit her blog Esther O Design.