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Crafting — Bubbly Bistro Chairs from Champagne Cages

The holiday season is time to celebrate, and nothing says celebration quite like sparkling wine.  Here’s a great craft to do with the ‘wretched refuse’ of the celebrations.  Take a look.

Champagne Cage Chairs

An ordinary champagne cork cage

These Bubbly Bistro Chairs make perfect place card holders for a fancy dinner party or wedding, can also be used as tie-ons for gifts, or a special memento of a celebration.  Enjoy!  And make something beautiful! Click here for my latest video with more great Champagne ideas!

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    Hey Francesca,
    By all means use new wire if that’s better for you. The wire is hard, and can be difficult to work with. You can also buy unused muselets here:
    They have fewer ‘bumps’ in the wire to begin with. Have fun!!

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    Kim Grant
    May 12, 2021 at 8:19 am

    Hi Tamara, do you have any step by step on how to start the back of the more ornate arm-chair version pictured on the far right? I get it conceptually but am not sure how to start with the second cage to get the desired affect. thanks!

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      Tamara Berg
      May 14, 2021 at 8:55 am

      Hey Kim. Will work on getting you some steps. Stand by! 🙂

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    February 4, 2022 at 1:06 pm

    Tamara: very nice, informative and entertaining video. Your personality shines. I have made several chairs and love this craft. Thank you for sharing your technique.

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      Tamara Berg
      February 4, 2022 at 1:18 pm

      Thank YOU! 😘

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