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Who says you can’t have both legs and a mermaid tail to Show off your inner mermaid
I finally made a tutorial on this! I was afraid i’d Forgotten how to do this, but nope! I’m so glad I remembered how to make these little beauties. And now you guys can make them too

Posted by Kinhime Dragon from Denton, Texas, United States • Published See Kinhime Dragon's 488 projects »
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  • How to make a wire charm. Diy Wirework Mermaid Tail - Step 1
    Step 1

    Gather you materials and make a loop in your wire for the jump ring.
    *tip: I usually wrap my wire around my Pliars twice so that the loop is not too thin.

  • How to make a wire charm. Diy Wirework Mermaid Tail - Step 2
    Step 2

    Twist the “tail” of the wire around the longer piece so that the loop doesn’t come undone.
    After that you can start to form the tail

  • Step 3

    Shape the top to be either rounded or creased/ square like.

  • How to make a wire charm. Diy Wirework Mermaid Tail - Step 4
    Step 4

    Bend like so a bit away from the loop

  • How to make a wire charm. Diy Wirework Mermaid Tail - Step 5
    Step 5

    Make a few more bends. (Lol it looks like pac man!)

  • How to make a wire charm. Diy Wirework Mermaid Tail - Step 6
    Step 6

    Bend it over and wrap the wire like so.

    Also now is a good time to make sure the fins look like fins and not pac man

  • How to make a wire charm. Diy Wirework Mermaid Tail - Step 7
    Step 7

    Now go back to the top and wrap the wire in the shape you want.
    Trim off the excess

  • How to make a wire charm. Diy Wirework Mermaid Tail - Step 8
    Step 8

    Now it’s time to paint it!

    Take breaks between applying the nail polish so that the nail poilsh can dry and collect/clump together to form the scaly part of the tail.
    Once that’s done, apply a coat with scale like glitter and wait for that to dry.
    After that last bit is dry, modpodge it, wait til it drys and then your done

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