Craft: tiny paper star ornaments
Personalized with a single letter in the center:
These will be teacher gifts for Christmas this year.
A miniature version of this larger paper star wreath:
(This star measures 15″ point to point.)
The ornaments are a fraction of the size, measuring 5″ point to point:
Here’s how I made the tiny stars:
1. Prepare the paper rolls.
Using old paperback books tear the pages into small rectangles.
(These rectangles measure about 2.5″ x 2″)
Roll the rectangle into a cone and hot glue:
2. Each ornament uses 20 paper rolls, make a lot of rolls:
3. For the base cut out stars from heavy cardstock / chipboard or thin cardboard.
(This is a 3″ star, free pattern here.)
4. Make the hanger using a needle and silver thread:
5. Start by gluing the rolls on the points of the star:
6. Then add rolls to the cervices and finally fill in between:
7. To add glitter to the edges brush on white glue:
8. Shake glitter over edges (do this over a piece of paper to collect excess glitter for reuse).
9. For center monogram cut 2″ circle from cardstock, adhere letter sticker in center:
10. Brush white glue onto letter:
11. Shake glitter to cover letter.
Let it rest and dry a bit before proceeding.
12. Shake off excess glitter:
13. Hot glue letter into center of star:
A fast, fun ornament that will make a great gift.
And I bet you probably already have the supplies to make this one.
Here they are all wrapped up ready for gift giving:
(To see how to make the window boxes click here.)
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