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« on: December 06, 2010 04:55:56 PM »

I spent the last two days making so many stars for the garland on my Christmas tree. It may have taken a long time but I love the way they turned out. I used lightweight air dry clay and a small star cookie cutter. Let them dry overnight and then attached them to baker twine looking yarn.
All the stars


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In contrast, I made this wreath in about 10 minutes. LOL! A lot of the Christmas theme in my house is winter wonderland/gingerbread house. I found these candy ornaments and couldn't resist doing something with them.

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« Reply #1 on: December 06, 2010 04:59:55 PM »

Both are super cute! How did you attach the star to the twine?
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« Reply #2 on: December 06, 2010 05:04:43 PM »

Thanks! I glued the star to the twine and then placed a sequin on top of the glue so when the stars were turned around you wouldn't see a big glob of glue.

I almost forgot-I got my inspiration from here-with directions!

http://www.creaturecomfortsblog.com/home/2010/11/30/diy-scandinavian-inspired-star-garland.html

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« Reply #3 on: December 06, 2010 05:39:46 PM »

I love the garland and the wreath!
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« Reply #4 on: December 06, 2010 06:23:12 PM »

Perfect, thanks for the link!

I am thinking I need to make some glittery ones now.

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« Reply #5 on: December 06, 2010 09:40:12 PM »

I adore that wreath! And the star garland looks so pretty on your tree!
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« Reply #6 on: December 06, 2010 10:48:08 PM »

Consider your star garland idea stolen for my starry night wedding Smiley  That is so creative and easy - but I would have never thought to do it!

Thank you, thank you.. you're making the world prettier one star at a time lol
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« Reply #7 on: December 07, 2010 07:27:08 AM »

Thank you so much!  Your wedding sounds beautiful and with the stars it will be magical Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: December 07, 2010 11:51:00 AM »

I think the time spent to make the stars was well worth it.  They look so adorable!
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I love your star garland!
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