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This christmas tree star is made from vintage wrappimng paper. Since I do not have any vintage paper on hand, I scanned a piece of vintage fabric to make my own.
thick cardboard or foamcore Scissors or craft knife Pencil Glitter hanger (optional) Glue color print out of star
Click on the inage to get the full size pattern.
Print out the star pattern you wish to use. Cut out the star with the scissors. Take the star and put it on top of the cardboard or foam core. Trace around the star with the pencil. Use the scissors or craft knife to cut out the star shape from the cardboard or foamcore. Cover the cut out with a thin layer of glue, and place the print out n top. Let the glue dry. Next put a bead of glue on the edge of the star. Put the glitter along the edge of the star. Set aside and let dry.
It is awfully cold here, but we do not have a White Christmas predicted. Oh, how will I have any holiday spirit without a fluffy blanket of white? Hmmm. I know, I will finsd my own snow! Thank you etsy!
Vintage Treasures is a book by by Jane Cassini and Ann Brownfield. This great idea for an add on advent calendar is from the book. Using s stretched canvas, foam board, tags, pins, and vintage bits and baubles. Adds a tag with a vintage item for every day that passes.