home about me crafts diy Geekery recipes freebies header bottom
This post may contain affiliate links, sponsored content and products received at no cost.

Himmeli Patriotic Stars!

 Himmeli Patriotic Stars Wreath or Garland!
 Great swag of stars for a little patriotic decor!
First you'll need to make some stars
You'll need wire and coffee stirrer straws.
I cut some in half 3.5 inches...and others at 2 inches.
(Check out this lamp for another great Himmeli project!)
 Take about a yard and a half of wire...
Put a long straw with 2 small to make an acute triangle.

 Like this.

 Then add 2 short straws to the other side...
and run the wire back through the long center straw.

 Continue that process until you have 5 long straws
connected with Y shaped sections of 3 short straws.

 Twist off the excess wire and tuck it inside a straw.
It looks great...but not really geometric.

 Pinch up the center straws...
bend in the Y cross sections...
super easy to mold because of the wires.

 Until it's a gorgeous dimensional 5 point star!
Next I took them outside and spray painted them...
And used some wire to hook them together in a garland.
Perfect to overlay on a wreath,
hang as a garland...use as ornaments...add to a patriotic wood sign...
Adds the perfect bit of dimension!

This post published on Doodlecraft first

No comments:

Newer Post Older Post Home