These adorable ornaments are easy and inexpensive make and a fun project to craft with the kids.
Create these extraordinary, airy ornaments out of everyday items: yarn, glue, cardboard, toothpicks and wax paper. It couldn’t be easier.
Start by drawing your desired star shape on a piece of paper. There are many available online or trace a cookie cutter. Then place the paper on a piece of cardboard.
Place a sheet of wax paper over the template.
Push a toothpick from the wax paper through the cardboard wherever two lines meet.
In a small bowl, pour a thick layer of craft glue.
Cut a very long piece of yard and soak it in the glue.
Tie the end of the yarn to a toothpick at the point of the star.
Wrap the yarn around each of the toothpicks to form a basic outline.
Use the remaining yarn to fill in the center of the star with the glue soaked yarn. The more you add, the more substantial the ornament will be and the longer you will need to let it dry.
When you’ve filled the star, cut the yarn and tiel into a loop so you can hang it. Set the ornament aside to dry completely.
When the ornament is absolutely dry, carefully peel it off then give it a place of honor on your Christmas tree.
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