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A DIY Winter Star Garland

Americana Decor® Metallics™

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A DIY Winter Star Garland

designed by Jane Vranic

Add a starry garland to any celebration this winter with Americana Decor® Metallics™.

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SUPPLIES

Americana Decor® Metallics™

  • Pewter (ADMTL12)
  • Silver (ADMTL13)

Other supplies

  • sandpaper
  • ruler
  • flat brush
  • hot glue gun
  • ribbon
  • wooden stars (20)

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: Sand any rough edges on the wood stars before starting.

  1. Using a flat brush, apply Pewter to ten wooden stars. Let dry. Turn the stars over to paint all sides.
  2. Using a flat brush, apply Silver to the remaining ten wooden stars. Let dry. Turn the stars over to paint all sides.
  3. Cut three strands of ribbon to the following lengths: the shortest strand at 45" long; the middle strand at 50" long; and the longest strand at 60" long.
  4. Using a hot glue gun, apply a small dab of clear glue to the back side of a painted wooden star and press into place at the center of one of the ribbon strands.
  5. Space each star about 5-1/2" apart along the ribbon strand and alternate between Pewter- and Silver-painted stars. Attach five stars to the shortest strand; seven stars to the middle strand; and seven stars to the longest strand.