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How to Style a Hanging Star Decoration
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How to Style a Hanging Star Decoration

Difficulty Beginner
Budget £10 - £30
Time < 1 hour

This year, why not create a set of minimal, hand lettered stars for an elegant, understated tree? There are so many ways to decorate these blank ceramic stars, and the best thing is that 50p from each decoration will go towards Together for Short Lives.

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How to make

Minimal Calligraphy Star

Step-1

Coat the star decoration in acrylic paint. You may need to paint several layers in order to get an even coverage.

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Step-2

Using a pencil, draw or trace the word “shine” onto the decoration. Try not to apply too much pressure, as an mistakes at this stage can be erased by rubbing out the pencil!
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Step-3

Re-trace your pencil lines with the red fineliner pen. Erase any stray pencil lines.
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Step-4

If you want to, you can go back over your design with the pen to vary the width of your lines and create a calligraphy like style.
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Topper Decoration Star

Step-1

Select a topper of your choice – we have used stars

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Try to evenly space the stars for an effective, well put together look.

Step-2

Use a glue gun or glue dots to stick the toppers to the star

Dipped Glitter Bauble: 

Step-1

Paint the decoration in a muted colour of your choice and leave to dry

Step-2

Paint half of the decoration using PVA glue

Step-3

Shake biodegradable silver glitter over the glue

Step-4

Shake the decoration so that the loose glitter falls off

Step-5

Leave to dry

Step-6

Write a name or festive word on the bauble using a chalk pen

Hand Stamped Glitter Star: 

Step-1

Choose an ink pad in a colour of your choice, and an alphabet stamp set of your choice

Step-2

Choose what you would like to write

Step-3

Press the stamp down lightly on the ink pad, wiping away any excess ink around the edges

Step-4

Press the stamp down lightly on the surface – try to ensure you leave enough room for the other letters!

Step-5

Paint dots of glue for snow and a wavy line of glue at the bottom for settled snow

Step-6

Shake biodegradable silver glitter over the glue

Step-7

Shake the decoration so that the loose glitter falls off

Step-8

Leave to dry

Brushed and Stamped Star

Step-1

Choose an ink pad in a colour of your choice, and an alphabet stamp set of your choice

Step-2

Choose what you would like to write

Step-3

Press the stamp down lightly on the ink pad, wiping away any excess ink around the edges

Step-4

Press the stamp down lightly on the surface – try to ensure you leave enough room for the other letters!

Step-5

Paint dots of glue for snow and shake biodegradable silver glitter over the glue

Step-6

Shake the decoration so that the loose glitter falls off

Step-7

Using a small, dry paintbrush, add quick marks onto the surface in colours of your choice that make it look like the letters are sparkling

Step-8

Leave to dry

Stamped Metallic Bauble

Step-1

Draw a geometric design lightly in pencil

Step-2

Using a gold or silver paint pen, draw over the design and leave to dry

Step-3

To embellish use small stamps to fill in the gaps. Press the stamp down lightly on the ink pad, wiping away any excess ink around the edges. Press the stamp down lightly on the surface.

Pink Snowflake

Step-1

Paint the bauble in a colour of your choice and leave to dry

Step-2

Paint dots of glue for snow and shake white biodegradable glitter over the glue

Step-3

Shake the decoration so that the loose glitter falls off

Step-4

Leave to dry

Step-5

Add drops of silver metallic marker for falling snow

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