Star Lights from Manila Envelopes

by Mod Home Ec Teacher

 

Star Lights from Manila Envelopes
Let's just imagine you've got some free time on Saturday morning and you're having friends over Saturday night. Jeesh, that takes some imagination for cryin' out loud! Well, lucky for you, Ben has given us a pattern to make FAB star lights out of manila envelopes to cover your basic white lights. This would definitely be a great Christmas Eve look, so relevant, so pretty!

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DIY Starscape Ceiling.

by Chris Gardner

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It's 2009, and glow-in-the-dark stick-em-up stars simply won't do any more. In the era of accessibility to LEDs, fiber optics, a quite accurate (albeit 2D) home planetarium can be had with a bit of wiring and alot of holes.

From Hack-a-Day: "[Mike Galloway] set out to install a lighted starscape in the ceiling of the baby room...This setup involves an LED based illuminator and bundles of fiber optics. [Mike] first mounted the illuminator in the...

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How to turn soda cans into stars.

by DIY Maven

How to turn soda cans into stars.

Teag on Craftster shows us how to turn soda cans into stars using a minimum of supplies that include, a tin snips, scissors, Sharpie, hammer, punches, metal ruler and, of course, empty soda cans.

A thumbnail sketch of the procedure goes like this:

  • Rinse out soda can(s)
  • Use a tin snips to remove the top of the can; cut down the printed seam on the can, and then cut off the bottom of the can.
  • Emboss the semi-flat aluminum sheets as desired with a...

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How To Fold an Origami Star

by DIY Maven

How To Fold an Origami Star

Cast your eyes upon Carley’s impressive collection of paper stars. Assemble some strips of paper, make a few crisp folds and you too may become obsessed with creating these sweet little things. Visit foldastar.com for a paper template. Print it, cut it and then watch the following video. If you need further instructions, study this still picture play by play. And for another paper star folding technique, check out this post.      

         

 

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Star Light Star Bright, Let's Fold a Paper Star Tonight

by DIY Maven

Star Light Star Bright, Let's Fold a Paper Star Tonight

I found instructions for these beautiful folded paper stars in an old magazine called The Workbasket. Not only were the directions indecipherable, the picture illustrations were misidentified. Although your first attempt might be a challenge, it’ll be worth it as the final product will impress your friends and family.

Use them to decorate your trees and presents for your holiday party, or hang them from your light fixtures for your New Years...

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