Posts Tagged ‘stars’

Didn’t have much time to plan for July but managed to do a few projects to use for decoration. I still haven’t managed to figure out how to decorate all the white shelves I have in the living room so there is always a canvas for holidays at this point.

Soda can tin star garland. I was amazed that a strong kitchen scissor could easily cut a soda can. I then traced out out a 5 pointed betsy ross star. Using a ruler run a ball point pen that will emboss a line from point to point intersecting evenly at the middle. Then fold down the star point edges a bit giving it a 3-d effect.  I used an awl and punched holes in one end and strung them up with red cotton thread.

Fireworks bouquet from painted deadhead aliums from my garden. Cut the deadheads and fill an old small spray bottle with paint and water then spray till they are covered with the desired color.  This one was noticed and liked much by my husband who normally doesn’t comment much on new projects.

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