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Shooting Star Ornaments

Strands of silver tinsel give these showstoppers their holiday shine.

shooting star ornaments

Photography: Peter Ardito

Source: Martha Stewart


These were used to decorate our Celestial Christmas Tree.


  • Papier-mache star ornaments (Pictured: Flat-Back Papier Mache Star Ornament, $1.49,

  • Tinsel (Pictured: Silver 18-inch Icicle Tinsel Garland, $2.49,

  • Silver spray paint (Pictured: Krylon Premium Metallic Spray Paint in Sterling Silver, $6,

  • Scissors

  • Hot-glue gun


  1. Spray-paint star ornament in silver; let dry completely. (Editor's Note: Always work in a well-ventilated area, wearing goggles and a dust face mask to avoid breathing in fumes.)

    shooting star ornaments
  2. Cut strands of tinsel to desired length. Affix to the back of star ornament with a dab of hot glue; let dry before hanging on tree. 

    shooting star ornaments

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