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Tinsel Stars

Who doesn't love tinsel? Here's another way to use it: Twist wired tinsel (available at specialty-craft stores) into six-pointed stars.

Source: Martha Stewart Living, December/January 1996/1997


  • Wire cutters

  • Wired tinsel

  • Ribbon


  1. Cut three pieces of tinsel, two of equal length and one a little longer.

  2. Twist equal pieces together at centers, and wrap third piece onto the two twisted pieces, forming a star.

  3. Bend end of longer piece into a hook, and attach the star from the ribbon on a gift or hang as an ornament on a tree.

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