Card Stars

November 2004

Tree Trims 030

‘Tis the season to start letting the Christmas decorations out of the box. In our case, lots of boxes, not to mention a four door floor to ceiling cupboard. And some in a case or two.

I save and recycle my Christmas cards each year.

Glue front to back before cutting for the following

Cut star shapes, or circles or ovals. Make some simple templates, trace around them onto the front of the card, positioning them to get the most suitable design within the shape. Cut them out,

You will need about 60 shapes to decorate a four foot tree.  I tied them on with white crochet thread, and there were enough of them to look good by themselves. They could also be used as fillers between other tree trims.

 

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