Dollar store Christmas star makeover

DIY dollar store Christmas decor. Christmas decorations on a budget. How to make a rustic farmhouse style star using twine or just and a wire star form.

The dollar stores are really outdoing themselves lately with their Christmas selections. I have found so many great finds there to either add to my Christmas décor OR give a bit of a makeover then add it to my Christmas decorations.

I found this little wire star at the Dollar General last night and since it was just $1 I snagged it up to take it home and give it a little makeover. Frugal living just runs through my veins. If you like this budget friendly Christmas DIY you will probably love these DIY TWIG STARS that basically costs $0 to make.

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DIY dollar store Christmas decor. Christmas decorations on a budget. How to make a rustic farmhouse style star using twine or just and a wire star form.

I was originally going to wrap the wire star form in twine but that turned out hideous lol! It was bulky and just plain ugly. So I thought instead to remove the middle pieces and then wrap it and it turned out so simple but perfect for my Christmas decorations.

DOLLAR STORE STAR MAKEOVER

Here’s what you’ll need

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1. REMOVE THE MIDDLE WIRE

This was actually harder than I thought it would be. I had to try and cut it with all my might then bend it away in pieces.

DIY dollar store Christmas decor. Christmas decorations on a budget. How to make a rustic farmhouse style star using twine or just and a wire star form.
DIY dollar store Christmas decor. Christmas decorations on a budget. How to make a rustic farmhouse style star using twine or just and a wire star form.

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2. WRAP THE STAR

Then I cut a long piece of twine and just wrapped and wrapped and wrapped till I got back to the starting point. Around the corners of the wire star I added hot glue to reinforce the frame then wrapped it in twine.

DIY dollar store Christmas decor. Christmas decorations on a budget. How to make a rustic farmhouse style star using twine or just and a wire star form.
DIY dollar store Christmas decor. Christmas decorations on a budget. How to make a rustic farmhouse style star using twine or just and a wire star form.

When I got to the very end I secured it in place with hot glue.

3. REMOVE THE FRZZIES

My star had a ton of frizz to it from wrapping and wrapping. So I used my lighter to remove those. I just lightly waved my lighter over the areas that I wanted the frizz gone and was sure to blow as soon as it touched the star so it wouldn’t catch fire.

DIY dollar store Christmas decor. Christmas decorations on a budget. How to make a rustic farmhouse style star using twine or just and a wire star form.

That’s it! Quick and easy dollar store Christmas makeover craft.

DIY dollar store Christmas decor. Christmas decorations on a budget. How to make a rustic farmhouse style star using twine or just and a wire star form.

I hope you enjoyed this crafty tutorial. If you have any questions please leave them in the comments below.

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