DIY Wall Decor: How to Make an Amazing Star for Your Wall

Jennifer Smith
by Jennifer Smith
5 Materials
2 Hours

A few years ago I found a rustic tin star at a garage sale for a couple of bucks. It was cute enough on its own but I wanted to spruce it up and make my own wall decor.

With some scrapbook paper and mod podge, I loved how it turned out so much, when I recently came across a wooden star at a craft store, I tried out the same technique with the same beautiful results!

Make a template. Create a template for each side of the star. Lay the paper along one side of the star and score all three edges.

Flip both sides and ensure it fully covers both sides. It can overlap, you just don't want it to be too small. Then use your template to cut out your scrapbook paper.

One section at a time, paint a generous amount of mod podge on the star and the paper, then adhere the paper to the star. Press down on the corners.

Your paper will overlap on the sides, center, and hang off on the bottom sides.

Let dry completely. Using the sandpaper, sand down all corners, ends, and seams until they are smooth and white.

Dust off all sandpaper. Finish by painting glitter Mod Podge on top of all surfaces.

Suggested materials:
  • Wooden Star or Metal or Tin Star: 18-24 inches in diameter   (Craft store)
  • Mod Podge   (Craft store)
  • 4-6 color coordinated scrapbook papers   (Craft store or Scrapbook Store)
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