365 Challenge- Post 10 of 365-- Shiny Stars & Vintage Fabric

So I was sidetracked today because my youngest saw a picture in an old Mary Englebreight Home Companion Magazine today where they decorated for the holidays in a fairy wonderland...and she wanted the stars that hung from the ceiling so sparkly so lovely--no glitter falling off, no bare spots...so perfect lol....off we went to search the black hole-I mean garage-for the box of glitter thrown out there when we disemboweled the over the door organizer so that it could become a barbie/bratz organizer for G2 (sigh well at least she is putting her wardrobe talents to good use) and I kept meaning to come out and organize the black hole all summer in a marathon weekend cleaning but have decided it is much better to do it in small doses-apparently I have not gotten to the glitter box section BUT BUT I did find a glittery crumpled piece of wrapping paper I had saved for some sparkly craft in the future and well I thought it might be enough to put over lots of stars!

Now on to what the stars should be made of? Hmmmm well that huge pile of MT Recycling might have something and it did it had gift shirt boxes, the thin cardboard kind and a lot of them had holiday motifs on them PERFECT!

Off we went to draw stars on as many spots as we could find, all sizes and cut them out. Then we glued the shiny paper to the stars--some on the silver side and some on the gold side and when the glue dried we just cut off the edges...punch a hole, string some leftover ribbon and voila fairy stars to hang from the ceiling!

We got a little carried away and also added to our 100 or so coffee filter snowflakes that hang from the ceiling every year along with some white lights to make it a winter wonderland--thank the movie Elf for giving us the idea oh so many years ago!

So we will be hanging this mess-I mean THEY will be hanging this mess on T-Day BEFORE we put up the tree-our loving artificial tree who has been around for years and is not ready to retire quite yet--reminscient of Charlie Brown's tree at this point.

I will have to get better pics in the daytime cause they are oh so sparkly for the flash.

And then I got bored with cutting stars and decided to make an impromptu Yule sign for our wall-there it will stay temporarily cause it looks cool and won the G's stamp of approval

And yes I even got sidetracked sewing because I found on my shelf the most perfect perfect perfect green with pink flowers (not sure of the fabric it feels silky, drapes well not heavy at all, upholstery fabric?) that I had obtained on one of my garage sale vintage finds with the tag still on it from Denmark I believe. This with the satin matching pink will become a cute holiday dress with bow and ruffle...G2 said it will look good with jeans...little ingrate apparently EVERYTHING looks good over jeans and I now know she got this from some Selena Gomez bit on Disney Channel whose statement G2 is quoting. AH but this is Albuquerque and jeans are dressy here!

Oh but it was soooo cool to come upon this fabric in my stash which I had forgotten about...if anyone knows anything about the fabric let me know as I was unable to figure out any interesting details in my 5 minutes of honest search time

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