Thursday, December 1, 2016

DIY Christmas Moss Stars For The Front Porch


Hello Sweets, I want to share these cute mossy stars I made last weekend with you guys.
Inspiration STRUCK and I had a vision of a Christmas front porch with mossy stars 
this year. I came up with an easy and inexpensive way to make them and I am so
glad I did, cuz I luv them!!! 




Super easy project, but a bit messy.....

Here is what you need:


  1. Styrofoam
  2. Crafting Moss
  3.  Sharpie/pen for tracing around template
  4. X-Acto knife/sharp knife for cutting foam
  5. Glue Gun and plenty of glue refills
  6. Star Template to trace around (this is not necessary, you can draw free hand as well, once you glue the moss onto it, you won't notice imperfections.)
  7. Command Strips (I used the Velcro sticker type) to hang stars on wall




Here is how:


I purchased 2 Styrofoam strips from Hobby Lobby

(see below sticker for details) and glued them together with my glue gun.



 

I had this star at home and used it as a template,
but you could draw stars as well.

I used a black sharpie to trace along the star
(I made 2 different sizes).

I cut out the stars with an X-Acto knife
(Easy,but a bit messy with tiny pieces of foam flying all over).


I glued the craft moss onto the foam with my glue gun
(this also got messy, I kept the vacuum cleaner next to me).

Here is a finished star, you can see the 2 sizes I made.

I love them!!! They turned out as I imagined!!!!

I am not done decorating the front of the house for Christmas yet,
but I couldn't wait to show you the stars!
More of the front porch to come soon!!!
Thank you so much for coming to visit me!

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34 comments:

  1. Hallo Christine,
    sehr,sehr schöne Dekoration...
    Du hast einen tollen Stil...
    Eine schöne Advents und Weihnachtszeit
    wünscht Dir und Deiner Familie
    Uwe

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  2. Precious. What a great idea. I love the porch so far and can't wait to see more.

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  3. Dear Christine,
    our moss stars are so nice and the front porch is
    verry beautiful.
    I like this idea, but I don't have such a nice porch.
    I wish you a wonderful "Adventszeit".
    Jana

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  4. Hi Christine, I love the idea of the stars on the wall, how unique and they are perfect.
    Thank you for visiting to share on the Oh My Heartsie Girls Friday Features!! Pinned and Tweeted!

    Wishing you a great day~Merry Christmas!!

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  5. These are really awesome Christine. I think your porch looks so pretty now so I cannot wait to see more.
    Happy Friday. Happy Weekend.
    Kris

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  6. Dein Front Porch sieht so schoen weihnachtlich aus!! Super nice! Love the moss stars!!

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  7. What a cute idea! You do a great job using "naturals" in your holiday decorating. I think I've seen you use moss etc in other projects.

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  8. I love these! They would look adorable on my front porch. I'm saving this idea on Pinterest for later.

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  9. Christine, these moss stars are awesome! I love the idea and your front porch looks fabulous too :).

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  10. I love these! Your moss stars look fabulous. Thanks for sharing at Snickerdoodle! Pinned to my Christmas Board.

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  11. Great DIY project! Stopping by from the Create and Crave party.

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  12. I LOVE these! Pinning to my "stars" board, I'm a star lover. :)

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  13. What a fabulous idea and they'll work for any season, too! I'm so glad I stumbled upon this at the Get Your DIY On party! Also---That bench looks so cozy with the fur! I bet that's a great place for a cup of hot cocoa. :-)

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  14. Wspaniały pomysł. Gwiazdy prezentują się wspaniale, mój zachwyt nie ma końca. Front Twojego domu jest wspaniały, aż chce się wejść dalej :)
    Wysyłam uściski

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  15. Cute look! Thanks for sharing at Home Sweet Home!

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  16. Fun project! Thanks for sharing at Dishing It & Digging It!

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  17. Love love love, gotta make, I'm going to dollar tree and get a poster size of their foam board and glue together, thanks for sharing, think they would be neat in the garden toooooo...

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  18. I'm so glad you couldn't wait to show these off Christine, they turned out beautifully. Worth all the mossy mess and flying foam ;-)

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  19. SO pretty!! :)

    I would love for you to share this with my Facebook Group for recipes, crafts, tips, and tricks: https://www.facebook.com/groups/pluckyrecipescraftstips/

    Thanks for joining Cooking and Crafting with J & J!

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  20. Christine,
    I love moss anything! Great job for a beautiful outdoor Christmas decoration. Thank you for sharing at Monday Social.

    Judith

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