Cardboard Barn Star

 There is something so alluring about these pointy geometric shapes. I can't get enough of them! Every time I see one on pinterest it gets pinned to my Stars Board. Definitely have a long list of star projects to keep me busy!

This newest star addition is a cardboard barn star compliments of Me and My Thrifty Ideas. Visit her page for a simple to follow tutorial.

Stapling the back of the star tip loosely creates a wide star (pictured unglued in top right corner).
Pulling the star tip all the way over produces a tighter star (pictured glued).

Base coat: Chocolate Bar
Top coat: Metallic Brown

I like how the metallic paint catches the light differently through-out the day.

I will  never look at a frozen pizza box the same! 

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  1. I love it Audra! So so clever and cute! Pinned!

  2. This is the coolest idea! Oh my stars! ;-)
    I'm definitely going to try this. So glad you shared. Have a great evening!

  3. Very cute and creative! Stopping by from The Wowza Weekend Link Party:)

    Katie @

  4. Thank you for sharing. I can not afford those super expenisve ones at trendy craft stores and (worse) big retail places. This will look just as nice!

  5. Your comment on my paper and plaster star led me here - I needed to see the produrct of another star afficionado. It´s gorgeous!

  6. This is so cute, and I love that it's handmade. I have a thing for stars, so I may attempt to create something similar. Thanks for sharing! Dee :)

  7. Wow this is an awesome idea. I'm pinning!

  8. I completely agree, I LOVE stars. Thanks for sharing!! hopping over thru Fluster Buster party

  9. Very cool! I would never have thought to do this with cardboard! Thank you so much for sharing at Redoux.

  10. Super cute! Thank you for sharing with the Clever Chicks Blog Hop! Merry Christmas!

    Kathy Shea Mormino
    The Chicken Chick

  11. So clever! What a terrific craft you've come up with. Thanks so much for sharing it at the Craft Challenge Creative Link Up.

  12. How cool! Thanks for sharing your how to!


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