Shiny Copper Star
This freehand star, crafted from a thin sheet of copper, looks heavenly on a Christmas tree.
What You'll Need:Eyelets add a touch of gold to the star points.
- Tracing Paper
- Thin sheet of copper
- Tin snips
- Work gloves
- Paper punch
- Gold eyelets and eyelet tool
- Gold cord
1. Draw a free-form star, spproximately 5 inches high, on each star point. Cut out.
2. Trace around the patten on a sheet of copper. Wearing gloves, cut out. Punch a hole in the center of the circle on each star point. Secure an eyelet in each hole.
3. From the right side of the ornament, use a pencil to trace the star shape into the copper 1/4 inch from the edges, extending the lines to the center of the star as shown. Turn the ornament over on a towel. Use a pencil to color in between the drawn lines to add dimension to the ornament. Thread cord through one eyelet to hang.