DIY Christmas star made from clothes hangers
- Cost8-15 £
- Duration1-3 h
Upcycling is all the rage right now – and that goes for Christmas decorations, too. You can easily transform six clothes hangers into a stylish DIY Christmas star. We’ll show you how to put together your very own luminous head-turner in just five simple steps.
- No tools needed
- adhesive tape
- Six identical clothes hangers
- String or thread
- Fairy lights
Preparing the first side of the star
You need: adhesive tape, Three wooden clothes hangers
Start by tying one side of the star together.
To do this, grab three of the wooden clothes hangers and position them to form a sort of pyramid – the three hooks should gently cross one another in the centre.
Use adhesive tape to fasten the structure.
Tying the first side of the star together
You need: scissors, piece of string/cord
Now, tie three hangers together using string or thread. Knot them tightly at the hooks (image 1) and each of the bottom three corners (image 2).
Once you have joined all the parts together, you can cut off the excess at the ends of the string and remove the adhesive tape again.
Joining the two sides of the star together
You need: adhesive tape, scissors, piece of string/cord, Three wooden clothes hangers
Now, repeat steps 1 and 2 to build the other side of the star.
When you’re done, you should have two identical clothes-hanger pyramids.
Tying the two sides of the star together
You need: piece of string/cord, Both sides of the star from steps 1 to 3
Now, lay both sides of the Christmas star offset to one another and also tie the hangers together with string at the six points where they cross (image 1 and 2).
Attaching the fairy lights
You need: adhesive tape, piece of string/cord
Your upcycled Christmas star is now complete! You can now add fairy lights to make it even more stylish.
You’ll have to get a little creative when it comes to attaching them, depending on which type you have. But with string and adhesive tape by your side, it should be a breeze.
Now it’s time to enjoy the gentle lighting and embrace the Christmas spirit.