Shining Dowel Star

Want to add some star power to your outdoor space this holiday season? Try this easy project made from wood dowels wrapped with wire, grapevine, and mini lights.

INSTRUCTIONS:

Step 1: Cut two 48″ [1.22 m]-long dowels down to five 14″[35.56 cm]-long pieces. Sand the ends of the dowels smooth.

Step 2: Arrange the five dowel pieces in a star pattern, securing the dowels together using floral wire.

Step 3: Wrap galvanized wire and grapevine around the star.

Step 4: String clear mini lights around and through the star. Then it’s time to shine!

PROJECT DETAILS

Skill Level: Beginner

Estimated cost: $16

Time Estimate: 1 hour

Tools:

  • Fine-tooth handsaw
  • Fine-grit sandpaper
  • Grapevine (available at crafts stores)

Get It at Lowe’s:

  • 2 – 1/2″ [1.27 cm] dia. x 48″ [1.22 m] L poplar round dowels (#19382)
  • Anchor Wire floral wire (#81999)
  • Anchor Wire galvanized steel wire (#52687)
  • 100-count clear string lights (#152052)

* Items may be special order in some stores. Product costs, availability, and item numbers may vary by market. Paint colours may vary slightly from those shown. Products may not be exactly as shown.


 

 

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