A blog of much randomness! Follow along as we sew and craft our way through life, bake up a storm, grow our own groceries, play with honey bees, raise lambs and kids, with style along the way!!
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Handmade Cowgirl Country Christmas Tree Series, The Repurposed Cowgirl Tree Star
Hi friends! When I went to put my star on my tree this year....it just didn't go. And I didn't love it! So I fixed it!! The original star was a brown whicker type with another smaller star covered with leaves on the front. So I removed the smaller leaf star and traced one the same size out of leather. Then I sprayed the whicker part with gold metallic spray paint. (Yes...I used it again!) Then I used my hole punch to make holes in the leather to attach a silver concho in the center and other smaller turquoise rivets and then glued on small Swarovski crystals with E-600. Then I reassembled the smaller star onto the front.
Here is what I started with: