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Festive Cranberry Star

Festive Cranberry Star

Festive Cranberry Star


  • Delicious recipe Prep time: 1 hour


14" square of black foamcore board

24-gauge beading or floral wire

Black cloth tape

Hot glue gun/glue sticks

1-2 12-oz. bags Ocean Spray® Fresh Cranberries

2”-wide ivory satin ribbon


Cut star shape out of black foamcore. Cut an 8” piece of wire and twist it into a 2”-wide loop for hanging. Fasten the loop securely to back of star with black tape.

Using a hot glue gun, attach cranberries to the front surface of star, grouping berries tightly together. Continue attaching cranberries around edges of star. Thread ribbon through wire loop on back of star and tie a secure bow. Hang the star from bow.

Hang decoration in covered doorway or sheltered area. Decoration will last several days, longer in cooler climates or out of direct sunlight. Discard once berries begin to soften. To extend the life of your decoration, you can spray with an even coating of shellac.


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Star bright...

Anonymous from FOWLER, OH 11/20/2008 at 11:29 PM

These stars are so pretty hanging in the can do both sides if you want. The colors are could make your own pattern for smaller stars and make them with the cranberries and hang them in various lengths for a really nice look.