Today was a snow day for us here in Ontario, so in order to chase the winter doldrums away,
(and procrastinate snow shovelling),
we decided to bring some beautiful colour into our day.
Enter the Rainbow Star Transparency!!
To make your own you will need:
cardstock, (for the frame)
tissue paper in white and rainbow colours
I used the one from Don't Eat the Paste…it has stars in various sizes which I like!
To start, cut out the centre of your "frame" like so:
(you will want both pieces of card stock cut out the same)
Then take your white tissue paper and glue it to the underside of your frame…
try to get it "wrinkle free"
Then using your star template, cut out stars in various sizes…
I did 6 of each colour, each in a different size.
Then start gluing them on in order…I started with red…
(then orange, yellow, green, blue and violet)
Use a gluestick for this part and be very gentle!
Here you can see them layer by layer…overlap them…don't be shy!
Then take your other piece of card stock…you will glue tissue paper to the underside of it as well…
sandwich it on top of your stars and glue the sides together.
(this is a good time to trim the sides if they are don't match)!
Then hang it up in a sunny window and revel in the colour…the simple beauty…*sigh*
And then…back to reality…time to get shovelling!