What you need: Star-shaped papier-mache ornaments; acrylic paint; paintbrush; craft glue; buttons (in assorted shapes, colors, and sizes).
How to: Paint star ornament in one coat of acrylic paint and let dry. Using craft glue, attach buttons to ornament until the entire surface is covered. Lay flat to dry.
Copyright © 2003 Lauren Guerriero. Reprinted with permission from the December 2003 issue of Parents Magazine