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Make Wendy's Star flowers

In this video Salto artist, Wendy Helps shows how to make a beautiful Star Flower.

Watch the video at

Mainly using the contents of your recycling bin.

To make this flower you will need.

4 or 6 Pint milk container - washed and dried

Crisp packets or food packaging with silver insides – washed and dried


Coloured Permanent marker pens – blue/ pink/ green would look good

Stapler and Staples

Hole punch

Sparkly material – i.e. sequin waste

1 x Safety pin for each Star-flower light

LED tea light

Download and printout the pattern for Star-flower light which is attached here.

If you need help with materials or the little T lights get in touch at

and we can give you the bits and bobs you need.

Make as many as you like. We want to see pictures of what you make so when you post use the hashtag #shimmerlight20 . Post them up to the Whitley Bay Carnival Fb page

Use the Star to decorate your windows or gardens or bring it to pin on our giant St Nicholas.

He’s going to appear in Whitley Bay in the week of the 7th of December. Look out for further announcements as to where you will find him and the Shimmer Lites Light marshals.

Let’s make Whitley Bay Shimmer

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