barefootstyling.com cut the found branches to equal lengths and attached the ends with string. To give the dark branches a pale look, she diluted white paint with water and applied this whitewash to the wood. Once the star was dry, she wrapped it with lights.
I love the idea of advent candles-I for each week of December. At the beginning of each week the family gathers to light the correct number of candles and sing carols. This is a lovely idea! I like the look of the flocked pinecones in the star.