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Consisting entirely of water cooler cups, this star is refreshingly easy to make.
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Apply a few small drops of hot glue to the rim of a cup and quickly adhere a second cup to the first, rim to rim. Make nine glued pairs and let dry.
Glue these nine pairs together to form a circle -- apply glue near the bottoms of the cones, as shown. Let dry.
Glue nine cups on top of the circle to form a second layer; let dry.
Glue four additional cups on top of the previous layer and let dry.
For these step-by-step photos, we used slightly larger cups than we're recommending you use -- resulting in layers with different quantities of cups than we're specifying in our instructions. Use the step-by-step photos to understand the process used to create this star; use our instructions to understand how many cups are needed for each layer.
If you desire, glue a wire loop to the back for hanging.