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9 Stellar DIYs Inspired By Outer Space

Ready, set, lift off! We can’t tell you how excited we are for this year’s National Astronomy Day on 21st April and we couldn’t help but round up a range of spectacular projects to craft in celebration. We’ve thrown in everything space-themed from astronauts, stars to ethereal hues and planets - they’re sure to take your crafting to new heights!

9 Stellar DIYs Inspired By Outer Space

1. Count your lucky stars

9 Stellar DIYs Inspired By Outer Space

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Pair blush pink with midnight blues and throw in some bronze accents for an out-of-this-world greeting. This would be ideal as a congratulations card for the star in your life.

2. Ethereal décor

9 Stellar DIYs Inspired By Outer Space

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Adorn your desk with galaxy-themed origami trinket dishes and keep your stash of washi tapes, embellishments or stationery accessories in one place. Simply click on the image and follow the visual step-by-step guide to whip up these stunning storage solutions in minutes.

3. Sunburst display

9 Stellar DIYs Inspired By Outer Space

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Paper straws and a little metallic paint is all you’ll need to make this spectacular wall display for your abode. What’s more, this clever upcycling project is both budget and environmentally friendly.

4. Piñata party

9 Stellar DIYs Inspired By Outer Space

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Whether you’re throwing a birthday gathering, a baby shower or a summer soirée, this star piñata would make a fabulous decoration and most of all a smashing party game!

5. Starry skies

9 Stellar DIYs Inspired By Outer Space

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Use your free star papers to craft this marvellous invite and get your guests party ready. Simple to achieve, print your papers as many times as you wish and create a batch all in one go!

6. Dazzling spheres

9 Stellar DIYs Inspired By Outer Space

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Who knew that a pack of doilies could create such a spectacle? Whether you’re preparing for a summer celebration or just fancy brightening up a gloomy corner, these decs will certainly do the job.

7. Rocket man

9 Stellar DIYs Inspired By Outer Space

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Craft this whimsical shaker card for a budding astronaut and send their spirits soaring. Fill the aperture with silver stars and why not incorporate glitter for an extra touch of sparkle?

8. Super star

9 Stellar DIYs Inspired By Outer Space

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Round up your stash of inks and use your free star templates to create dreamy effects for your cards. Blend together bold hues to achieve designs bursting with colour!

9. Paper planets

9 Stellar DIYs Inspired By Outer Space

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Put your scraps to good use and craft a showstopper of a centrepiece to gravitate above the party table. Created using basic origami folds, these are sure to jazz up any celebration.

Bonus project: master inked backgrounds and craft a starry celebratory card for free!

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