paper straws

Make patriotic stars from paper straws! Here’s how to set a star-spangled tablescape

These cute star decorations are made from paper straws!

One small accessory can pull your Fourth of July table together. All you need is a package of paper party straws.

Designer Michelle Inkley shows the trick to making straw stars.

Find more ideas from Michelle at, or on Instagram, @theglitzypear.


Michelle Inkley is an organizer, wedding and event planner, and a DIY gal that just wants to make pretty things. She has a knack for putting together a beautiful tablescape, or home décor grouping using what she has on hand or can easily make. Michelle loves to cultivate happy homes by putting together smart, de-cluttered, organized spaces. Michelle has light and bright style, with some glitter thrown in. Michelle has four boys and a hubby. She spreads her joyful home skills at and on Instagram @theglitzypear.

1 comment

  • I cannot find the plastic patriotic stars on Amazon that Michelle used for her fun star idea.
    Could I maybe get a link to item?
    Thank you. Michelle