Star shaped lanterns for decorating your Christmas tree with, called Parol, are a specialty from Philippines. These lanterns are full of intricate designs in bright colors and some of these are handmade by families.
Just Craft Enough has made these parols out of cardstock and has used tissue paper over the cutouts to let the light through.
The design is explained in step by step directions and is very pretty indeed!
Get the full details here: Christmas Tree Decoration.