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Venus Yellow


Our zingy yellow paper star lantern creates a fresh warm glow, fantastic for parties, gatherings and home décor. The design combines a rich yellow uniform colour with captivating lighting effects – watch as light twinkles through hundreds of tiny star shaped perforations to create sensational starry projections around the room!

  • Perfect for: mood lighting, bedroom lighting, ambient, festivals, parties, garden gatherings, shop window displays 
  • Creates an atmospheric glow – perfect for spring displays 
  • Base Colour: Yellow 
  • Number of tips: 7 
  • Diameter: 60cm 

To open, hold star flat, place one hand inside one of the outer points and gently ease point outwards.

Carefully repeat the first step with remaining points. Ensure each point is fully open before moving on to the next.

Using the two cords provided, gently bring the two outer points together. If illuminating, place over light source and tie cords firmly to secure in place. Do not pull the cords to open your star.

For use indoors and in sheltered outdoor environments

Recommended for use with LED bulbs up to 7 watts. Ensure bulb doesn’t touch any part of the Starlight. Do not exceed 40 watts. 

Do not use near naked flame. Make sure all electrical fittings are safe before use.

Can be used with battery operated LED “string” or ‘fairy’ lights, providing they conform to the appropriate safety standards, and no part of the unit produces heat.

Your Paper Starlight conforms to BS EN IEC 60598-1:2021

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Venus Yellow

£16.95 GBP

How do I use my star?

Use as a lampshade over any pendant light fitting or as a lantern with a set of battery operated LED fairy lights inside.

Our stars also look fantastic unlit as 3D decorations.

To preserve materials, we encourage using our stars over a light source you may already have – but we do supply cable kits and fairy lights just in case you need them!

Our stars are perfect for use indoors, or in dry outdoor environments.

What lamp should I use inside?

They have been tested to use with a maximum wattage bulb of 40 watts. 

However - LED lamps between 2 and 5 watts are the best – the higher the wattage and lumens ( e.g. 5 watts ), the brighter it will be. For a more ambient glow, use a set of LED fairy lights or a lower wattage lamp ( e.g. 2 watts ).

The effects of the star will be different depending on which colour star and which type of light you use inside.

Our stars conform to the British Standard for luminaires BS EN 60598

How do they work?

They come flat. You simply open them up one point at a time and tie the two cords together to form a perfect star.

Instructions are provided with each lantern and you can watch a video which shows you how to open and hang it.

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Behind the Stars

Paper Starlights are still handcrafted using artisan techniques. We never mass produce, instead focusing on small batch production, limited runs and quality seasonal collections.  

Love and Light Since 1996

Natural Materials

Fairly traded and handmade from sustainably sourced paper

Lovingly handcrafted

Made in small batches, using timeless artisan techniques

Let the Magic Begin

Our star lanterns create a magical glow and are re-usable

Customer Reviews

Based on 6 reviews
I would like one in every room!

Really fantastic lampshade for my sons’ bedroom, it does make the light quite dim in the room, but as they’re very young, that’s a bonus at bedtime.

Very Happy

I am very happy with my stars they are completely in accordance with the description and the packaging is neat thank you


Gorgeous! Just right for over Christmas. Will be a treasured decoration for years to come. Seller got back to me quickly with a query about how to put the fairy lights in.

emeliamair on
Lovely cheerful star

Lovely cheerful star, sent quickly, thank you for the little gift.

Absolutely love it.

Absolutely love it. Was apprehensive aboyt purchasing becausr Im no gpod at craft but a quick msg to the seller and she was back in a flash reassuring me of no craft work required and sent me a link to watch how to open and secure it to my light fitting. Its absolutely beautiful, v high quality materials and arrived the very next day to northern Ireland. Thank you so much.