Rustic Star Decoration: Use recycled wood or scrap wood for the background. Paint of stain the wood. Put nails the the "star points," Then use ribbon or burlap to create the star. Add a ribbon at the top of the star
Hanging lights on branches. Go natural with a fat branch and hang a combination of ornaments and candles attached with wire. Use twine or strong fishing wire to suspend the branch from above. You might want to try hangers so as not to damage your ceiling.