It is already the Christmas season again and the most fun time of the year for crafting. Here you will find a selection of paper star crafts to make for your home, windows and family Christmas tree. A lot of projects are very easy so you can get the kids involved, too.
Selected Star Crafts:
Transparent Star 4 (Origami-Star folding 4)
This transparent star almost looks like a poinsettia flower. It looks gorgeous hanging in the window during winter. On a sunny day, its layers of colors look brilliant and fascinating. Transparent Star 4 Tutorial
German Paper Stars - Froebel Sterne
Around Christmas time in Germany, many crafters are busy creating these stars. They are called “Fröbelsterne” and make lovely tree
decorations and package toppers. There are 2 versions of this star. One version is a 3 dimensional star and a little more complicated to make. Another version is the flat version. It is easier to make and can be used on packages, as card decorations, as small tree ornaments, etc... German Star Tutorial
German Star Paper Wreath
Once you have mastered the technique of the German paper star, you can continue making a few more to complete this dimensional paper wreath that will look great just about everywhere. German Star Tutorial
Finnish Paper Star
If you are interested in crafting a simple yet elegant paper tree or window decoration for Christmas, then this Finnish star is the perfect choice. Within a matter of minutes, you can have one of these created.... and you will notice that you want to make more! This particular star is made
with gold paper but you may choose any color you like. The star measures from top to bottom about 25 cm or 10 inches and looks beautiful hanging in the window for the holidays. Finnish Paper Star Tutorial
Origami 3-D Paper Stars
If you like crafting with paper, you can create these easy stars for the holidays. Whether you create small ones as Christmas tree decorations or larger ones to decorate your room or windows, you will have fun making them and even the older kids can help. Origami Paper Star Tutorial
Lacy Gold Paper Star Tree Ornament
Create these delicate and lacy stars to give your Christmas tree an elegant look. These stars are easier to craft than they look and one is completed within a half an hour. You can also enlarge the pattern and use heavier cardstock to create window decorations with these stars as well.
Christmas Star Plant Poke
You can create this paper star to spruce up your plants for the holidays or as a decorative finishing touch to any Christmas present. The colors can be changed to fit your needs and this project is easy for kids to do, too.
Mini-Table Star Lantern
This Christmas craft project is perfect for those who have little space on their tables for large centerpieces. The mini-lantern is fun and quick to create and makes a wonderful table decoration for the holidays.
White Paper Star Window Decoration
Beautifully decorated windows give your home a even more warm feeling during the holidays. If you do not have a lot of time, then maybe you can craft this star. The fiber paper layer gives it a light see through look. It is also versatile and can be made in any size. When large, you can use it for your windows. And if you choose to make more and hang them in groups, they look very decorative as well. A smaller size can be used as a beautiful tree decoration. Or you can exchange the corrugated
cardboard for normal cardstock and use it as a gift tag.
Corrugated Cardboard Star Christmas Tree Ornament
These stars are easy for children to craft. Younger ones may need parental assistance but the older ones will have no problems creating these. The only skills they require are basic tracing, cutting and gluing. They can choose to make a dozen of these and use them as ornaments for a natural looking Christmas tree decoration.
Blue Translucent Paper Star - (Origami-Star folding 3)
These stars really bring color and elegance to your windows at Christmas. This is a fun and easy group project for children in school to decorate their classroom windows or for any group needing to decorate a lot of windows in a short time. Translucent Star 3 Tutorial
Pink Translucent Paper Star (Origami-Star folding 2)
This folded star is the easiest to make of all stars of this type. It is perfect for children ages 5 and up. If you work with a group of children, this is an ideal and inexpensive craft. But not only kids have fun making these stars. Adults find the folding technique relaxing and within just a few
minutes, a star is complete. The stars look most impressive when placed in groups in the windows. Make them as big or small as you like and you can decide which colors you want to make your stars. Translucent Paper Star 2 Tutorial
This fast, easy and inexpensive paper craft project is fun for kids and adults alike. Out of a simple triangle, you can create stars such as these to decorate your windows at Christmas. Choose any color to match your decor or make a combination of many colors. Once you learn the basic technique, you can quickly fill the windows up with these stars. This makes a great project for groups of children such as a school class or a youth group. Depending on the size of the original triangle, these can be as large or as small as you wish. You can also change the paper to create stars to decorate your Christmas cards or even scrapbook pages. Mini-Origami Stars Tutorial
Transparent Star 5 (Origami-Star folding 5)
Transparent stars add a dash of color to your windows during the winter season. These brilliant stars can especially cheer you up on cold and dreary days. Translucent Star 5 Tutorial
Translucent Paper Star (Origami-Star folding 1)
This star looks brilliant in the window at Christmas. When the sun shines, the star almost glows! The different layers of paper shine different shades and create almost new patterns within the star. Once you learn to fold the paper to create this star, you will not want to make just one. This decoration is perfect for larger windows like classroom windows. When placed in groups, it looks quite impressive. This design is a basic one and is simple enough for school age children to complete. Transparent Star 1 Tutorial
Have fun creating these projects!
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