It is sometimes so amazing what you can create with only a minimal
amount of material. Years ago in grade school, the art teacher
demonstrated many different paper folding techniques to us. This
project in particular was very easy to make with just paper, scissors
and glue. It was a fast, easy and inexpensive way to decorate our
classroom windows during the month of December
To make this star, only two squares of paper are necessary. Once you
have chosen your paper, the next steps require folding, cutting and
gluing to complete the star. Origami paper will give you excellent
results for this project but you can also experiment with other types
of paper as well. In fact, all paper that can be easily folded can be
used for this craft. You are not limited to the size of paper, either.
But if you want to make them larger to use as a room decoration, for
example, use paper that has a bit more weight so the star will not be
Click the links below to the projects for more examples of this star
and to get the tutorial, so you can start making one yourself.
The link to the project can be found here:
White and Gold Three-Dimensional Origami Paper Star
This is an example of the same star using lilac colored paper:
Lilac Colored Three-Dimensional Origami Paper Star
Here is the link to the illustrated step-by-step tutorial:
Origami Paper Star Tutorial
Have fun making stars this year!
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