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Gift presents: lucky stars, kids craft ideas

Making flower, Origami, Paper crafts  |  August 17th 2011  |  0 Comment

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What you need:
  • paper in A4 or letter size, in your preferred color
  • scissors or x-acto knife
  • ruler

Gift presents: lucky stars,

kids craft ideas

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{lucky star}

Cut the paper into strips. The width determines the size of the star. For the tutorial I used about 1/2 in. wide strips:

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Start by tying the strips into a knot:

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You’re on the right track if your knot looks like a pentagon:

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Fold the little tail over:

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Start folding the long tail around and around the pentagon:

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Until you reach the end of the strip:

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Tuck the end of the strip into the little pouch:

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You’ll end up with this:

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To make this pentagon a star, push gently with your fingernail on each side:

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I even made a video tutorial to show the full process:
PS: It’s easiest if you don’t crease the sides of the pentagon too much when folding the strip.
Source:niftythriftythings.blogspot.com