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This instructable will explain step by step the process how to make a paper ornament

This is end result
 
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Step 1: Things you need

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The things you need will be available in everyones house and unless you wont to decorate it this is all you need.

Things you need:

Paper

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Scissors

Step 2: The main folds 1

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Start off by folding the paper in half diagonally

Step 3: The main folds 2

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Now make your second fold again diagonally so it looks like a triangle.

Make sure to remember the point which is in the middle of the paper.

Step 4: The main folds 3

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This is your last fold.

Remembering which point is the middle fold along that point diagonally.

Step 5: Cutting

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First cut on the opposite side of the point you just folded along and make a cut along it.

I normally cut it so it looks like a pizza slice but you can experiment because I've got some really cool affect.

Step 6: Cutting the snow holes

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To cut the holes just cut out shape's out of your pizza slice. These can be anything, hearts, triangles, squares or can be planned I say just experiment and see what looks good.

Make sure not to cut the bottom of the pizza slice off or it will all fall apart

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After you've made any cuts you want to un-fold the paper and you will have created a funky snow flake!

Step 7: If you want to add....

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If you don't think your snow flake looks good yet then re-fold it and cut out any more shapes


Thank you for reading

super_david
i think this will really help me thanks
Hobo Joe_7 years ago
A good way of doing that but I know another way. But still good.
Papersnowflakes.comPaper Snowflakes for Children is an educational site that is extremely popular with k-12 teachers, colleges and universities.

You can learn how to cut 2,3,6,12, and odd sided snowflakes as well as learn history of snowflake explorers, and the science of snow and ice crystals.
Snowflakes have six sides, not eight.

After the first fold, you should then fold the paper along the 60-degree line, and then the 120-degree line. Then you can start cutting away at it.
Technically true, but this is the version made in countless primary schools across the world every December.
Really? My teacher was quite strict about them being six-sided and I grew up in southern California with no snow anywhere close to there.
I suppose your teacher meant them to be educational, whereas others use them as a seasonal time-filler.
noahw7 years ago
I made a digital one at http://snowflakes.barkleyus.com/. I prefer real ones though.

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