I love making these, especially at work. Given enough practice, you can even make them as small as seen below.

I used the instructions from here to start making them, but I thought that a picture format of all the steps would help others (mainly because it took me quite a few tries to figure it out on my own).

This is my no scissors approach to making these stars.

Step 1: Need

You need a piece of paper that is 11 inches long to make a normal nickel sized star.

A ruler.

No scissors, so you need to also have a tongue.
OMG 1/16 of an inch that is insane. I think these are awesome except i can never get them to work, i always screw up when im pinching them :(
<p>same !</p>
I know, it's crazy!
&nbsp;Cool!<br /> I made one but doesn't look as good as yours... how many did <em>you</em> make?
Instead of licking the paper, you can fold the paper repeatedly to weaken it, then tear it. Just fold the paper, then fold it in the opposite direction, and repeat. It helps if you flatten the creases with either a folding bone or your fingernail.
These are great! But in step 3 don't run the paper along your tongue too fast - I got a papercut. If you dab your tongue along it it works just as well.
I'm sorry you got a papercut... I've been doing it since I was small, so i guess my tongue is rather resistant, since I go pretty fast.
OMG! I loved this! I've been wanting to learn how to do these things for the longesttime ever! And you helped very much, and thank you for all of the very well explained details. :D
You are Welcome!
wooooow .. amazing thnx
these things are amazing
I've always wanted to make these! Mine are reallllllly puffy, but they are still cool!
i love how it look cartoonish =D<br/>
i do the exact same thing (im the guy who made the second star instructables) i do thsi to my bus tickets -i can make 4 from one- and im giving them to my girlfirend. great minds think alike
Have you seen the glass star jars you can get on ebay? They are great to fill with different colored paper stars. I write one letter on each so she has to figure out what you want it to say.
i remember in 5th grade i would make hundreds of those. Theyre great for game peices!
Dang that's small, cool and impressive. Now I know what to do with all that junk mail I get, make stars, insert into return envelope and mail back to junk mailer.
Yes you can, thanks! Though I wouldnt waste even a minute to send anything to the companies who send stuff to me but it does get rid of waste.
how did you make one that small?!
The width of your paper determines the size of your star for the most part. And eyebrow remover tweezers are helpful :)
Well crap. I didnt think to search for "lucky stars". Gah!

About This Instructable




More by laminterious:How to watch Hulu and Sling outside the US! How to Build a Tripod Head for $10 that is Panoramic How to make a David Miscavige (or any one) paper mask 
Add instructable to: