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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 sta...
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.
You will need a strip of paper that is 11 inches long and 1/2 inch wide. Measure and mark down the paper.
Now is when you would normally use a pair of scissors or some other cutting implement to cut the strip. You might not always have such on or near you...
Take your strip of paper at one end, and make a loop as shown.
Take the other end of the paper strip and thread it through the loop you just made.
Pull on the end to make a loose pentagon shape. You want one end with most of the paper, and the other end with only a 1/2 inch or so. If you mess ...
Fold the short end into the pentagon. Do not make any creases or folds. You want this to be light and loosely done.
Flip the pentagon around at this point. It should look like the one in the picture below.
Then you are going to wrap the long end around the pentagon shape, keeping with the shape itself. In other words, in a 5 corner shape, if you wrap th...
You will get to a point where you have just a small amount of the strip left. You will tuck this into the pentagon shape much like you did near the ...
Take the pentagon and start pinching in the sides to create a star. You will get better at this as you make more and more. To get smaller stars, I...
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Posted:May 5, 2008
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