With Christmas knocking on the door I had to begin with some Christmas decoration. I like the thought of reduce, recycle, reuse and the idea of free material. I went down in the basement were we collect our cans to bring them to the recycling central. With only one can and a piece of wire or cotton you can create beautiful stars. There are many tutorials how to fold a star in paper or metal. These stars are only beautiful on the front side, but I never have found a tutorial there these star have a nice backside too and it doesn’t matter if the star turns around in the wind or in your Christmas tree. In this instructables you learn how to fold a star which is nice on both sides. It’s up to you if you want the print of the can on the outside of your star or if you choose for the aluminum look and use the inside of the can for the outside of your star (inside out so to say).This is a nice activity which can drive you crazy. If you press too hard on the folds the metal will break, but don’t give up! I succeeded after the third time but my daughter succeeded right away. So take a soda or a beer , drink it and let’s start.
Only one can, a piece of wire and a little bit glue to mount the wire (this is optional)