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Rainbow stars

A variety of coloured papers have been used to make this piece. Origami lucky stars have a charm of their own. In the beginning, it is quite difficult to make it right, as you can put too much pressure and it can get squished. But once you learn to make t

How To Do it Yourself

step 1

Take a strip of paper that is approximately 6 inches long and 0.5 inches wide

step 2

Tie a knot at one end. Take care not to apply too much pressure in the centre or your star will not pop up.

step 3

Tighten the knot, and hold the smaller end.

step 4

Tuck the smaller end into the slot created by the knot.

step 5

Turn over the knot, and wrap the longer end around it, until there is only a little piece left.

step 6

Tuck the remaining piece of paper into the nearest slot so as to create a 5 sided figure.

step 7

This is how it should look on the opposite side.

step 8

Be careful to not apply pressure on the middle portion of the shape. Hold it on two edges and pinch to form the corners of the star.

step 9

This is the completed star, with all five sides pinched.

step 10

The stars can be used for a variety of decorations. Enjoy making your lucky stars!

You Will Need

Paper strips.


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Posted 3 months ago

Great idea and simple to do it..well described too.


Posted 3 months ago


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