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In this post: Easy to follow videos show you how to make 3D folded paper stars, two different ways!
After learning how to make these easy 3D folded paper stars, I can already tell that my house is about to be full of them. Add a string of battery powered lights to one of these, and you’re set!
HOW TO MAKE 3D FOLDED PAPER STARS
MATERIALS TO MAKE PAPER STARS
Five Point Star
These five pointed stars are the easier to make of the two examples. You might start by practicing a time or two with a thinner piece of paper, that’s easier to fold. These are a little tricker to make out of card stock.
Watch the video to see how to make these five point stars:
Once you’ve got this DIY star down, you can make tons of them out of the shiny paper that comes inside many Christmas card envelopes. It’s a great way to upcycle!
Four or Eight Point Star
This DIY paper star would work great with a string of lights inside. You can make a single star that will lay flat, or you can make two and glue them together.
See the full details in the video:
Folded Paper Stars Everywhere!
Once you’ve mastered both of these techniques to fold your own 3D paper stars, you can combine them in really creative ways. Check out the wall hanging my friend made using patterned scrapbook paper.
You can use a lantern kit to make a hanging light. Or, these make great gifts as well. Stick one inside a gift box for a little extra touch.