The delicate paper stars look like snow crystals. These hanging decorations are easy to make - a wonderful present for your next Christmas party!
Paper Stars

Paper Stars

The delicate paper stars look like snow crystals. These hanging decorations are easy to make - a wonderful present for your next Christmas party!



  • white cardboard
  • cutter
  • ruler
  • punch pliers
  • scissors
  • per star 30 cm of satin ribbon (3 mm wide)
  • glue stick

How it's done:

Overview of materials needed for paper stars
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Overview of materials needed for paper stars

01

We need: white cardboard, cutter, ruler, punch pliers, scissors, per star 30 cm of satin ribbon (3 mm wide), glue stick

Cut 1.5 cm strips from the white cardboard
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Cut 1.5 cm strips from the white cardboard

02

Cut 1.5 cm strips from the white cardboard, as follows: large star 8 x 34 cm and 8 x 25 cm, small star 8 x 26 cm.

Fold the strips in the middle
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Fold the strips in the middle

03

For the large star, fold the 34 cm strips in the middle.

Fold both sides of the strip
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Fold both sides of the strip

04

Now fold both sides of the strip at a distance of 6 cm inward to the centerline.

Apply the glue
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Apply the glue

05

Apply glue approx. 1 cm on the open ends

Glue the ends together
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Glue the ends together

06

Glue the ends together.

Apply glue on the short edges
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Apply glue on the short edges

07

Now apply glue on the short edges …

Combine the single elements
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Combine the single elements

08

…and combine the single elements to create a star.

Insert the intermediate elements
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Insert the intermediate elements

09

Now insert the intermediate elements. Repeat the procedure with the 25 cm strips, but only fold both sides of the strip at a distance of 5 cm from the center line to the inside. Glue the elements between the star points. Make the small stars following steps 2 to 8. However, fold the two sides of the strips inward at a distance of 5 cm to the center line.

Punch a hole to attach a ribbon
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Punch a hole to attach a ribbon

10

Punch a hole into the star''s long tip and attach a ribbon.

Enjoy your decorative paper stars!
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Enjoy your decorative paper stars!

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Decorate your home with these DIY paper stars!

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