Paper (Almost any kind of paper will work for this craft.) A 12″ x 12″ scrapbook paper sheet from a dollar store works perfect.
Eraser (If you plan to make mistakes.)
Glue (I used a fast dry liquid.)
String (To hang.)
Optional: You may want to use some clothes pins or paper clips to hold the ends you glue until they have dried.
Use a sheet of scrapbook paper that is 12″ x 12″ (purchased in a pkg from a dollar store).
Using a ruler I measured out 12 strips that are 12 inches long and 3/4″ wide.
If you want to make an ornament sized star, make all 12 strips 6 inches long and only 1/2″ wide.
You have a lot of flexibility when making this paper craft, so measure strips for the size of star you wish to have.
Once you have measured 12 equal sized, cut them out.
Take 6 of your 12 strips and weave them as shown:
Lay out 3 strips. Weave in a strip “over-under-over”. Weave the 3rd strip “over-under-over”. It should look like the photo. Ensure the point where the strip intersects it at the center
Glue the strips together where they overlap. Take 2 strips and twist the ends together. Secure with glue.
Continue joining the corner stips until all 4 are done. Leave the center strips
Now take your other 6 strips and repeat the same process as above until you have 2 that look like.
Lay one half on top of the other half so that the straight ends match the curved loops.
Weave the straight ends into the curved loops
Glue straight strips and curved loop together. Don’t worry that the straight ends are longer. They will be trimmed later.
Now trim the excess straight ends using the curved ends as your guide.
You have your finished star!
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