How To Make Origami Stars

Origami stars look tricky to make. There are several steps to follow in order to make a cute mini origami star. Maybe in the first attempt you will fail, but you will get better on the second. They can be made from every kind of paper. You can make them from magazines, book paper, music sheet etc.

Step by step guide:

Step 1: Cut 1 cm strip off a A4 sheet of paper. Make a loop at one end of the paper. Weave the short end of the paper through the loop. (see no.1 in the photo).

Step 2: Tighten knot and press flat.

Step 3: Fold short - end of paper down towards center of the star. If it's too long tear a little off.

Step 4: Fold long - end of paper up. Make sure edges line up right on top of one another.

Step 5: Flip paper around so long - end of paper is pointing down again.

Step 6: Fold long - end of paper up and to the left. Make sure edges line up one on top of another.

Step 7: Flip paper around again so long - end of paper is pointing down.

Step 8: Repeat: fold the paper up keeping it aligned with the edge below.

Step 9: Keep folding the long - end of the paper until it is too short to continue. Tuck the left over paper under a layer of paper.

Step 10: Hold the pentagon along the edges as if you were holding a coin. Use your fingernail to press in one of the edges. Rotate the pentagon and press again until all 5 sides have been pressed. Mission accomplished. You have made yourself a lucky star. 

Once you've made the wishing star, you can make more. You can place them in a jar or a bottle so that they make your home look sweet. Make them in all colors and make your home colorful, red for your loved one,colorful for your children etc. You can use them to make a necklase. Here are some ideas on how to use your paper lucky stars.

Have your own jar of magic and happiness.

You can arrange all of them in one jar or you can arrange them in separate jars and use them to decorate your home.

Music sheet stars look amazing and different too. 

Create your own black and white world.