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How to Make Paper Wishing Stars

These origami wishing stars are perfect for adding color to the festive season and especially around Christmas time.

Glimpse of the Result:

Make Paper Stars

How-To:

Step 1:

Take a strip of paper around 12″ in length and about 1/2″ in width. Make a knot in the strip close to one corner as shown.

Step 2:

Tuck in the left over part of the knotted corner.

Step 3:

Now start wrapping the strip around the base pentagon. Wrap from a different side each time.

Step 4:

You might have anywhere between six to nine wraps depending on the length of your strip.

Step 5:

Tuck in the tail of the strip into the closest pocket.

Step 6:

Pinch the corners of the pentagon to get the wishing star.

You can make these stars using shiny paper or decorate the stars using glitter glue for the festive effect. Make a bunch of these in different colors and keep them in a glass jar as a center piece.

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