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How To Make Origami Stars To Decorate Your Home

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How To Make Origami Stars To Decorate Your Home


Jazz up your home with these stylish, upcycled paper, origami stars that are perfect for any occasion.

Georgina Wilson-Powell

Mon 23 Nov 2020

Origami stars are a fun and eco-friendly way to decorate your home. You can stick them to windows, thread string through them and hang them up as bunting or even use them as creative dinner party place settings.

They look complicated, but as crafts go, they’re surprisingly easy to make and you’ll have them down in no time.

How To Make Origami Stars

Recycled paper stars origami for a plastic free Christmas

The first step is to start collecting newspaper or any paper that you find interesting. We particularly love old sheet music from the charity shop. It’s a fantastic way to recycle old paper and add a touch of personality to the stars.

Paper size doesn’t matter as long as you can cut it down into a square. We recommend that you don’t go too small. The general rule is the smaller the paper, the fiddlier it becomes.

Make things easier by starting off with half a sheet of newspaper cut down to a square until you get the hang of it.

origami paper stars and a present wrapped in newspaper

To make the stars, we suggest looking at Homemade Gifts’ tutorial. It’s quick and simple to follow, and you’ll know the pattern by heart in a couple of goes.

Stick on some of your favourite tunes and start making with a cup of organic tea by your side. Once you’ve made the stars, you can punch a hole into one of the points and tie a loop of twine through it or decorate how you wish.

These origami stars are a wonderful, plastic-free way to spruce up your home. Let us know if you make any yourself!

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