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Step #1:

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Origami Star & Greeting Card

Here is what the finished product looks like.

Step #2:

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  • Start with a piece of origami paper.
  • Turn it over with color side down.

Step #3:

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  • Make a "+" fold and an "x" fold in the paper.
  • Now you are going to make point folds or airplane folds. (Picture 2)
  • Take note - you are only going to crease down part of the fold. Picture 3 is an unfolded view so you can see how far to crease.
  • Continue doing this to all corners.

Step #4:

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Shown here are 2 pictures of what your paper should look like when finished folding.

Step #5:

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  • Let's start folding the star.
  • Fold down each side as shown in picture 1
  • Go slowly. Continue folding sides down and center down as shown in picture 2.
  • Make sure your point lines up with the center line.
  • Fold down the point as in picture 3.

Step #6:

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  • Repeat the same process on the other side.
  • Fold back point.

Step #7:

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  • Fold edge in as shown. Be careful to crease nicely at the edge. You want a nice point in the corner.
  • Repeat on both sides.

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  • Fold one of the sides over. (Picture 1)
  • Fold down point. (Picture 2)
  • Fold corners down as before. (Picture 3)

Step #9:

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  • Do the same to the other side.
  • The two sides you just did need to be glued down. You can either use glue or sticky dots.

Step #10:

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  • Make it into a greeting card!
  • Put some sticky dots or glue on the back. Stick it to a card.

Step #11:

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  • Use whatever greeting you'd like.
  • Stamp it anywhere on your card.
  • You've done it!
  • You can even make a tiny star! Put it on the front of the envelope.

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