Project Steps

Here is what the finished product looks like.

Start with a piece of origami paper.

Turn it over with color side down.

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.

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

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.

Repeat the same process on the other side.

Fold back point.

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.

Fold one of the sides over. (Picture 1)

Fold down point. (Picture 2)

Fold corners down as before. (Picture 3)

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.

Make it into a greeting card!

Put some sticky dots or glue on the back. Stick it to a card.

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.