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Category Paper Crafts
Style Cute, Traditional, Holiday
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What inspired your paper craft project? Online Photo or Website
Name of website or photo 3D Star

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What materials did you use? I used plain white paper. You can also use some nice colourful papers.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? You should not use very thin paper (like newpaper).

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I love these stars...I have made many of these for all sorts of projects over the years!

11/05/2011 Flag

Where do you get your strips of paper? My family made these over 40 yrs ago at every Thanksgiving. I have some strips of paper but haven't found a source for obtaining more.

11/07/2011 Flag

I just cut the strips from a larger peace (A4 or Letter size).

11/08/2011 Flag

Quilling paper is good for this. Martha Stewart used to sell a kit for them.

12/13/2011 Flag

I use 5/8" or 1/2" wide double sided ribbon, like you find at Christmas in a big flat spool. Once you get comfortable, 1/4" ribbon or paper works, too, but is very tiny to work with. These are traditional in Denmark, and my Danish friend brought back paper strips from her last trip.

03/06/2012 Flag

Great idea!

03/07/2012 Flag

I used to make these about 50 years ago. My mother was a Campfire Girls leader and the pattern was in her book. I have not been able to find the pattern to be able to make them now. They make great ornaments for the Christmas tree. I wish I could make them now.

07/08/2014 Flag