Hello my friends! What a great day it is looking to be.
I hope you enjoy the stars… I made these up last year and they are so fun I thought I would share the tute with you again.
Start with, some card stock, double sided tape, some scissors, and a ruler, the buttons and glue are optional. 🙂
Cut 6 two-by-two inch squares in the colors of your choice, I am a traditional gal. I LOVE red and green.
Take one of your squares and fold it in half
Now fold it in half the other way, and now fold into a triangle
This is the only tricky part.
Fold the outer edges of your triangle towards the middle
Until you have this…
Whew… the hard part is over, it is all down hill from here 🙂
Do all six squares the same way
Now grab your double-sided tape and get ready to stick.
Hold one of your squares/diamonds and put one small piece of double stick tape on the center of the outside, like so
Now take an alternating color (if you choose) and stick in the same direction onto your first square, so they are both opening in the same way.
Continue this process until all six are stuck together.
Woohoo, we are almost there! 🙂
When you let go your ‘accordion’ star will open backwards, that is what it should do, bring it on around until it touches.
Take a last piece of double stick tape and attach the first and last sides together
Once attached you are ready to punch a small hole in the top and run a happy ribbon through and hang on your tree.
Or you can adorn your star by gluing a rhinestone or button to the middle.
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