Tuesday, January 12, 2010

snowflake decor


I imagine these as a great addition to a reception entryway, part of the cake table decor, or hung from the ceiling w/ some fishing line!
via cutoutandkeep.net
  1. Step 1

    Step 1

    This is the material you will need for this how to :)The momiji doll is not mandatory but she really did enjoy watching us!

  2. Step 2

    Step 2

    Fold the sheet of paper into a triangle


  3. Step 3

    Step 3

    Cut the exceeding piece of paper to make a perfect triangle

  4. Step 4

    Step 4

    Fold the triangle again to make a smaller triangle


  5. Step 5

    Step 5

    With a pencil, mark four equal points to guide you with your cut.

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    Step 6

    Make a cut following the length of the triangle and stop a little bit before the edge.

  7. Step 7

    Step 7

    Make the second cut in the same direction, stopping just a few millimeters before the first cut.

  8. Step 8

    Step 8

    Make all your cuts.

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    Step 9

    Put the triangle on the table.

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    Step 10

    Unfold it. You now have a square.

  11. Step 11

    Step 11

    Fold the two center cuts and glue them together. Use your finger as shown in the picture, holding the pieces together for a few seconds and allowing them to dry a bit.

  12. Step 12

    Step 12

    Turn over the square. Fold the two second cuts and glue them together. Use your finger as shown in the picture, holding the pieces together for a few seconds and allowing them to dry a bit.

  13. Step 13

    Step 13

    Turn over the square. Fold the third cuts and glue them together. Turn over the square. Fold the fourth cuts and glue them together. Turn over the square. Fold the fifth cuts of the cut paper and glue them together.

  14. Step 14

    Step 14

    VoilĂ ! You have the first point of your snowflake.

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    Step 15

    Repeat those 13 steps 5 more times, making in total the 6 points required to complete your snowflake.

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    Step 16

    Glue together the side part of each point to build your snowflake

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    Step 17

    Hold the paper together with you finger for a few seconds to allow the glue to dry a bit.

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    Step 18

    Glue the last side to side point.

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    Step 19

    You can use a paperclip to hold the final part. Allow the glue to dry at least one hour.

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    Step 20

    Glue the sides of three of the points and then glue the three ends together. Repeat this for the other three points. Then glue these two halves together.

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    Step 21

    Your snowflake is done.

  22. Step 22

    Step 22

    Use a nice ribbon to hang the snowflake.



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