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Origami Pinwheel

In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to make an origami pinwheel (or ninja star, or magic circle – there are many different names for this model!). It requires 8 sheets of square paper and no glue. It’s a fun, easy, beginner’s modular origami model. Perfect for the summer, and the perfect fun craft for…

Straw Ornament

Straw Ornament

In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to create this paper craft, which is an ornament made out of paper straws. You can also use regular plastic drinking straws to make this ornament, too. It’s an easy, quick, DIY party decoration that makes a fun home decor, as well. I used 15 standard sized drinking…

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Origami 3D Star

In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to fold a five-pointed 3D Origami Star, a fun paper craft to try with kids. You can alter this origami star by adding more units, up to 10. So, for example, if you wanted to make a 6-pointed star, instead of a 5-pointed star, you would use 6…

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Origami Puffy Star

In this video, you’ll learn how to make a traditional Lucky Star, or Puffy star. These can be made with paper or ribbon. They look great in mason jars, or any clear jar. Cover them with several thin layers of ModPodge for a longer lasting star. String them with a thread/needle to make a necklace,…

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Starburst Flowers

These lovely Paper Flowers are a perfect July 4th paper craft idea. They’re also very quick and simple to do. To make a Starburst Flower, all you need is 2 sheets of square paper, a pair of scissors, some tape, and need/thread (a pipe cleaner or bag tie can also work!). If you have some…