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How to Cut a Perfect 5 Point Star


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Create Horizontal and Vertical Creases
Create creases in folded paper

Crease paper on vertical and horizontal center.

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Fold the folded paper back and forth both horizontally and vertically to create creases that divide the folded paper in quarters (keep 8.5 x 10 paper folded in half with fold to the top).

These creases will serve as guides for the next fold.

  1. What You'll Need
  2. Start with 8.5 x 10 inch Paper
  3. First Fold
  4. This page
  5. Second Fold
  6. Third Fold
  7. Fourth Fold
  8. Fifth Fold
  9. Make One Diagonal Cut
  10. Ideas for Using Finished Stars
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