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make paper decorations that you can hang from the ceiling :)
My aunt first taught me how to make these and I thought it was a really cool and creative way to reuse or recycle old scraps of paper :]

sorry for the bad quality pictures...

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  • How to fold an origami shape. Paper Decorations - Step 1
    Step 1

    Step 1:

    Cut paper into strips of three of any length.

    * keep the width fairly small
    ** shorter pieces are harder to work with

  • How to fold an origami shape. Paper Decorations - Step 2
    Step 2

    Step 2:

    Punch holes at the end of each strip of paper

    *make sure the holes are in the middle

  • How to fold an origami shape. Paper Decorations - Step 3
    Step 3

    Step 3:

    Place the cut and hole-punched strips into a 'snowflake' form

  • How to fold an origami shape. Paper Decorations - Step 4
    Step 4

    Step 4:

    Gather all the strips at the top starting from the bottom strip

  • How to fold an origami shape. Paper Decorations - Step 5
    Step 5

    Step 5:

    Place the clasp / brad through the hole and tighten / close it

  • How to fold an origami shape. Paper Decorations - Step 6
    Step 6

    Step 6:

    Punch a hole on the other end of the paper ball and place the brad through it

  • How to fold an origami shape. Paper Decorations - Step 7
    Step 7

    Step 7:

    Put a string through the clasp and hang anywhere!

    * i hung mine on the ceiling of my room and it looks pretty cool :P

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CO + K User

Those are very pretty!!! I want to make them! But I don´t understand step 6. Whats the longish metal thing in the middle?
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Claire M.
Claire M. · Manchester, England, GB · 4 projects
These are really pretty, I'm having a party and these will look lovely aound my home, thanks for the idea x
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