5 pointed origami star

Learn how to make an 5 pointed origami star from 1 piece of paper.   Photo tutorial from Extreme Cards.

Hi Guys, sorry I have been so busy, there has been no new posts in a few weeks.

I’m really getting into the whole Xmas thing, even have a tree set up, its very strange having Christmas in Oz, its hot, theres no snow… people are walking round in shorts.

Anyway, so I’ve been making these 5 pointed origami stars like crazy… I think they’re really neat, the only origami star which has 5 points, and is made from 1 piece of paper.

Learn how to make an 5 pointed origami star from 1 piece of paper.   Photo tutorial from Extreme Cards.

I think they are really cute…

I’ve been trying out a new origami paper pad with these, its called “Origami Craft Pad, Creatures & Critters

It has some cute models in it too. Only downside, the paper isn’t quite square…! It would have been better if the paper came in a pack, not a tear off pad.

It has the cutest paper.

Anyway, I found that this diagram of how to first make a pentagon from a square, is the easiest to understand.

Or watch a video I made on how to fold them:

And luckily, Extreme Cards already made a really great photo tutorial which you can click here to view.

And they even made a video to explain the “squashing bit”…as well which you can see at the end of their page.

I think making a big one would be great as the Star for the Xmas tree!

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Chrissy Pk

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Hi! I'm Chrissy and I run this website, I'm 28 and I live in Australia, with my husband and daughter. I've been blogging here since 2009 and I try to post about once a week, sometimes more, sometimes less. My day job is graphic designer & web developer. Other things about me: I love sci-fi series and films 👽, vampire themed dramas 👻, Japanese anime, Korean dramas and K-pop. I have 2 pet bunnies 🐰, my favourite food is strawberries 🍓, I'm vegan 💚 and love the beach 🌊. I also love painting with acrylics, needle felting 💕 and crocheting cute amigurumis. 🎨

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9 thoughts on “5 pointed origami star”

  1. kelsimad says:

    How do you fold the star?!!

      1. kelsimad says:

        So cool! Thank you!!!!

  2. Jenny says:

    Liked your blog. Could you please tell me where you got your hanger?

  3. I just spent the whole day looking for a way to make a nonmodulat 5 pointesd star to top off my tree. This is PERFECT. Thanks for sharing this.

  4. foldyouso says:

    Hil!
    I really like your blog 🙂 Just wanted to let you know that I linked to this post on my blog http://www.foldyouso.com. There u can also see my attempt at the start 😉

    Have a great evening 🙂
    -Vera

  5. sarah m says:

    I just tried it, think I need more practise!!!!!

    Yours look so kawaaii!! $_$

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