DIY Winter Snowflake

This winter season get your craft on! Trying to find winter DIYs is challenging to do because most are Christmas/Hanukkah themed, but these 3D DIY winter snowflakes are just right for January. These snowflakes are simple to make and look nice for wherever you desire to put them.

 

Materials:

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  • Six pieces of paper (any colors you choose)
  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Stapler

 

Step One:

  Cut your paper into squares if not already. If the your paper is 8.5” by 11”, a simple way to cut it 

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into a square is to fold the corner to the other edge and line it up to fold then cut.

 

Step Two:

  Fold the paper diagonally in half twice to make a triangle.

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Step Three:

  Cut three slots into the triangle from the side of the triangle with the fold. The cuts should be a little more than half way and each cut should be staggered slightly lower than the other.

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Step Four:

  Unfold the triangle flat out.

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Step Five:

  Take the innermost paper lines and take both points to each other and tape them to make a makeshift tube.

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Step Six:

  Flip the paper over and then take the second innermost paper lines and repeat by taping the points together.

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Step Seven:

  Then repeat step five and six until there is no more paper lines left.

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Step Eight:

  Make six other flakes just like step seven.

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Step Nine:

  Take three and staple them together and do the same with three other. Make sure to put each flake side by side.

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Step Ten:

  Staple the two new pieces in the center of the flakes.

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Step Eleven:

  Staple all flake sides together on where they meet

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Step Twelve:

  Hang the snowflake up by hanging a string from the center of the flake.

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  Hope you have fun making the snowflake and hanging it up in a beautiful spot. Have fun crafting! 

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