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Feel free to post your collections, your works in progress, or your star hordes! You can find lots of inspiration in the old thread (http://boards.4chan.org/po/thread/515222) Remember /PO/ is a slow board so please don't bump the thread. I created the last thread over two years ago. Here's to two more.
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>>546816
Feel free to repost your favorite creations from past threads. Three years ago this was one of the images that inspired me to start folding
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>tfw too dumb to make paper stars

I tried, but they never turn out okay. What kind of paper (gsm) do you guys use for the strips?
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I have a paper shredder that cuts about the right length. I run my supermarket's weekly deals magazine through it. It's the standard glossy catalog paper, fairly stiff. Gives you good color variety and they hold up well. I used to use notebook paper when I was in highschool. I've also used receipts for one project
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>>546816
long live the paper stars general !

LUCKY STARS TUTO : pic related

Very important : when wraping the long strip around the pentagon, do NOT crease strongly. Soft creases will help a lot when puffing out the little star.
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>>546852
hm, guess I'll try again with glossy paper. I've got paper strips which are originally for weaving, but they are pretty thin and don't work well. Tried with regular copy paper as well and it wasn't much better (despite some tutorial claiming it's good for stars).
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How do you make the star puff out on both sides? Whenever I try to pinch the edges in one of the faces always end up inverted.
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>>546818
It really works with any kind of paper. I like the usual 75/80 g/m^2. I wouldn't use more than 100 g/m^2 0. Wrapping paper is also nice. Just use a longer strip if the papper is thiner
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>>546981
take regular copy paper
1cm (0.4in) wide stripe
fold tightly
it helps a lot, when you have longer nails
stick middle of the sides with your nails (making kind of marks only), THEN press to the center slowly
however it (inverting one face) still happens sometimes, just try to feel the right amount of pressure
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>>546816
I made my gf 731 for our 2 year anniversary - one for every day we'd been together, each one with a lice note on the inside. not sure if that is a lot or just a small number compared to you guys
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I'd be more than happy to take star paper requests, if anyone's interested.
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>>546853
>when wraping the long strip around the pentagon, do NOT crease strongly
i just saw that it's opposite of what i wrote
>>547213
but i don't feel the difference, still maybe for begginers it's easier to make them more loose
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>>546816
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>>547294
>>547295
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>>547288
nice
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>>547256
How does this work? Do you start with the white end?
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I'm new to this, how exactly do you make these paper stars?
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>>547754
See
>>546853
And have fun. :^)
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>>547755
Did I do it right?
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>>547757
Seems like it, just a bit rough around the edges. Keep making them
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Started doing stars yesterday and i did quite i few of them but they are different size even though i use same sized stripe evertime. Any tip to do it more consistently?
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>>547757
they're easiest with about 1cm wide strips. Yours is a little too big to get perfect angles easily.
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Made a tiny vial of white ones with two red ones for my boyfriend for Christmas. I wanted to give them to him the first time we met up irl, but I never got around to getting plain red paper. They're different sizes on purpose to represent the different people in the world. The two red ones have notes in them. White ones are kind of shitty because I used thick sketch paper and had to cut the strips with scissors.

You guys usually cut out stuff like >>547256 with an Xacto knife right?
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>>546852
>I have a paper shredder that cuts about the right length
What brand? I've been looking for a paper shredder that cuts in a workable width but all of the ones I've found were too thin.
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>>547753
Yep! It saves on printer ink to only have a half-design on it, since you won't see the inner white parts.
>>548656
Typically it's easiest to use something like a wide-spaced paper shredder or a guillotine style cutter. Failing that, X-acto knives are pretty cheap and accurate. If you still have troubles with wonky edges after using those, try measuring the strips out on both sides with a ruler, and connecting the line between them to make an easier to follow guide.
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hello there, here are my stars from few years ago
guess I have some printed paper for another jar xD
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>>550704
Very beautiful collection you have there. The ones on the right are my favorites.

Here's my jar of glow-in-the-darks. I tried to get a picture of them really in action, but my camera couldn't pick up their light properly.
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>>546817
That same image inspired me to start folding as well, OP.

>feelsgoodman
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>>547755
>>551388
PRAISE these dubs
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the struggle is real

>get paper
>get jar
>use up paper
>get more paper to fill the jar
>be stuck with leftover paper
>buy new jar
>use up paper
>more space left in the jar
>circle continues
>be left with hurting fingers and more stars than you know what to do with
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How long does it take you to make one?
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>>552975
40 seconds
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>>553002
more like 10 minutes you stupid paper wrangler
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>>553764
>being rude on one of the most comfy boards
>being tripfag

ok, 40 seconds speed folding, 50-60 sec without a rush
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Real talk, if it takes you more than 30 seconds to fold a paper star, you need to fold more paper stars.

I bet you still have to look at the strip of paper while you fold, too.
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/po/, anons are saying mean things about my country in /int/. Please come say something nice about my home country and how it is one of the best in the world, thanks faggots

>>>/int/75915251
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I wanna make these so bad, but the idea of doing so intimidates me.
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Kiwi's, with kiwi green stars
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Been a while since I made anything for anyone, there's a cheeky message under the lid if the recipient ever thinks to open it. I specifically told them not to, otherwise it would ruin the arrangement.
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>>555677
>>555678
This is fantastic! Great work anon!
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>>554329
What could you possibly mean by this?
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here is my 5 gallon fish tank, I have also filled vases and wine bottles with these guys. I can share more if anyone is interested
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>>555953
better picture
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What does /po/ thinks of my 7 pointed star ?

Unfortunately you can't puff a 7 pointed star as much as a 5 pointed star.
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>>555953
seems very nice. Mind posting the vases/bottles?
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>>547295
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rosetta@home

Incase you guys were wondering what the hell this is.
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>>547256
Do you have this in a higher resolution?
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>>557607
how do?
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>>558058
When doing a normal lucky star you make a loop and pass the paper strip one time inside the loop. To make a 7 pointed star you have to passe the paper strip in the loop 2 times in a certain way.

I'll try to post a photo when i'm home.
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question, how do you get your strips of paper? do you just cut every single one out with a knife or a pair of scissors, or do you put the paper through one of those shredding machines for destroying paperwork?
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>>558058
Here i made a photo, i hope it's clear enough. I think 7 pointed star are fun to make once or twice but 5 pointed stars are definitely the best.

>>558110
I don't make a lot of origami stars so i cut the strips with an scalpel all by myself. I bought a pack of strips of paper initially intendend for quilling and wanted to sue them to make lucky stars but the strips are too thin to make good lucky stars... The same goes with paper shredder i guess. You want something like 1cm large strips to make good lucky stars but paper shreeder usually make way thinner strips than that.
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>>558169
By the way if that wasn't clear enough :
1 passes under 3 and 4 and it becomes 2
2 passes under 1 but over 4 and it becomes 3
3 passes over 4 and 1 but under 2
4 passes over 1 but under 2 and 3.
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Anyone ever make lucky stars with the straws?
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>>548687
how long is it meant to be i took a 1cm row from the A4 sheet of paper but some times it seems like it was too long then other times in too short. this is very confusing
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>>558199
it's okay i found out
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>>558201
>>558199
ty /po/ i have this nice skull now
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>>558538
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>>558539
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>>558540
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>>558538
I love this. GG.
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>>558541
looks dope.
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>>546816
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How do I get good at making these?
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>>559960
practice
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>>558716
such craftsmanship.
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Hi /v/! Hope you guys have fun on our board. I'll make some paper star patterns I hope you'll like.
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>>546816
>10/28/16
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>>560411
>filename
Good taste.
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>>560479
ooh, mabey the new mirror wallpaper from Kirby battle royale!
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>>560479
>>560594
Something like this, maybe?
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>>560619
Screwed up the size on this one. Here's a printable size!
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>>560623
>Bloodborne
Absolutely Disgusting
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>>560624
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>>560625
Much better.
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>>558541
Nice! Where did you get that bottle?
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Where do you guys find these nice jars to put them in?
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>>560797
>>560797
I'm the one who posted >>551113 fifty years ago. I just used a glass milk bottle (think mine was heavy cream, actually); I'm fairly certain whomever has the cool skull container used an empty bottle of Dan Aykroyd's Crystal Skull vodka.

Personally, I just like to repurpose whatever I have lying around, although there's gotta be a bunch of places online where you can get good jars for cheap. Mason jars are always in style.
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What am I screwing up?
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>>561040
Nothing. Squeeze more evenly and pinch more deeply.
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>>561042
Thanks.
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>>558195
How?
I love the spiral in the middle.
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>>560839
Thanks for answering! What a shame I don't drink vodka nor milk.
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>>561073
That's one way to do it!

>>561159
No problems. I don't drink vodka myself, but I've considered getting it just for the bottle.
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>>546816
Do any of you star friends happen to know of a similar small and simple design that is closer to a moon like pic related?
The most of the ones that I found on google are too intricate and the only simple ones that show up look too ugly.

I want the class of the paper star but in moon form.
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How do I make these well? I always seem to fuck it up.
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How do I make these?
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>>561042
having slightly longer nails helps
>>561121
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nly4s1NTbWU
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>>562244
Put in some effort.
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I'll have to take pictures of all the bottles I've filled with these. I still need to get an empty Patron bottle.
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>>564784
Oh, these looks cool! I'll probably copy it...
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>>564795
Go for it! My favorite thing is to fill bottles and jars with stars the color of what they originally had. Salsa jars are fun gifts.
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>>546816
might have to do something like this.
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>>560797
>>560792

you can get a lot of cool glass jars and containers at thrift shops. or, just ask your neighbors if they have any empty bottles you could have.
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>>553866
I do these while operating heavy machinery
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Is there any way to make a 6 point star to honor my Jewish ancestry
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>>570007
are you memeing
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>>570007
>>570009
Secret agent 0007 needs them for Krav Maga.

These are great. Gonna string a bunch up for X-mas since we don't celebrate Christmas but like the holiday vibe.

>no image in order to keep this thread going longer than it already has...
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>>558716
Schmutzigen Juden! Ich ha├če ihnen so viele!
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I would galdly show my collection, but I'm way too shy to do it
I' shawy
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>>546818
I bought strips of paper specifically cut for paper star folding. Literally just search "paper star strips" on Amazon. It never went well for me when I tried cutting my own strips.
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What am I doing wrong?!
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I'm so shit.
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>>546816
So that's what it was!
I've found a green one many years ago.
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>>553807
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