Origami 4-Pointed Star

We will show you an interesting technique for creating a four-pointed star. Until the last step, the result remains a surprise – what you get will become clear at the very end. So, starting to create from paper according to these instructions, be ready to be pleasantly surprised at the end of the way!

Step 1

First of all, prepare a square of paper about 15×15 (you can make it bigger or smaller, it depends on what kind of star you want to make).

Step 2

Fold it diagonally on one side and the other, unfold it.

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Divide the sides of the square into 3 equal parts. If you have taken a 15×15 paper, it will be easier to count – you will get 3 parts of 5 cm. For convenience, you can draw lines with a pencil and make folds, as shown in the photo.

Step 5

Fold the corners one by one, as shown in the photo.

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All the necessary folds for the next steps are made.

Step 10

Fold back the right side of the square to the center.

Step 11

Open the bottom corner and lift the bottom of the piece.

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Fold them as shown in the photo to create a piece that resembles a ship or an upside-down house.

Step 17

Unfold the “house” with the roof up, open the top right corner, and lift the right side of the piece.

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Fold them together as shown in the photo.

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Just a little bit left! Unfold the piece folded in the last step.

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Make a fold along the dotted line in the photo and unfold the bottom of the piece.

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Fold the bottom piece up toward you and fold it over.

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Fold the piece along the dotted line toward you.

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Experiment with sizes and colors – I’m sure you’ll end up with something very pretty.

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