While getting ready for the holiday season I usually like to add something new to my collection of ornaments and this oragami Polish star ornament is what I decided on this year! I’ve seen these before and have always been intrigued with how they were made. I ran across this tutorial and decided to give it a try!
If your Christmas tree is looking a little sad maybe it needs a healthy dose of Polish stars! Trust me, they’re the perfect remedy – easy to make and a great way to show off your crafting skills.
The tradition of paper ornaments in Poland began with the vibrant peasant culture. As paper was more widely available and, most importantly, affordable, families came up with innovative ways to craft it and create beautiful decorations without breaking the bank.
Sometimes referred to as the Polish porcupine, the Polish star can be made with just about anything paper – leftover wrapping paper, old magazines, or even newspaper clippings. It looks great trees and adds a lovely touch to gifts.
WHAT YOU’LL NEED:
Glue or tape
two 1/4″ cardboard discs
Watch how Jenny Chan makes these cool ornaments in her step by step tutorial so you can get it a whirl too!