Make a statement with our 3D paper star tree topper this holiday season. Using a heavy card stock, save your star to use for Christmases to come. With the help of a cutting machine, this project is surprisingly simple and quick to create. If you don’t have access to a cutting machine, have no fear! An X-Acto blade and hole punches will create just as pretty of an effect. This paper tree topper will be the star of your holiday show.
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- X-Acto Blade or Cutting Machine (recommended)
- Small Flat Paintbrush
- Wire Cutters
- Low-Temp Hot Glue Gun
- Text Weight Paper – FAV Shimmer Paper in Pure Gold
- Tacky Glue – Alene’s Quick Dry
- Gold Wire – 18-gauge
- Cone (or something tapered to shape your wire around)
- Gather the tools and materials listed above.
- Cut out and score your star pieces using a cutting machine (recommended). If not, print the template directly onto paper and cut out with an X-Acto blade and score along dotted lines with a bone folder. You can use punches for the cut outs. You will need five pieces to make a star.
- Fold along the score lines. The two shorter tabs should be folded up and the longer tab folded inward, as shown in the photo tutorial.
- Glue the long tab to the opposite side using tacky glue and a flat paintbrush to make a cone shape.
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