Most of us are immensely fascinated about decorating our homes with stars especially during Christmas, New Year or even weddings. If you are fond of learning a variety of origami crafts then the star-making process will definitely be interesting and appealing to you. Handmade lanterns or lamps created using these paper stars are definitely a treat to the eyes, illuminating your home as well as making your special occasion eventful and cherishing.
Making these complexly designed candles may be a mammoth task, but you will applaud for yourself gleefully once they grace your sober coffee table.
This five pointed star made by applying the art of origami (folding paper), will look splendid on the ceiling of your living room when lit up with colorful lights.
After making this eight-pointed star brighten it by putting battery-powered tea lights in it rather than going using fire, to prevent the paper from burning.
Isn’t this eight-pointed star-shaped lantern unique? You may even make green or red lanterns during Christmas, encircling them around your mighty Christmas tree.
These lovely star lanterns will serve the purpose of beautiful lamps to make your candlelight dinner on Valentine’s Day a fulfilling and eventful one. You may use colorful newspapers or greeting cards for the paper star.
Following the instructions on these templates will give you an insight into the process of making a star using paper.
If you have a spacious room, do not miss the opportunity of decorating your wall with a galaxy of handmade stars, not to forget the fairy lights to add to its brightness.
You can print or trace this template to get assistance in making the paper star.
This pentagon shaped star will be ideal for your dining hall, hanging from the middle of your ceiling.
While lighting this seven pointed star use a bulb that does not get heated up to minimize the risk of this white star from catching fire.
You need to spray paint or color the paper before folding it to make these delicate candles, especially to add innovation to your wedding decoration.
The red dotted stickers added to this readymade white star along with the fairly lights makes it appear magnificent.
If you do not desire to get into the tedious process of making a star, buy one and light it using a lantern cord.
Make sure that there is ample space inside the star for the fairy lights to fit in. You may even go for red and green stars that will aptly suit your Christmas decorations.
If you have planned to arrange your wedding reception outdoors, then lightening up the place with several paper stars would not be a bad idea. Go by the methods given in this tutorial to light up your paper star wirelessly.
You may derive inspiration from these designs, while making a paper star lantern, after going through the instructions mentioned in the above tutorials. If you have purchased these seven-pointed candles, then you just need a couple of tea lights to beautify them.
Well, now you have a host of ideas in your kitty. So get set to create these lovely lighted star lanterns to add brightness and vibrance to your home decor. You may even involve it as a part of your child’s holiday activities especially when you are teaching him to make origami crafts.
Published on September 11th 2015 by Miranda Gibbs