Star fold cards

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WHAT COULD BE more fes­tive than a star-shaped Christ­mas card? This clever lit­tle card fold of­fers the per­fect way to dis­play all your favourite yule­tide papers and top­pers, and looks so pretty hang­ing above a man­tel­piece, too! We think that star fold cards are the ideal de­sign for sur­pris­ing your loved ones, es­pe­cially as the inside of the card can be dec­o­rated with a spe­cial sea­sonal mes­sage or thought­ful greet­ing, so give them a try – they’re sure to be starstruck! And re­mem­ber, we love to see what you’ve made. Email a photo of your fes­tive star fold cards to us at let­


Plain A4 card Pen­cil Ruler Bone folder Scor­ing tool Scor­ing board (op­tional) From your lo­cal craft shop

W ibb t i dy star fold cards to keep them closed

2 Mark the cen­tre of each side and score be­tween the marks to cre­ate a tri­an­gle in the cen­tre. Mark 4cm to­wards the point on each side and score be­tween these marks.

3 Fold in along the in­ner score lines (val­ley fold) then back along the outer lines (moun­tain fold) on each point. Flip the folded card over to show the star shape.

1 Cut your card­stock to 22x26cm. Mark the mid-point of the 26cm edge and cut from here to each of the two op­po­site cor­ners to make an equi­lat­eral tri­an­gle.

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