Here’s another project from my current class that’s about bringing some light into our drab winters: origami window stars!
These range from easy to more difficult, but everyone can manage at least the simplest one. (I don’t enjoy the really complex origami myself.)
You’ll need translucent/transparent origami paper, so it will let the light through and so that you get that wonderful layered effect at the places where the paper overlaps!
How-to Video on Making Origami Window Stars
Here’s a blog post with step by step instructions:
In this blog post, she’s using kite paper, which I haven’t tried, but it certainly seems to work. Kite paper and the translucent origami paper are both available on amazon. I wasn’t able to find it in any local art, craft or paper store!
Here’s the kit we bought, it came with the origami paper and an instruction book.
Here are more of my group’s origami window stars: