Froebel Star Ornament with Scrapbook Paper

The Froebel Star is a German traditional folded ornament use throughout the Advent season. This star is definitely a show stopper whether on your tree or a wreath.  And made from a few strips of paper!!!! It would also be a perfect package topper. So gather up those supplies and let's create! 

Supplies needed: 

Scrapbook paper or cardstock


Stylus tool

Bone folder


Christmas Washi tape


Twine or string

Beads or charms



~You will need 2 pieces of 12 x 12 scrapbook paper or cardstock in different colors to make this project ( I will use red and green for the instructions/measurements)

~We will need to make 24 inch strips by cutting:

4~ 1 x 12 inch red strips

4~ 1 x 12 inch green strips

for a total of 8 strips

~Take 2 strips of each color and score each strip on one end at 1/4 inch, then take a strip that is not scored and glue to the scored section of the other strip( see the video for correct placement) 


~ After this you will now have a total of 4 strips: 2 in each color. This will the starting point for the folding. 

Please refer to the video for instructions on the folding of the star.

Here is the video link to the tutorial that Maymay referenced in today's video.


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Cheri H

Cheri H

Omg…I absolutely love this! I wish I had seen it months ago so I could have made a bunch of them for gift toppers. There is always next year though.
You are such a genius making your own needles. All of your little tips are so helpful.
As always – thank you for your tutorial – everything you create you show so clearly. Others binge watch television shows….I binge watch MayMay😊

Brenda Maxwell

Brenda Maxwell

Your instructions for making this is so good. Thank you. I can’t wait to try this when I get some Christmas paper. You’re a great teacher.

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