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« on: January 01, 2013 01:43:46 AM »

So, I was taking down the Solstice decorations in my office, and thinking that things looked a bit sad without them.  I'd been wanting to learn how to do six-sided cut paper snowflakes for a while and, since the best way to learn is to do (over and over and over), I decided to make a few to decorate our cubicles.

I just used regular copier paper, but I think they turned out pretty well.  I followed instructions from this web page:  http://alphamom.com/family-fun/holidays/how-to-make-a-paper-snowflake-tutorial/

I'm wondering what one could do with craft punches and an X-acto knife.  I bet it would be possible to do some really delicate designs.  Has anyone tried?
« Reply #1 on: January 01, 2013 05:50:11 AM »

Those are so beautiful! Nicely done for your first time making them!

I always go to this "virtual snowflakes" web site every year (it's addictive!):

I think you can save your designs in case you wanted to replicate them in real paper.

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« Reply #2 on: January 01, 2013 08:38:58 PM »

Thanks for that link, it's really cool.  I can see myself spending a lot of time there.   Cheesy
« Reply #3 on: January 02, 2013 07:44:48 PM »

These are beautiful.  Much more detailed than any of the snowflakes I've ever made.


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« Reply #4 on: January 03, 2013 02:25:26 AM »

Ah. I remember spending a good amount of time back in elementary school making paper snowflakes. Brings back good memories. Love your designs.

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« Reply #5 on: January 04, 2013 06:47:33 PM »

Very pretty.  I have a colleague who makes 3D snowflakes.
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