Cutting out voluminous snowflakes: 5 life hacks of 2022 from Joy-pup

Cutting out voluminous snowflakes: 5 life hacks of 2022 from Joy-pup

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Do you want to decorate your home with unusual New Year decorations? Make chic volumetric snowflakes with your own hands. We at Joy-pup have prepared 5 simple options for creating large 3D snowflakes for you. Catch cool life hacks, watch photos, videos and create a magical New Year’s decor with us!

Life hack number 1. Snowflakes-flowers

These voluminous snowflakes can be hung on a Christmas tree instead of New Year’s toys, and can also be used to decorate windows, walls, a chandelier, ceiling, etc. For such a snowflake with your own hands, as well as for other crafts from this collection, you will need: several sheets of A4 paper, glue stick, scissors, a ruler, a simple pencil, threads.

Advice! You can take colored paper, then your snowflakes will be bright and colorful.

Step-by-step instruction

Fold a piece of paper in half lengthwise.

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And then repeat folding twice more.

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Now fold the sheet across in the middle and fold it in half. Cut off the ends with scissors – on all four sides.

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Take a thread and wind it several times over the center of the workpiece.

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Make cuts, separating the “blades” of the snowflake, as in the photo.

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Glue the ends of the craft to the center one by one and make 2 cuts on each side.

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Separate the “petals” of the snowflake one at a time and connect the notched ends of each petal together.

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Move in a circle, gradually creating a volumetric snowflake with your own hands.

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You will get such a New Year’s paper craft!

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Life hack number 2. Volumetric Christmas star

To make this voluminous snowflake for the New Year, take 2 sheets of A4 paper. Study a detailed master class on how to create incredible beauty in stages.

Fold the first sheet of paper in half, and then fold one corner as shown.

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Flip to the opposite side and fold the second corner.

Fold the second sheet in half, fold one corner and cut with scissors.

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Then cut the same corners from the first sheet of paper.

Unfold each corner and cut in half to make 6 squares.

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Fold all the squares in a stack, fold in half and make cuts as shown in the photo. Note that the notch length is reduced proportionally.

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Expand the parts and begin to gradually glue the cut ends together.

Glue the ends on each piece.

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You have 6 elements that should be connected together with glue in the form of a star.

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Life hack number 3. Snowflake-chamomile

It will take you very little time and two sheets of paper to make this simple volumetric snowflake.

Step-by-step instruction

We start with the simplest thing – fold the first A4 sheet across – 3 times. You should have an accordion.

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The next step is to fold the second sheet of paper like this three times.

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Fold one of the pieces in half and cut both corners from the fold side.

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Unfold and wrap with thread.

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Make cuts in a semicircle on one side of the part. And on the other side, transfer the drawing with a pencil and cut it out symmetrically.

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Repeat the same with the second part.

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Glue both parts together and, having well smeared the ends with glue on all sides, straighten the voluminous snowflake.

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Here’s the luxurious decor you can create at home with your own hands.

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Life hack number 4. DIY volumetric snowflake ball

And this craft can be hung on a Christmas tree as a homemade Christmas toy. You will need 6 sheets of paper, along with a ruler, pencil, and glue. See the photo for a diagram of the step-by-step creation of a snowflake with your own hands.

Step-by-step instruction

Fold a piece of paper in half. And then using a pencil and a ruler, measure one centimeter from the middle – above and below the sheet.

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Fold the ends of the paper to the marked points.

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Fold over the ends of the sheet and glue.

Turn over. Measure with a ruler one centimeter on each side – above and below the leaflet.

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Bend the ends along the marked points, and then “hide” them in the middle.

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Coat the sheet with glue and fold it in half across.

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Now fold the sheet in half lengthwise, draw the teeth with a pencil and cut along the line.

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Cut 5 more of the same parts out of paper and glue them together.

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Spread glue on all sides of the figure and straighten the snowflake.

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Life hack number 5. Super-volume paper snowflakes

This snowflake is often used to decorate a room for the New Year. You can create delightful decor quickly and easily with your own hands.

Step-by-step instruction

Cut 6 identical squares from the sheet. Fold the first square in a triangle, as in the photo.

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Make cuts on the right side of the triangle.

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Expand the part and do the same with all the squares.

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Glue the ends of the cuts together in stages.

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Connect all 6 parts together, fixing well with glue in the center.

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Your beautiful volumetric paper snowflakes are ready! Make several pieces of different colors and decorate your room brightly in New Year’s way.

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And here is another video of how a little girl makes a voluminous snowflake. A great option for your kids.

Instead of paper, you can use foamiran – this will make your miniatures even more voluminous.

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