How to Make Snowflakes for Christmas

With Canson's beautiful metallic paper, Messages, we can bring a little white Christmas to our hot summer Christmas. A perfect little craft to do with the kids. Miss 5, Mr 9, and Mr 12 loved it.

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How to Make Snowflakes for Christmas
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I used Canson's  Messages A4 metallic paper in blue. Which is just so pretty.

I used Canson's Messages A4 metallic paper in blue. Which is just so pretty.

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Cut your paper into a square.

Cut your paper into a square.

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Fold in half diagonally

Fold in half diagonally

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Press edge

Press edge

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Fold in half diagonally again

Fold in half diagonally again

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Then fold in thirds. Until both folds are equal. Press edge firmly

Then fold in thirds. Until both folds are equal. Press edge firmly

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Then fold the last third underneath.

Then fold the last third underneath.

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It should look like this

It should look like this

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Cut off the two tails.

Cut off the two tails.

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Draw your design onto you snow flake or just start cutting and see what happens.  It's such a lot of fun. Even my twelve Yr old son enjoyed making them.

Draw your design onto you snow flake or just start cutting and see what happens. It's such a lot of fun. Even my twelve Yr old son enjoyed making them.

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I googled 'making snowflakes images' to find some different patterns to follow.

I googled 'making snowflakes images' to find some different patterns to follow.

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This is how it looked when I was finished cutting.

This is how it looked when I was finished cutting.

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And opened up.

And opened up.

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It's quite exciting seeing how your creation will look when opened up. It's impossible to guess how it will look.

It's quite exciting seeing how your creation will look when opened up. It's impossible to guess how it will look.

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We tried a weeny one from the offcut

We tried a weeny one from the offcut

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It's cute

It's cute

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This is so cool.

This is so cool.

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My kids and I enjoyed making these snowflakes. It's definitely a fun little activity to do with your kids that's take no preparation or supplies.

My kids and I enjoyed making these snowflakes. It's definitely a fun little activity to do with your kids that's take no preparation or supplies.

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