How to make 3d snowflakes step by step

How to make 3d snowflakes step by step

First we will learn how to make 3d snowflakes easy without templates

Snowflakes really look so amazing but have you wondered how they formed and ever tried to make them? It is almost impossible for us to make real snowflakes but we can make snowflakes by using paper. They also look pretty and are best for home decoration for any special occasion. Many websites provide you free templates for making snowflakes but in this tutorial, I will tell you how you can make your own 3d snowflakes out of paper.

3d paper snowflake tutorial- method 1

STEP 1- TAKE A SHEET

Take a sheet. You have to choose a square sheet but you can also use an A4 sheet. Simply convert it into a square by cutting

STEP 2- FOLD

Now fold the sheet diagonally and draw the straight lines just like the image shown below. Now take scissors and cut out these lines.

STEP 3- MAKING SNOWFLAKES

Now open the fold that you made in the first step and rotate the paper in a diamond shape. Now we have to paste each strip to the other. So start from the first. Take an opposite strip and paste it with glue. You have to paste an alternative strip-like pasting the first strip and leaving the second strip.. after you are done with the first side. Flip the paper right side out. And repeat the same step of pasting opposite strips with glue. After pasting all the strips you can see your 1st part of snowflakes is ready.

Now make four more parts like this and the process is the same. When you completed making the other four parts paste all of the others from the center. You can paste them with a glue or glue gun or you can also staple them. And here you snowflakes are ready. Now you can use them for home decor. Size and color you can choose your own. Now you know how you can make 3d snowflakes but if you want to make snowflakes with a template below is the tutorial in which I will tell you how you make free templates for your own.

How to make 3d snowflakes easy with templates- method 1

STEP 1- DOWNLOAD THE TEMPLATE FREE PRINTABLES.

Choose and download any of the files from Snowflake template free printables and print them out on an A4 sheet

STEP 2- CUT OUT THE SQUARES

After printing out the template out all the squares with scissors.

STEP 3- FOLD THE SQUARE

Now take a square and fold it diagonally to make a right angle triangle,

STEP 4- CUT THE DOTED LINES

Now you have to cut the dotted lines. Follow the dotted line that is given on the template.

STEP 5- UNFOLD IT AND PASTE THE STRIPS

After cutting all the strips. Unfold the paper and now you have to paste the opposite strips together to make a 3d snowflakes

3d paper snowflake tutorial without templates- method 2

STEP 1- TAKE A SHEET OF PAPER

Take a sheet of any color you like. You have to choose a square sheet for making 3d snowflakes. The size of the paper you can choose your own. You have cut 5 pieces of the square of the same size.

STEP 2- FOLD THE SHEET

Now fold the sheet half diagonally to make a right angle triangle again fold it diagonally. This time it comes up with a small triangle that one side that is taller than the other two sides. Now you have to draw lines vertically starting from the one short side of the triangle. The space between these lines is 1 cm. You can check the image for more clarification.

STEP 3- CUT AND PASTE

Now with the help of scissors cut the lines that you drew in step 3. Make sure you have to leave a little space before reaching another short side of a triangle. Now open the fold, here you can see the L shape cuts on both opposite sides.

Now to have to paste these strips to make a 3d paper snowflake. Starting from the small strip. Take strips of both sides and paste them together with glue. You can use a pencil as the strips are small and the pencil will help to paste the strips together easily.

Now to have to paste all strips with the same process but keep in mind you have to paste an alternative strip like shown in the image. Paste the first pair of strips leave the Second pair of strips and then paste the third strips. You have to strips like this.

Once you did pasting strips from one side. Flip the paper over. And now you have to paste the remaining strips. After you are done pasting all the pairs you can see your one arm of 3d paper snowflake is ready. Now repeat the same process with other papers to make the remaining arms for 3d snowflakes.

After you fine making all the arms. Paste them together to make complete snowflakes. And your we are done with making 3d paper snowflake (type 2).

You can also own templates for making 3d snowflakes. Simply download it and follow the instructions of making 3d snowflakes with templates

How to make 3d snowflakes step by step with templates

STEP 1- DOWNLOAD THE TEMPLATE FREE PRINTABLES.

Download any of the templates from Snowflake template free printables and print them out on an A4 sheet

STEP 2- CUT OUT THE SQUARES

After printing out the template out all the squares with scissors.

STEP 3- FOLD THE SQUARE

Now take a square and fold it diagonally. Simply fold along the line given diagonally it comes up with a right-angle triangle. Now fold the triangle again

STEP 4- CUT THE DOTED LINES

Now you have to cut the dotted lines. Follow the dotted line that is given on the template.

STEP 5- UNFOLD IT AND PASTE THE STRIPS

After cutting all the strips. Unfold the fold and now you have to paste the opposite strips together to make a 3d snowflakes