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Does anyone know a good place to buy kite paper? I am making window stars. This paper is really expensive(to me) and I'm trying to be frugal. I know you can also use tissue, but I really would like to use kite paper, -it's so beautiful and easy to use. Thanks!
 

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I have bought it from the Nova toy catalog pre cut in books. It wasn't terribly expensive. I re-cut some of those pieces to make smaller stars that were folded from rectangular pieces instead of squares. I have some left over from last year, I think I started with two books.
 

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I don't know what a good price is, but, I just got some from Palumba for $7.99. Not sure how many sheets are in there, but it is beautiful and includes the rainbow plus a few other colors. The sheets are probably 6 x 6.
 

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I I got mine at A Toy Garden.<br><br>
Does anyone know where on the web to find a good tutorial. I found <a href="http://www.duofiberworks.com/journal/2009/1/5/window-star-tutorial.html" target="_blank">this one for the basic star</a>, any source for more complicated ones?
 

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we got our paper from nova too...<br><br><div style="margin:20px;margin-top:5px;">
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<div style="font-style:italic;">I I got mine at A Toy Garden.<br><br>
Does anyone know where on the web to find a good tutorial. I found <a href="http://www.duofiberworks.com/journal/2009/1/5/window-star-tutorial.html" target="_blank">this one for the basic star</a>, any source for more complicated ones?</div>
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other places that have star folding instructions that we use...<br><a href="http://astore.amazon.com/gp/redirect.html?ie=UTF8&linkCode=ur2&camp=1789&creative=9325&tag=motheringhud-20&location=http%3A%2F%2Fastore.amazon.com%2Fhealihilla-20%2Fdetail%2F1869890477" target="_blank">all year round</a> has a few in it...if you have that book.<br><br>
but my big resource on this is <a href="http://www.novanatural.com/creativity/reading/christmas-craft-book" target="_blank">the christmas craft book</a>. it has about 12-15 different stars in it!<br>
hth!
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">I I got mine at A Toy Garden.<br><br>
Does anyone know where on the web to find a good tutorial. I found <a href="http://www.duofiberworks.com/journal/2009/1/5/window-star-tutorial.html" target="_blank">this one for the basic star</a>, any source for more complicated ones?</div>
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I have also done searches online for instructions and there aren't many. I ended up buying the book Magical Window Stars from A Toy Garden. Honestly, I find many of the directions confusing, -but that could just be me. I did figure out how to do the Sunshine star, Still Peace star and the 5-pointed star. Some of the others are just beyond my comprehension. That being said, I'm glad I got the book.<br><br>
I found a couple sites that *may* have window star directions for you. I haven't sat down and actually looked through the sites thoroughly, -when I typed in window stars a lot of stuff actually popped up and I didn' have time to go through them all. Even if you don't find what you're looking for I think these sites still look pretty cool.<br><br>
craftideas.info and christmas-projects.com<br><br>
good luck!
 
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