Monday, December 18, 2006

when you wish upon a christmas star

I am a how-to junkie. I am not particularly handy with the making of things but I just love reading about the process.
For every "For Dummies" book there is me wishing I had the money to purchase them all and become slightly more educated on a million different topics. Like Napoleon Dynamite, I feel that skills are important.

So I was thrilled to find the wikihow. A wiki how-to manual full of advice and activities. Like "How to Make a Toothbrush Bracelet"

One of today's featured how-to's is "How to Make a Christmas Card Star." The instructions start off looking pretty doable.


from www.wikihow.com


Then they get a little tricky.
from www.wikihow.com


But if you keep at it you could end up with something really nice.
from www.wikihow.com


And a firmer grasp on certain elements of geometry.

4 comments:

Kat E said...

So, is that your finished product or was that on the web site? It's lovely!

ergo said...

kat e: ooop. Let me put the proper references in. That is what it's supposed to look like. It would probably look more deformed by my hand.

snowcrush said...

don't know if my geometry's up to par for a star...

ergo said...

snowc: I know! This is a case where I would have to trace the darn thing out and fold and fold and fold until the thing fell apart.