How to Fold Aluminum Into a Barn Star?

Answer Large aluminum stars have adorned barns and outbuildings in America for more than 300 years. Once located almost exclusively in German farming communities, barn stars were originally painted on the... Read More »

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What does the barn star mean?

Large five-pointed stars first appeared on barns in German farming regions in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, in the 1700s. Although many people use barn stars simply for decoration, others conside... Read More »

Instructions for a Barn Star?

Barn stars are also known by the names of Amish or nautical star. The Pennsylvania Dutch community made them popular when they were used as a hex sign, according to the Jollie Primitives website. A... Read More »

How do I make a rusty barn star?

Draw a PatternDraw a five-pointed-star-shaped pattern onto a piece of tin. The star can be any size. Large stars that measure about 2 feet across work well on the sides of houses and on fences.Cut ... Read More »

How do I make a barn star from paper?

Making a StarFold and refold an 8 1/2-by-10 inch piece of paper in half to create a crease midway across the 10-inch side and end with the paper folded in half to create a 5-by-8 1/2-inch rectangle... Read More »