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How to Make Star Wars Snowflakes With Paper, Scissors, and the Force

•, By Angela Watercutter
Best remembered as a cherished form of busywork in classrooms before the holidays, paper snowflakes have gotten a George Lucas-worthy overhaul thanks to graphic designer Anthony Herrera. Inspired by some concepts he saw on the blog Matters of Grey, Herrera started designing his own snowflakes a few years ago and just recently released his 2013 collection, which include Han Solo in Carbonite, Slave Leia, AT-ATs, and – naturally – Darth Vader.
“The Star Wars snowflake designs began as just doing designs of characters that me and my daughter wanted to make three years ago,” Herrera told WIRED in an email. “The second year I introduced vehicles, and this year I decided to push further by designing battle scenes.”

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