1. cut a 5 inch octagon.
You can cut this on cricut or silhouette or your paper cutter. If you are using your paper cutter follow steps 2 thru 4. If you can cut an octagon on your cricut or silhouette skip to step 5.
3. Draw a diagonal line to connect each mark.4. Cut along each diagonal line to create an octagon
If you are making your Christmas cards this year with trees on them this is a simple way to create a lot of perfect looking trees without all the cutting.