Coffee filters and cupcake liners are great for cutting out perfect six and twelve sided snowflakes. Plus an added benefit is there is very little paper waste to throw away.
You might want to iron or pre-flatten your coffee filters and cupcake liners between heavy books overnight to make folding a bit easier. Print these paper circular snowflake patterns and use as a guide to folding your coffee (or cupcake) filter. If you like these snowflakes you will probably also enjoy perfect little snowflakes for little fingers in little scissors Frosty Miniflakes.