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See those cutesy pinwheels?! That's just scrap book paper and some push pins. I told you-- So easy and of course they can be made to match any room colors and would also be cute made out of felt on a summery wreath or for a picnic party (even though I am NOT a pinterest party kind of lady.) If it's more than a couple steps or can't be made with less that 3 ingredients, then its not for me...
Back to the pinwheels. For this project you'll need any size paper cut in squares. I think the back of the paper showing white is great but there are also double sided scrapbook papers which are good for a little variety. (see the shiny navy one in the picture above?...variety) Oh, and scissors and push pins. Maybe some tape if you like to make things easier on yourself but you don't need it.
I drew the marks on the paper so that you could see cut lines but don't do this. Just cut the paper from each corner, into the center of the page. Make sure you stop and leave the center uncut or else you'll have lots of pretty triangles but no pinwheels.
Its tricky if you have big man hands like me, to get all the sides pulled down and to stay put. This is where you can use a tiny piece of tape to hold down 2 sides while you grab the other 2.
Maybe you noticed, maybe you didn't. See how the picture below has the raised pieces in yellow? That's because I started folding with the white as the front. The step by step pictures above have the yellow as the front, making the raised pieces white. Picking up what I'm putting down here? Just another way to get even more variety.
Use a push pin, pin it to the wall and voila! It's so darn whimsical and cute. Although I think they make a way better statement in a group.
Here's the other side of the Nickerbean playroom. I had to zoom in because it's a crazy mess in there..... I used different sizes and colors. I also put them on the wall in a big, organic, diagonal line so that they look like their floating almost.
Back to the opposite wall:
I love how they bend between two walls. It makes them look more organic. You can also spin them still to put them at different angles.
If whimsy pinwheels pertain to you, I hope you'll make some! Let me know if you have any questions and send me pictures or tag me on social media if you make any! Happy crafting!
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