Can you believe that up until this weekend I had never made a pin wheel!
We saw some pinwheels earlier in the day and I told Ahren we would make some the next day. That evening I looked them up just make sure I knew what to do, and before I knew it I had made a whole bunch of them!
They are the most ridiculously easy thing to make and rather addictive, great for when chillin’ in front of the telly!
I decided the colours would be perfect against the play/craft room wall and decided to string them together to make some pin wheel bunting.
Want to make your own?
Start off with a square piece of paper. I used papers from a pack of scrapbooking paper which was decorated on one side.
Flip the paper over, so the plain side is facing up. Using a ruler and pencil, drawer two lines; going from corner to corner via the centre of the paper.
Make a dash along each line approximately 1 inch from the centre.
Cut along your pencil lines, STOP, at the dash marks.
Using a brad, pierce a corner of each triangle, you want to use the same corner in each triangle.
Once all 4 triangles are pierced and secured on the brad, poke the brad through the centre of the pin wheel.
I love brads, tiny little colourful sweetness, especially those fabric covered ones.
Open up the brad and fold the pieces back.
Make up a whole bunch.
Pierce a small notch in the tip of one ‘flag’ and thread through a length of bakers twine. Repeat until all the pinwheels are attached. Hang the pin wheel bunting.
My boys said the decorations were beautiful, ahhh. You see that 'mark' on the wall that's Thomas Tank Engine sticker which I'm not allowed to remove!
Anyone else made anything beautiful lately?
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