If you’re clearing out your craft room and have lots of little remnants of wrapping paper (which you’re reluctant to throw away), we have just the project for you
With my love for luxurious wrapping papers (I call it this addiction paperlove ), I thought I’d dedicate this post to the classic ‘Pinwheel’ and ‘Paper Fan’ and show you how to make them.
We have been making these for years on my Gift Wrapping Workshops, and they look great when added to a box or a circular tin.
Here I’ve pleated the paper before wrapping a simple box to get a really dramatic and polished effect
Recently at the Country Living Fair, I wanted to create some fun projects as we have so many kids popping along, plus I wanted to bring in the recycling and Eco aspect to this
To make a paper fan or a pinwheel, all you need is some pretty paper, a small piece of wire or cord, and double sided tape (you can also add a button if you wish)
If you have the time and the patience, why not make a set and make a decorative wreath out of a different collage of pinwheels?
Or even a paper tree decoration? (courtesy of www.amusestudio.com)
And I love the pretty pastel colours used in this wedding backdrop ( Courtesy of www.thesweetestoccasion.com )
These pinwheel flags are the perfect accessory for kids parties, and you can also add decorative buttons for a dramatic effect, Simply wire or stick them straight on to straws or sticks.
(Courtesy of www.papervinenz.blogspot.com )
Apologies my blog post has been late coming, I’m involved with a huge project which I hope I will be able to tell the world about and go public shortly…watch this space!