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Let this playful paper Pinwheel Wreath get you in the mood for summer fun.
Editors Note: Paper trimmer and Craft knife should only be used by a responsible adult.
STYROFOAM™ Brand Foam:
Round Face Wreath, 12" x 2-1/2" x 1"
Red acrylic paint
Single- or double-sided scrapbook paper assortment, including one sheet of solid red
Red grosgrain ribbon, 1" x 8"
Medium flat paintbrush
Scissors and/or paper trimmer
Craft knife with sharp blade
Circle punch, 1/2"
Low-temp glue gun and glue sticks
Paint foam wreath red; let dry.
Cut ten 5" squares from double-sided paper. If using single-sided papers, paste two sheets together back to back before cutting squares; let dry.
To create pinwheels, refer to Diagram 1. Use pencil to mark 2-1/2" lines from corners of paper squares toward centers. Use craft knife and metal-edged ruler, or other cutting tool, to cut paper squares along these lines; do not cut all the way to center. Bring left corner of each side down to center and secure with glue gun.
Punch ten 1/2" circles from solid red paper and glue to centers of pinwheels. Glue pinwheels side by side to wreath.
Glue ribbon ends together to create hanging loop; glue ends to top center back of wreath.
This craft reprinted courtesy of Styrofoam Brand products.