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Pinwheel Wreath

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"
Metal-edged ruler
Medium flat paintbrush
Disposable palette
Water basin
Paper towels
Scissors and/or paper trimmer
Craft knife with sharp blade
Circle punch, 1/2"
Low-temp glue gun and glue sticks
Paper paste


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.

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Katie is the writer and creator of View From The Fridge. She is also the mom to two adorable little boys (and another baby on the way), and wife to a great guy! She loves to craft, decorate, dream up projects for her home, and she’s learning to love to cook (though not there quite yet). She started View From The Fridge in the fall of 2013. Katie also enjoys coffee, a good glass of wine or beer (when she’s not expecting!), running, and anything outside. She lives in Minnesota and takes full advantage of the wonderful (but short) summer season outside with her family.

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