Handmade Ornament Series
This week we are sharing last minute ornament ideas for the season
I’m pleased to welcome our next guest,
Kim from Sand & Sisal
Thanks Stephanie Lynn for having me today! Beautiful, handmade ornaments always carry the most sentimentality with them. They’re the ones we cherish most. Today’s ornament will surely become a keepsake. It is a paper Pinwheel Ornament that can be made in just minutes! It may look complicated but it is oh so easy!
Start cutting 4 inch by 30 inch strips of wrapping paper in each color. Fold each 4 inch strip in half lengthwise and crease well. Open the strip and run a glue stick along all edges, then refold and press to seal. Repeat this with both colored strips. You should now have 2 inch by 30 inch strips.
How to fold your pinwheels:
Bring both ends together and glue with a hot glue gun. To secure the center of the pinwheel, apply a small amount of hot glue into the center of the pinwheel, press and hold until set. Flip pinwheel over and repeat on opposite side.
Hang your pinwheels on the tree and enjoy! Experiment with different colored papers and decorative ribbons for fun variation! Try bright colors for children or family trees and for sophisticated trees, try using white, gold, or silver patterned paper combinations. The possibilities are endless!
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