tutorial tuesday: whimsical pinwheel branch

This afternoon I am so very excited to share with you a tutorial for a project I made yesterday in my homey home.

I'm calling it a Whimsical Pinwheel Branch. First, here it is:


Now, here's how you make it... in photos:

Materials include: scrapbook paper, paper cutter and hot glue 
(other tutorials recommend regular glue, I say nay, bring on the HOT glue gun!)
For a large pinwheel, I use 2 sheets of paper, and cut them into 4 - 6 inch x 12 inch strips (see below).
For a medium pinwheel, I use 1 sheet of paper cut into 3 - 4 inch x 12 inch strips.
For a small pinwheel, I use 1 sheet of paper cut into 4 - 3 inch by 12 inch strips.

The thickness of your folding can vary. For the large pinwheels I folded mine every inch. For the smaller pinwheels I folded them every 1.5 inches.


Once you are done you can either hang them, tape them or use them however you want. I fastened mine to a branch in my backyard and hung it above my mantle.

Forewarning: the natural lighting in my living room is terrible, so I apologize in advance!






That's all for this tutorial! Are you crafting up anything in your home lately? Please share!

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p.s. "Live in the sunshine" print is handmade by one of my favorite etsy shops. Check her out. I just want all of her things! They're beautiful!

This one is my new favorite. I think I will ask for it for Christmas.

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