4th of July - Patriotic Crafts

4th of July Pinwheels

Add some fun holiday flair to your outdoor decorations with these easy pinwheels.  These wheels might not spin, but the foil accent creates a “shiny” look to it and looks stunning when hit by the sunlight.

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Designed by: Grace Tolman

Time: Approximately 20 minutes

Level: Quick and Easy

Size:  16” x 10¾” x 1½”

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Here's what you need:

Here's what you do:

Cut the cardstock into 8” square pieces using the paper trimmer.

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Apply Ultra Thin Dots to one side of the cardstock and adhere the foil papers. Trim excess if needed.

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Cut slits from one corner of the square pieces to about 2” from the center. Repeat process to all corners of the square piece. Do the same process for all pinwheels.

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Attach an Advanced Strength Dot to one corner of each square. 4th of July pinwheels (6) copyBring to the center to create the pinwheel.

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Add another Advanced Strength Dots to the center and place a button to finish the pinwheel.

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Punch out a circle from the same color cardstock using the 1/3/4” circle punch.

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Add Advanced Strength Dots to the circle and place a BBQ stick in the center. 4th of July pinwheels (9) copyPlace on the center of the back of the pinwheel.

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Repeat the process until you’ve created as many pinwheels as you needed.

~ Grace

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