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I have been wanting to make some cute pinwheels for a while now. So I came up with this wreath made with felt pinwheels. Basically I decorated an embroidery hoop for this fun project.
Here’s what I came up with:
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chalkboard from foam boards and Ikea file organizer from the above picture.
Easy Wall Decor
Make Felt Pinwheels wreath
It’s cute and summery. A project that can easily fit in any room. Whether it’s a kid’s bedroom or a living room. Playroom or crafts room.
To make the pinwheels from felt. Cut squares (I cut 2.5 inches squares). Now cut across the corners meeting at the center point. Make sure you leave some gap at the center. Try not to draw any lines because they are hard to remove from felt. Using your fingers bring the corners of the square at the center. And stitch beads or any embellishments you like. I have used the leftover beads from the stripes canvas art.
And in just a few minutes you will have tons of pinwheels.
I spray paint the embroidery hoop blue. Now glue the felt pinwheels (I used tacky glue) on to the embroidery hoop. Sorry for the bad images below. Not every image is promising.
Now let’s get back to the sunshine. Shall we?
It’s so simple and cute.
Here’s a little sneak peek of the wall gallery.
Just in case your felt gets stained. You can remove light stains from felt using vinegar and cotton bud. But darker marks like mine means make new ones. Yes, I did make the pinwheels all over again without marking any lines.
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We just did pinwheels too, but this is such a fun take on them.
That is beautiful.
So cute! I never would have though to use felt to make pinwheels, very creative. I found your blog via I Should Be Mopping the Floor's hop 🙂
This is great! I am digging the whole look! I am thinking the little pinwheels would be so cute on a headband too!!
visiting from Sugar Bee party!
so pretty, going to try and make this for my summer wall art! Found you on Free Pretty Things! =)Tiffany
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Very cute! I've really been loving pinwheels lately, and this wall art looks great. Nice job. Felt is easy to work with.
Thanks so much for sharing this at Romance on a dime! Pinning this!
Too cute! I love pinwheels. Thanks so much for sharing at Terrific Tuesdays.
Such a simple, but eye-catching project! Love the white, the blue and the felt 🙂
This is so cute!
I would love for you to link this up at my Flaunt It Friday link party.
So pretty! I love those pinwheels.. what a great way to use them!
so pretty yet easy and quick to do! totally pinning this! thanks for sharing, girl.
have a fab weekend.
Thanks for linking this up to Crafting in my closet weekend link up party. I featured this on this weeks party. Come by and grab a button! http://tapeschkecrafts.blogspot.com/2012/06/getting-crafty-weekend-wrap-up-linky.html
Oh Hani!! LOVE the embroidery hoop wreath. The pin-wheels are so pretty.. they look really soft too!!
Thanks so much for sharing this at The DIY Dreamer.. From Dream To Reality!
So so cute! I love all the pin wheels I am seeing these days. Thanks for sharing at Toot Your Horn Tuesday 🙂
Very cool–love the contrast of the felt and the shiny beads!