I don’t know about you, but I have noticed a huge trend in the paper crafting world: Pin Wheels! So, I am jumping on the Pin Wheel Bus. How can you not? Who doesn’t love a Pin Wheel!?
I was inspired by a jar of magnetic letters I saw on Pinterest (uhm, have you discovered Pinterest.com?? OMG is all I need to say… Only click the link if you have hours to kill looking at fun stuff!!)
I have magnetic letters coming out of my ears both at home and at school so I had to make a decoration out of them. I filled a simple clear paint can with some large ones. I did use a few glue dots so that the ones facing out would be perfect. But, after a few of those, I just dumped them in!
I made a few simple pin wheels using paper from my SU Color DSP stacks. They started as 6 X6 squares. Do you know how to make these? Super simple. I can do a tutorial if you guys want, but I don’t want to bore you if this is something everyone already knows how to do…
EDIT: Tutorial can be found HERE!
I used a punch circle and a brad to connect it in the middle. A little hot glue and a skewer and were done. Now, these don’t spin, they are just for decoration (as I had to say a million times to my children this week!!)
Last is the little tag. Look at that little guy! Cutie! I stamped him in Basic Black on the tag and then again on a scrap paper. I colored him in with Stampin’ Markers and then just cut out his body and put him on with a dimensional. “Teacher” is from a new set called All in the family and the “you’re the best” is a new hostess sentiment set called Perfect Words. I sure do use this set a lot! Cutie and hopscotch are from the Recess stamp set in the current Summer mini. Circle is the 3″ circle die and scallop is from the petal cone die. Pretty easy!
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