Americana Paper Pinwheel

Americana Paper Pinwheel

What You'll Need:

Glitter Paper
.25" Dowel Rod
3D Glue Dots®
Aleene's® Quick Grab Glue
3" Embroidery Hoop
1" Paper Punch


Difficulty Level: Beginner
Approximate Time: 15 Minutes

How to Make an Americana Paper Pinwheel

Create your own Americana Paper Pinwheel! With its patriotic colors, this pinwheel will be a great addition to any holiday centerpiece.
  • 1 Trace two circles

    Using the embroidery hoop, trace two 3" circles on the back of each sheet of glitter paper.

  • 2 Cut out circles

    Cut out the circles and fold them in half.

  • 3 Create pinwheel

    Arrange and fan them into alternate colors. Overlap the ends at the center-add some glue and press firmly for a few minutes as the glue sets up.

  • 4 Create pinwheel's hole

    Punch a 1" circle from the red paper and glue to the center.

  • 5 Attach dowel rod

    Add a 3D Glue Dot® to the back of the pinwheel and attach to the dowel rod.