Childhood Memories and a Giveaway Dare Ya!

(photo is from Pinwheels for Peace, Fruit Street Schools, Bangor, ME)

I’m in love with pinwheels. I have been since I was a little girl. When I was little you could buy a pinwheel for a dime. I loved the hours of fun running in the yard waving my pinwheel to see how fast it could spin. Or catching the wing just right and I would watch the colors spin so fast they became a blur.

There is no wonder when I look at photos of my granddaughter playing that those same days of carefree, simple fun come back to me. I had to make some pinwheels to add to this layout.

Hannah at the Beach


Ingredients
Photo Arrangement from Scrapbook etc.
Pattern Paper: We R Memory Keepers
Cardstock: Core’dinations and WorldWin
Brads: Doodle Bug
Embellishments: fish, EK Success; tag topper We R Memory Keepers; felt loops, Queen and Company
Tools: Fiskars Rotary Trimmer; Fiskars Doddle Dandy Boarder Punch, Fiskars Micro-Tip Scissors, Fiskars Circle Cutter
Ink: Stazon Brown

I thought I’d share my passion for Pinwheels with a pictorial tutorial of how I made my pinwheels.

Cut a square any size

Create your center by folding both sides and pinching the middle

Cut from corner to 1/4 inch from the center

Fold every other side, bringing the top tip straight down to the center

You can light adhere the center and add a button or

circle, to punch a hole and 

add a brad
TaDa!

Tools you saw:
Fiskars Rotary Trimmer
Fiskars Scissors
X-Large Thumb Tack
Bazzill In Stitch mat
Make some memories today then scrap ‘em while there hot!

Post your pinwheels with the inlinkz below. I’ll draw a winner this weekend for two packs of beautiful Making Memories ribbon.

Gratitude List
1. friends “on call”
2. safety for a great friend
3. wonderful and exciting ……
4. meeting crafters with a true heart
5. God’s mercy through the pain

Comments

  1. Very cool and pretty simply really. Thank you for the tutorial!

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  2. Thanks so much for the great tutorial!

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  3. Love your layout! I must try pinwheels on my layouts! :)

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  4. Just love the layout & am definitely going to try these pinwheels!

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  5. Thanks so much for the tutorial...I just was thinking about these this weekend and was trying to remember how to make them!

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  6. Thank you! This is great inspiration!

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  7. Well, I linked up but I don't guess I have a thumbnail. The picture shows up when you click on it though...

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  8. That pinwheel layout is adorable.

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  9. I love the pinwheel and the whole layout...the pinwheels are perfect for it!

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  10. I found my way here by way of "The Pub" Love the photos and colors of this layout - - so fun -- and the pinwheels are fab!
    Shelly

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