Christmas is a few months away but these ornaments are going to the craft market at the beach next weekend.
I used the cake pop tower I had made here, changed out the ribbon and stuck in the ornaments.
Makes for a perfect display stand.
I had made the pinwheels for a 4th of July tree decoration:
You can see the how-to on the pinwheels here.
I plucked the pinwheels off the tree, added a ribbon, stick and banner and now they are ornaments:
Here’s how I made the ornaments:
1. Follow the pinwheel construction in the post here.
2. Using bamboo skewers cut 4″ pieces for the sticks:
3. Print out the banner tag and cut into strips:
4. Lay the pinwheel face down, apply hot glue, lay ribbon across pinwheel and then stick in center:
5. Wrap banner tag around stick, glue and trim ends:
Here’s how I made the ribbon trim on the tower:
1. Cut 1 1/2″ wide strips from blue fabric:
2. Sew strips together at short ends, press long raw edges in about 3/8″:
3. Straight stitch down the middle making pleats as you go:
4. Hot glue the pleated trim onto edge of the tower:
5. Completed trim with ornaments:
So fun I want a whole pinwheel tree this Christmas.
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