April 10, 2012

Pinwheel Frame Wreath - with Lifestyle Crafts

 I am so excited to show you my Pinwheel Frame Wreath - it's been on my door for about a week and I LOVE it!!  (yep, it's still take a look Tuesday - just scroll down a post for that - I just had to show this off today, too).   It came together fairly quickly - - - I first got the idea from this wreath I saw that's over at Neverland Nook, which is super cute:

My daughter helped me make pinwheels by gluing 2 papers together, then I would cut them to form the pinwheels - it's great when "helping" kids are actually helpful - she did a great job saving me the step of gluing the papers together.

I also made this super cute banner that says "SPRING" - I'm kind of lazy about switching out my front door decor (I had to take down the St. Patty's one to put this one up) so I figure the pinwheels can be for Spring and Summer, and I'll just switch out the pennant banner.

To make the banner I used the Epic 6 machine and the new diecut letters from the BigTop collection - I thought about using this cute little pennant too, but I needed something a little bigger so I just cut the triangles.  I plan on using the mini pennant as some cup cake toppers - wouldn't that be so cute??  You can find these new diecuts along with a bunch of others over at Lifestyle Crafts (use code "SUGARBEE" for 20% off).  I loved how easy it was to create the letters - roll through and bam, done!
 So, back to the wreath.  I had the banner and the pinwheels premade, then on the morning of the day we were to have people over, I thought, I should just whip that together.  I didn't have a wreath form or a good pool noodle, but I spotted an old frame and I thought that would be perfect.   I just hot glued everything on.  I love how cute and cheery it looks as you approach the door!!
Go make one of these today - it's so fun!!  You can do it!!

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Mandy is a craft blogger who loves to blog and enjoys all things crafty, sewing, and DIY - she feels that if she can do something, you can too, and provides tutorials to help you along the way. She loves being a mom to 4 awesome kiddos and blogs from the Kansas City Area. Follow her on Facebook or Twitter or Google +

13 Fabulous Comments:

Oh my goodness I LOVE this! SO cute! Nice job Mandy!

Just Wanna Party

This is so cute! I've been trying to think of what to do with the white frame I used for my Easter wreath and this would be a perfect option! Love it.

Hi Mandy! How stinkin cute is that?! I love that you did yours on a frame, too. It gives the wreath a whole new feel! I might just have to go digging around for an old frame to make my own!

This takes the cake. I've been wanting to do a pinwheel wreath but I just couldn't get it together. THIS IS IT!! Thanks. I pinned it,of course. Thanks again. Linda

Thank you so much for sharing our pinwheel wreath! Your twist of the wreath is adorable! I love the bunting! Ideas Ideas! I'm so glad I found your blog and will be following along (Hope you check in with us again)! Thanks again!

Those colors are the perfect sort of cheery!

I am so in love with this wreath! I so want to make this one for my girl's upcoming birthday parties! What a fun way to welcome guests...orrrrr maybe I could make a red, white and blue themed one for Memorial Day and July 4th?? Thanks for the inspiration! Would love if you'd join my linky party with this and other fun! I'm a regular on yours but last week was so crazy with the holiday that I've nothing new to post!

Here's the link for my party that is going on now if you have time:


Love your family Easter pic too! I got my girl's dresses at Target too! Their clothes keep getting cuter and cuter, right?

Have a great day!

Oooh!!! Love this! It's so bright and fun! Love that you used a frame instead of a wreath form or something!

Oh, that's cute! Great for summer!

This is so fun! Makes such a unique wreath, which looks wonderful

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