Hi Mohawk fans! Today we’re back sharing the easiest craft– summer decor paper pinwheels! These are quick to make and add fun pops of color to your summer mantel without spending a lot of money.

How to make paper pinwheels for summer decor #paperpinwheel #summer

Supplies

  • scrapbook paper
  • paper straws (or dowels)
  • scissors
  • glue gun
  • buttons or embellishments
  • jars 

How to make paper pinwheels for summer decor #paperpinwheel #summer

  Directions

  • Cut 3 different scrapbook pieces into 6″ squares.
  • Cut 3″ slits in each corner, toward the center but don’t cut all the way through.
  • Fold and glue each right corner into the middle.
  • Glue each corner on top of each other in the center of the paper.

How to make paper pinwheels for summer decor #paperpinwheel #summer

  • Glue your embellishment, button, bow etc. in the middle of the pinwheel to cover the corners.

How to make paper pinwheels for summer decor #paperpinwheel #summer

  • Glue a paper straw to the backside of the pinwheel and place in a jar for an easy summer mantel or summer decor.

How to make paper pinwheels for summer decor #paperpinwheel #summer

We snagged these cute jars & holder during Michael’s 1/2 off sale last weekend. Use your coupon, and you can score the same deal! Such a cute piece of decor that’s so versatile! The adorable straws are from our buddies’ Orange Blossom’s etsy shop. Lots of cute decor for your home.

How to make paper pinwheels for summer decor #paperpinwheel #summer

We love these pinwheels because you can use them year round, just use different paper for different holidays. And the best part is older kids can do this too. Love us some kid-friendly crafts. Happy summer!

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LollyJane