Pinwheel and Floral Wreath

May 10, 2016

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About four or five years ago I made my mom a wreath out of paper pinwheels, carried it on the airplane, and presented it to her.

I don’t know what made me think of it recently, but I wanted to make an updated version of it to hang on the cork board in our kitchen.

Here’s another cheap wreath made with dollar store supplies and materials that I already had in my possession.


Materials used:

Foam wreath form

Burlap ribbon

Fake flowers

Fake plastic butterflies

Decorative paper


Hot glue gun



Sewing pins

Floral Wire

The first thing I did was make my pinwheels. For this I used 5″ by 5″ squares of my decorative paper. I then when on Pinterest and found a simple tutorial to make paper pinwheels.


I then took my burlap ribbon and tightly wrapped my wreath form, securing with pins as i went. The only part I glued was the very end of the ribbon. The ribbon from the dollar store was just long enough to cover the wreath form.



I pulled the fake flowers from the stems and began to lay out my pinwheels, flowers and butterflies to get an idea of where to place them on my wreath.


Once I had an idea, I started hot gluing everything down. I didn’t take a picture of it, but I used the floral wire and made a small loop. I then pierced it into the foam to create something to hang the wreath on my board.

There you have it! A cheap craft that is very simple to do. The most time-consuming part would have to be making the pinwheels.


I love these mini wreaths. I’ve made a couple of them and they are just perfect for adding small seasonal touches to our home.

What are some of your favorite dollar store crafts? How do you add seasonal decor to your home? Let me know in the comments below and thanks for reading!

Karla P.
May 17, 2016 @ 3:42 pm

Very cute! Mine is still hanging in my craft room. Do you have the Pinterst link for making the pinwheels?

June 9, 2016 @ 10:09 am

Very cute DIY project! Perfect decor for spring!

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