Pinwheel Banner

by leanneja on April 1, 2011 · 10 comments

in Decorating,Paper Crafts

My stairs looked blah and needed something Spring-y to perk them up. What’s the Spring-iest thing I could think of? PINWHEELS! I love pinwheels. They remind me of childhood and soft winds and growing up in Indiana.

I started with these pretty double sided papers.

I’ve made pinwheels a couple of times on my blog. For a great tutorial on how I make my easy pinwheels, go here. I used a small hole punch instead of a floral pin to make the holes this time.

I added a pom pom to the center just for fun.

They’re attached to the railing with twine and clothespins. The stairs are so much happier now. Do your stairs get dressed up for Spring?

 

Have a Beautiful Weekend!

I’m linking to these awesome blog parties:
Making Monday Marvelous at C.R.A.F.T.
Craft Link Party at Polly Want a Crafter
DIY under $5 at A Little Tipsy

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{ 10 comments… read them below or add one }

ErinK. April 1, 2011 at 1:23 pm

Love the banner. Could you post a picture of your wall behind it there? It looks really cute.

Rachel April 1, 2011 at 6:03 pm

Very cute! It looks so nice with your wall.

Amy April 2, 2011 at 6:10 pm

Love them Leanne! Love the colors, the charm everything! Can’t wait until Thursday. :)xoxo, Amy

leanneja April 3, 2011 at 6:40 pm

Sure Erin. I actually wrote a post on my Family Letter Wall last year. You can check it out here: http://organizeyourstuffnow.com/wordpress/?p=6209. Thsnk for asking.

Rebecca @ My Girlish Whims April 3, 2011 at 7:43 pm

This is so cute and whimsical! i love it

PS: I’m doing a giveaway on my blog for $20 to my etsy shop, so if you like pretty jewelry you should come enter!! http://mygirlishwhims.blogspot.com/2011/04/my-spring-fling-giveaway.html

Kelly April 4, 2011 at 6:00 pm

So cute I would love it if you linked up to the Glitter Party! http://runwithglitter.blogspot.com/2011/04/running-with-glitter-3-link-party.html

Michelle April 6, 2011 at 8:21 am

Can i take that stairway and wall and transplant it to my house?! The banner is ADORABLE and I love the typography wall too!! Thanks for linking up with DIY under $5. Can’t wait to party at Creative Estates this weekend!!

Joanna April 7, 2011 at 7:52 am

So cute! This would be a fun project with the kids too.

Veronica April 8, 2011 at 12:17 pm

Where did you get your small hole punch? I remember my mom having one when I was a kid, and I would like to get one myself.

I made my boy a pinwheel mobile, but now that he’s not a baby, I am using your idea to use the pinwheels for a banner…thanks!

Jaime October 22, 2011 at 3:30 pm

I found your idea here from a little bit tipsy’s blog. I love this idea, and bookmarked it for next spring. However, I really, really want to see a picture of your wall up your staircase. Any chance you’d be willing to post or email to me? I’m curious about the letters too, are those the letters of the children in your family, or your last initial? I would love to mimic something like this on a smaller scale. I have the perfect wall! my blog is currently private because I’ve had some weirdos keeping tabs on my family, but if you’d like to take a look, let me know and I can add you. Thanks!

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