I love pinwheels- they are simply whimsical and remind me spring! When I set out to make my own out of paper- I quickly lost the inspiration to cut and fold. So while browsing my local craft store, I came across these tacky princess Disney pinwheels (sorry Disney fans I just wanted something more creative) and I couldn't beat the price- just 99 cents! I decided right there in the clearance aisle I would reinvent these pinwheels and turn them into something I would actually be proud to display!
Start by painting over the old pinwheel- I used spray paint but you could use acrylic paint.
Let the surface dry.
Decorate each petal with paint.
Honestly this was really time consuming because I was not able to take the pinwheel apart to paint so I slowly painted each petal while taking time for them to dry in between.
I used Scribbles 3-D paint because I wanted a very detailed pattern inspired by the look of a henna pattern but you really could do just about anything on the petals with paint, pens and lots of color!