After school when she came home, she wanted to make one of her very own folded cupcake liner flower. So, we did. I was very careful to explain how hot glue works. It was definitely a moment I will never forget as I remember the first time I used a hot glue gun with my mom. We worked together to create her flower, folding the muffin liners around a paper circle and adding a button.
Proud of her work.
I attached an alligator clip to the back using hot glue, so she could put it in her hair.
If there was a bonus, it would be that the pack of muffin liners was $1 at Dollar Tree. The clips were around $2.99 at Michaels (without a coupon), so with the items I had on hand, this project was around $2-4.
I cannot take credit for this idea. I was inspired by a several posts:
- I remember seeing the most adorable fabric pinwheel flowers from my friend Karissa at Triple Tasking.
- I also remember seeing how Amy of Living Locurto used muffin liners last year in her Valentine’s Family Craft Challenge.
- To make the leaves for the flowers, I cut them like the petals for my paper flower tutorial.
This paper pinwheel flower craft would make a great Girl Scouts group activity or Mother’s Day craft.