DIY Printable Halloween Pinwheels for Wedding Favors + a Fun Holiday Banner

I wanted to kick-off Halloween week with something fun not only for Halloween, but for any wedding or party as these stylish DIY Pinwheels are available in 14 other color choices. These paper pinwheels have got to be the easiest ever to make and look super cute attached to gifts or favor boxes - plus at $3 a template, they're also a real bargain. They're from You Make Do™ and are available for purchase as a download making them easy to customize. Maybe you don't want black and white pinwheels. That's no problem as you can simply print on any color paper you choose and you'll have the black chevron on a pretty color background. {I filled my favor boxes with candy corn that I lined with a black paper doily}

To make these pinwheels you will need the following:
- card stock paper of your color choice {the template has 2 pinwheels per page}
- a printer {these were printed on an Epson XP-950}
- scissors or an Xacto knife
- brass fasteners to hold the pinwheel together {1/2 inch size}
- glue to adhere the pinwheel to the package

Once you have the pinwheels printed, you will follow the guidelines for cutting them out and then you can either fold inwards or backwards - depending on your preference for the chevron pattern. I picked the black pattern as it reminded me of Halloween. TIP: I used a small hole punch for the tips of the pinwheel, and then just made a small slit in the center for the brass fastener to go thru. The pinwheel template comes with small circles to cover up the centers of the pinwheel and add a finishing touch.

PS: The Happy Halloween Banner you see is also from You Make Do™ - and I printed it on orange paper so the letters would be a color on the black background. It's now hanging on the mirror over our decorated mantle in the living room. The cute bat tag on the favor box was a bonus circle included with the banner. I used my 2 inch circular paper punch to cut out the banner and then hole punched the top and used orange and black bakers twine I found at Target for $1.