Birthday Breeze Catcher

Catcher measures approximately 9” long and can be printed on two sheets of 8.50” x 11” copy paper.

Catcher measures approximately 9” long and can be printed on two sheets of 8.50” x 11” copy paper.

 

Say Happy Birthday in a unique way at your next celebration with this breeze catcher. Make one or several and watch them twirl. These work indoors a well as outside. Made with copy paper, the slightest movement of air with set them in motion. Print, cut and hang is all you need to do.  The free templates also include a blank. Use it as a pattern to cut out breeze catchers from specialty papers, gift wrap paper, or simply create your own images on plain copy paper.

Directions

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step 1 - Download and print out the image and text layers on copy paper. Cut the outlined shapes with scissors or a craft knife.

step 2 -  Set the bottom (the narrow end) of each layer on a fat magic marker and roll the paper around it. Only roll as far as the first deep curve. The narrow end is the bottom. 

step 2 -  Set the bottom (the narrow end) of each layer on a fat magic marker and roll the paper around it. Only roll as far as the first deep curve. The narrow end is the bottom. 

step 3 -  Set the text layer on top of the floral layer. Match all edges. Use a paper punch to create a hole through both layers at once.

step 3 -  Set the text layer on top of the floral layer. Match all edges. Use a paper punch to create a hole through both layers at once.

step 4 - Overlap and glue the hole in the text layer onto the non-printed side of the image layer.

step 4 - Overlap and glue the hole in the text layer onto the non-printed side of the image layer.

step 5 - Use jewelry pliers to insert a jump ring through the holes in both layers.

step 5 - Use jewelry pliers to insert a jump ring through the holes in both layers.

step 6 - Feed fishing line through the jump ring for an invisible hanger. Add colorful ribbons and curl them with a scissors blade.  

step 6 - Feed fishing line through the jump ring for an invisible hanger. Add colorful ribbons and curl them with a scissors blade.  


Supplies

At Craft Store

  •  craft knife
  •  Elmer’s Xtreme glue stick
  •  copy paper
  •  ribbon
  •  10mm jump ring
  •  jewelry pliers
  •  fishing line
  •  large magic marker

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