Easy, red & white Peppermint Pinwheel Topiaries

One could make pinwheel topiary or star topiary. The possibilities are endless.

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These cheerful Peppermint Pinwheel Topiaries stand more than 12” tall. They would make a stand-out addition to your mantel or a buffet table. Or, add a hanger to the peppermint “candies” and they become Christmas ornaments. This wraps up the many red & white Christmas decorations featured in the Red & White, Peppermint Stripe Christmas Mantel series. I love the combination of red & white for Christmas decorating, so I can’t say this is the last of our red & white Christmas crafts . . .

So cute & easy for Christmas. And they stand more than 12" tall! CraftsnCoffee.com

To make a Peppermint Pinwheel Topiary, you’ll need:

(Materials are for one topiary)

  • STYROFOAM™ Brand Foam: One 4″ disc & one 2″ ball
  • Paint:
    • Acrylic craft paint in white
    • Glitter spray (Rebekah used Krylon® Glitter Blast™)
  • Small clay pot
  • Felt: Red & white
  • Wood dowel, ¼” x 12”
  • Ribbon, red
  • Buttons, ½” white
  • Ball head pins in red
  • Crinkled shred
  • Low-temp…

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About Forestwoodfolk

Scandinavian culture, literature and traditions are close to my heart, even though I am Australian. I have Scandinavian, Frisian and Prussian/Silesian ancestry and for that reason, I feel a connection with that part of the world. I am an avid Nordic Crime fiction reader, and enjoy photography, writing and a variety of cooking and crafts, and traditional decorative art forms. Politically aware and egalitarian by nature, I have a strong environmental bent.
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