Make these quick hand fans in minutes using a traditional wood clothespin and some heavy scrapbook paper. Wrap a little ribbon or twine around them and you have a beautiful way to cool off! You can make a dozen of these for parties or even lovely gifts in any colors or design you like. Just follow the simple instructions below. If you like, these check out our more modern Free Emoji Fan Printables and Instructions.
Supplies for Hand Fans
- 12″ x 12″ two sided cardstock scrapbook paper (cut down to 12×9) Craft stores sell this by the sheet!
- Yard, Cording or Thin Ribbon (for wrapping)
- Traditional Wood Clothespins
- Glue gun
- Thick ruler, butter knife or Bone Folding Tool
Fold over along the width at approximately 1/2″ folds. Use something flat to press each one down.