DIY : Lovely watermelon fans

Today i am going to show you how to make these cute little paper fans that look just like watermelons, as seen on Damask Love. It’s really hot out there, and what could be more refreshing than a delicious slice of Watermelon? These fans are perfect for any sort of summertime partying or for your kids’s playtime. Follow the lead one step at the time, it’s easy and fun. Let’s go!

Fist of all, you will neeed:

  • Pink paper (not too thick, scrapbook paper will do wonders!)
  • Green washi tape
  • 1 black pen
  • 1 scoring tool
  • 1 embossing stylus
  • Jumbo popsicle sticks
  • 1 hot glue gun

watermelon fan

What to do:

  • Score the paper in 1’ increments
  • Accordion fold all the sheets
  • Rub the paper between your fingers to create a slight bend…
  • ….Then fold in half
  • Place the glue between the fold
  • Repeat this with all three sheets
  • Adhere them together
  • Glue popsicle sticks into place
  • To make watermelon fans add strips of green washi to the top and bottom of the scored sheets of paper…
  • …Then once the fan is assembled, use a black pen to add little seeds. That’s it!


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