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Last updated on May 9, 2022

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Welcome to Twirlie Whirlies!

While we did not invent the "wheel", or rather the "pinwheel", we are proud to be the home of four original* and alternative styles in addition to the traditional type. We offer 4-petal, 5-petal, and 8-petal styles all of which are a more rounded or curved version of the original. There is also our exclusive piggback style - two pinwheels layered onto one handle.

* These pinwheels are our own original designs. Please be respectful and create your own.

While we LOVE double-sided scrapbooking cardstock, we are always looking for fabulous new materials to use including, but not limited to, vintage sheet music, dictionary pages and outdated maps, vellum, and acetate.


Please note that all listings in the shop, with the exception of those categorized under the "personalization" section, are now ready-to-ship and will be mailed within 48 hours of receiving payment. Purchases made during the weekends and holidays will ship next business day.

Unless otherwise indicated, more than 1 quantity is often available for each listing. Just send us a convo. and we will be happy to increase the number available for purchase.

Please check out our "Going, Going, Gone" section. These are very limited and sometimes specially priced sets made using some of our favourite destash paper (usually discontinued single sheets that we could not resist buying).

IMPORTANT - Please note that we are located in Ontario, Canada and ship to the U.S. via Small Packet Air. In addition to production time, we require a MINIMUM of 14 business days shipping leeway prior to your celebration. The sooner you place your order, the better! Upgrading shipping charges from Canada to the U.S.A. is extremely costly.


Also visit us at:
website: (information site only)*

* Check out our website for a small sampling of possible paper selections. Have a specific colour scheme or theme in mind? Please do not hesitate to send us a convo.

♥ Fabulous Mentions ♥ - please see our profile!


All of our products are constructed and assembled in a clean, pet and smoke-free environment.

We use only high quality, single and double-sided 12"x12" scrapbook paper for our items, all of which are acid and lignin free.

For our special Holiday themed listings, please note that Holiday papers are generally only available for a short period of time. Chances are if you love it, it won't be available next year so get it while you can!


♥ Special thanks to Tracy at for our fabulous pinwheel branding ♥

Some of the graphic elements we include have been designed by other fabulous Etsians and are used for these small commercial purposes with their permission:

Like the cupcakes shown in some of our listings? They are actually "cupfakes" made especially for us by


Accepted payment methods


Returns & exchanges

See item details for return and exchange eligibility.


Currently we only accept PayPal or cash on delivery for our local customers. Please note that PayPal accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and E-Checks. If you choose to pay by E-Check, your item will ship as soon as your payment clears (average time 5 days). Payment is appreciated immediately upon purchase. If payment has not been remitted after 3 business days and a friendly reminder, the transaction will be cancelled.


Please note that we ship all orders using Canada Post. Our shipping labels are generated via PayPal so please ensure your address on file with them is correct or indicate otherwise in the "Notes to Seller".

Shipping rates for custom orders are determinate on the item size and quantity of the order. We will require a shipping address in order to determine these rates and will advise of the cost prior to offering a reserved listing.

Within Canada - Regular Parcel service is used. Delivery within 6 to 9 business days. Insurance provided upon request for an additional $0.90 USD per $100 of coverage. Should you require you purchase sooner, we will upgrade to either Xpresspost (within 2 business days) or Priority (next day a.m. delivery) for the cost incurred.

To the U.S. - Small Packet USA Air service is used. Delivery standards are 10 to 14 business days. PLEASE NOTE that this service does not include tracking of the parcel nor is it even an add-on option. Should you require your purchase sooner, or prefer to have the tracking ability of your parcel, we will upgrade this service to Expedited and advise of the additional cost. Insurance up to $100 is included.

The above shipping information is for small orders and parcels only. Large quantities may require an oversized box for shipping which automatically upgrades the service to Expedited, hence, increased shipping costs.

It shall be noted that although we have not encountered these charges in the past, buyers are responsible for any and all duties and customs charges that may be incurred.

We are not responsible for delayed packages. We will, however, initiate a claim on your behalf if you package has not arrived after 75 days (the Canada Post standard for lost parcels).

We also offer our local, Greater Horseshoe customers the option of personal pick-up. Please convo. this prior to finalizing your order and we will remove the shipping charges.

We do our best to provide an accurate shipping cost in the listing and will refund any significant overages to our customers. You will note that we do not utilize the "if purchased with another item" shipping feature, however, we will always combine shipping on multiple purchases and refund accordingly.

Please do not leave discouraged! We will gladly ship to you as well. Just let me know what you're interested in and where you call home and I will calculate the cost for you.

AUSTRALIAN CUSTOMERS - Due to extremely long and unacceptable delays in small packages being delivered, we are currently not shipping to Australia via surface mail at this time. Although this method is much less expensive than air mail, it is very unreliable. We will still be happy to ship to you via air mail or any upgraded method - just drop me a convo. for a shipping estimate. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Additional policies and FAQs

I welcome the opportunity for custom orders and would love to hear your ideas and thoughts in regards to our products.

Pre-made listed items will be shipped within 48 hours. Small custom orders will require a 3 to 5 day assembly period prior to shipping. An estimated time of completion will be provided for large orders.


Please note that our handmade paper party accessories are intended for decoration only. They are assembled using small parts. Please keep out of the reach of children. Twirlie Whirlies will not be held liable for injuries sustained.


Our handmade party accessories are made in a clean, smoke and pet-free environment.

Although the home that the paper items are assembled in is not nut or peanut-free, they are constructed on an entirely separate floor away from the kitchen. Food and drink is strictly prohibited in this assembly area so that risk of contact with any allergens is minimal.

To ensure no risk, please advise us prior to the assembly of any item if there are any allergies that may be of concern.


Please keep in mind that our handmade products are made from paper.

They will not withstand harsh treatment such as being crushed, immersed in water or left out in the rain.

Please handle with care!


Any of the pinwheels can be made "twirlable" or "non-twirlable".

May be finished with a "hubcap" in the middle with many options to choose from including cupcakes, circles, stars, rocket ships, and flowers. Have a different hubcap in mind? Send us a message and we will try and accommodate your request.

Our finished pinwheel sizes (including the handle) are approximately as follows:

Traditional Twirlie Whirlies
● Mini - 4" diameter, 6" high
● Small Favour - 6 1/2" diameter, 9" high
● Medium Favour - 8" diameter, 11 1/2" high
● Large Favour - 10 1/2" diameter, 16 1/2" high

4-Petal Twirlie Whirlies
● Mini - 3" diameter, 5 1/2" high
● Small Favour - 5" diameter, 8 1/2" high
● Medium Favour - 6 1/2" diameter, 11" high
● Large Favour - 9" diameter, 16" high

5-Petal Twirlie Whirlies
● Mini - 3" diameter, 5 1/2" high
● Small Favour - 4" diameter, 8" high

8-Petal Twirlie Whirlies
● Small Favour - 6" diameter, 9" high
● Medium Favour - 6 1/2" diameter, 10 1/2" high
● Large Favour - 9 1/2" diameter, 16 1/2" high

Traditional Piggyback Twirlie Whirlies
● Small Favour - 6 1/2" diameter, 9" high
● Medium Favour - 8" diameter, 11 1/2" high
● Large Favour - 10 1/2" diameter, 16 1/2" high