DIY: Paddle Fan Program

168 Responses

  1. brooke says:

    i am assuming then if i make a donation i then get an access code so i can download the templates?

  2. aylee says:

    brooke… u don’t have to give a donation. you can download the templates right here without donation.

  3. brooke says:

    hmmm when i try to download the templates a little box pops up and asks me for my username and my password???? does anyone have any suggestions?

  4. aylee says:

    brooke… that is so weird. it’s not supposed to that. unfortunately i’m in a public computer right now so i’m unable to download it for you. but here’s the direct address of the file:

  5. Tamekia says:


    what’s the approximate cost for the all the supplies to make the paddle fans? do craft stores usually sell the paper in bulk or individual sheets?


  6. NikkiV says:

    Thank you so much for posting these online for free. I love the different shapes you made. It will be hard to choose which one to use! I’m making my own wedding program fans and this is a life-saver.

    I recommend using a box cutter over a exacto knife, as thick paper can break the blade. Once I’m finished, I plan to tie cute ribbon at the base of the fan around the stick.

  7. kc says:

    I cannot download the template. Can you please send it to me via email at I would love a seashell design if you have it available. I tried everything to get it download off the site

  8. ammosai says:

    I just want to make sure I am understanding this correctly – I am using the first template shown on this page. When I print a sample the dotted lines show up – are these the lines I am supposed to be cutting using my x-acto knife? or am I confused?

  9. lorin says:

    Could you please send me the template for the 4 piece wedding fans attached with the ribbon?
    Can the paper needed be run through a ink jet printer?

  10. elizabeth says:

    I too am looking for a sea shell

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