FREE CHRISTMAS GIFT TAGS PRINTABLE

DIY FELT SNOWFLAKE COASTERS TUTORIAL

AND FREE CHRISTMAS GIFT TAGS PRINTABLE

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These festive trendy felt coasters make a fun and simple easy project.   Grab your cup of coffee and gather your supplies! The supply list and instructions to make these stylish felt Christmas coasters are below.  So easy and fast to make!

But first here is a set of FREE printable Christmas gift tags – CLICK HERE to download them.

Free Christmas Gift Tags

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SNOWFLAKE COASTERS SUPPLIES NEEDED:

  • FREE Snowflake Printable & Traceable Templates-CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD
  • 2 mm Thick Felt (in various bright colors)
  • Sewing Pins
  • Scissors or Exacto Knife
  • Fabri-Tac Glue
  • Chalk

HOW TO DIRECTIONS:

1.) Gather your supplies above. To make the snowflake coasters, print out the downloadable snowflake designs above and cut them out.  For the bottom circles, use a drinking glass or any circular object around the home that is either the same size as your snowflakes or just slightly bigger to trace around on your neutral or contrasting colors of felt.  These will be your coaster bases.

2.) Place printed snowflake designs on your selected colors of felt and trace.  I like to use a piece of sharpened chalk for tracing on any fabric because it is very forgiving and you can simply rub off any remaining traced lines.  After tracing all your snowflakes, cut out each design around the edges.

3.) To cut your interior holes or designs of the snowflakes, fold the felt snowflakes in half and cut each hole or design with either a pair of extremely small and sharp scissors or if you are good with an exacto knife, this may the better tool for getting those smaller lines. Open, refold the other sides together and cut according to pattern until all your interior design pattern holes are cut.

4.) Use the Fabri-Tac Glue (or any quick-setting fabric glue) to adhere the snowflakes to the top of each cut out round felt piece. Use sewing pins to hold them in place.  Let them set up and dry for about an hour and then  . . . Voila!  You’re done!

Grab your cup of coffee or tea and test these out on any table in the home.  These add a festive cheerful holiday touch to your home this season!

There is still time to order via USPS PRIORITY from any of my shops to get anything last minute before the holiday!  Stop by and browse Christmas decor to add to your home or a gift for someone special.  Visit my shops by clicking the links below-

ONCE UPON A HOME DESIGNS

THE PARTY FETTI SHOP

READY SET CRAFT KITS

PINWHEEL PRETTIES

Hope you have a great week!  Come back soon- I’ll be sharing some of my handmade Christmas decorations later in the week.

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Free Printable Gift Tags & Snowflake Coasters DIY Tutorial

DIY FELT SNOWFLAKE COASTERS TUTORIAL

AND FREE CHRISTMAS GIFT TAGS PRINTABLE

felt snowflake coasters - creative christmas snowflake crafts-f87996

These festive felt coasters make a fun and simple easy project.   Grab your cup of coffee and gather your supplies! The supply list and instructions to make these stylish felt Christmas coasters are below.

But first here is a set of FREE printable Christmas gift tags – CLICK HERE to download them.

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SNOWFLAKE COASTERS HOW TO DIY

SUPPLIES NEEDED:

  • FREE Snowflake Printable & Traceable Templates-CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD
  • 2 mm Thick Felt (in various bright colors)
  • Sewing Pins
  • Scissors or Exacto Knife
  • Fabri-Tac Glue
  • Chalk

HOW TO DIRECTIONS:

1.) Gather your supplies above. To make the snowflake coasters, print out the downloadable snowflake designs above and cut them out.  For the bottom circles, use a drinking glass or any circular object around the home that is either the same size as your snowflakes or just slightly bigger to trace around on your neutral or contrasting colors of felt.  These will be your coaster bases.

2.) Place printed snowflake designs on your selected colors of felt and trace.  I like to use a piece of sharpened chalk for tracing on any fabric because it is very forgiving and you can simply rub off any remaining traced lines.  After tracing all your snowflakes, cut out each design around the edges.

3.) To cut your interior holes or designs of the snowflakes, fold the felt snowflakes in half and cut each hole or design with either a pair of extremely small and sharp scissors or if you are good with an exacto knife, this may the better tool for getting those smaller lines. Open, refold the other sides together and cut according to pattern until all your interior design pattern holes are cut.

4.) Use the Fabri-Tac Glue (or any quick-setting fabric glue) to adhere the snowflakes to the top of each cut out round felt piece. Use sewing pins to hold them in place.  Let them set up and dry for about an hour and then  . . . Voila!  You’re done!

Grab your cup of coffee and test these out on any table in the home.  These add a festive cheerful holiday touch to home this season!

Enjoy your new felt snowflake coasters and thanks for stopping by The Party Fetti Blog!

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Christmas Gift Ideas – Shop Unique

SHOP HANDMADE & SHOP SMALL BUSINESSES THIS CHRISTMAS

Shop Unique

As many of you know I run a small business from my home.  I am a vendor for  around 30 event and wedding planners all over the world.  I specialize in making custom party favors and decorations and of course my top seller is pinwheels– in just about any color or design you can think of! I often laugh because people ask me all the time, “You can make a living from making pinwheels?”  I usually respond with, “Of course not! But I do make an income from the 10 to 12 monthly larger wedding orders, the additional sales in my four unique Etsy shops, and I make around 350 other handmade items, so its not just pinwheels.”

This year I am encouraging all my blog readers and visitors to visit Etsy online and to purchase at least one item that is designed and made by an actual individual.

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 This year, I am participating in a collective market called SHOP UNIQUE sponsored by Handmadeology– which is a wonderful website for selling resources, tips and articles for handmade sellers.  You can read more about the holiday program, sign up as a handmade seller, and find many shops participating and organized into categories by clicking on the link here-

SHOP UNIQUE

While I love to shop at Target, HomeGoods, World Market and a few other trendy large national retailers- I myself purchase many of my Christmas gifts from small business owners and part-time sellers on Etsy.  After all, Etsy sellers are generally the biggest supporters of handmade.   Sure, I can buy that yummy smelling soap, I especially  love Zum Bar Soap, that is made right here in Kansas City, but they are big now and distributed in every local grocery store- so any of my family or friends can now pick that up.

 If I am going to buy handmade soap- the first place I shop is on Etsy.  Check out all the options below-

 And don’t be put off by shipping costs- many sellers offer free shipping during the holidays or coupon discount codes to offset the cost.  However if you are like me- I tend to think of shipping fees as just part of shopping online.  Most people don’t realize that often retailers mark up their goods anywhere from 200% to 400%, depending on what it is, because they have to add in their distribution and delivery cost as well.  Essentially, you are still paying for shipping at the big retail stores- its just spread over the thousands of that one item seen in every retail location, all over the country.

I’ll be showcasing some wonderful handmade items and Etsy shops here on my blog over the next few weeks to help you with your holiday decorating and gift giving.

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Starting with a good artisan friend of mine, Jenny Tucker, who often features her own designs on her blog,

 The Seeds of Inspiration

The Seeds of Inspiration

My favorite handmade item is her

mod trendy coaster sets

Coasters Christmas Holiday Festive Drink Coaster

and she also makes beautiful wool felted goods, which can all be found in the

ONCE UPON A HOME DESIGNS

Home Decor & Christmas Gifts
Home Decor & Christmas Gifts

Thanks for stopping by The Party Fetti Blog today!  Don’t forget to visit
The Party Fetti Shop 

as well for all your holiday decorating this coming Christmas and New Year’s Eve for decking your halls with some

HOLIDAY CHEER!

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