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Topic: A bushel of felt christmas flower pins & recycled christmas card boxes  (Read 5648 times)
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Jennickell
« on: December 15, 2008 06:14:40 AM »

So this is what I made this weekend, I used my sizzix and cut out a bunch of different flower shapes in felt, layered them together, did some really simple stitching and put a button on each one, glued a pin back on and I got these:

close up:

There are 50 here (plus I made 16 more to send to my grandma for her to give out to her friends), I am going to give one to each lady at my work.
And then, I have had this bad problem saving every christmas card I have gotten over the past few years, well I managed to dent the supply a little and I made these to put the pins into:

and a close up
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Melazdee
« Reply #1 on: December 15, 2008 06:35:30 AM »

First, those flower things are adorable..great idea!
and second...what an INGENIOUS idea for old christmas cards! I have this overwhelming need to keep all my cards and all I can come up with that i like is saving bits of old cards to use in scrapbooking. I dont usually like those christmas card ornaments and things like that...but the boxes! now THOSE are useful! How did you do those?

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« Reply #2 on: December 15, 2008 06:55:35 AM »

I agree- I love how simple & pretty the flower pins are and the pillow boxes made out of old Xmas cards is great! I think I'll have to learn how to do them & try that with a few of my presents this year.
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« Reply #3 on: December 15, 2008 08:02:17 AM »

These are super cute and I adore the card boxes!  I would love to know how you made them.
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Jennickell
« Reply #4 on: December 15, 2008 08:28:37 AM »

Thanks everyone, the boxes are super easy to make, I kinda winged it, but after a quick google search I found this tut
http://recyclemicol.vox.com/library/photo/6a00d41422ce3e6a4700e39898d7180005.html

I just handed them out to everyone at work, everyone just loves them (everyone likes the boxes better than the pins- ha)
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« Reply #5 on: December 15, 2008 09:27:25 AM »

That is a great idea! I love the flowers! I've been wanting to make some, but I just haven't gotten around to trying it yet. Yours looks awesome!
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lwooters
« Reply #6 on: December 15, 2008 11:00:09 AM »

I always read cards over the trash can... I guess I need to start saving those because I love those boxes!!!
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laideebugz
« Reply #7 on: December 15, 2008 01:23:35 PM »

I knew I should have bought that sizzix I was looking at last night @ AC Moore. LOL.

What beautiful flowers... and an awesome gift!  Great job!

-gina
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« Reply #8 on: December 15, 2008 01:25:40 PM »

OMG.  Gorgeous. and thoughtful.  You must have the patience of a saint though.
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« Reply #9 on: December 15, 2008 03:21:42 PM »

wow lovely!
what dies did you use?
These would work for me too, i can see hair accessories!
awesome box idea!
i am going to use up some leftover new cards i got cheap and make boxes for some gingerbread and shortbread cookies i am making to handout on christmas day to the extra people who turn up for dinner at my parents.
thankyou!
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