Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Whatever Wednesday: NOEL

Do you remember my post where I made a 1 out of cardboard and felt. Well I loved how it turned out. It didn't cost me anything, plus I have a ton of felt left over from the Angry Birds costumes, so I decided to make something for Christmas. So I made a big NOEL to put on my wall. It's bold and big (each letter is about 12"x10") and I love it!

This is how I made it:
1) I cut lots and lots of circles out the felt

2) Next I cut out NOE out of cardboard. I reused the 1 and made it a L. Then I glued the circles onto all the letters.

3) I added some flowers to each letter. For the flower on the O and E, I cut several petals out of the felt. I made two sizes.

4) I folded them on the straight side and glued them onto the letter.

5) I hung the letters up on the wall with painters tape.

And now I have a fun Christmas decoration that didn't cost me anything and I got rid of my extra felt! :)

Here is a close up on the flowers. I decided to add yellow too, just for some extra color :)



Sylvie Créative - Créations Ma Déco Maison said...

I love the idea and the application! It looks great and so cute!

TheUnSoccerMom said...

Oh my goodness!!! How cute is this??!!!

Great job! love it!

Patti said...

What a great idea, especially for a big empty wall! Very festive!

Leasa said...

Cute idea. I wouldn't have thought to use painters tape to hang it with. Stopping by from a Crafty Soiree.

Denyse@Crazy Beautiful Life said...

Totally awesome idea...I would love for you to share it at my "25 Days of Christmas" Linky party...

Danielle said...

I love that this is out of cardboard. So fantastic! I am going to feature this craft this afternoon:> Stop by and grab a button.