Welcome to Day 5 of the 7-day series! I’m giving you seven days of frugal & easy Christmas decorations. If this is your first time here, be sure to check out the previous day’s posts where I used paper, clay, faux flowers and wood beads to decorate my Christmas tree.
7 Days Of Frugal & Easy Christmas Decorations. Christmas Décor That You Can Make From Materials That You Probably Already Have In Your Home.
The next material on the list is felt. I did a few felt projects a couple of years ago, and I still have a lot of felt scraps in my stock. So this was an obvious choice to use for Christmas ornaments.
Felt Christmas Ornaments
Felt Christmas Ornaments are so easy to make and do not take a lot of time. Cut your felt in the shape you wish to make your ornaments, front and back for each. You can use any shape you like, circles, stars, hearts, Christmas trees, reindeer, etc. I searched for a couple of basic snowflake patterns and drew them onto my shapes. I then embroidered the snowflake shapes onto the felt.
When you are done, use a blanket stitch to stitch the front and back together. Leave a small gap, fill it up with filling material and close up the gap. Remember to add a ribbon to hang your ornament from. I just add it in between the two felt layers when I do the blanket stitch. Your felt Christmas Ornaments are done!
Where else can you use felt to decorate for Christmas
Felt is really versatile as it does not fray. For Christmas décor, I’m seeing felt used in the following ways:
- Christmas wreaths.
- As applique on scatter cushions in either tree or bauble shapes.
- Miniature Christmas trees.
- Miniature gnomes or Santa’s
- More detailed ornaments like gingerbread houses
- Felt poinsettias
- Felt garlands