Monday, November 21, 2011

Last Minute Thanksgiving Crafts

Looking for some quick, easy, cheap, last minute Thanksgiving Decorations? Well you've come to the right place!

First off a free printable:
I got this courtesy of Capital B.
I bought the frame at the Dollar Tree (for $1 of course).
For some reason I thought it was an 8x10 printable but the sizes she has are 5x7 and 12x18. So I just downloaded the 12x18 and made it smaller.

Here is another really cute free Thanksgiving printable from eighteen25. I wished I had printed this one off too but I actually just remembered I had pinned it.

Project #2:
This really took no time at all and was SUPER easy! You can find the instructions to make it here. (I wished I had been able to use 6 strands of embroidery thread for the words, but the eye of my needle wasn't big enough, so I could only use 2, and ended up with skinny words. Also I only used 5 orange circles, not 6 like she did, and just glued down my stem - no stitching)

She did her stitching free hand (well I'm assuming she did). I'm not very good at free handing it, so this is how I did it.

First I downloaded the font Wisdom Script from the Lost Type Co-Op, wrote out "Give Thanks" in Word, and then printed it off.

I stapled the paper to the felt and then stitched through the paper, using the words as my guide.

Then I gently ripped off the paper...

And used my needle to get the paper that didn't come off the first time around.

I then turned it over and tightened the stitches by pulling on the thread with my needle.

Then removed the staples and
(Cost $1 for frame from the Dollar Tree)

And there you have it! Two (or three) quick, easy, and cheap Thanksgiving Decorations for your home.

Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!!

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