Thursday, November 21, 2013

A Waltzingmouse Christmas - Day 4

Hi there. Today is our final day of A Waltzingmouse Christmas. I hope you enjoyed seeing the new products Waltzingmouse Stamps has available and collected a little holiday inspiration. Today we are sharing ideas for holiday decorations.

My project for today is a tad more function than decoration, but still shares the holiday spirit. It would also make a great gift!

I used the new Holly Sprig Die and some felt scraps to create a little festive fabric coaster.

I die cut the holly and berries from felt and stitched it to the houndstooth fabric with embroidery floss. In addition to adhering it to the fabric coaster, the stitching also helped to give the holly leaves a bit more definition.  As you can see, I am not practiced at embroidery :) 

Perfect for a mug of hot cocoa!

A little set of these tied up with some twine would make a cute gift, I think! Or you could keep them for yourself (mine is going to stay on my desk, perfect for a cuppa ;) They are inexpensive to make and don't require too much time - a great Sunday afternoon project.

That wraps it up for me today. Tomorrow is the monthly WMS Pajama Party so I hope you'll check out the details and join us... goodies are up for grabs! Here are the rest of the Design Team links for today!

Anya Schrier - you are here!

So glad you stopped by! Have a super day!

MATERIALS: Holly Sprig Die Set - Waltzingmouse Stamps; Scrap Felt Squares (approx. 4 1/2 inches); Embroidery thread


  1. SQUEAL! I love those holly sprig dies so much I could just kiss them!! This is an adorable project, Anya. I love the houndstooth that matches your blog :)! Love it all!! (Disclaimer: exclamation key officially BROKEN....:))

  2. Adorable Anya! I love the embroidery on the holly! Adds the perfect definition and is so sweet!

  3. How comfy cozy this felt coaster looks Anya! love the colors -and your stitching is great!

  4. Love your cozy - it makes a perfect gift Anya and so functional!! I have a feeling it will be a hit on your gift list!

  5. What a great gift idea! Thanks for the inspiration.

  6. Totally adorable!! Time for a hot cup of cocoa!!

  7. I'm very late getting around to see all the wonderful creations for the Christmas inspriation. I really like the cards you made with the holly, and this little coaster is just fab - functional and so pretty!


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