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Monday, March 19, 2018

#CRAFTS WITH ANASTASIA--COOKIE CUTTER FELT AIR FRESHENER/ORNAMENT


This is a useful craft that requires no skill other than the ability to use a scissors and a bottle of glue. You don’t even have to draw a pattern because you use the cookie cutters as templates. The model shown used a 4”, 3”, and 2” heart-shaped cookie cutter.

Hang the air freshener in your car or closet or from a branch on your tree at Christmas time. The scent should last for several weeks. When the scent is gone, just add a few more drops of essential oil.

Materials:
3 cookie cutters, same shape, in 3 different sizes, your choice of shapes
pencil
scraps of wool felt in 3 complementary colors
1” decorative button
9” 3/8” wide ribbon in complementary color
fabric or tacky glue and gem glue
essential oil, your choice of fragrance

Using the cookie cutters as templates, trace one of each shape on the felt and cut out.

2. Add a few drops of the essential oil onto the center of each shape. Use enough so that when the oil evaporates, the scent remains. Allow the oil to dry.

3. Using the fabric or tacky glue, run a line of glue around the back of the medium shape and glue centered to the large shape. Run a line of glue around the small shape and glue centered to the medium shape.

4. Using the gem glue, glue the button to the center of the small shape.

5. Fold ribbon in half and glue to back of large shape.

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