Tuesday, December 8, 2009

My Mitten Napkin Holders

Several months ago, I purchased eight of these snowflakes at Dollar Tree for a dollar a piece.  I thought when I brought them that I would use them with my Christmas tablescape this year. 

015 With the snowflakes as my inspiration for my kitchen Christmas tablescape, I decided I would make mittens to hold my linen napkins.  I used my Cricut and Joys of the Season cartridge and cut out a mitten pattern. 

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I used white felt and fuzzy fleece to make my mittens.  

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Voila!  my mitten napkin holder. 

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I’m loving the red and white with a touch of green. 

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Are you ready to join me in a cup of hot chocolate? 

Gail

P.S.  Our kitchen remodel is almost completed!  We’ve ordered the countertop and it should be in and installed in  three weeks…..HOORAY!  I’ll be sure to do a blog post once it’s all done.

P.S.S.  I’m linking this to Funky Junk Interiors for Saturday Nite Special. 

38 comments:

  1. Hello Gail ~I've just strolled in for my first visit... These beautiful mitten napkin holders are incredible versatile! I've enjoyed taking a peek at your past posts. You've got so many wonderful ideas. Your blog is so beautifully inviting.
    We share similar taste for so many of the same creative design elements.

    As fall came to a close I looked forward to winter (that's fast approaching), bringing a festive inspiration for a few DIY decorations and gifts, with a little baking in between.
    Don't you love the aroma that fills the air during this season?
    My cat also appreciates the evergreens and an occasional ping pong toss of my (newly created and not yet dried) ornaments...

    I've bookmarked you in my favs and joined your followers too.
    I look forward to coming by your charming blog again.
    Come by for a visit. Your company would be nice.

    Sweet holiday wishes,
    Sara

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  2. Gail,
    Those mittens are adorable! I love them, and I wish I could join you for the cup of hot chocolate...yum!

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  3. Oh, these are so cute!!!! I would love to join yoiu for some hot chocolate! Then, you can show me how to make some too!! Love them.

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  4. What a great idea!! You are really getting your money's worth out of that cricut. The mittens are too cute and the entire table is so festive and fun. You have outdone yourself again!!
    Jane

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  5. Awesome idea...those mittens are just too cute!

    Blessing,
    Linda

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  6. Gail, How clever you are. Those are some of the most festive ideas I've ever seen for a table setting. I would LOVE a cup of hot chocolate with you! The snowflakes are also the cutest things on the table. I can't wait to see your kitchen countertops and all the other updates you've done. Thank you so very much for sharing this wonderful idea and your talent at the Boardwalk Bragfest. Now it's time for me to go brag on you!

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  7. I love them! They're so pretty and sparkly!
    Diane

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  8. Ooohh your tablescape is adorable! I love the mitten idea. Especially here in Denver where it is so snowy and cold right now!

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  9. So adorable! I love it! Come add it to the linking fun over at Blue Cricket Design every Wednesday!

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  10. Hey Gail. It all looks so pretty. Don't you just love the dollar store.

    Merry Christmas & Hugs...Tracy :)

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  11. Gail, ADORABLE. I am impatiently waiting for my Cricut to get here, have to make some of these!!! Thanks for the festive inspiration.

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  12. So adorable...so pottery barn without the price. Thanks for sharing. Come check my transformation out & let me know what you think.

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  13. I kinda did the same thing with those large snowflakes from Dollar Tree...but mine is only part of the centerpiece I showed last week.

    Beautiful with all the reds!!!!

    Mine's posted now...it's another new one for my collection of Holiday Decor..La Befana

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  14. I love the mittens, ... your table setting. I can just see sitting with a few friends over hot chocolate and conversation ... what a wonderful holiday visit. I'm not familiar with a cricut but now will have to find out more about it. Thanks for sharing.

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  15. Thanks for linking in with my GET R DONE party - I was wondering how that would all turn out - and it looks fabulous!!!

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  16. Wowsers..I love them, beautiful job and you diner setting looks so very invitng....Happy Holidays..

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  17. The look so festive and they are totally get me excited for Christmas! I can't wait to see the finished kitchen!!
    Thanks for linking to Poppies!

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  18. I love it! You did a fantastic job at decorating your table! Simple and easy but so elegant looking!

    Get R Done Friday!
    Angela

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  19. I came over for the Git R Done posts, and really enjoyed looking at your creative ideas. They really turned out GREAT! Thanks for sharing!

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  20. Love your mittens...such a cute idea. The table is lovely and wish I could join you for a cup of hot chocolate.

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  22. My goodness your table is adorable ... Can I come for coco?? Happy Holidays!

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  23. Sooo cute! And I would love some hot chocolate.

    Janet

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  24. Your mittins are lovely and your table is so warm and inviting, you're are going to end-up with a house full of ladies wanted hot chocolate ....

    Thanks for sharing and have a GRAND weekend.

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  25. Adorable! Great idea with the snowflake underneath. I bought a couple of those for my January decor, but they just might have to come out early now!

    Thanks!

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  26. Those are precious!!! What a great idea!! Thanks for sharing.

    Have a wonderful weekend,
    Nicole

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  27. I am totally lovin' that project! How ingenious of you.. and how surprisingly lovely to sit down to that little set table!

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  28. Must get Cricut! I LOVE your table that is just too cute!

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  29. Oh my goodness, soooo cute! I can't wait to see how your kitchen turns out. I always feel for you when I see the progress pictures. Not having a kitchen is a rough thing. Almost done...

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  30. Awesome website, I had not noticed gailsdecorativetouch.blogspot.com before in my searches!
    Keep up the fantastic work!

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  31. Thanks for sharing this link, but unfortunately it seems to be offline... Does anybody have a mirror or another source? Please answer to my post if you do!

    I would appreciate if a staff member here at gailsdecorativetouch.blogspot.com could post it.

    Thanks,
    William

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