DIY Felt Plushie – Easy Felt Squirrel Pattern

DIY Felt Squirrel Plushie. Use this free plushie pattern and simple tutorial to make an adorable felt stuffed animal. Free felt stuffie pattern. DIY woodland animal plushie.

What is it about woodland critters that is so irresistible?  I don’t know, but I’m here for it! This easy DIY felt squirrel plushie can be completed in an afternoon, so it’s a great last minute gift idea! Woodland animals are perfect for a neutral nursery design, and this DIY stuffed squirrel would be right at home tucked on a shelf or in someone’s tiny arms!

DIY Felt Squirrel Plushie. Use this free plushie pattern and simple tutorial to make an adorable felt stuffed animal. Free felt stuffie pattern. DIY woodland animal plushie.

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Once my kiddos caught on that I can make stuff from scratch, they wanted me to be making stuff for them all the time! The most recent request was a tiny sleeping bag for E’s tiny stuffies. lol

But I actually really love that they can have an idea and for the most part I’m capable of executing it. They are also too young to demand perfection, so that’s a win for me.

I always wanted to be a crafty mom and my boys seem to appreciate the homemade projects! For now anyway, the appreciation may dissipate once they’re teenagers.

While a felt squirrel plushie was not so specifically requested, new toys are always welcomed with glee in this house!

Here’s how to make one:

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24+ Cute Crafts to Make with Felt Scraps

Not sure what to do with all your felt scraps? Here's a great round-up of 24+ super cute crafts to make with felt scraps! Adorable project ideas for felt scraps. DIY felt crafts. Felt magnets, pincushions, ornaments, toys and accessories using scrap felt fabric.

Confession time. My drawer of felt scraps is exploding at the seams. I’ve thrown out so much good felt in the past because I just didn’t know what to do with it! It breaks my heart to think about it. I’m in desperate need of new ideas for using up my felt scraps so that they don’t either go to waste or take over my whole studio! To that end, I rounded up 24 super cute crafts to make with felt scraps here for us all to benefit from.

Not sure what to do with all your felt scraps? Here's a great round-up of 24+ super cute crafts to make with felt scraps! Adorable project ideas for felt scraps. DIY felt crafts. Felt magnets, pincushions, ornaments, toys and accessories using scrap felt fabric.

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I do use felt scraps for stuffing plushies, but I find it very dense. So it’s only good for small projects or mixed with some polyfil. If you have a great post or idea for using felt scraps, let me know! I’m always on the lookout for new ideas!

I think the multi-coloured roses at the end of the list is a particularly clever way to use up felt scraps since most of us probably have a ton of multi-coloured scraps rather than a drawer full of a single colour.

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DIY Felt Caravan Garland + Free Pattern

DIY Felt Caravan Garland Free Pattern & Tutorial! Learn how to make these adorable felt trailers to use in a garland, as ornaments or toys. These DIY felt trailers are a great way to use up felt scraps too!

Hold the press, these are the cutest! Make a little parade of adorable campers with this DIY felt caravan garland pattern! This is a great project for using up felt scraps, which let’s be honest we all have too many scraps.  These cutesy trailers would be so fun as DIY decor for a nursery or playroom. Make one or make a million!

DIY Felt Caravan Garland Free Pattern & Tutorial! Learn how to make these adorable felt trailers to use in a garland, as ornaments or toys. These DIY felt trailers are a great way to use up felt scraps too!

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This is a really versatile little pattern, with imagination you could use it for a number of different projects! Off the top of my head this caravan could be a pincushion, keychain, ornament, or stitched flat in an embroidery hoop with an oh-so-clever “happy camper” embroidered underneath. You could even try enlarging the pattern and making a fun pillow with it!

I used it to make this adorable garland. So cute for a kid’s room or as part of a gallery wall!

Cute felt caravan garland DIY. How to make felt trailers. What to make with felt scraps.

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Cute French Valentines – Free Download

Free printable cute French Valentines. French Valentine's cards for kids. Owl Valentines. Valentins en Français.

Every year. Every year Valentine’s Day sneaks up on me and catches me unprepared! The boys’ birthdays are also in February, so in my defence, it’s a busy month. But here we are. Somehow, with a little panic to kickstart the process, I did manage to come up with a Valentines design in time. So this is a quick post just to share these cute french valentines in case there are other last minute moms out there wondering where to find clever francophone valentines cards. I see you. I got you.

Free printable cute French Valentines. French Valentine's cards for kids. Owl Valentines. Valentins en Français. Download and print these free and super cute French Valentines! A simple and sweet Valentine's Day card for kids to give their friends. Cartes de la Saint-Valentin à imprimer.

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My boys go to a french school. Not french immersion, it’s french school board. French everyone and everything. English stops at the door. But it’s a really wonderful school and I’m so grateful that they are able to attend!

In the past, I have sent english valentine’s cards with the boys, but I always feel weird about it. The school doesn’t insist on French valentines but I’d like to make the effort anyway.  It’s hard to find store-bought valentines written in French in my part of the country. And I never seem to have my you-know-what together enough to order some online ahead of time!

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Beginner Floral Embroidery Pattern

Free Floral Embroidery Pattern for Beginners. Home is Wherever I'm With You DIY home decor. DIY hoop art decor. Beautiful free embroidery pattern download, suitable for beginners. Make this gorgeous embroidery with this simple DIY tutorial.

My husband and I recently celebrated our 10 year wedding anniversary. It’s funny to look back at those fresh faced younglings we used to be, full of anticipation for what the future held. Well 10 years later, and many adventures later, we may look a little more tired and haggard than we used to but I’m happy to say that he’s still the one I want to do all my adventures with. I’m not me without him and in all the places we’ve lived, the homes and in-between homes, home is always wherever I’m with him! Ok, super sappy portion of this post over. On to the good stuff! I had so much fun designing this floral embroidery pattern and stitching it up for our home that I’m giving the pattern away to you for free!

Free Floral Embroidery Pattern for Beginners. Home is Wherever I'm With You DIY home decor. DIY hoop art decor. Beautiful free embroidery pattern download, suitable for beginners. Make this gorgeous embroidery with this simple DIY tutorial.

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I just love this quote. And I suspect I’m not the only one. It’s such a beautiful sentiment and I think it really resonates with people. It helps remind us that home is a person, it’s relationship and connection, it’s not a material place.

I think this pattern is suitable for beginners. There are several stitch types in it, but nothing too complicated. I didn’t do up a stitch guide, so if you don’t know how to do a particular stitch you may have to look it up.

If you make this floral embroidery pattern I would absolutely loooove to see it! You can tag me @yellow_birdhouse on Instagram, or shoot me an email. It seriously makes my day when people make the stuff I’ve designed! I do a little happy dance and scream at my husband about it. Lol!

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