Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Needle Felted Cotton Pods!

Happy Tuesday everyone!

I just finished such a FUN project!

I have had this neat green bowl that I found at Goodwill sitting empty next to my crocheted veggie tray for about a year now!

I just did not know what to put in it... so I left the space open.

Open for an idea ... open for an inspiration to come to me. :)

Finally!  I had an idea this weekend!

I was walking through a neat little shop at the mall and saw some decorative cotton pods displayed.

Of course, I went right over to them and touched them!

I turned over the price tag, and gently placed them back down. :)

They wanted like $1,000,000,000 for a string of 5 pods! :)

Tee hee!

Well, maybe it wasn't $1,000,000,000, but it was close! :)
Sticker shock quickly turned into excitement!

I thought to myself that this is what I want to make for my green bowl!

So I went to Tuesday Morning and found a $3 box of potpourri and 3 neat glass onions for $1 each. :)

I filled the bowl with some coffee to take up space, smell good and look kinda earthy. :)

Then I took out the pods and some wool roving to needle felt some "cotton fluff".

Ta Da!

That was a fast and FUN project!

I really like how it turned out!

What FUN things are you creating?

Please leave me a note and let me know!

I cannot wait to hear all about them!

Melissa & Archie


Mitch and Molly said...

A brilliant idea and your cotton pods look perfect in their new home, Melissa!

Love ya lots,
Mitch and Molly

mormar said...

Ant Melissy, dis iz CHu, In Pugazona, we habs coddon feelds rite by our houz Nex time we sees sum ub dem bols openin, we mite seek into da feeld an steel yew sum! Tell R-Chee he needs to leeb all da beggies alone, akuz dey hab sew much fiber, dey mite makes sum green gasses!

Pearl and Daisy said...

Love it Melissa! I've been wanting to get more into felting. I feel like there are sooo many fun possibilities.

Happy crocheting!

Dip-Dip and the Bridge said...

If we had your brains we could save a billion pounds too.
That is gorgeous, we love it, so creative!
Dip Bridge and Elliot x

Tweedles -- that's me said...

I love how you play! I love that popouri stuff too, and what you did to make them come alive makes me smile!
The beautiful bowl is so happy now too,, having all the prettys in it!
Oh ,, I wish we could have a play day!

Tweedles -- that's me said...

I am back again! What is wool roving and needles felt?
Silly questions I know,,, but I just need to know!