I was inspired by a pillow I saw on Pinterest to create the poppies from felt circles and black buttons. I simply die cut the circles using my Cuttlebug and Spellbinder Nesties (Standard Circle Large) from red felt I had picked up at JoAnn's to use on my cards. I've found that 100% acrylic premium felt die cuts just as well as wool felt and it's really cheap - I paid less than 2 bucks (after a 25% off coupon) for 1/4 yard. I could make a field of felt poppies with what I have leftover:) The "stems" were stitched with green embroidery thread. I used a "happy" die from the WPlus 9 "Happy Trio" to cut the "happy's" from the same red felt and then adhered them to the burlap pillow cover (only $1.39 on clearance!) with fabric glue. Finished size is 12" x 16".
We have an enclosed back porch -built when glass jalousie blinds were all the rage (must've been a man who designed them as they are a total pain to clean!) - where I loooooove to read, make cards and
Gotta share a pic of what we woke up to this morning:
Can somebody tell mother nature Spring begins in 2 days???