Saturday, March 26, 2011

Monster Appreciation Blog Hop (Make up Your Own Holiday!!!)

Welcome to my little stop on the Make up Your Own Holiday Blog Hop!
We will be Celebrating Monster Appreciation Day!

Have you hugged a Monster Today???? I hug my little Monsters multiple times a day!!!

You should have Hopppppped on over from Ellen's Fabulous Blog! Amazing Right!
My Project today are little Felt Monster Stuffies!!
So Cute, and the kids decorated them all by their sweet little selves!


 First pin to felt pieces together, trace a Monster shape onto the top. I used Cricut cartridge Mini Monsters and selected the shadow shapes cutting them out to 8.5 inches. Using these as templates.
 Then use your sewing machine or hand stitch all but a small opening on the traced pattern. Then cut out leaving 1/4inch all the way around the pattern. Turn right side out. And stuff with fluff. Hand sew the leftover opening.
Decorate however you like! My monsters went simple, but you could sew on a mouth with yarn, add other felt shapes... it is endless!

Your next Stop on the Hop is Monica... be prepared to be awed! :)

Karelj is offering an over-all blog candy for those who are hopping along with us.  How to win ? Follow along the blog trail, leaving a comment on each and every blog. On Monday, Karelj will ask her  buddy Randy (random.org) to select a blog number (from the list), a day (Saturday is one, Sunday is two), and a comment number from that blog. Please make sure you have left a reliable way to contact you (email is best, in the safe format of **** at **** dot com ) so you can be notified by her personally. If you don't, she’ll have to select another winner.”




50 comments:

BunnyFreak said...

Cute monsters.

TheScrapbookgirl at CricutConfessions said...

Fantastic idea! These are precious!

Janice
WWW.cricutconfessions.com

JustYolie said...

This is such a clever idea and how fun to make the with your kids!
www.justyolie.com

Kopperhead said...

Those monsters are absolutely huggable.
kopperhead@cox.net
k

marg0006 said...

Cute monsters. My 1st day of the blog hop.

Kathy's Kreative Spot said...

Love your cute little stuffed monster, they are adorable
Kathy
Katsews at gmail dotcom

Celeste said...

ohhhhh these are toooo cute.

DtsArt said...

very cool holiday! Your monsters are so cute! TFS http://www.dtsart.com/contact.htm

Melissa said...

hee hee...cute holiday and super cute monsters!

Melissa
www.disneydreamerdesigns.blogspot.com

Sweet Magnolia Rose said...

I love this project, I have used this cart yet. but I love using my cricut for cloth too.

Pat P said...

Very cute project. I bet the kids love them.
Pat P
tpmk222@aol.com

Ellen ♥ CardMonkey said...

Tres-sweet! Something to brighten up the day. TYFS

Fondly,
Ellen ♥ CardMonkey
www.cardmonkey-business.blogspot.com
E-mail: cardmonkey@comcast.net

P.S. STOP BY MY BLOG this weekend for opportunity to win three different lots of BLOG CANDY. Top three posts detail it.

Lisa said...

very cute! tfs!

doverdi said...

Too cute & too lovable. I enjoyed creating a holiday for this hop & a project to go along with it. TFS!

Jazmin said...

What a sweet craft... I might have to scrap-lift for my little monster.

Jazzy
www.JazzysCards.Blogspot.com
MsPoet2Be@gmail.com

Tambo said...

I have 2 little grandsons who would love these monsters! Very cute. gavinsmimi@gmail.com

Lillian Child said...

These little guys just have me smiling out loud. TOO CUTE!

And I just found your blog on this hop and am now a follower - so very nice to meet you!

http://lillianchild.blogspot.com

Gina Thornton said...

OH MY GOSH I LOVE YOUR MONSTERS!!! What a cute way to snuggle to watch TV, take a nap,. orjust lounge around!!! How sweet! Thanks for hopping with us, and for your wonderful creations! I am now a follower!!
Gina
GRKIDDO
at Verizon
dot net

mitz said...

... they are ** monster-riffic **.just adorable.. mitz_zee@yahoodotcom

Cricut Design Chicks SWARM said...

well i'll be monstered.. how awesome is that!!
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Leah said...

Oh they're just too cute!!! Love them!!! Thanks for sharing.

Leah
http://www.leahscarddesigns.com

mitch1066 said...

so cute!!

cdm317 said...

Too Cute! I think you haqve agreat blog! I really enjoyed looking around!
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Karen S. said...

Adorable! What a great idea!

Michelle said...

Rachel,
This is so super cute.... my nephew would like one that. I may need to do that for him. I just love that cartridge.

TFS

I'm a new follower of your blog now.

iluvkatie74 said...

I love those!! they are so adorable. the kids did a great job.

Kristin said...

what a cute idea! The kids must have loved helping with this project!

Kristin
ksully4597 at gmail dot com

Karelj said...

How much fun are these? Just darling--and I love that the children decorated them! Thanks for hopping with me--you're among the best! Karelj

Lisa R said...

Great project to do with the kids! Thanks for sharing. joy4umetoo at hotmail dot com

scrapperbecka said...

OMG! These are so cute TFS

scrapperbecka at yahoo dot com

stampinlara said...

Those are DARLING! My little monsters are visiting grandma and papa tonight, I'm missing them!
;-)
stampinlara at yahoo

silvia said...

LOVE your monsters!! They are just TOO CUTE!!!

Katie Cotton said...

love love love them. So stinkin' cute!

Misty said...

Adorable project! Well done!

Hummer Hugs,
Misty
http://deliteful-gifts.blogspot.com/
hummingbird204 at comcast dot net

Tamara said...

Very cute! TFS!
sweetheartcopper at msn dot com

Love to scrap Lyndra said...

Rachel,
I love your stuffed monsters, great job. Thanks for sharing.

dbjb1519 at yahoo dot com

mlc_15 said...

How simply adorable! Thanks for sharing! mlc_15@hotmail.com

xxsquigglesxx said...

These are adorable! Love your holiday!

xxsquigglesxx(at)gmail(dot)com

Anniebee said...

Hi, Rachel! I love your monster pillows! I wish my grandkids were young enough to appreciate something like this as they look like they would be so much fun to make. Thanks for the inspiration!

Anne
anniebeescraftroom.blogspot.com

Marcy S. said...

Those are just too cute and I am also a new follower. Thanks for sharing.

Marcy S.
m.serrano@live.com
http://marcyscreativecrafts.blogspot.com/

Denine said...

Very clever idea, using the shadow as a template. Love it! I hug my monster many times a day to stay sane..hehehe
Thanks for sharing. Love your blog.

Anna said...

Very creative!!! Just wonderful.
I'm a follower.
Thanks for the chance to win.
http: // mamawann. blogspot. com/
annadowdy at gmail dot com

Marianne - Fiskateer #6701 said...

Your monsters are adorable! They remind of one I made from a kit when I was in Home Ec - but you did a better job!

Thank you for your participation in the blog hop!

katieo said...

Colorful monsters love it.

Michelle said...

I was just stopping back today to see if you posted another project.
Michelle

mpetrovich23 at yahoo dot com

http://peanutbutterandjellydesigns.blogspot.com

Summer said...

LOVE them, so cute my little girls would go crazy! TFS
Summer
cricutdiaries@yahoo.com

Gramjak said...

Theses are such fun to make -- I plan to follow your directions and make them with my high school girls friends (we get together every summer! and I teach the craft projects) and then we'll donste them to Childrens' Hospital!

Super! Thanks so much for the great idea!

kastenc at sbcglobal dot net

A Scrap Above said...

Hi Rachel

These are so cute! I love them I bet any little kid would love to have these in their room!
TFS
Bonnie
http://ascrapabove.blogspot.com
ascrapabove at aol dot com

Mary S said...

What a great idea! My son would love these!! I think he would have fun designing them too :)

TYFS

Jamie said...

These are so cute! What an awesome idea!! My little monster is gonna be 1 soon and I'm using this cartridge for his birthday party, what a fun gift these would make too. Thank you so much for sharing this wonderful idea <3