Tuesday, May 1, 2012

I Felt For Mother's Day!

Hello Dear Ones.
Here I go again. Just can't help myself.
I can't stop.
Yep, I think I'm a feltaholic now.
I don't know if there is any treatment much less a cure.
So just indulge me... :)

 Mother's Day is around the corner and it was time to make Mother's Day ornies for my little grand daughters lit seasonal tree.
Here is the topper and I got my inspiration from Pinterest, of course! :)

 This craft makes me so happy. It's so simple and so fun and the little ornies turn out so cute!
Am I tooting my own horn again? 
Yep, I am! :) Can't help it. 

 So I made Mommy heads, daughter heads and flowers.

 Although they look similar, each one is different from the other.
Sounds like a song from Sesame Street doesn't it?

Precious little felties just for my grand for Mother's Day!

 I made six Mothers heads, two each of the yellow haired Mother, two each of the orange haired Mother and two each of the purple haired Mother.

 Each Mother got a sweet little strand of pearls to wear around her most tiny neck.
Well, actually, they have no necks! 
We're just pretending here. :)

 Then I made six little daughter heads. 
Mothers heads and daughters heads are all embellished with laces, buttons, flowers and ribbons.
I used Tacky Glue to apply these.
I used embroidery stitches - running stitch and blanket stitch.
Did you notice each cheek got a touch of blush. 
I'm so talented, you know! :)

I made six felt flowers. 
I know you only see five here cause I forgot to snap the sixth one.
Oops! :) My bad.
I cut my circles with pinking shears and just attached every piece together when I sewed on the buttons, sewing through.

The next few snaps will show you a little bit closer how they look on my little feather tree. 
My grand daughter's tree is white and like a little Christmas tree, so I'm sure the ornies look better on hers.

I'll keep making these little felt ornies for little Carter until she tires of them.
I hope she likes them for some time because I love making them!

Guess what?
I've already made Father's Day ornies!
I just amaze myself sometimes! :)

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Be a bunch of sweeties,
Shelia ;)

I'll leave you with a little Note Song~

Somebody's Hero

She's never pulled anyone from a burning building
She's never rocked Central Park to a half a million fans, screaming out her name
She's never hit a shot to win the game
She's never left her footprints on the moon
She's never made a solo hot air balloon ride, around the world, 
No, she's just your everyday average girl (but)

She's somebody's hero
A hero to her baby with a skinned up knee
A little kiss is all she needs
The keeper of the cheerios
The voice that brings Snow White to life
Bedtime stories every night
And that smile lets her know
She's somebody's hero

oh oh 
She didn't get a check every week like a nine-to fiver
But she's been a waiter, and a cook and a taxi driver
For twenty years, there at home, until the day her girl was grown
Giving all her love to her was her life's ambition
But now her baby's movin' on, and she'll soon be missin' her
But not today, those are tears of joy runnin' down her face

She's somebody's hero
A hero to her daughter in her wedding dress
She gave her wings to leave the nest
It hurts to let her baby go down the aisle she walks right by
Looks back into her mother's eyes
And that smile lets her know oh oh oh 
She's somebody's hero

Thirty years have flown right past
Her daughters' starin' at all the photographs
Of her mother, and she wishes she could be like that
Oh, but she already is

She's somebody's hero
A hero to her mother in a rockin' chair
She runs a brush through her silver hair
The envy of the nursing home
She drops by every afternoon
Feeds her mother with a spoon
And that smile lets her know oh oh 
Her mother's smile lets her know oh oh 
She's somebody's her
~ sung by Jamie O'Neal


  1. Your "felting" is precious! Your granddaughter is so lucky to have you.

  2. Oh my gosh Shelia those are so stinkin cute!! What a sweet tradition you started for little Carter.

  3. These are absolutely adorable. Wish I had the patience to try something like this; just too precious and a great tradition that you've started. Peggy

  4. You are JUST SO TALENTED!!! I LOVE these! AND LOVE that little seasonal tree! OH YES, I love felt too! Have you ever tried MAKING YOUR OWN? I have always wanted to BUT I NEED your motivation...
    Thank you so much for sharing your sweet ones with us!
    Big Hugs to you Sweetie,

  5. Such a cute idea ! Adorable ornaments !

  6. Oh Sheila, dear those are just as cute as cute can be!
    You really are a talented thing you!
    Well done!!

  7. Great little felt project. Any granddaughter would love these, and I bet she will feel really special each time she receives some from grandma.

  8. These are the most adorabella ornaments I have seen in a long time! That tree is going to be too cute!! Love them. xo

  9. You amaze me, too! These are just adorable! I always wonder...can I do that? I'll try! Have fun!

  10. Those little ornaments are adorable! I love the Mommie ones with the little pearls. What a great idea and tradition.


  11. Your cute little ornaments will bring a smile to whoever sees them!

  12. You know I love your little ornies, and Carter is going to love them, too - these are just so precious, I love the mommies and the daughters, all the embellishments are so perfect. Plus the little flowers ... plus the awesome pillow. Great work, friend! Hugs ~ Mary

  13. Oh I am just squealing with delight!

    Thank you for your kind comments. You are such a blessing to me.

    I will be having a Mother's Day giveaway this next Friday with glimpses of whats up for grabs all this week. :)

  14. Sheila, I am loving all of your cute felt creations! These are all just adorable for Mother's Day. You are very talented!! Kristen

  15. Seeing all of those lovely smiling faces just made me so happy!

  16. Well what a talented felter you are. These are the cutest. Lucky little girl to have a granny to make them for her. xx

  17. It is sooo sweet! You could sell them! You are so talented.What a lucky girl! I had a great grand ma like you too,I do miss her.Your grand daughter will have sweet ones too Joann

  18. What a cute tree...Blessings, Becky

  19. These are super cute!!! Love it!

    Have a blessed week :)


  20. They are adorable. My husband has a few felt ornaments that his grandmother made him for Christmas when he was a kid. They are very special to him.

  21. They are precious! AWESOME job and so much detail! Hugs and blessings, Cindy

  22. Oh Mommy - you are my HERO! I luv you my talented. lovely Mommy!

  23. Hi Sheila,
    Those ornaments are very cute...I love it!

  24. These are darling! (I think you're allowed to toot your own horn on your own blog!) The pearls are a genious touch!

  25. This is just adorable! Shelia, you are so talented and creative! I know that Carter such a lucky girl to have you for a grandmother!

  26. Shelia,
    Little Carter is just going to adore these little Mothers and Daughters!!!Very sweet, indeed!

  27. How adorable are they? They would make cute little tags for gifts too! What a great idea to use them to decorate a tree.

  28. Sheila, you amaze me! These are gorgeous, I can't believe you actually made these. YOU HAVE TALENT!

  29. You have every right to toot your own horn. Shoot, shout it from the mountaintops! These are so adorable ... I can see the differences. The details are amazing ... little pearl necklaces for the moms? Darling! And all those little button headbands and bows and flowers?

    Super cute!



  30. Those are absolutely adorable! You are so creative. Just precious! Angie :)

  31. Shelia these are just so darn cute! Love the felt ornies, keep on making them! hugs, Linda

  32. Oh my gosh you are so talented! They are adorable. I love every one of them. I love that they are all different. I think I'm going to make something like this at some point in time.

  33. Sheila I can tell you that I am amazed; how adorable!! So very cute!

    To see some more Artistic Beauty.......2012 Artist Series featuring Designer and Paper Artist; Anita Rivera ( of Castles Crowns and Cottages)is in on my site! I hope you will visit...

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  34. Yours is one of my favorite blogs to visit. You're so talented....and love how you decorate. These will definitely go on my Pinterest board!!! HOPE you have a great day!!!

  35. Shelia, not only are you talented but you must have a lot of patience too. Your dainty fingers must have been happily busy creating these cute little ladies. I am going to show them to my 85 year old aunt who still does crafts and has her own Christmas sale at her home. She will love these. I will be sure to tell her about the lady who made them for her adorable granddaughter. Thanks for coming to my party.-------- Shannon

  36. The purple haired one that is winking looks like my daughter and she has had purple hair!

  37. Oh my gosh...CUTEST THINGS EVER. I bet you really enjoyed creating every one of them. !!!

  38. Hi Sheila, You just made me laugh out loud. You amaze me too. The ornies are adorable and the flowers are so simple to do. Carter will have memories of you to last her whole life. You are truly a blessing my dear sweet blogging friend. I am looking forward to meeting you so much.

    Hugs, Jeanne

  39. Shelia, these are soooo cute! Your granddaughter is going to love each and every one of them. You are so creative to think of all those sweet styles and faces. :) Adorable!

  40. ADORABLE! Just adorable Shelia. I know they must be fun to make and your right, they are different. What a cute idea to use on a tree. I'm going to share this post to my MIL. She sews and is creative like you and will have a fit when she sees your work. Toot your horn Shelia dear! I think you are tops!

    The French Hutch

  41. A small tutorial would be great!

  42. Adorable felting sweet lady! Your grands are so lucky to have such a crafty, happy and lovely granny!! You are sooo talented, dear Shelia, your crafty hands don't stop! So much fun, I can see that. I should be more motivated to do things like this with my grands, maybe you'll just get me going!! Hugs,

  43. Hi Shelia!

    Just TOO darned cute! I never tire of looking at you little felt ornies... every one is different and the possibilities are endless! I think felt just feels good... and is so easy to work with.

    Thanks for coming to my party!

    xoxo Bunny Jean
    Wednesday's Bunny Hop Party!

  44. I've never seen anything like it. So beautiful. I particularly like the pearls. Just so cute. All the mums look great on the tree.

  45. What an unbelievably precious gift you give your little granddaughter! I remember all the felt ornaments that my grandmother and Mom made for me and my sisters when we were little. Beautiful memories full of love! You are awesome and such an inspiration!

    I found you through the Bunny Hop Party and I look forward to exploring your blog. I do children's programs with flannel board stories so I am thinking I might try making some of your lovely ladies and little ones to use for my Mother's Day storytime. Hmmm... now I just need a swet little poem to do with them!

    Thank you for the inspiration!

  46. Wow Shelia what a treasure you made... just adorable so cute...
    Love them and I am going to pin it on my board... Thanks for sharing
    Hope you will enjoy a visit at
    With love

  47. Sheila - Once again you topped yourself. They are sooo cute! I am sure Carter will never tire of such a precious gift(s) from Grandma.

    I thought I was already following you - was not - now am! I love visiting your blog, always come away with a smile.

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  49. You amaze ME too!!!! These are so stinkin CUTE!!!! I wish I had time to BREATHE right now. I hope you have a wonderful Mother's day. BTW, I saw on your comment at Susan's that you live 2 blocks from the beach!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Which beach? XO, Pinky

  50. Oh my goodness! I think these are the cutest things I've ever seen!
    I really love the lady heads/faces!
    You are so talented!
    So happy I found you through Crafty Texas Girls "Cowgirl Up"!
    I am now a follower and would love it if you could come by and check out my blog and maybe follow me also!
    Lisa H.

  51. Those are so cute, Shelia! I'm sure your granddaughter will love them. You could probably even make a full doll with felt!

  52. Just stopping by to say Hi..May you have the best week ever my friend..Hugs and smiles Gloria

  53. Oh my, you should feel so proud of yourself! Those are just way too cute!! Each one of them are beyond adorable!

  54. Your little ornies are just too cute! How creative. Each face is so precious! I bet your granddaughers are going to love this!
    You have been a busy girl. I hope you share your Father's Day ornies.

  55. Oh SHeila those are the cutest little things I have seen. You are talented there my friend.


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