Friday, November 30, 2012

Meet Me Under the Mistletoe

Pucker up...

and meet me under the mistletoe.


To make your own 'meet me under the mistletoe' ornament...

Grab the following supplies:
Decorative trim {red sequin}
Cream Felt
Water Erasable Marking Pen
Black and Red Thread and Needle


Using your water erasable marking pen, write 'Meet me under the mistletoe' on the cream felt.  Embroider with the black embroidery thread using a stem stitch.  Cut out a lip shape after the embroidery is complete {this will allow you to cheat the shape, if needed, making it either bigger or smaller}.


Cut a second lip shape out of cream felt, using the back {meet me under the mistletoe side} as a pattern.

Using a needle and red thread, begin to stitch down your decorative trim around the edge of the lip shape {just the front side, the side without the embroidery}.


Your stitches will look like this from the back.


Continue to secure the sequins around the entire perimeter of the lip and then secure a straight line across. 


Then work the sequins filling in the bottom half of the lip and finally the top half of the lip.


When both sides are complete you can either glue both sides together OR


hand sew around the perimeter of the lip shape.  Regardless of sewing the sides together or gluing them, you will need to sandwich a ribbon loop in between.


When you're done, hang and wait for your someone special to meet you under the mistletoe.


Kisses!


And be sure to check out my other Christmas inspired posts:

Star Wars Ornaments
DIY Pottery Barn Candle
DIY Advent Calendar
DIY Santa Beard
Christmas Flower Boxes
Pine Needle Gift Tags











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25 comments:

  1. These are so cute. I love this idea!
    Mary Alice

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  2. These are so fun. My daughters would be running around the house with them superimposed over their own lips all day long!

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  3. that is so cute amy!! i wonder where you hung this? :)

    huggies***
    rea

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  4. Amy all your ideas are always so cute!! This one is just too adorable! :D

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  5. Very cute, I love That you used the pen, I feel I could achieve this. I'm seeing lots of red, looking forward to seeing it all together, hint hint!

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  6. You just wow me every single day. Seriously!

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  7. Very fun. Have fun under the mistletoe.

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  8. How cute and fun! You could totally make this a no-sew project too by just hot glueing the sequins on! My kids would love this one too!

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  9. I'm not sure why but those lips sequined lips made me giggle.

    Bliss

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  10. This is adorable. Nice tutorial too! Thanks.
    Karen

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  11. That is really good - I love it. Thanks for sharing.

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  12. Gah! Another swoonworthy ornament. What a fun hand-stitched surprise on the back too. Love!

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  13. Cute!!! I reminds me of Marilyn Monroe lips, and I love Marilyn!!!

    T'onna
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  14. Oh this is just adorable! I love this idea! Very cute!

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  15. Oh the sparkle on the lips using sequins is such a fun, creative idea!

    Thanks so much for sharing at the party,
    <3 Christina at I Gotta Create!

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  16. Aww how cute! I love that idea. Thanks for sharing at The Fun In Functional!

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