Felt is a versatile craft supply that can be used to make hundreds of crafts. Check out these inexpensive DIYs to get even more out of your felt — including the scraps you might have leftover from the coaster project.
Easy DIY Felt Color-Blocked Coasters
There's no better way to bring a pop of color to your table — or say thank you to your hostess — than with these color-blocked felt hexi coasters from our friends at Creativebug. Your hexi-shaped coasters can be cut out in your favorite solid colors, or you can add a bit of paint to make them even more interesting. There are no crazy sewing skills required. All you need is industrial felt and craft supplies that you probably already have on hand. Creativebug even supplies a hexi pattern to make it easier! Get the felt hexi coasters how-to to get started.
If you'd like to make a matching trivet, watch the video below from eHow Arts and Crafts that uses hardware-store tile to make a trivet sturdy enough to hold even the hottest teapot.
Jewelry and Accessories
If you're up for trying wet felting, this felt ball necklace is a great intro. Our wet felted beads tutorial will give you even more ideas for the types of beads you can make using the technique. You'll be so addicted that you'll have an entire set of felted jewelry by tomorrow.
This felt flower belt DIY is a super quick project that just requires felt, scissors and glue. Belts aren't your thing? Try the felt flower headband project instead!
The color-blocked coasters are just one way you can incorporate felt into your decor. This felt bonsai tree uses felt to dot the edges of twigs right from your backyard.
The felt donuts from this kids' tea party look good enough to eat, but we'd settle for displaying them on the table as a fun centerpiece.