Pretty Pot Holders


What’s better than making something cute? Cute + saving time at Christmas = A Happy Mama!
I have always wondered if some of the liquid adhesives on the market really work.  After a little experimenting I have found my new favorite craft supply…

 
 
 
Behold: Fabri-Tac
 

My latest crafty find
These cute oven mitts and pot holders were already darling but needed a little pizazz.  Being a lover of trim, glitter, pom pom’s and all things that can be glued to another surface, ric rac was the winner.  Pizazz!!
 
 
What I used:
2 pot holders
2 oven mitts
Fabri-Tac
One package of large ric-rac
 

 
The adhesive does not dry immediately so it was easy to adjust my trim after I had it in place.  After I applied the ric rac, I pressed down firmly around the edges, and within about ten minutes I could tell that it was beginning to dry.  They are looking much more pizazzy now!

 
I used the green ric rac around the edge of each of the pot holders and around the top of the oven mitts.  Once they were dry, I wrapped some pretty red ribbon around them and cannot wait to put these under the tree for someone special.

 
These would make a great grandparent or teacher gift, and kids could easily help put these together.  A little hint too, you can find these pot holders and oven mitts at Dollar Tree.  Thifty too, woot woot! 
 
Thank you for reading, and your sweet comments that always make me smile.  Have a wonderful week, and a fabulous Thanksgiving!
 
Hugs & Blessings
xoxo, Tanya






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Comments

  1. Fantastic idea and great job on them, I love the green with the blue!

  2. is fabri tac better than hot glue? I have never heard of it. is it washable? Cute snowy project!

  3. So cute! They do have pizazz! The green works really well with the other colors. Awesome job!

  4. Tanya,
    Very cute potholders! Great gift idea. Thanks for sharing them at my party.
    Leslie

  5. Tanya,

    What a great gift idea for Christmas! I can't believe it's right around the corner 🙂

    Have a wonderful and blessed Thanksgiving!
    karianne

  6. So cute, I love it! Thanks for sharing at The Fun In Functional!

  7. You won the Paparazzi Accessories giveaways. Shoot me an email:>

    Danielle @ Blissful and Domestic
    blissful_and_domestic@yahoo.com

  8. Hi Tanya,so lovely potholders!!! Love the colors and snowman! Thanks so much for sharing the great gift idea.I'm now your newest follower :))
    Happy weekend!

    Hugs from Portugal,

    Ana Love Craft
    http://www.lovecraft2012.blogspot.com

  9. Great tip for upgrading those Holiday gifts!

    Thanks so much for linking up at I Gotta Create!
    <3 Christina

  10. Those are super cute too Tanya!

  11. Tanya,
    Be sure to stop by House on the Way tomorrow to see your cute potholders featured! I'd love for you to grab my new button too. Have a great week!
    Leslie
    houseontheway@gmail.com

  12. Great idea! I love ric rac! These would even make a super cute Easter, Valentine, or Halloween gift!

    By the way, I just became your newest follower, yay! Would be so appreciate if you would follow back.

    Oh, and I took a little peek at some of your great thrift ideas. Loved that twig wreath with the cut out newspaper leaves, and eggs in the basket. So sweet!

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