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Video: Make A Squirrel To Decorate The Nursery
Summer is slowly coming to an end and rainy autumn days are gradually returning. We spend more time at home instead of having picnics with our loved ones outside. Fall is a good time to come up with some creative fall decor for your home. This is why we have selected for you several original ideas that you can try out at home in order to make a squirrel out of felt, cardboard or using a few recycled materials.
DIY fall 2019 for young and old: make a squirrel
As cute as they are difficult to meet, squirrels are animals that we probably associate with fall! This is also the season when it is easier to see them since the branches of the trees shed their leaves. And since the autumn days are not very far away, we are putting the squirrel in the spotlight by presenting you with a good number of DIY ideas to take care of the children's room decor or to occupy the little ones.
Little squirrel made from autumnal leaves
A true symbol of the fall season, fall leaves can be recycled and invaded interiors in a thousand and one ways. And in addition to creating a superb fall decoration, they very easily find their place in DIY! So, give your dead leaves a second life by opting for our first creative idea. It's really super easy to do. Glue the sheets on a sheet of A4 paper without forgetting to put the small eyes. Leave to dry somewhere and decorate according to your little ones' wishes. There you go!
Making a squirrel cushion - a DIY project for ambitious moms
Seamstress moms are well aware that every DIY project comes with its share of scraps of fabric. Luckily there are mini inch sewing patterns that don't require a lot of footage, so you can easily recycle your old fabric scraps and limit waste once and for all. If your little ones, moreover, already have everything they need in terms of clothes, consider using these scraps to sew them pretty decorative accessories and 100% recycled, such as a small cozy cushion, for example.
Cut from beautiful pieces of orange, beige or brown felt, your squirrel cushion will appeal to young and old alike! I promise ! How to do ? Once you have found the template he made for you, print it out and transfer it to the felt. Cut out the squirrel and pin it on the pillow using the example below! Easy and fun, this DIY is ideal for giving a second life to your old forgotten cushions.
Create an original squirrel soft toy in felt
Very appreciated in the creative hobbies, felt is a fabric offering many possibilities thanks to its solidity, its lightness and its coloring. To this range of advantages are also added its ease of work and its particularity of not spinning when it is cut. Basically, felt finds multiple applications in the world of decoration, while adapting to all kinds of decorative projects - from the simplest to the most elaborate. So, to occupy the little ones or simply to make them happy, why not make them a very soft and cute little squirrel blanket?
A dear friend to babies, the blanket accompanies children in their learning by comforting them at night and throughout their childhood. No matter the size of your squirrel soft toy, your child will love it. As with the squirrel cushion, start by drawing the pattern of the blanket on a white sheet. Once drawn, cut it out and place it on the orange felt. You will have to redraw the pattern following the outlines. Make two squirrels on your felt to get a suit. Cut out the two shapes and place the first on the table. Then you will have to place cotton on the entire surface and then put the second squirrel on top and start sewing the two sides together.
Make a squirrel coming out of its hiding place
Just like pieces of felt, toilet paper rolls keep a lot of kids and their creativity busy. Easy to source and even easier to shape, cardboard rolls seem conducive to creating these cute squirrels. Nothing so complicated: just draw or print a pretty squirrel shape, stick it on a roll of toilet paper and decorate as you wish!