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Harvest Festival Felt & Button Corn Pencil Holder

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One of the year's most family-oriented celebrations, the September Harvest Festival is a great time to celebrate and give thanks to the hard work of farmers and the bountiful produce of the earth. Though in today's modern times the actual harvesting is limited to those who actually own farms, this celebration is still a great time to get together with friends and family to serve as a thanksgiving to every blessing that one receives.

To get in tune with the festivities, it's a fantastic idea to sprinkle your house with one or two decorations to celebrate this wonderful time of the year. Decorations will get your kids excited about activities that are about to take place, and if you're having a celebration at your house, will definitely add that Harvest Festival spirit to your party.

There are several simple things that you can make on your own to make your house ready for the Festival. Felt, a non-woven fabric, is one of the most versatile craft materials that you can find. Their many, many uses are endless and there's practically no wastage whatsoever. Every little felt that you cut can be used and they're very easy to manipulate. They come in all colours, and can be used on clothes, accessories, toys, and absolutely anything

The corn pencil holder or you could use it as a flower vase or a table centrepiece, a great little project for your children

The materials that you need are:

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1 empty jar
1 Yellow Construction Paper
1 8" x 12" Green Felt
5-6 Dozens Yellow Buttons (Depends on how big your jar is)
Glue Stick
Glue Gun
Clear Tape
A Pencil
A Pair of Scissors
A Ruler

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Step 1:
Measure your jar, cover it with the yellow construction paper and tape the back and bottom with clear tape.

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Step 2:
Prepare your buttons and place glue stick on the back.
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Step 3:
Stick the buttons one by one on the jar.

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Step 4:
Stick the buttons one by one until you cover 2/3 of the entire jar. Set Aside.

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Step 5:
Prepare your green felt and sketch the leaves of the corn. Measure 4-5 leaves, depending on how wide your jar is. You can make 2" x 4" size leaves if your jar is the size of a regular drinking glass.

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Step 6:
Start cutting the felt leaves.
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Now you have the button-covered jar and the felt leaves.

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Step 7:
Place glue stick on the back of the leaves, covering only half of its space.

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Step 8:
Stick one leaf on the lower part of the jar, folding the pointed part outward. Stick the leaves one by one until you cover the entire bottom part of the jar.
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And that's it. Your corn pencil holder is done. You can also use this as a flower vase, or a tissue holder on your dinner table. If you have several tables, you can use this as a centrepiece to make your Harvest Festival dinner party come alive.

Download your own copy to keep and share  Harvest Festival Craft Idea Download

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