Easy Stenciled Snowflake DIY Decor

 I purchased these wooden purse handles at a consignment shop several years ago.

I think I paid $2.

One of the purse handles holds a Minnesota hotdish towel in my kitchen!

Today the other purse handle will appear in a "use what you have" Christmas/winter decor project.


 First, I measured the width of the slot in the purse handle, and ripped a long rectangle of coarse muslin to that width.

The length of the muslin was about 24".

 Here, I have my muslin rectangle folded in half lengthwise, laying on a piece of HeatnBond Lite Iron-On Adhesive  (fusible web).

Since the muslin is a lightweight fabric, I ironed HeatnBond to one half of the fabric.  This will give the fabric some stiffness.

Next, I threaded the muslin through the slot on my purse handle.

After I peeled off the paper backing, I ironed the left side of the muslin onto the right side.

Directions are on the HeatnBond package.

Next I pulled out my *Old Sign Stencils Winter Graphics stencil to add some snowflakes to my fabric.

I randomly stenciled snowflakes on the muslin using Fusion Mineral Paint in Coal Black.

*Old Sign Stencils provided me with complimentary samples.
All opinions about these fabulous products are my own.

Fusion Mineral Paint works well as a fabric stencil paint.  

I have stenciled with Fusion Mineral Paint on t-shirts, and it has held up well in the wash.  Don't iron directly on the paint.  Iron with a pressing cloth, or from the backside.

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The snowflake muslin wall hanging will work on the wall, or on a hook, along with other neutral toned Christmas and/or everyday decor.

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I purchased this little felted wool reindeer today at a local drug store.  It's so cute.

I used an extra one of these Menard's (local home improvement center) mini garden flags from last summer for another simple project.

DIY Houseplant Flag #stencil
One of the mini flag holders became this canvas houseplant pick last spring.

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I used a scrap of canvas fabric to stencil a snowflake pick for my houseplant.  

Snowflake decor need not be taken down right after Christmas here in Minnesota!!!!!

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I will share my new and old Christmas decor just before Christmas so you can see how it all comes together in my house.


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