Berry Christmas

Holly is such a classic way to decorate for the Christmas season. But since holly berries are toxic for people and pets (and the leaves are sharp!), we prefer to make ours out of paper or felt. For our felt holly branches, Krista chose two different green shades from our shop for the leaves and added some small felt wool balls in red for the berries.

When crafting your own branches, you can use our photos and tutorial as a guide. Or you can play around with the placement of your leaves and berries. Just a couple branches in a vase are all you need to create a beautiful holiday display. Another option is to form a few of your felt holly branches into a wreath. Whatever you do, be sure to share it with us by tagging #MadeWithLia on Instagram or posting photos to our Facebook page for members.

How to Make Felt Holly Branches

  1. Gather your craft tools and materials. Then download our pattern below.
  2. Cut out felt according to pattern using a cutting machine or scissors. The amounts shown in the PDF is to make a single holly berry branch.
  3. To make the leaves, glue a 24-gauge floral wire to the middle of a leaf, about halfway up.
  4. Apply a thin line of glue over the wire and down the center. Fold in half, pinching along the fold.

Full tutorial available for members to download below.

felt holly branches tutorial by Lia Griffith

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