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Wednesday, May 18, 2011

{ice pop holders}

I have had ice pop holders on my list forever. I don't know why I haven't done it before now, because my kids are obsessed with frozen Gogurts and are always asking for a rag to wrap around it. Well, now that ice pop season is here (anyone else call them Otter Pops?), it was time to get them done.   

The Silhouette promo for the this month is heat transfer material, and it was perfect timing, since they sent me a really fun pink color that I have been wanting to try.  

This is SO EASY. Like the easiest project ever.  And SO cute!

  • felt 
  • hot glue
  • heat transfer material OR fabric & heat 'n bond
I used felt, because it's easy to cut out, holds its shape, and is really durable. Plus it's CHEAP!  I spent .60 on two squares of felt, and it made 5 ice pop holders (with some left over). I cut it into rectangles, after I held it up to both an ice pop and a gogurt to check for width and height. Make sure to leave a little extra room on the sides for the glue.

Once I had the rectangles cut with a front and back for each holder, I used hot glue to glue them together.  DO NOT USE LIQUID STITCH.  I tried it first, and it was a disaster.  I will probably end up doing mine over, because it ruined a few places on a couple of them, and it will drive me crazy.  :) Glue really close to the edges, making sure to get into the corners.

Once the glue is dry, you can add your embellishments.  Since I am in love with all things monogrammed, I added my kids' initials, along with a small border on the front.  (Century Gothic font, girls = ric rac border & boys = tiny dots border from Silhouette online store)  On the back I added the same border, and a fun little "brrr...".

Seriously people, 10 minutes.  I love that.


Here are the details of the Silhouette heat transfer promo...

A Silhouette SD
1 package white flocked heat transfer material
1 package teal smooth heat transfer material
1 package dark pink smooth heat transfer
All for $219!

If you already have a machine, you can take 25% off all heat transfer material.

Just use the code "BPP" to take advantage of the savings from May 17th –25th!

Click HERE to go straight to the machine bundle!



Blogger Jessica from said...

I totally call them Otter Pops. Still the best ice pop out there!! Thanks for the quick fast idea!!

May 18, 2011 at 4:27 PM  
Blogger Tasha from Creation Corner said...

I TOTALLY need to make these. We wrap a napkin around one every single day! Definitely putting this on the MAKE RIGHT AWAY list. Thanks :)

May 18, 2011 at 4:34 PM  
Blogger Sassy Sites! said...

I LLLOOOOVEE this!! We usually just use a paper towel wrapped around our Otter Pops! This is a much cuter idea!! :)

May 18, 2011 at 7:32 PM  
Blogger lauren@warmandfuzzy said...

Oh Em Gee!! I love this!! We call them Freezie Pops down south in New Orleans, but either way they all ask for a napkin to wrap around them. I just ordered my heat transfer, cant wait to get it now...I may make these for my sons b-day party as simple and easy!! thanks for the idea!!

May 18, 2011 at 11:09 PM  
Blogger Alycia (Crowley Party) said...

such an adorable project! :)

May 18, 2011 at 11:28 PM  
Blogger Yvonne said...

Very cute idea. Perfect.

May 19, 2011 at 7:49 AM  
Blogger Heather Johnson said...

I shouldn't admit it, but we live on Otter pops during the summer. Love them. At the rate Utah is having horrible weather, I am loosing hope that we will ever see weather warm enough this year to have any. Yikes.

May 19, 2011 at 9:56 AM  
Blogger Day-Dreamin' Optimist said...

Ah yes, otterpops!! What a handy trick for holding them too, those things do get pretty cold. I am new to your site and am very glad to have found you, all of your diy posts look divine! Love it :)

May 20, 2011 at 6:40 AM  
Blogger Lei said...

What a TERRIFIC idea Kierste!

May 22, 2011 at 4:15 PM  
Blogger Susan said...

How creative! It makes me wish I had little ones at home to make these for.

May 23, 2011 at 2:57 PM  
Blogger Tricia said...

I love to call them ice lollies. It is the British term for them. It just sounds cute. I sooo want to make these this summer. Thanks for the idea.

June 1, 2011 at 12:21 AM  

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