How to Make a WARM PACK (or soothing Cold Pack)!!

 

northern cottage toasty warm pack

 

Spring is approaching & I see many blogs posting about things turning green and blooming and blossoming

but here

I look out the window

and see

THIS….

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Beautiful – right?

but it is still…..COLD!!

So while many of you are skipping about in fresh new yummy green grass
{I hate you!}
and starting to dig in the dirt
{you stink!!}


we are shoveling, plowing and having hot cocoa
{I’d rather have lemonade!}

so… these little

WARM PACKS

are a welcome little treat after being out in the cold

 

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I made them by stitching up a little bag

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embroidering some

mmmmm……Toasty!

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doing a bit of applique with some

TOAST and JAM

pretty cute, huh?

Here’s another version with some fun ruffles

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and I added some velco at the open end

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to hold another little bag made from extra cotton that holds rice

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which can be:
{heated up in the microwave for about 30+ seconds}
OR
{
stored in the freezer for a soothing cold pack}

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this project was inspired by this lovely lady!
{go visit her, too – you won’t be sorry!}

 

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17 comments:

  1. Oh so Adorable and Most Certainly.... COZY!!! Love the Toast and Jam... :)

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  2. OH MY! I love the toast and jam...so freakin' cute! And I'm with you, could use a little more sunshine and a little less cold weather!!

    XOXO,
    Maggie

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  3. These are so cute. I need one right now -- it's cold here!

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  4. Such cute details on these! I make warming bags for massage therapists and I always use flax seed. It seems to hold the heat or cold much longer than rice...just an idea. Not something you need to do;)

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  5. Very cute! Don't worry you're not the only one still with snow!

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  6. Love these! I really like the toasty embroidery :) cute idea!

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  7. We still have a blanket of the white stuff but I am weird and I love it; winter is my favorite season. This is such a cute idea and even I could make them...I think.

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  8. I'm dropping by as The CSI Project guest judge this week. Adorable project. The toast and jam is the cutest thing ever. Great job.

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  9. How sweet. Love the toast and jam one

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  10. Oh, how cute is this idea??? I just pinned it for future reference!! Thanks so much for linking up last Thursday!

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  11. This is so cute! I'd love for you to share this at Mix it up Monday:

    http://flourmewithlove.blogspot.com/2012/03/mix-it-up-monday_11.html

    I hope to see you soon :)

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    1. Thanks so much for sharing at Mix it up Monday :)

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  12. Why don't you already have 100s of comments saying how adorable this is? I am a fun of puns so 'mmm toasty' totally won me over. Seriously, adorable!

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  13. I can't believe how cute this hot/cold pack is. Whenever I used one Mom would just cover it in a towel. Just how pretty it is would make one feel oh so more special and better. Love both of them, but I'm a sucker for ruffles, as long as they are not on me ! Thanks for sharing your creative inspiration at Sunday's Best.

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  14. I love these packs and mine is icky...I need a new one and I want one with toast on it...so cute! Featuring this on Tickled Pink features (hopefully tomorrow- I am late)

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