Welcome to Day 3 of Craft Lightning Felt Edition. I am excited to share with you how to create this pretty floral planner band. I am a paper planner girl. And although my planner often stays on my desk, sometimes on really busy days I like to take it with me. I prefer to keep a planner band around it so that it stays nice and neat in my bag.

Felt Floral Planner Band made with Cricut Maker

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Floral Planner Band


How to Make Felt Flowers with Cricut Maker

Open Cricut Design Space and click on New Project. Click Images. In the search bar type in “3D flowers”. Choose which flowers and leaves you want to cut out.

Search for 3D Flowers in Criciut Design Space

I resized and recolored everything to match my felt.

Floral Planner Band - Cricut Design Space

Cricut Design Space: Floral Planner Band

Choose Felt for material and Rotary Blade for clamp B.

Choose felt and rotary blade

Cut out five mats of felt – white, green, blue, and pink.

Cut felt flowers using Cricut Maker

Use your glue gun to assemble the flowers.

Cut out felt flower shapes with Cricut MakerFor the white and turquoise flowers, you will start with the outside edge and roll the felt until you get to the middle. You can add a few dabs of hot glue as you go.

Wrap felt around itself to make flower

White felt flower

To make the flower more secure, cut a small circle and glue it to the back side of the flower.

Add felt circle to back of flower

For the pink flowers, glue the little tab to the backside of the flower. Then glue each layer together, starting with the biggest and working inward.

Add hot glue to tab of flower

How to make felt flowers

Measure out your elastic and hot glue the ends together. Make the band about 1/2″ to 1″ smaller than your planner. This will ensure a tight fit.

Hot glue ends of elastic together

Glue your felt flowers and leaves to the band with hot glue.

Make felt flowers for planner band or headband

Now, my planner is ready to go and I don’t have to worry about it coming open in my bag and getting the pages wrinkled. My planner is the Emily Ley Simplified Daily Planner in Fancy Floral.

How to make felt flowers for planner band

Felt Flowers Planner Band - how to make felt flowers to create a planner band or head band using the Cricut Maker

Felt Floral Planner Band Tutorial

Now, onto today’s other great Craft Lightning Felt Projects.

Wine Glass Holder Necklace | Frog Prince Paperie

Wine glass holder necklace

Felt Flower Power | Dragonfly & Lily Pads

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Felt Friends | 365 Days of Crafts

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Valentine’s Day Felt Hair Clip | Pineapple Paper Co.

Valentine's Day Felt Hair Clip

No Slip Coasters | Mad in Crafts

Felt Puff Paint Coasters

Frida Kahlo Party Favor | Michelle’s Party Plan It

Frida Kahlo favor

Imagine Felt Banner | Ginger Snap Crafts

Imagine Banner

Felt Hoop Art | Organize and Decorate Everything

Elephant Hoop Art

Projects from my co-hosts:

Customized Coffee Sleeves | The Country Chic Cottage

Coffee Sleeves

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