Felt Fortune Cookies

Creating these felt fortune cookies is as easy as it gets and very little materials are needed. Here is how to do it:

1. Find something circular that is about 4 inches in diameter.

2. Trace your circle onto some felt.

3. Cut your circle out. (Yes, I took pictures of literally every step in this tutorial!)

4. Cut a ribbon just shorter than 4 inches and a piece of wire just shorter than that. Don’t forget to burn your edges of the ribbon to keep it from fraying.

5. Put a strip of hot glue on the center of your felt and place wire over the glue.

6. Cover wire with ribbon while the glue is still hot.

7. Fold the circle in half.

8. Bend the edges together.

 And you’re fortune cookies are made!

  (I repeated all the steps and made pink ones too!)

 

 Next was the hardest part- filling them with “coupon”-ish items.

I went online to quite a few horoscope sites to find wording, since I am not astrology savvy.

I made the following:

It is written in the stars. You will soon be served breakfast in bed.

The planets are aligned and their energies will present you with the chance to receive a foot massage from your wife.

One who loves you will soon be serving your favorite dinner.

Lady Luck is on your side and the back rub you have been wanting will finally happen this week.

Tap into the extra ounce of energy you will receive from Jupiter this month and get ready for a fun date planned by your wife.

Pisces has granted Taurus one chance to get out of changing a diaper.

Super cheesy, but I needed something “fortune cookie sounding”!

I printed these on small strips of paper and stuffed them inside each cookie.

Lastly, I put all the cookies in a Chinese Takeout Box ($1.50 @ Hobby Lobby)

felt fortune cookie

And it is ready to be given to my sweetheart on VDay!

About Stephanie

Stephanie is the creator of Somewhat Simple. She is married to her her best friend and together they are raising 4 sweet kids who keep them busy, but make life fun! They are Orange County transplants who are now enjoying life in Phoenix, AZ. She enjoys traveling, shopping, organizing, and creating simple projects in her "spare time."

Comments

  1. High Heels and Aprons says:

    These are so great! I made them last year for my son's class for his Valentine's. I used a pipe cleaner instead of the wire and filled them with Hershey's Kisses!

    Ally @ High Heels & Aprons

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  2. I am so glad you posted this and I saw it – I absolutely have to do this for my husband! Thank you!!!

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  3. Valerie Neal says:

    What GREAT ideas you have. I found you through TrendyTrehouse's blog on the Follow Friday event. I hope you don't mind but I put a link to all your Valentine's ideas on my blog (WalkinInSunshine@blogspot) down towards the bottom of the page under the Valentine's gift ideas. I hope I send some traffic your way, I'll be back and may even post my tries at these on my blog-giving you credit of course.

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  4. Hi, I was already a follower but it must have removed me. So here I am again. LOL Stopping by from Follow Friday.

    Always love your posts! A girl can have so much fun hanging out here. See you again soon.

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  5. Midday Escapades says:

    Brilliant idea you've got there!

    Here I am…your newest blog follower (No. 901)! Thanks for linking up at Friday Follow. Happy escapes!

    ~ Lynn

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  6. ~Shelley~ says:

    So incredibly cute!! Love it!

    I'm a new follower from "Friday "Follow"! I'd love for you to come visit me!

    Have a great weekend!

    Shelley @ Shelley's Swag

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  7. I am a new follower from Follow Friday. What a great way to find amazing new blogs like yours! I look forward to reading more!

    Bethany

    Come visit me here!

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  8. I love the fortune cookie idea this year! Yours turned out darling! I saw on Skip To My Lou a link to Alpha mom on how to make your own cookies. The recipe is adapted from Paula Deen. The kids and I are going to make these for teachers, bus drivers, etc. with personalized messages. Such a fun idea!

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  9. Ms. Sarah says:

    I love this idea!!! I will be trying this. I found you on the follow friday link and so glad I did.

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  10. Thank you for participating in Friday Follow! I am now a follower from – Rita @ http://one2try.blogspot.com/

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  11. One Cheap B*tch says:

    SO cute!

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  12. Kim -today's creative blog says:

    OOh I love it. No sewing!

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  13. Real Life Sarah says:

    I LOVE this!!! SO easy to make, too!!

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  14. I really love these, and now sewing. I can't sew at all.

    Thanks for joining my party…

    Lori

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  15. These are super cute! Thanks for another great idea!

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  16. Great tutorial – thanks! :)

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  17. This is one of the cutest and most creative ideas for Valetine's Gift's I've ever seen. I think I'll give a box to my (single) sister.
    mythriftytreasures.blogspot.com

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  18. creativejewishmom.com says:

    Hi Steph, Great project, thanks for linking up at the blog party at http://www.creativejewishmom.com

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  19. Oh my goodness HOW CUTE! I can't wait to try it!

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  20. Angie@treasures for tots says:

    Nice job!

    Thank you for sharing at Thursday's Treasures!

    Come share again this week!

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  21. design_aholic says:

    I love felt, and to make Valentine's fortune cookies? Brilliant!

    Thanks for linking up your victory for VOTW @ Design-Aholic. Make sure to come back again, I can't wait to see what you have next!

    -Amy

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  22. Mique (as in Mickey) says:

    Super cute Stephanie! Thanks for linking up on 30days and sharing. Love everything you do. ;) xoxo Mique

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