I have a secret, not the same one from yesterday but a different one. This one I can tell you but I’m a little ashamed of it. I never cook thanksgiving dinner. Every single year we go to my aunt’s for dinner. I don’t even know how to make stuffing from scratch. I’ll stick with crafting, you stick with stuffing and the world will be a happy place.
So today I’m sharing this tutorial with you for a scented hot pad. It’s a great gift to take to the person who is hosting you for thanksgiving if you are not cooking yourself. Plus it’s also a great gift idea to take to neighbors this coming Christmas. You can wrap it up by itself or put it in a basket with some tea bags and a small tea pot.
The best part is one that you can’t see. This thing smells amazing, even Damion commented on it. Then when you add a nice warm dish to the top of it, the smell radiates even more and it’s wonderful and homey.
So for this project you will need:
1 piece of cotton fabric – 3ft x 3inches
1 piece of flannel – 3 ft x 3 inches
cinnamon oil or candle fragrance
The very first step you need to do 24 hours in advance, so make sure you add that time into your equation. Take two cups rice and add 1 1/2 teaspoons of cinnamon oil or fragrance and then sprinkle with actual cinnamon. Put in well sealed container and let stand overnight or for 24 hours.
When your rice is ready, cut your fabric into two strips that measure 3ft (1yrd) by 3 inches. Lay the cotton fabric, right side up on top of the flannel.