We went to the Dollar Tree this past weekend and I saw all the noodles in a box. My first thought...I don't have a pool, but I'm buying these for Tool Time. For one dollar? Who could resist.
I rounded the corner with 2 noodles in hand to find my husband and daughter wondering why the heck I was buying pool noodles. I told them I want to slice the noodles into segments and do a Tool Time with them. I thought pincushions and Kelsie and hubby both said "napkin rings"!!
This is such an easy product to work with...I'm sure there's more we can do with it. I have one more idea too.
Here's the noodle. They are about 4 feet long.
They also come in different shapes. This is a flower and what really attracted me to the noodle. It's so cute.
The teal blue was pretty too.
This was just a circle shape.
It's made of a softer, pliable styrofoam, so it's very easy to cut with a regular steak knife and doesn't shred and flake like floral styrofoam.
The center hole works great for napkin rings.
Great for summer picnics.
Paper plates, plastic utensils and noodle napkin rings!! Makes that paper plate look "fancy".
This orange napkin is cloth, so the hole is large enough to accommodate fabric.
It's also perfect for a paper napkin with the plastic utensil inside the napkin.
Have these all made up in a basket for a summer party!!
The pincushion is easy to attach any where with a set of adhesive velcro dots.
You can make these for sewing groups, quilting bees or quilt guild events. Include pins in the flowers, so they'll know what they are.
I cut them about 3/4 inch wide and the noodle is 48 inches long, so you can get 64 pincushions for $1.00!!
This was a last minute idea. I stood there thinking what else I could use the hole for...
A little design flower behind a drawer pull. So cute for a little girl's dresser in her room.
Just place it behind the knob, then screw it in.
Just not a little girl's room...maybe a big girl's sewing room next to her orange funnel scissor holder. Lol
Looks like the black eyed susan flower.
I think orange is my "go to" color lately.
"Orange" you glad I bought the pool noodle!! (sorry, I couldn't resist)