Felt's not just for kids. Here are 10 grown-up crafts you can make with felt

When many of us think of felt, we think of kids playing with felt shapes or 'sewing' with felt squares. However, this soft fabric comes in an assortment of colors, and can easily be cut or made into different shapes and designs to provide you with a versatile crafting material.
Just take a look at these ideas and then tell me that you don't want to run to the craft store to grab some felt.
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1. Tote bag (h/t Martha Stewart)
Put together a sleek, functional tote bag that works for a number of uses. Choose your favorite color and craft this easy bag that may become an everyday staple!
2. Gingerbread ornaments (h/t A Homemade Living)
There's nothing like crafting for Christmas, and these cute gingerbread men made from soft felt are sure to be a hit. They look great on gift tags or on the tree.
3. Pencil holder (h/t Better Homes and Gardens)
Perfect for taking your art supplies on the go, this felt pencil roll is portable, padded, and great for holding colored pencils or even pens or brushes.
4. Hair bow (h/t Craftiness Is Not Optional)
Create a cute, simple bow for a little girl using felt of any color. Easy to make with few supplies, you can also use the bows for other crafts.
5. Pillow (h/t Domestic Charm)
Just by touching felt, it's easy to imagine the fuzzy fabric would make a cozy and snuggly pillow!
6. Owl ear bud case (h/t The Empress of Dirt)
Keep your ear buds from getting tangled and make it easy to find them in your bag with this adorable owl ear bud case made from felt.
7. Coffee sleeve (h/t For the Makers)
Forego paper coffee sleeves when you craft a chic sleeve from felt. Not only is it environmentally friendly, but it's stylish, too.
8. Crown (h/t Hellobee)
A great idea for party favors or just for playing dress-up with your daughter, felt crowns are easy to make and fun to play with. You can also embellish them by gluing on sequins, ribbons, or rhinestones.
9. Boxes (h/t How About Orange)
Stiffened felt boxes make super cute gift boxes, or you can use them on your dresser or desk for snappy, colorful storage.
10. Flower wreath (h/t Michelle's Party Plan-It)
Make a lush, beautiful flower wreath that you'll never believe is made from felt! Pretty, shabby chic, and great for a wooden door, this wreath is an eye-catching decoration.
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