Tuesday, 25 October 2016

Candy Cane Christmas



Hi Friends! Here's a cute treat project, perfect for little gifts, stocking stuffers and even craft fairs!

Supply:
  • Stamp Sets: Candy Cane Christmas (142040)
  • Inks: Real Red Classic Ink (126949)
  • Paper: Whisper White card stock (100730), Candy Cane Lane Designer Series Paper (141981), Watercolor paper (122959)
  • Other:  Candy Cane Lane Baker’s Twine (141983), Wink of Stella brush – clear (141897), 5/8” Burlap Ribbon (141487), Metallic Thread Combo Pack (142003), Mini Jingle Bells (142002), ½” Circle Punch (119869), Scalloped Tag Topper Punch (133324), 2” x 8” Cellophane Bags (141703), Glue Dots (103683), Stampin’ Dimensional (104430)

Measurement:
Whisper White card stock (for tag): 4” x 2”
Candy Cane Lane Designer Paper strip (for along the bottom of the tag): 1” x 2”  
Candy Cane Lane Designer Paper strips (to wrap nuggets; you’ll need 4): 1” x 3”

Instructions:

  1. Wrap 4 Hershey nuggets using the 1” x 3” strips. Adhere ends using Glue Dots. (Make sure the seam is along the bottom of each nugget.)
  2. Slide the nuggets into the cellophane bag.
  3. Punch the Whisper White piece of card stock on one end using the Scalloped Tag Topper Punch to create the tag.
  4. Stamp sentiment in Real Red ink (close to the punched end).
  5. Adhere strip of Candy Cane Lane Designer Paper to the bottom of the tag.
  6. Using the ½” circle punch, punch out a peppermint candy from a scratch piece of Candy Cane Lane Designer Paper. Add a little Wink of Stella to make it sparkle and then adhere the circle on top using a Stampin’ Dimensional.
  7.  Run piece of Burlap Ribbon into the slot on the top of the tag.
  8. Lay tag on top of the nuggets (in the bag) and then wrap a piece of the red/white baker’s twine around the burlap ribbon on the tag and the cellophane bag. Tie tightly in a double knot. Then tie into a bow.
  9. Thread the mini jingle bell using the metallic red thread. Tie in a double knot around the ribbon and bag.
Enjoy the day and HAPPY STAMPING!
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