Thursday, December 14, 2017

Stampers Dozen Blog Hop

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 Welcome to December's Blog Hop! We are sharing Christmas projects with a non-traditional color scheme!  You won't see any red or green on this hop!

My project today is a giant chocolate bar wrapped and decorated. 

It's fun to give these as gifts - but I've taken it a bit further and added a little pocket that will hold a gift card. This is one of my favorite ways to give a gift card - it makes it seem more like a present - and who wouldn't want a big chunk of chocolate?




I used the lovely Merry Little Christmas Designer Series Paper - just pick your favorite piece and wrap it around the candy bar and adhere in place.    I added a 2" strip of a different paper from the pack and wrapped it around the candy bar. 

For the focal point, I made a pocket/envelope to hold a gift card.  I used the black and white check designer paper - and cut the piece
2 3/4" x 7, and folded it in half.  I used Tear and Tape to hold the sides of the card together.  I punched half a circle with the 1 3/8" circle punch - this will make it easy to slip the gift card in and out! 

Next I did some layering - I made a swirl of Silver Baker's Twine and attached it underneath the gift card pocket.  The Silver Baker's Twine is a sneak peek - it will be available in the Occasions Catalog starting in January.  I added one of the Foil Snowflakes -  do you love these as much as I do? I want to put them on everything! 



 My stamped image is from the Watercolor Christmas Stamp set. I used black ink and stamped the words onto Whisper White cardstock - and cut with the largest circle in the Stitched Shapes framelit set and my Big Shot. 

To finish my candy bar gift, I added a Silver Glimmer dot.  I was tempted to add more layers, but I wanted something that would be easy to make in multiples.  
 

Hope you enjoyed my project!  Please scroll to the bottom of my post for clickable links to order the products used or any other Stampin' Up! supplies you may need!  

Next stop on the hop is Carol Payne -


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If you are hopping backwards, please visit Sharon Burkert's blog: 

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Below are the products that I used today.  I'd be so grateful if you'd place an order through my online store!  Simply click on any of the images below to start shopping!  




Thanks for hopping with us today! Hope you've enjoyed our hop! 

 
 

2 comments:

  1. Great way to give a gift card! I love this!!

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  2. Great way to do card giving. And I will take a chunk of chocolate any day

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