My husband likes to take treats to coworkers for Christmas; these are guys that will rip into anything he brings, regardless of the packaging, but I still wanted it to look a little bit special! He wanted them to be "surprised" by what was in the bag, so he didn't want cello, he wanted BROWN. So I took some DP from a huge Christmas slab I had, added some stamped embellishments from Paper Trey's Holiday Treats and tied the top with some curling ribbon--it's all going to get tossed anyway!:
He gives peppermint bark to the girls in the office:
I added some glittered snowflakes just to make them a little extra special. I have so much fun using Martha Stewart's glitter! The images are from CHF's Vintage Winter Signage; sentiments are from the same PTI set as above, and the snowflake punch is also MS. By the way, the CUTE DP I used on these bags is part of a free download from sweet Becky Oehlers! You can find it on her blog, Hemidemisemiquaver Design! Thanks, Becky!
This is a chopped date cannister from the grocery store; I will be putting some cookies in it for a sweet Scottish lady from my church. I wanted to play with my new JustRite Christmas Ensemble for the top:
This was stamped in Ballet Blue and Old Olive. I have tons of this double-sided satin ribbon in Brilliant Blue, so I used that around the middle for my tag, and added some snowflakes I die-cut with SU's new dies:
Of course, I had to keep playing around with my glitter, so the snowflake on the left uses MS glitter; the one of the right uses SU's Dazzling Diamonds, both on Ballet Blue cs. I realize the colors are a little odd for Christmas, but I sometimes like to do non-traditional! The tag is from Punch Pals, punched with both tag punches.
Thanks for visiting--the rest of the day I am volunteering at a local food bank for their annual Christmas dinner--I get to cut & serve desserts---right up my alley!
- Stamps: Holiday Treats, PTI; Christmas Ensemble, JustRite; Punch Pals, SU
- Paper: Provo Christmas Slab, Ballet Blue, WW, Brilliant Blue, Real Red, Always Artichoke
- Ink: Ballet Blue, Old Olive, Real Red, Always Artichoke, Baja Breeze
- Acc: Punches, Ribbon, Snowflake Dies, Nesties, DD & MS glitter, Elmer's Spray Adhesive Bond, Heat Tool