Friday, December 12, 2014

SPD December Sweet 2 Repeat Blog Hop

It’s time again for our monthly, Sweet 2 Repeat Blog Hop !  Now that so many of you have our 2014 Holiday Release stamp sets in your hot little hands, our Pod Squad of designers have geared up to inspire you with even MORE creative possiblites featuring the newest SugarPea Designs stamps & dies.

Hi, I made a Snowman Tic Tac Wrap.
You can hang it from tree.
First, I made my own background stamp
by arranging all the snowflakes combined from Sweet Treats Christmas, Have An Ice Day, Merry Christmoose and Frosty Friends.
I stamped all over the front of my 9 3/4 x 2" panel .
I want my panel to be 9 1/2 end to end after I have cut 
using the tag die from Sugar Cuts Layered Treat Labels on both ends.
So I just made a line that measures about 1/16" from one end, pulled the panel through the die so the only thing that will be cut is the end.  So I put the top of the die up to that line and cut.
Now I measured to see how much I had extra after I cut and I only had about 1/16"
so I put my die right up to the top after I pulled the rest of the panel through the die so this end is the only thing that will be cut.
Now I have both of ends cut and it measures 9 1/2" long
Next, I drew a line at the middle at 4 3/4" on the back of my panel. 
Then I measured 2/8 and 1/16 from the center on both sides of my center line. 
Next, I measured 2 7/8 (plus just a tiny bit more)
from one line that is closest to its end then 1/4" from that line.
I repeated this on the other end
Now I scored all my lines except the center line
and began folding 
 Here is what it looks like with both ends folded

Here I stamped and cut out the snowman using Frosty Friends
Then I took the spellbinders circle die about 7/8" and cut out from the snowman
Next, I colored my snowman
And stamped another squirrel and colored and cut out him (because I could not bear having a squirrel with his head cut off). 
I flipped them over and covered them with Scotch 1/16" foam tape
Only put tape where the squirrel will touch the snowman
And placed the snowman over the circle
and the squirrel on top of the snowman

Now I placed a 1/4" width piece of score tape on the center of the panel
where the tic tacs will adhere at the bottom
Remove tape cover and adhere the bottom of the tic tac container
Then I just pulled up the sides
Tied a bow around the top of the tic tacs, then tied a thin gold cording to hang it with from the tree
 Isn't he cute?
Sweet Treats Christmas
Sweet Treats Christmas

Have An Ice Day
Have An Ice Day

Merry Christmoose
Merry Christmoose
Frosty Friends
Frosty Friends
Sugar Cuts Layered Treat Labels
Sugar Cuts Layered Treat Labels

This is also a fantastic opportunity for you to WIN a $20 gift certificate to spend on some SugarPea Designs of your own!
Please visit with each of the design team members listed below and leave a comment for your chance to win!  Good luck and enjoy the inspiration!


Annette Allen said...

Lisa your amazing and so creative.. this is just the cutest and I love how how you made this for tic tacs.. LOVE IT..

mclove said...

This is the cutest thing I have ever seen! What a wonderful idea. Definitely going to have to CASE this!

JoAnn said...

Wow, very creative. Love this idea. Thanks for the tutorial.

Rubeena I. said...


Unknown said...

Amazing project. Thanks for the photo tutorial. Love everything about this project!

Vicki Dutcher said...

SNOW CUTE!! Love your [beautifully colored] snowman!

Iris said...

So cute - love the snowman.
isoscia at aol dot com

Sharla said...

Now this is just too fun! This would make perfect little treats for co-workers! Cute and thanks for the tutorial...might have to try this!

Harriet Skelly said...

I love this Lisa and your tutorial is outstanding!

Larissa said...

A very lovely project Lisa. I think I also have some tictacs here, so I really should try to make something like this.

Cathy P said...

Outstanding tutorial, Lisa! I didn't realize you made your own bg paper!! This is such a fun project. I am seriously going to make one. Hugs, Cathy

Lesley said...

I think you are amazing, Lisa! This is so cool. I need to try it! Hugs!

Amy Johnson said...

What a novel idea! I love it! So cute!

Celeste Goff said...

OMG, this little treat holder is too cute and so creative!

Tracy said...

This is such a cute project Lisa. Once you got the measurements down you could mass produce these for easy treats at Christmas or other holidays. Fun!

Heather said...

What a great idea!! Love the little tag top on the ends; so fancy! So cute!

(AJ) ArtJypsy said...

Wonderful Holiday project. I will have to save this idea for later. Thanks for the tutorial. Merry Christmas.

Benzi said...

Ooh, too cute. A snowman is my favorite thing. I love your project and wonderful tutorial. I agree, that squirrel had to have a head. :-)

CherylQuilts said...

Oh, Lisa, this is absolutely darling and too sweet! What an amazing little Tic Tac Wrap! I just love how cute this little snowman is and how he is "filled" with sweetness!! And thanks so much for the wonderful step-by-step instructions! You are amazing! Warm hugs, sweet friend!

Rosemary said...

you always have the cutest packaging ideas, lisa!! this one is no exception... just adorable!

lostinpaper said...

What a sweet way to wrap a gift... almost too cute to open!

Sue D said...

Very cute. I like the design and your use of kraft.

Janeen said...

how adorable is that?! i love how you created your own background stamp with the snowflakes.

Mary-Anne V said...

What a very cute little gift.

Mommyeyedr said...

This is precious! Love it and how creative to make it an ornament.

Lola said...

I love this! Thank you so much for the tutorial.

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