Candy Bar Holder

I have a candy bar holder to share with you.  This can easily be adapted to any size candy bar.  I found these large Hershey candy bars on clearance at my local grocery store.

 

 

You can see this is a fairly large candy bar.  I started with an idea from a pull out type holder I had received at a swap last year.  The bottom on that one was closed just by pressing together with Tear & Tape.  This is a hefty bar of chocolate, and I didn’t believe that would be sturdy enough. So I went with a more regular box closure.  I did keep the pull out idea though.

Here is a picture of the pulled out candy bar.

 

 

The Witty-cisms stamp set, new in the Mini Catalog 2020, was a must have for me.  I love the cute stamps and sentiments.  The strawberry and sentiment are one stamp and I stamped it three times to get the extra strawberries for decoration.

I die cut the tags using the Bonaza Die set tag.  I cut one from Thick Whisper White and one from Cherry Cobbler.  You could also use one of the tag punches from SU if you prefer.

The background paper was a leftover piece of Come To Gather DSP.  The ribbon is on the retiring list  as well.

The measurements are as follows:

  • 7 1/2 X 8 card stock
  • On 7 1/2 side, score at 1/2″, then rotate paper counter-clockwise
  • On the 8 side, with 1/2 score at the bottom, score at 3, 3 1/2, 6 1/2, 7
  • Fold and burnish on all the score lines
  • The 1/2″ score line is the bottom.  Cut off the small right edge piece next to the 7″ score line
  • Cut up the scores up to the 1/2 ” mark.  taper the small ones as tabs
  • Place Tear & Tape along the inside of the larger outside section as well as the bottom adjacent to it
  • Place Tear & Tape on the back of each tab.
  • Lay the paper down and fold the small section over, remeove the T&T from the large section and when folded over it should line up perfectly.
  • remove the T&T from the tabs and the bottom section.  Square up the box, fold in the tabs, the flap without T&T and then the one with tape.  once aligned stand it up on the table and use a ruler to go down and press on that bottom flap.
  • Use a hand held punch to center a hole through both layers near the top.

 

 

It took 17 ” of ribbon for this.  So it is a good way to use up some retired ribbon.  Run the ribbon from one side, through the other side and even it out.  Place the candy bar into the top of the box and push down while trying to keep the ribbon even on each side. You should have enough ribbon left to tie a nice bow at the top.

Thank you for looking in today.  I hope this gives you ideas for dressing up a candy bar.  If you have any questions, please contact me and I will be happy to assist you.

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The list below is the CARRYOVER List.  Items from the Holiday Catalog that will carry over to the 2020 Holiday Catalog.  They will not be orderable between the two catalogs however.

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Treat Match Books

I love handing out little treats as I go about my errands.  I really try to do it during holidays.  So I made some super quick and easy Matchbook Treat Holders.  I used up some old Designer Series Paper that is a bit thicker than some.  I knew I had saved it for a reason.

I see pictures where my stamping friends do infinity shots of their projects.  I never think to do that.  I sort of did that on this one though.

 

 

As I said, these are really quick and easy to do.  I have individually wrapped Memento Candies inside of mine.  I get them at Dollar Tree and there are about 20 or so in a bag.  I like that they are not the normal mint or chocolate.

I decorated the beautiful paper with the Happy Christmas from Itty Bitty Christmas.  I cannot tell you how many times I have used that stamp set this year.  It has been a Go To set.

The measurements for this little matchbook is 1 3/4 X 4 3/4 scored at 1/2, 2 1/2, and 3″.  I used the old Stampin’ Up! stapler, but any little stapler would work.  Place the candy wrapping down against the bottom of the fold and staple a little lower than halfway.  That gives room to tuck the top flap under.  As I said, these are super easy.

Thank you for dropping in today.  Please come back on Monday for another new project.

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The list below is the CARRYOVER List.  Items from the Holiday Catalog that will carry over to the 2020 Holiday Catalog.  They will not be orderable between the two catalogs however.

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Parcels Box of Treats

I am late in sharing this cute little box.  I made it as a roommate treat for OnStage Atlanta last month.  It is the perfect size to hold a variety of items.  I filled this one with different chocolates.

 

 

This is the Perfect Parcels Die, which is part of the Parcels & Petals Bundle from page 27 of the Annual Catalog.  This box is pretty easy to fit together and would be great to share goodies with co-workers and friends over the holidays.

Here is another view.

 

 

The box is cut using Mossy Meadow Card Stock.  I wrapped it with a strip of Garden Lane Designer Series Paper.  The bow is the beautiful Shaded Spruce and Gold Striped Ribbon.

The sentiment is from #Elfie, my go to for a little gift tag!  I added one of the Gold Glitter Enamel Dots that was from the Christmastime Is Here Suite of Products.

Thank you for stopping by today.  I hope you will come back tomorrow for another new project.  And don’t forget the Year End Closeout sale, some of the products are going quickly!

 

 

The list below is the CARRYOVER List.  Items from the Holiday Catalog that will carry over to the 2020 Holiday Catalog.  They will not be orderable between the two catalogs however.

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My December Host Code is JTNY4EBH.  Please use this code for orders under $150.00.  I will have a small perk for those with orders over $50.00.

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Cowtail Love

I am at OnStage in Atlanta today and am sharing with you the little treats I made to give to other demonstrators.  I love the sharing of ideas at these events.  So I am going to share with you the two treat holders I made.

 

 

A month or so ago I was looking for candy to use as treats for this event.  When I saw the Cowtails I knew it would be perfect to pair with one of my favorite stamp sets.  It is the Over The Moon set.  I love these cows!!

The box is an idea from The Paper Pixie.  I got it resized to fit two of the cowtails inside.  You can see Julie’s post HERE.   Her project fit a small Altoid tin.

My box is narrower and longer than Julie’s and is made with the Mango Melody card stock.  The measurements for the 2 cowtails is 2 1/2 X 10 1/2, score on the 2 1/2 side at 1/2 on each side.  Score the 10 1/2 side at 4 1/4, 4 3/4, 9, and 9 1/2.  Follow the directions from Julie on putting it together.  They are the same.

The second project is much faster to make.  I could not make too many of the boxes due to cramping hands. (Getting old stinks sometimes!)  So I went with a faster version.  This version utilizes the 3 X 6 cello bags.  I made a 3 X 3 piece that is folded in half and stapled to the bag, then layer the decorations to cover the staples.

Thank you so much for stopping by today.  If you follow my Facebook page, Blue Line Stamping, I will be posting pictures from a Brian King (Stamp With Brian) event on Friday and Stampin’ Up! on Saturday.  At the last SU event we were able to share immediately new products that we received.  That was a big change from previous years.  Hopefully we can share this time as well.

Come back on Monday to see the card I made as a swap for Brian’s event on Friday.

 

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The new Stampin’ Up! Paper Trimmer has been revealed!!  It is available for order by Demonstrators on October 1.  Here is a picture of it.  I will be giving you my opinion after the beginning of the month.  I cannot wait and I hope you will be just as excited!  The trimmer will be available for customer orders beginning on November 1st.  WooHoo!!

 

 

CHRISTMASTIME IS HERE SUITE BUNDLE:   This can be ordered as a Suite Bundle with everything pictured, or individually to get just the pieces you want.  The products will be available on November 1 for customers to order.

 

 


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Tags for Fall

Sunday was the Fall card swap I do with my Stamp Club.  I made tags for the little baskets everyone places the cards into.  My favorite suite of products for Fall, and maybe in the Holiday Catalog, is the Gather Together products.    Of course that is what I used to make the name tags.

I am not very good at the infinity shots that some take of a group of cards and other products they have mass produced.  But I think you can see how cute these are.

 

 

I really adore the leaves from the Gathering Leaves Dies, part of the Gather Together Bundle.  They are perfectly sized, but best of all they emboss and cut at the same time.  Whoever invented dies that do that are some of my favorite people!!  I cut the three different sizes in different colors.  I used Merry Merlot, Crumb Cake and Pear Pizzaz for the leaves.

The sentiment is from the Gather Together stamp set and is stamped in Pretty Peacock.  I chose all of the colors from that wonderful plaid designer series paper.  The shape of the sentiment is from the Story Label Punch.  I also used the Delightful Tag Topper Punch for the top of the tag, but then I covered it up with the leaves.

The names were printed off the computer and then layered on Pretty Peacock card stock.  The finishing touch was the piece of Burlap Ribbon with a Linen Thread tiny bow.

The tag itself is 2 X 5, and the DSP is 1 7/8 X 4 7/8.  The name layer depended on the size of the name. 🙂  I see these as being re-made for a Thanksgiving party as place tags or for food names.  The thought is to just turn the placement of the decorations.  Make them 4 X 5 folded in half to 2 X 5 and sitting on the table with the decorations in top left corner or across the top.  I will post a picture of that once I get them made.  This is in my brain right now!

Before I go, have you seen the extra post I did yesterday about the upcoming Flash Sale?  Here are the flyers with the stamp sets that will be included in the sale.  15% off is a pretty good deal in my book!

 

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UPDATES:

 

The new Stampin’ Up! Paper Trimmer has been revealed!!  It is available for order by Demonstrators on October 1.  Here is a picture of it.  I will be giving you my opinion after the beginning of the month.  I cannot wait and I hope you will be just as excited!  There is not a date yet as to when it will be available for customer orders.  However, you can place it on a Starter Kit!!  Hint, Hint !!

 

 

CHRISTMASTIME IS HERE SUITE BUNDLE:   This can be ordered as a Suite Bundle with everything pictured, or individually to get just the pieces you want.  The products will be available on November 1 for customers to order.

 

 


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Christmas Tag & Treat Box

Since today is Friday the 13th I should have made a Halloween project to share.  Poor planning on my part unfortunately.  I have been playing with the new Christmas sets instead.

 

 

I adore this little Elf!!  He, or she, is so cute and has really useful sentiments included in the stamp set.  I started to make this as a gift tag.  I had a pillow box on my desk for a different project and realized that it was sized to fit perfectly on this Kraft Pillow Box.  What a great find on my part.  And a super easy way to wrap a small gift or just a Random Act of Kindness type treat.

I stamped and colored the image with Memento Tuxedo Black Ink and the Stampin’ Blends.  It is layered on a piece of the Wrapped In Plaid 6X6 DSP.   I wrapped the Shaded Spruce Striped Ribbon as a little bow around the center for some texture.

To adhere the tag to the box, I added two pieces of the Foam Adhesive Strips down the center.  These strips are great when you need to cover a bit more space.  You could also use the outside “frame” from your Stampin’ Dimensionals as well.    Now all that is left is to fill the box with fun treats!!

Thank you for stopping by today.  Please come back on Monday and I will have a variety of different projects to share next week.

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September 2019 DSP Sale Flyer


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