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Friday, December 2, 2011

BC241: Anything but a Card

Yummy, yum, yum.  Are you ready for some candy?  Well, these only lasted as long as the picture was taken and were gone shortly after that.

Today our blogger's challenge is to make ANYTHING BUT A CARD.   Now, if you are regular here on my blog you know that I'm not much for 3D items, but when this new, candy2share set arrived in my mailbox I couldn't help but think how cute it would be as a belly band around some goodies.

I had these clear boxes from a trade show I had worked a few years back and cut my belly band to fit around it.  I colored the lollipop from this set with my copics after stamping it with the strawberry ink and then popped it up with a dimensional and adding some crystal effects over it.



I cut a little tag and adhered it behind the lollipop.  I sponged the edges just a little to give it a little pop.

Want to join us this week?  Link in over at blogger's challenge and show us your non-card creation, would love to get some more ideas for the holidays on great gift giving ideas.
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Candy Box details:
Stamps: candy2share from The {Stamps} of Life
Cardstock: Dare to be a Diva Red, Neenah White
Inks: Color Box by Stephanie Barnard in Licorice and Strawberry, copics
Embellishments: Crystal Effects, dimensionals, Clear Boutique Boxes

9 comments:

Greetings By Chera said...

Way too cute!

Gez said...

Wow! How clever!

Savannah O'Gwynn said...

Not sure what happened to my last comment--all of a sudden it said ERROR! Silly internet/computer!

LOVE this--super duper cute! LOVE that mint!

BarbaraW said...

What a great project. I could see using this idea for so many little gifts. Love it.

Linda Monroe said...

This is adorable. A perfect way to hold some chocolates inside a christmas stocking. I may be trying this idea myself (if I get some craft time this season!

Shelly Schmidt said...

MMMM- Yummy! I love your treat holder- and I too have a number of those boxes in my stash- perfect fun gift box!

Lisa Somerville said...

Yum! Fab way to alter those clear boxes! Love the vintage lollipop!

Lori said...

Great way to dress up the clear box! Love the look of the clear glaze over the candy image.

Gayle Page-Robak said...

Terrific project, Kim. Beautifully presented.

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