Let me just say right up front- I am not a big fan of Halloween. Now I know many of you are - and that is ok - I get that. I am just saying I am not a big fan. But that didn't stop me from making some fun stuff for the occasion!
I made these to send to my daughters (along with other goodies you will see over the next few days). Actually I made 3 for my daughters and 2 extra. One extra bucket went to Linnea's housemate who loves and appreciates all of things I make for Linnea. The other extra bucket went to Alathea and Bethany's housemate. I don't know if she likes handmade stuff but I wanted her to know I was thinking of her.
The black bucket has Pumpkin Pie designer paper around it. I don't know why, now looking at the picture above, I didn't make the mat around the stamped image black. I think that would have looked better. Speaking of the mats - they were made with the Big Shot and the Lots Of Tags sizzlet die.
After I adhered the paper I wrapped ribbon around the middle and added the stamped image. This stamp is from the Hostess set Holiday Best. I used markers to get the 3 different colors. I will show you in another post a really cool trick I learned from Stampin' Up!. Ribbon tied around the handle and the cellophane bag complete the project. Just FYI, I filled the bags with candy corn! Side note: I do not like candy corn - never have - but my kids like it. They take after their dad. lol.
In addition to these buckets, I gave them each one of these.
Our family's favorite holiday candy (any holiday) is the Reese's Peanut Butter eggs, pumpkins, hearts, whatever! For this project I just wrapped designer paper around 2 of the Reese's Peanut Butter Pumpkins and added ribbon and a tag. The tag was stamped with the Little Boo stamp found on the last page of the catalog in the individual stamp category. I stamped it with black ink on Pumpkin Pie cardstock and then punched it and the mat with circle punches.
Tune in tomorrow for another seasonal project!
All supplies are Stampin' Up! except the buckets. Click here to order from ME!
- Stamps: Holiday Best, Little Boo
- Cardstock and Ink: Pumpkin Pie, Basic Black and White cardstock
- Pumpkin Pie and Night and Day designer paper
- Pumpkin Pie and Basic Black ink
- Pumpkin Pie, Basic Black and Old Olive markers
- Accessories: 5/8" black grosgrain, 1/4" pumpkin pie and black grosgrain ribbon
- 1 1/4" and 1 3/8" circle punch, wide oval punch
- small cellophane bags
- Big Shot, Lots of Tags sizzlet die
Enjoy your day in spite of the rain. Rain is a good excuse for me to stay inside and.....stamp! But I have to go to work. Oh well.