Tuesday, December 21, 2010

12 Projects: Gingerbread Shaker Box

And you think the Fancy Favor Box is only used for totes? Look at this treat:

A close-up of the shaker with micro beads:

The side view:

Another view:

Open the top:

The treat inside:

To make this project:
-(1) Fancy Favor Box in Crumb Cake (Kraft) CS, cut out 2-1/8” circle on the 2nd panel from the right, sponge edges with Close to Cocoa ink, randomly stamp small gingerbread man image using Close to Coca ink, apply sticky tape to the 3/8” extension
-(1) 3” x 3” acetate, attach over circle on 2nd panel, attach foam tape, 1 spoon red micro beads. Set aside.
-(1) 3” x 3” DSP (retired SU)
-Stamp (1) Gingerbread man using Staz On or Momento Tuxedo Black ink Whisper White paper. Color with Copic: E27 Africano, E34 Orientale, R37 Carmine or your favorite Stampin' Write Pens. Cut out, center and attach to DSP.

-Then place the DSP on top of foam tape, secure tightly to create shaker..
-(1) 3-1/8” x 2-3/4” Red Glitter paper, position 3-1/8” edge on the top of Fancy Favor box to obtain decorative edge, score on the 2-3/4” side 1-1/4”, 1-3/4”
-Use a 1/8” hand held punch 3/8” toward center for 6” long ¼” Chocolate Chip grosgrain ribbon. Secure ribbon using sticky tape or tie a knot.
-Apply sticky tape to topper's 3-1/8” straight edge (which is the back)
-Apply Velcro to topper shaped edge.
-Stamp “enjoy” from the Fabulous Phrases stamp set on Very Vanilla CS using Close to Cocoa Ink, punch using ¾” x 15/16” Medium Punch, sponge edges using Close to Cocoa ink. Attach to lid with dimensionals.
-Fill with treats!

  • Stamps: Fabulous Phrases, Gingerbread man (non SU)
  • CS: Crumb Cake (Kraft), Close to Cocoa, Glitter Red Paper (non SU) DSP (retired), Very Vanilla
  • Ink: Close to Cocoa (retired),
  • Accys: Big Shot Fancy Favor Die, 1/8" Hand Held Punch (retired), 1/4" Chocolate Chip Grosgrain Ribbon, Velcro (non SU), Circle Scissor Cutter, Foam Tape (non SU), Red Micro Beads (retired), Acetate (non SU), 3/4" x 15/16" Punch, Sticky Tape, Sponge Dauber

Thank you for stopping by today.....................


Luvin' the Hubs said...

Oh, you're killin' me! I just love these lil' guys! Wonder if I can make them for Valentine's Day....since I haven't finished my Christmas cards yet..Ü

Pat Jandacek said...

Your projects are all wonderful and thank you for sharing your ideas and talents. In the event I don't get back before have a very Merry Christmas!