Thursday, December 19, 2013

Sweet treats!

I'm taking a break from baking caramel corn to write up this post.  {I'm at about my 10th batch for this year -- most for gifts.  Today's is going to my DD's co-workers.}   For a couple of parties recently, I made some treats for everyone.  Our homeschoolers got "Reindeer Noses."  Our printer was having issues, so I could not print out any of the cute sayings for them, but they were pretty cute anyway.

The reindeer is from Create a Critter cut at about 2 1/2".  I cut the largest Spellbinders Labels Eight and folded it over.  Stamped a few snowflakes in white and hand wrote the words (*cringe* I did warn you that the printer was down!).

With the reflection on the bag, it is hard to tell, but there are 8 brown noses -for Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner, and Blitzen- and one red nose for Rudolph! :)  They are Whoppers and a Cherry Sour. 

Fantabulous Cricut #191 - anything but a card holiday edition
Die Cuttin' Divas #146 -  "happy holidays"
Anything but a Card #30 - anything goes w/ holiday twist
Cut It Up #34 - Christmas
D.L.ART Thankful Thursday #123 - Christmas

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For our ladies Christmas fellowship at church, I made peppermint patty snowmen.  I saw them on Pinterest (click HERE to see original) and thought they would be cute.  I also thought they'd be quick and easy.  Nothing is ever as quick and easy as you think it will be!  Especially when you are making 40 of them!! :-P   

I used 2", 1 1/2", and 1" punches for the circles.  The edges were rubbed with TH faded jeans.  I made my own hat and nose and cut them in MTC.   The faces are Peachy Keen Assorted faces, but I put a corner of paper down as I stamped so that only the eyes stamped on the face.  The arms are MS branch punch with the lower branches removed.   There is a peppermint patty between the bottom circles.  The original had a bow, too, but I left these to the last minute and didn't have time left that off. ;)

Thanks for stopping by and have a blessed day!!


Unknown said...

These are so adorable! Your writing is fantastic; I thought it was printed. The peppermint patty snowmen are so creative, I love them! Have a very Merry Christmas!

Tanya~Studio 5380 said...

Oh my gosh - such yummy cuteness! I love the fun reindeer noses and really thought you had used a stamp for the sentiment. Your peppermint patty snowmen are absolutely adorable - what a fun treat!

Pat (mspfd) said...

Wow, you have been busy! Bet you house smells wonderful with the yummy smell of caramel corn! Love both of these gift ideas -- really cute. Hope I remember them for next year. Have a very Merry Christmas!

Teresa Arsenault said...

No need to cringe. I love your hand written labels. Those snowmen are adorable too. I love how frugal your gifts are, but also how very special. You are one talented, smart lady.

Migdalia said...

Both are Totally cute & Super fun!! AMAZING job!
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Carolina Girl (Cely) said...

Both are totally adorable...and I see a lot of time and work went into both. I would love a great recipe for caramel popcorn. I have always wanted to try this.

Cut It Up Challenge Blog said...

Very cute, and I like your sense of humor! I think both are great gifts!

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Kim's Kreations said...

Adorable tags. Love the snowman idea. Thanks for linking your project to our challenge at FCCB. Kim

Peanut said...

Those handwritten labels are adorable...and I bet the noses are quite delish too!

Lisa said...

They are all so adorable!! The reindeer noses are so cute!! And I love the snowmen - so fun!! Have a great day :)

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Glenda Atkins said...

Both treat creations are marvellous, very festive and adorable!

Gerda said...

Both projects are super cute! Thanks for joining us at DCD this week!


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