A little treat : with a cherry on top!

Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator stampwithpeg – Sour Cream Containers.

I love the weekend its a chance to spend time with my lovely family without them having to go to work, and a chance to spoil them a little.  I decided to make them a little treat ‘Just Because’ and whats better than a cute little sour cream container with sweets inside.

They are so easy to make, and so pretty.  My family are all grown up now (well in age anyway!) so I didn’t want them to look childish and decided to use the ‘Cherry on Top’ Designer Series Paper stack.  It’s such lovely colourful paper, but not too girly so suitable for all.

If you would like to try these for yourself I have included instructions below, I hope they are easy to understand but any questions please leave me a comment and I will do my best to answer them.

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Cut paper to 6″ x 4″ (15cm x 10cm), attach double sided tape to the back of your chosen design along both long sides and 1 short side:

Peel away the backing from the short edge and stick in to the opposite edge as a tube, overlap 1/2″ (1.2cm).

With the seam facing you, about 1/4 way along, peel away backing from the top opening and squeeze together. Fill with your chosen sweets, peel away remaining backing and turn so the bottom side edge is facing and squeeze top together to form a triangle shape as shown below.

Tie your chosen ribbon around the top, (a little tip, tie it to the side its easier to do) and then slide round into position. I used Pool party glitter ribbon for mine.

Add your chosen sentiment, for mine I used the ‘just because’ stamp from the Tin of Cards Stamp set and Bermuda Bay ink  stamped onto Whisper White card, I punched it out using the Washi Label punch and punched some Bermuda bay card too. which I angled behind the sentiment and using a glue dot placed it diagonally just under the ribbon.

Thank you for taking the time to read my blog, I hope you enjoyed it,

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Remember if you do order, add the hostess code which is shown top right (or at the bottom on mobiles), as at the end of the month I will close off this code and anyone who has used it will get a Stampin’ Up! product in the post from me. This will not come in with your order as it is directly from me, this is as well as a little thank you card and handmade gift that I send as a thank you each month you order from me just for being a customer, I am so humbled by people choosing me to purchase from and it is my way of trying to show this.
Please make sure you allow contact as if you do not I will not be able to send you this.
If your order is over £150 please do not use the code as you will get the hostess benefits yourself with your order.
Happy Crafting
Lynn x

 

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