Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Friend to Friend with Love

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I have been working on some fun projects for an upcoming Valentine's Workshop/Class, and this just turned out so cute, I had to post it right away!! This will make such a cute gift for girlfriends and neighbors on Valentine's. I fell in love with the Raspberry Tart Paper the moment I saw it, so of course it is going to be featured on many of my "Love Day" projects. Here is the first of many more to come!

I used 2" x 11" Rose Red Paper as the base, and a 2"x 4" Cameo Coral piece as the "cap". I scored the Rose Red at 5.5" and 6" to create the base. Then, I used SNAIL to adhere the 2" x 5" piece of Raspberry Tast DSP to the front, and used sticky strip to adhere the cameo coral piece to the back (it is scored at 1.5" and 2" AFTER scalloping both sides of the cameo coral cardstock). The only tricky part left is creating the scallop circle with a window in it. Just remeber to punch a 1" circle first, and THEN punch a scallop circle around the 1" hole. Also, I cheated a little and punched a 1-1/4" circle in the package so I would have a little "wriggle" room to make sure the scallop circle would be perfectly centered. Ha! And do you see those yummy treats inside? Hershey's own "caramel-filled chocolate sticks"! Who could resist??

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7 comments:

Karen :) said...

This is too cute. What is inside?

Karen :)

Lisa said...

This is really cute! love it!

Butterfly Girl said...

Hi Karen and Lisa, Thanks for the comments! You're my first "commentors"! :) Karen, the treat inside is a yummy Hershey's Stick--caramel filled milk chocolate. mm-mmm!!

ctemommy said...

Thanks so much for the dimensions! I really like this and do lots of goodie packaging for teachers and retreats. Thanks again, it's beautiful!
Carla

Lisa said...

WOW! I feel so special that I was one of your first commentors! :) Well, I''m sure you'll be getting a plenty because your work is beautiful! Thank you SOOO much for coming back and putting the dimensions...I just made it and I love it! thanks again! Lisa

jmniffer said...

I just found your blog...what a great project! Thanks for sharing the dimensions; I'm going to have to try making one of these. jmniffer

Butterfly Girl said...

You're welcome! Thanks for visiting and Happy Stampin'!! ~H

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