Candy Cane Cocoa Wishes!

Here’s another project we did at my last Christmas class. Great gift for the neighbor and their kids. Lot of goodies inside such as Candy Cane Cocoa packets (4), peppermint sticks (4) and lots of chocolate kisses! 

Candy Cane Cocoa Front

As usual I have recycled a  part of this project. The container is actually a tin can from canned chicken. It’s a little larger than a tuna can and works out great for holding everything.  I cut a band of Real Red cardstock long enough to wrap around the can. I stamped snowflakes on the band in Whisper White Craft ink and embossed with clear embossing powder. I then used a snowflake stamp from Serene Snowflakes and stamped it in Real Red ink on Whisper White cardstock, punched it out and layered on another circle of Marina Mist cardstock and then layered that on top of a Whisper White Scallop Circle.  I made four of those and adhered them evenly spaced out on the Real Red band. I secured the band on the can with Sticky Strip.

Candy Cane Cocoa Back

The peppermint sticks were purchased at Cracker Barrel, one of my favorite places for old-fashioned and unique candies.  I put them inside a small Cellophane Bag and secured with a topper I handcrafted of Marina Mist cardstock. I then stamped a label in Real Red ink using the cute saying “gingerbread & sugared things – enjoy the sweets the season brings” from the Sweet Season stamp set and punched it out with the Decorative Label punch.  I then loaded the cocoa, peppermint sticks and chocolate kisses into the can and placed it inside a large gusseted Cellophane Bag with some irredescent crinkle shreds and secured it with Whisper White Organdy Ribbon. Using the Sweet Season stamp set again and Whisper White cardstock, I made a tag by brushing on the writing using a Marina Mist marker and a Real Red marker for the heart. Don’t forget to huff on your stamp to rewet the ink before stamping. Layer it on Real Red cardstock and trim out your tag.  Use gold cording to secure your tag to your package.

Supplies:  Stamp Sets:  Serene Snowflakes and Sweet Season; Cardstock:  Real Red, Marina Mist, Whisper White; Ink:  Real Red and Whisper White Craft; Markers:  Real Red and Marina Mist; Accessories:  Circle Scallop Punch, 1-3/8″ Circle Punch, 1-1/4 Circle Punch, XL Tag Punch, Decorative Label Punch, Sticky Strip, Small Cello Bag, Large Gusset Cello Bag, Clear Embossing Powder, Heat Gun, 5/8″ Whisper White Organdy Ribbon, Gold Cording, Tin Can, Cocoa, Peppermint Sticks, and Chocolate Kisses.

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  1. So sweet! Love your perfect bow!

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