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Friday, February 5, 2010

Bliss Candy holder

This cute little candy holder is super easy to make.  I got a bag of those Hershey Bliss heart shaped candies and I thought they would be so cute placed inside a mini box of sorts.

Supplies needed:
1 3/8" Square Punch
Full Heart Punch
Medium Jewelry Tag (optional)
Designer Paper of choice (here, I used Sending Love Specialty)
Cardstock of choice (here I used regal rose)
ribbon of choice (here I used pink tafetta)
stamp and ink of choice (here I used Short & Sweet with black ink)
crop a dile or 1/8" hole punch
sticky strip
scor pal (optional but it does make the job easier)

1) Punch out 2 Full Hearts from designer papers.  Punch out 2 squares from cardstock.  For each square, score down the middle and then on one half of the square, score down the middle again.  Apply sticky strip to the outside scored sections of each square as shown.

2) Tape down the smaller width flap onto the backside of one heart.  Tape the other square down on the backside of heart.  Then, cut off the points on these pieces as shown (miter).

3) Bring the sides up and tape them together as shown.  Tape other heart in place over the backside.

4) Thread the ribbon through the holes and then slip the candy inside.  Pull closed at the top (careful not to pull ribbon so hard you break through the paper holes).  Tie a bow.  Stamp and then punch little tag.  Use a needle and linen thread to tie the little tag on.

These would also be cute as little Valentine tree ornaments.


Unknown said...

That is too cute!!

Kris McIntosh said...

Kim, this is absolutely darling and a great valentines gift. Kris

Stef H said...

now THIS is very sweet! no pun intended. ok, pun intended - lol!

hugs :)

Mary Davidson said...

How adorable! Thanks so much for sharing your instructions! Cute, cute, cute!

Connie Stewart said...

Brilliant!!! I love it!

Tory said...

Adorable, Kim. I may make these for the gals at work.

Elaine said...

Kim, these are wonderful. I am having a class next Saturday and these will be perfect

Rhonda Miller said...

That is soo cute. How fun it would be to decorate a desk or personal space for someone. TFS.

Whimcees said...

This a wonderful project! Thank you for the tutorial! I just received my heart punch and will be making these today!

Wishing you a good day today!

Barbara Diane

lifesabeach32940 said...

WOW!! It looks so simple, but I could never have thought it up!! These are AWESOME little favors to make for co-workers or to tuck in a kids' lunch box. Thank you for the GREAT instructions!! :)

Marla said...

Cute idea!

Amanda said...

Fabulous! What a wonderful idea. Just wish we could get the heart punch over here in UK!! Maybe in the next mini!! Fingers crossed...

In the meantime - I will have to sort an interim alternative!!

Paper Potter said...

What a great addition to our Easter baskets, too!

Anonymous said...

I am a new 'fan' of your most creative blog....such talent! I am making the heart shaped candy holder this afternoon.
Congrats on your first of many milestones!
:-) Maxine

Going with the Flow By Renee said...

Very Cute Idea - You are sooooooo clever! Renee

Lorie said...

Oh, that is just super cute! Great job!

Anonymous said...

Such a cute treat! Would be perfect as party favors.

mary.schultz said...

Kim, I'm really bummed that I found your blog too late for that awesome blog candy, but am totally excited about the Bliss Candy Holder tutorial. My son decided this morning that he wants to make something special for his Grandmas and teachers, and this will be PERFECT!!!! Thank you so much for sharing it!

Michelle VanWiggeren said...

That is so cute! What a fun idea!!!

Az Scrappin Sisters said...

Cute idea and paper is so pretty and pink..


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