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Peek-a-boo Treat Holder
When you receive a specially-packaged treat, you know someone cares. Easy directions and minimal supplies mean that you can whip a bunch up for any occasion. Try adding a ribbon handle to slip a few over a neighbor's door, or just leave them as-is instead of a place card.
Supplies you'll need for this project
  • Cardstock
  • Paper scoring tool
  • Circle punch
  • Small chocolate or other wrapped candy
  • Adhesive
  • Ask Beate
    Beate Johns answers your technique questions
    Q: Deb asked: "I recently acquired a box of metallic wrappers used in candy making. The wrappers are 4" x 4" squares in different metallic-colored foil. My friend wants me to come up with some way to use these in card making. I thought of layering with them, but can't think of anything else. Can you help me? Maybe using them in a new technique?"
    A: "How about using them for foil embossing? Stamp an image on your foil with StazOn™. Position the stamped foil over a foam mat or mouse pad. Now, trace the lines of your image with a stylus, using the small end for fine details and the bigger end for wider lines. Turn around and carefully move your fingers over your lines. You can also retrace the lines on this side with your stylus. Adhere to regular cardstock with heavy adhesive, and use this for a card accent. This technique was a Technique challenge a while ago; you can see the samples created for this challenge here"
    Your Comments
    Feedback From Past Tutorials
    Marilyn has a great tip for the sour cream container: "When I make these I score 1/4" along the long side and use adhesive on 1/4" edge and on the short ends, I then fold this edge over to adhere and create a tube. Then I crimp one short side, fill, and then crimp the other end. I find that the adhesive holds for about 3 months because it is crimped in the paper. It saves on Sticky Strip."
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