Must Have from the Holiday Catalog: Creative Inking Blog Hop

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Welcome to our Creative Inking Blog Hop!  What is my "must have" from the Holiday Catalog?!

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I'm sure it is no surprise to my followers that it is the Seasonal Chums Bundle!  I have been having more fun playing with this fun bundle this week – making cards, treat holders, a scrapbook page – just love the versatility of this set and the darling stamps!

 

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Today's project is a yummy snowman soup mix of Hot Chocolate, Hershey's Kisses, and mini marshmallows.  I put the hot chocolate powder in the treat tubes – each tube holds about 1 Tablespoon so two tubes would make a cup of delicious hot cocoa!!

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Of course the best part about the stamp set is that it stamps both the front and back of the character – which makes for a really cute topper!! Dimensions and supplies are at the bottom of this post.

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These are the dies that come in the bundle, as you can see, the 3 main dies cut out the 3 main images in the stamp set.  But you also get all of this fun bonus dies!  I will be sharing the cards I made with these bonus dies on my blog over the next few days!

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This sweet sentiment is from the Hug In A Mug stamp set – I added a sweet little heart from the Brights Enamel Shapes.

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Of course I could not track down my kitchen funnel so I improvised and made my own out of wax paper to get the cocoa powder into the treat tube.

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You could use fancy, flavored cocoa or make your own mix – I just went with what I had on hand – good old Swiss Miss!

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I stapled the Glimmer paper at the top of the bag and covered the staple up with the snowman.

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The snowman was stamped on Whisper White with Archival Black ink and colored in with Stampin' Write Markers in these colors: Real Red, Garden Green, Basic Gray, and Soft Sky (to shade the edges of the snowman).

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To make this gift extra special you could gift it in a cute mug like this one covered in snowflakes. 

Project dimensions (supply list is at the bottom of this post):

Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper 2 1/2" x 2 1/2", folded in half

Whisper White for the snowman 2 1/4" x 4 1/2"

Whisper White for the heart 2" x 2 1/4"

Tinsel Trim, Red 12"

Thanks so much for stopping by!  Time to hop along to see some more Holiday Catalog goodies!  

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Click here to check out what lovely BJ Peters has created!

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To go back and see Sue Lehrer's project, click here!

CLICK HERE TO PLACE YOUR ORDER in my online store 24-7 or click any of the pictures below to go directly to that specific item online. When I use stamp sets for a project I give you both the wood and clear mount options – that way you and pick your favorite!

 

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