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Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Inky Inspiration

Today I have a quick and easy project to share with you. Quick and easy projects are the best!  And they definitely come in handy when I need to make goodies for my kiddos and their 54 classmates.

Here's a Halloween / Fall inspired candy holder.
I used some patterned paper scraps with Fall colors and then added Lili to the front.  Then I wrapped some striped twine around a few times to finish it off.
There are so many great challenges this week will Fall inspiration.  You should definitely check them out and play along!
The Crafters Cafe - "brown, yellow, orange"
Cupcake Craft - "Halloween"
Creative Stamp Friends - "Autumn Colors"
Hooked on Crafts - "anything but a card"
The Pink Elephant - photo inspiration
The Ribbon Reel - photo inspiration
Bows and Berries - photo inspiration


If you use the following dimensions, you'll be able to get 4 of these babies out of one sheet of 8 1/2" 11" cardstock!
Cut a strip of cardstock to 2" x 10 1/4".
Score at 4" and fold.
Easy-Peasy!

If you wanted to put in something larger, like a candy bar, just increase the 2" width.
Be sure to hop on over to the Inky Impressions store and check out all of the cute images and great embellishments available.  You can also check out the Inky Inspiration and Inky Challenge blogs for all sorts of eye candy!  Thanks for visiting today.
Hugs

13 comments:

NancyD said...

Hey, I remember having that candy when I was a kid. Great idea to make a holder. Really cute. NancyD

Sheri (a.k.a PaperCrafty) said...

Super cute project!! We would love to see you enter this in our Pumpkin Challenge over at ABC DT Challenge!!
http://abcdtchallenge.blogspot.com/2011/10/october-challenge-pumpkins.html

Rhonda Miller said...

What a fun treat holder. Thanks for joining us at TCC.

Heide said...

What a cute treat!
Love your coloring and great idea.
Thanks for joining us at TCC.
Hugs, Heide

Jackie Thomas said...

This is fantastic. What a great gift idea and thank you for the tutorial. Thanks for joining us at Hooked on craft challenges
Hugs Jackie

AshKuku said...

That's such a fun treat holder.... You've done some mind blowing coloring on that cute image to make her so very adorable.... :D Thank You so much for joining us at TCC!!!

Ash... :)

Joy said...

this is fabulous, thanks for playing with The Pink Elephant's Photo Inspiration challenge this week! JOY DT

Robin said...

What a fun idea!! Thanks so much for playing with Bows and Berries!!
Robin

Pauline said...

What a fabulous candy holder, your colouring is fab on this sweet image! Thanks for joining us at The Ribbon Reel this week!

The Crafty Den said...

Hi Mackenzie, what wonderful Halloween treat holders. I love the image and gorgeous papers. Thanks for joining us at cupcake craft challenge this week. Hugs, Denise x

PokSa said...

I love your work. Lovely image.
Thanks for joining us at the creative stamp friends.
xx Sandra

Nina said...

A really great candyholder!! Beautiful motiv and gorgeus coloured.

Thanks for joining us at Kreative Stempelfreunde/Creative Stamp Friends "Autumn Colour" challenge.
Hugs, Nina.

Hestia's Helper said...

This is really, really cute! I can't imaging making 54 of them!! Bet you're the coolest mom in the class!
Thank you for sharing with us at The Crafter's Cafe!!

Stacie