Thursday, October 16, 2008

From the Kitchen of......

Getting ready to make holiday treats for your neighbors, friends and teachers? This month's theme is Gifts from your Kitchen. The store is stocked with lots of packaging wraps, gift boxes, favor bags and containers to make your best cookie recipe look spectacular! Here are a few ideas from the girls to get you started.

Harvest Haystacks by Jessica Witty

Mini Gable Boxes
Harvest Moon Cornucopia Pattern Paper by Art Warehouse
Idea-ology Journaling Tickets by Tim Holtz
Happy Holidays Gingham Ribbon by Fancy Pants
Pop Out Glitter Flowers by Melissa Frances
Baroque Crystal Clear Stamps by Melissa Frances
Tea Dye Distress Ink by Ranger

Harvest Haystacks

  • 1 cup butterscotch chips
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter (I use chunky)
  • 1/2 cup mini marshmallows
  • 2 cups chow mein noodles

    1. Melt chips & peanut butter together in the microwave.
    2. Stir in marshmallows and noodles.
    3. Drop by forkfuls onto waxed paper. Cool and store in fridge.

  • Recipe Lunchbox by Lisa Dorsey

    Trees Fresh Chipboard Set by Maya Road
    Pocket Full of Rosies Lil' Brudders Pattern Paper by Sassafras Lass
    Tiny Dots/Blue Paper by My Mind's Eye
    Birthday Girl Dots/Aqua Paper by My Mind's Eye
    Tiny White on Black Alpha Stickers by Making Memories
    Salem Collection Kit by Scenic Route Paper Co.
    All Fall Titles and Tags Die-Cuts by Fancy Pants
    Blue Felt Alpha Stickers by Making Memories
    In A Stitch Orange Buttons by Sassafras Lass

    Tip from Lisa: I was trying to figure out how I was going to cover the sides of the lunchbox when I realized that the handle and clasp have metal tabs on the inside. The tabs are VERY easy to bend out so you can pull those pieces off. Very quick and easy.

    Halloween Cookie Bucket by Melissa Phillips

    Tin Pail with Handle
    Night Light Accessory Die-Cut Sheet by My Mind's Eye
    Laundry Line Encourage Crocheted Flowers by My Mind's Eye
    Laundry Line Sundress Color Scheme Glittered Alphabet by My Mind's Eye
    All Fall 8 x 8 Paper Pad by Fancy Pants
    Happy Holidays Gingham Ribbon by Fancy Pants
    Artsy.licious Fine Flocked Alabaster Paper by Chatterbox
    Artsy.licious Splendide Chocolate Trims by Chatterbox
    Artsy.licious Splendide Ruby Treasures by Chatterbox
    Fall Chipboard by Melissa Frances
    Classic Collection Designer Glitter by Melissa Frances
    Regal Collection Designer Glitter by Melissa Frances
    Times Nouveau Die-Cut Alphabet by Graphic 45
    Harvest Moon Trickery Jumbo Cardstock Stickers by Art Warehouse

    Tip: Melissa used the tin pail that the Glitter Alphabet Letters came in for her project but the Tin Pail with Handle from Stampendous is approximately the same size.

    Autumn Hostess Gift by Guest Designer, Sarah Mullanix

    Laundry Line Fun Lovin' Rub-Ons by My Mind's Eye
    Laundry Line Curious Double Take Detail Paper by My Mind's Eye
    Laundry Line Embrace Wrapped Up Stripes Paper by My Mind's Eye

    Chocolate Covered Pretzels Gift Set by Anabelle O'Malley

    Clear MEDIUM GABLE Favor Boxes
    Offbeat Element Stickers by Basic Grey
    Offbeat Casual Paper by Basic Grey
    Offbeat Chip Sticker ABC's by Basic Grey
    Green Grosgrain & Daisy Print Ribbon by May Arts
    Loverly Cider Stripe Paper by GCD Studios
    Loverly Rich Stripe Paper by GCD Studios



    Sherry Wright said...

    These are all gorgeous ladies!!

    Lisa and Penny said...

    You ladies are all so talented! Thanks for the inspiration! lisa k in tx

    Linda Beeson said...

    Man, you guys create the most amazing things! LOVE what you share.

    Alice said...

    I think I gained 5 lbs just by looking at all these yummy ideas :)