Wednesday, December 04, 2013

MCT 5 Days of Christmas, Day 3

Today's projects are delicious. Winter weather is here and it's definitely time to cozy up by the fire, or if you don't have that luxury (I do not, I'm afraid) snuggle with and blanket and and a good book, or hubby LOL, with a cup of hot cocoa. Or cider if you prefer. Either way, My Creative Time has the perfect products to embellish your goodie gifts.

Hot spiced cider is my winter morning beverage, cocoa for evenings, and coffee in between. I'm always freezing and these hot treats help to keep me warm!

This pocket has a window so you can see what you're getting. In case the apple on the front doesn't click. LOL

The other pockets are made using the scalloped edge envelope die. I added the cocoa mug from the Do The Cocoa Motion stamp set.....


....added liquid embroidery/puffy pain for the marshmallows and whipped cream -- it looks real enough to eat!

and a belly band to tuck in a candy cane for stirring!

For this one I used the adorable new mini-bow die to embellish the stir stick.


Love this little die!

Thank you for stopping by today. Hopefully you're getting lots of inspiration for any last minute hostess gifts or other gift giving ideas that pack a punch and are still easy on the wallet. More goodness tomorrow....see you then! ♥

27 comments:

  1. Love the bow on the candy cane. Clever use of the banner cut out to showcase contents of gift.
    kidshomelove at yahoo.com

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  2. OH MY what a host of cute and clever ideas. Gosh you did a great creative job!!
    I so love how you did the cut out just so, so clever!! I know I keep repeating myself but I truly am in awe here of what you did and how you did it. Gosh what a great super great gift giving idea. just in case my address is:~~~~~~~ (LOL)

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  3. These are so cute, Shar! I love the banner window you made for the cider. Clever!!!

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  4. Oh Shar...super sweet treat sleeves!!!!

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  5. You are so clever Shar! Love the little window on the first one and the stirrers idea! TFS
    have a wonderful day!
    Liz O.

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  6. Shar ~ oh these are such warm and inviting gifts!! I LOVE them! Okay using that die to do the cider ~ so STINKING CLEVER!! I LOVE it!!!! Now go cuddle with the hubs! LOL! Have a wonderful day!

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  7. Love your project, and the cute notion of cuddling up with my hubby to keep warm with some hot chocolate!

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  8. Who wouldn't love to be the person recieving one of these yummy beverage pockets! The little window is cleaver!

    Holiday hugs,
    Debbie

    crafthawk@centurylink.net

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  9. These are so cute what a great presentation for a simple treat

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  10. Oh these are great "thinking of you" gifts for the mail person and such! The mail person could really use a hot drink or even a bell ringer. Love it!
    bsl60 at embarqmail dot com

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  11. Cute gift ideas:) Loved them all and the way you used MCT products.

    Peace, Love, & Cricut Hugs!
    Monica L.

    moni023 at yahoo dot com

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  12. Hi Shar,

    Super cute!!! ;) I love the way you used the die to make a window and I have to get some liquid embroidery! It looks so real.

    Thanks so much for sharing!

    Crafty hugs,

    Jennifer
    partridgelu at yahoo dot com

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  13. Super clever! Love how real the marshmallow whipped cream looks!!! Fabulous creations!!

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  14. What a super cute project! Love it! TFS!

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  15. Great gift idea Shar!!
    Kathy
    Salido99@msn.com
    http://3spoileddogs.blogspot.com/

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  16. Great pockets Shar! You always set up the best scenes for your pics too!

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  17. Very cute variations to give cocoa/cider.
    slrdowney at hotmail dot com

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  18. Shar I always love these kind of gifts and you made them all stunning with your extra touches! Thanks for the inspiration!

    cbarwick@comcast.net

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  19. You make the most unique gifts and add the most awesome details. Super job!
    thejanner@xcelco.on.ca

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  20. Love these idea's. The little bow is so cute on the candy cane.

    TFS
    Sue
    shannegan 16 @ att .net

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  21. Oh wow, what a FUN idea! I love the die cut out on the apple cider. Super cute! They are all just adorable!
    Sherrie K
    http://sherriescraps.blogspot.com

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  22. Candy canes with bows. So cute and a great way to decorate the gifts.

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  23. Super cute! I love how you have used the bow. TFS!

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  24. Precious packaging! I love the papers, peek-a-boo window and MCT goodies. Hope you're staying toasty warm!

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  25. I love the holders you created for your sweet and yummy treats! You used such fun and festive paper and the additions you made to your treat pockets are fantastic!
    Amy

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  26. love how your decor for the card matches the treat. great idea for the candy cane
    upnurse at aol dot com

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  27. Cute job on your holders. Somebody will be lucky to get these. The window and apple are so cute on the cider. I like the cocoa pockets too. Super job!
    quilt 4 fun 2 at hot mail dot com

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Thanks for stopping by the studio. If you have any questions, please leave them in the comments or email me directly. :) ♥ ~Shar

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