Friday, November 02, 2012

Happy Halloween Gum Holder

Seriously, I do know that we are in November!  I think I only have a couple more Halloween posts left :)

This is a little treat that you could use for any occasion, it would be perfect for Christmas or Valentines treats for teachers or classroom friends!
This little box holds a pack of gum and they are super quick to put together!

Cardstock: Black, The Paper Studio
Pattern Paper: Homestead Companion Set 6x6, SEI
Stamp: Happy Halloween PSA Originals, PSA Essentials
Punch: Double Embossed Dotted Lace, EK Success
Extra Large Circle Squeeze Punch, Fiskars
Square Maker, Creative Memories
Ink: Black Cat's Eye Pigment Brush Ink, Color Box
Twine: Lilac Baker's Twine, The Twinery
Tool: Peel & Stick, PSA Essentials
Jewels: Gradient Purple, Creative Charms
Pen: Silver Metallic, Creative Memories
Other: 5 Gum, Wrigley's, Foam Adhesives, Velcro Circle.

1.  Cut black cardstock to 3" x 11" and score at 3-1/2", 4", 7-1/2", and 8".
2.  Punch the top piece (3" section) with edger punch and use the silver metallic pen and add dots around the edges as shown in the photo.
3.  Trim Orange Pattern Paper to 3" x 3-1/2".  Ink edges and adhere to the inside fold as shown.
4.  Trim an additional strip of the Orange Pattern Paper to 4" x 1" for the banner.  Use a square punch along the edges to remove a triangle shape.  Ink all edges.
5.  Wrap baker's twine around the banner three times and tie in a bow on the left side.
6.  Punch an extra large circle in the Green Pattern Paper and use the Peel & Stick Stamp tool to stamp the circle sentiment and skeleton.  Ink edges of circle.
7.  On an extra piece of the Green Pattern Paper, stamp just the skeleton and trim around him with scissors.
8.  Use foam squares to adhere the banner then additional foam squares under the stamped circle as shown.
9.  Use a small foam circle to attach the additional skeleton stamp over the existing skeleton.
10. Place a coordinating purple jewel on top of the twine bow.
11. Insert pack of gum.
12. Use a Velcro circle to hold the gum holder shut.

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