Thursday, January 20, 2011

Made With Heart Blog Hop!

Hi Everyone! Welcome to the Made With Heart Blog Hop! If you got here from Kristin's Blog, you are in the right spot. If you just so happened to stumble across my blog and the hop today, please go to Kristin's Blog to start at the beginning. You aren't going to want to miss any of these stops, there are a lot of talented ladies on this hop and I am sure you are going to get a lot of inspiration today. :)

Let's get started. :) For my project, I decided to make a little container to hold some candies in out of a plastic chinese take-out box that I got from the dollar store. I also made a cute little card using some sweet treat cups.

Cute huh? (You can click on the picture to enlarge) The container was so simple to make! I stamped my images from the Filled with Love Stamp set from SU! and embossed them with white embossing powder. I popped them up on the container with some dimensionals and added some real red ribbon around the box and tied a knot. I cut some ribbon strips to decorate the handle and that was it! So simple to make but I think it looks so cute and perfect for Valentines Day.

For my sweet treat cup card, that was a little bit more challenging. I couldn't figure out how to make it so the card wasn't destroyed when it was time to take out the candy. I found this great tutorial on how to make a trap door, so that is what I ended up doing. Once I watched the video, it all made sense and was also really simple to do.

Now, what is a Valentine hop without a little candy? I am offering up the following prize to one lucky follower of my blog:

You will get, 1 package of Basic Grey Undressed self adhesive chipboard and 1 package of Making Memories Vintage Findings 8 x 8 paper pad. All you have to do is

1. Be or become a follower of my blog


2. leave me a comment
(make sure you leave a way for me to contact you if you win)

Super simple right? I will have pick a winner on the morning of Monday Jan. 24, 2011

Your next stop on the hop is the talented Nicki. In case you get lost along the way, there is a complete listing below of the hops and the order they are in.

Thanks so much for hopping with us today! I hope you enjoyed my projects!

Blog Hop List:

Stacey You are here!
Nicki Your next stop!

Supplies Used:
Chinese Take Out Box:
Stamps--filled with Love (SU!)
Ink--Whisper White Craft Ink (SU!)
Cardstock--Real Red (SU!)
Punches--Xtra Large and Small Heart Punches (SU!)
Ribbon--SU! & Offray
White Embossing Powder

Sweet Treat Card:
Stamps--Sweet heart (SU!), Heart's Desire (Verve) & Confetti (SU!)
Ink--Real Red (SU!), White Craft (SU!) & Black Staz-On
cardstock--White(PTi), Real Red (SU!)
Punches--Xtra large and small heart punches (SU!)


Nikki Schmaltz said...

Love this Stacey! It's so cute and I adore that ribbon. Thanks for the link on the "trap door." Going to have to check that out.

Patti Ross said...

Beautiful projects Stacey - I'm already a follower and just love the inspiration I get when I visit you.

Patti Ross

Debc06 said...

Lovely projects. beautiful colors.
I am a new follower. TFS.

Anonymous said...

Stacey your container is super cute. I love the white on red! Your card is just as adorable. Love the heart trap door!

joey said...

Stacey this is one cute little project! I love the tag :O)
Joey x

GreenScrap said...

That project is so cute!!! Love it!!
TFS!! Take Care!!
Jennie @

Kate said...

Love it! You are so stinkin' creative!

Kimberly said...

That container is so adorable and that card!!! What a fun card! Great job! :)

Michele said...

Stacry I love that stamp set and the treat cup is so cute.
Michele @

JennyKozar said...

What a great project! So fun and bright.

Babe O'Mara said...

Very cute fun projects. Thanks for the info on the trap door. I'm a new follower. Thanks for the chance for some candy.


Emily Branch said...

These are the CUTEST little PROJECTS EVER!! How creative are you!? LOVE LOVE LOVE the gift box and the card is sooo CREATIVE!! What a fabulous way to present your sweetheart with gifts!

Sprytebyrd said...

Such sweet projects, Stacey! I just love the little treat cup card, it's so cute and what a great little gift!

Reneeleeak said...

Oh, what cute projects! (Thanks for the site to the tutorial.) ☺ I love the treat cup card.
Thanks for sharing your great projects with us!
reneeleeak at yahoo dot com

Melissa said...

What a great job you did on this container! It is very pretty!


Jessi Myers said...

Wow Stacey! This is super cute! I love the ribbon on that take away box and you're right, that video made everything make sense...I had the same problem. :)

bernietom47 said...

Simply adorable! Thanks for the link to the "trap door." What a wonderful solution! So simple too.
Love these hops, such a great way to find wonderful 'new' blogs.
Blessings Bernie

Janneke said...

What a great creation Stacey ;0)

Janneke X

Vicki said...

Great projects. Thanks for sharing and the chance to win. I'm already a follower.

Sandy said...

Lovely gift box and card!

BunnyFreak said...

Love the projects.

Heidi said...

How adorable! I love the little Chinese takeout box. So cute and the perfect gift for a teacher! I'm already a follower. Thanks for sharing and the chance to win!

stefeni said...

What a yummy treat box! Great job vamping up the take out box.

spunkycrayon at yahoo dot com

Patricia said...

Super cute projects, Stacey! You've reminded me that I have some Basic Grey takeout boxes that I should dig up and actually use for a project.

Kim said...

I'm just loving the little treat card! I also loved watching the tutorial!
New follower:)
kfordyce6638 at gmail dot com

CheckerBeads said...

Super cute!! Love your projects.

thechecker@gmail dot com

Lynlee said...

awesome projects! love the card!

scrappinC said...

Way to cute. Love the card with the red hots. Yum! Yum! TFS!


endurapuppy at yahoo dot com

Tracey said...

Hi Stacey, what a lovely blog you've got & I love the gorgeous box & card you've made - they make the perfect valentines gift :o) (the chocolates help too ;o) )


Colleen said...

Very cute projects.

Darlene said...

Wow! love the goodie box and treat cups! so much fun!
desaucier at bellsouth dot net

Suzy said...

Yum! What a cute treat bag and matching card. I'm a new follower, too! Thanks for sharing and the chance to win :)

Lois aka katesmum said...

That is a really great idea... you can find me at

Charlotte said...

Oh so adorable! I love the card and container. A trapped door...oh what fun!

Paula said...

What fun projects! Love them!

Sue said...

Great project,love how you've decorated your box.

Anonymous said...

neat project, really like the card

PinkBlingCrafter said...

SUper cute projects!! TFS

Scrappy Jackie said...

Great projects! I need to get busy on mine! Adorable inspiration! Thank you for sharing! pjritsema at gmail dot com

Jill said...

Love the card! So cute!
jillhartle at hotmail dot com

Nicki said...

These are so cute! Perfect colors for Valentine's! Great job.

Hannah said...

So cute! I am a new follower. Found you through the hop. Looking forward to more of your posts :)

HCordell at tampabay dot rr dot com

LesleyfromWI said...

Wow....adorable Valentines gift set. I love that card!
lfuchs1 at wi. rr. com

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