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Monday, December 20, 2010

Lindsay's Stamp Stuff Treat Jars

I have an extra Lindsay's Stamp Stuff project to share with you this week. You may remember the altered canning jar that I made for giving Sugared Cinnamon Almonds to my daughter's teachers, the mail man, and other people that I wanted to give a little something to. The jar I used for my initial idea ended up being a little big. This week end I altered 9 smaller jars to use instead. I followed my initial idea but made everything on a smaller scale.






I made 4 pounds of the Sugared Cinnamon Almonds using my Nesco on Sunday. The Nesco is large enough that I could do all of them at once. I am planning to make some treat bags to give out some of the rest of the nuts. (Or, at least that is the plan. I am running out of time and my nuts are some how disappearing!)


I didn't have a post for the Sentimental Sundays Challenge this week. The theme this week is "Inspired by Song". Join in the fun for your chance to win 4 digital sentiment sets & a custom signature and watermark from Raindrop Echo Designs. My project is inspired by song too - Santa Claus is Coming to Town. Doesn't it look like he is saying "You Better Not Pout" or "You Better Not Eat all the Nuts"?

Thank you for stopping by today!


Supplies:
  • Stamps: Christmas Potpourri Bingo cards by Lindsay's Stamp Stuff on shophomemade.com, Vintage Christmas Labels by Lindsay's Stamp Stuff on mygrafico.com
  • Papers & CS: Stampin' Up Dashing DP & Chocolate Chip CS, PTI dark chocolate CS, Georgia Pacific CS
  • Inks: Tim Holtz Distress Inks
  • Tools: Big Shot, Nestabilities, Designer Label Dies from Clear Dollar Stamps, Creative Memories circle punch, Copic markers
  • Embellishments: PaperTrey button twine, misc. ribbon & butons, small canning jars

Challenges:

58 comments:

chris said...

They look delicious, such a fabulous idea. hugs chris xx

Crafty Creations said...

Terrific!! I love these jars! Where did you find them? These would be great at the table setting too for Xmas! I'm WAAAAAY behind on EVERYTHING!!!!!!!
Maria

SYLVIA-ANNE said...

Fab. idea Cheryl - love those cute little jars. (Wonder where those nuts disappeared to)?!! Hope you have a wonderful Christmas - Love, Sylvia xxx

Karin said...

Just darling! The Santa does look like he's saying that!

Anita said...

Very cute gift idea Cheryl. I love that Santa image.

Janis said...

This is so awesome! Thanks for playing at Paper Playtime. :) Janis

Good Kardma by Jules said...

What a great gift idea! Thank you for joining us at StampInsanity!

Beth said...

Wow, Cheryl!! These are brilliant! Thank you so much for sharing these with us at StampInsanity!

Papertrails by a paper lover said...

These are so cute Cheryl! Thanks for sharing these with us at Penny's! :) Amy

jojoscraps said...

Yummy! You are going to make someone's day. Great gift idea.
Merry Christmas.

Nickys-kleine-Bastelecke said...

Wau die sehen toll aus.

Danke für die Teilnahme bei Kreative Stempelfreunde-Craetive stamp Friends.
GLG NIcole.

Claire said...

Wow love your little jars, they are gorgeous! Thanks for joining us at Fairy Knoll and good luck
Claire xx

brenda said...

Hi there

I am thrilled you have joined in my "Free and Easy" theme at Allsorts this fortnight and confess to being astounded by the huge response .

I usually like to visit every entry and say a few words about their creations, but the sheer volume so far along with the Christmas preparations we all have to juggle means this is a "copied and pasted" message, for which I apologise.

Wishing you a very Happy Christmas and wonderful holiday time

B x
Here's my December candy

Sew-Ink said...

Very cute! Your Sugared Cinnamon Almonds sound delicious!

Axa said...

Amazing! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments. :)

Anne said...

What a great Christmas treat, yum!
Thanks for taking the Top Tip Tuesday Challenge and Merry Christmas to you!
Hugs
Anne

Shirl said...

Wow Cheryl I can almost smell the cinnamon on those sugared almonds they look delicious, all who receive this little pressie will love it.
Hugs Shirley x x

Annika said...

Nuts are my BIG weakness!! Usually I try to steer clear from them (due to expanding derrier) but at Christmas time the caution kinda flies out of window. So I'm not sure any of those almonds would make their way into these gorgeous jars in our house..
And I have no ida what is Nesco, lol
Have a wondeful Christmas time!
Hugs
Annika

Ann Whitfield said...

Ooooh fabulous Cheryl! Thank you for joining us at Crafty Ann's
Ann x

Jana said...

These are darling. I love the little bingo cards and the Santa images. I think I have time to make these for bus drivers and care takers. Thanks so much for sharing with us at OPUS GLUEI.

Anne said...

Fabulous Cheryl, thanks for joining with us this week at Crafty Ann's. A brilliant idea. Hugs, Anne (CACB DT)

Melanie M said...

Lovely idea! thanks for joining us for this challenge at Digistamps 4 Joy

Georgie Hughes said...

What a great idea nd they look fab!

Thanks for joining us at One Stitch at a Time Challenge Blog.

Georgie x
(Crafting Gina G)

Kathy Braun and Lucky said...

I loved the Cinnamon Almonds and followed your idea and gave them out as gifts, these jars are so cute. Thank you for sharing this recipe and the idea.

Love crafts forever said...

That is awesome project! Thanks for playing at OSAAT. Hugs Nataliya.

Merry Christmas!!!!!

Courtney said...

These are adorable Cheryl!! Thanks for sharing with us again at PEnny's. Good Luck and Merry Christmas!

Courtney~

HappyCrafter said...

What a great gift idea, and I bet those almonds will dissappear quick!!

Rhonda Miller said...

These are so cute. I love the Santa image in the middle. Thanks for joining us at AiFactory.

xiumaiyuki said...

These are fantastic!!! I can imagine the almonds disappearing quick and the recipients will use them to store cute stuff inside. fabulous!

Pauline said...

Beautiful creations! I'd want to eat the goodies quickly so I could store crafty things inside! Thanks for joining us at For Fun this week!

Sammibug said...

Cheryl, these are too cute! Thanks for playing along with us in our Christmas Card Challenge at Craft Your Passion.

Claudia Rosa ~ Pretty Pressings said...

wow. cheryl.. your blog is very inspiring.
i see you like the same kind of stamps as i do.
Echo Raindrops and Meijlen :-) sooo cute

Anne Marie said...

4 pounds of sugared cinnamon almonds??? Holy cow, I'm moving in! :) I love all of the little jars , they still maintain all of the character of the original. Although somehow, Mr. Santa is warning me about over-indulging in all of the holiday goodies. Doesn't he know calories don't count in December?? :)

Courtney Johnston said...

Super cute! I love working with jars!! Thanks for sharing!

Iris said...

Hey Cheryl! You won an award at my blog so go there and get the deets and badge for your blog!

1CardCreator said...

These are awesome Cheryl, a fantastic idea! ~Diane

Debbie said...

Wow Cheryl these are fabulous, thanks for sharing your creation with us at The Crafty Pad. :)

Debbie The Crafty Pad
Merry Christmas

SYLVIA-ANNE said...

Hi Cheryl - it's me again!!!!
Just sending a big Thank You for joining in the fun at OSAAT. Have a wonderful Christmas - Hugs, Sylvia xx

Faye said...

These are brilliant! Have a lovely Christmas. x

tampatha said...

Fantastic! What a great idea. Thanks for entering this week at AIF and Merry Christmas
-Tammy

Imke said...

Cute little jars and a great gift idea ! Merry christmas !

Barbara said...

Vielen Dank für deine Teilnahme an unserem vorweihnachtlichen Weihnachtsblog-Hop.
Ich wünsche dir frohe Weihnachten und viel Glück.
LG Babsi

Michele said...

fabulous gift idea! Thanks for playing the Critter Sketch Challenge.
Merry Christmas,
michele

Ninchen said...

thats great-I really love it!
thanks for joining us at cf-bloghop!

xo and merry christmas
janina

Kreatives von Andrea said...

Hello a very beautiful idea.

Thank you for your participation at Creative stamp Friends.

Wish you a great first Christmas Day, a nice greeting from Andrea

Delphine said...

Your little jars are so cute, and such a great idea! Thanks for joining us at the ABC Christmas Challenge and have a wonderful Christmas Day! Delphine xx

Colleen said...

What a neat idea - love the vintage style santa! Thanks for playing along at Critter Sketch Challenges!

Doris P. said...

It´s cool! Thanks for joining us at CF!
Hugs Doris

KraftyKoolKat said...

Gorgeous. Thank you for joining us at CES this time.

Hugs
Cathy GD.

Mandy said...

These are fabulous, great idea.
Thanks for joining us at Paper Play for our "anything but a card" challenge
hugs Mandy xx

marsha said...

Adorable Santas Cheryl, and the treat jars are a great idea! Thanks so much for joining us for the Critter Sketch Challenge and we hope you will join us for our next exciting challenge!
Hugs,
Marsha
CSCB-DT

Samantha said...

Cool project! they are really cute! your choice of challenge are just perfect too! thanks for joining in with us!! good luck! and hope you will continue to play our challenges in 2011 too! hugs Samantha ABC Christmas Challenge :0)

Alicia said...

What a great project...yum, yum! Thanks for sharing your talent at Paper Play - "Anything but a Card". Best wishes for the new year!
Alicia xx

kaos said...

A great Christmas card! Lovely little gifts!

Thanks for sharing with us at the Crafty Purple Frog Challenge!

hugs
kaos

Bev said...

loving the gift jars. fab idea. ty for joining us at crafty sentiments

Manuela said...

Stunning work, Cheryl! ♥ And such a fabulous idea!

Thank you for joining us at Hanna & Friends this week. ^_^

Hugs,
ⓂⒶⓃⓊⒺⓁⒶ

Deirdre said...

Beautiful altered jars - bet the recipients loved them.

Thank you for playing along with Paperplay on this Challenge.

Wishing you and yours a Happy New Year and all the best for 2011. ♥

Jayne said...

Really cute Cheryl, what lovely gifts. Thanks for joining us at OSAAT.

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