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Pumpkin Spice Shop–April Blog Hop

Hello and welcome to the April Pumpkin Spice blog hop!   You should have hopped here from Heather’s blog.  If not, you might want to start at the beginning of the hop at June’s blog so you don’t miss out on any crafty goodness.

The challenge at the Pumpkin Spice blog this week is EGGS!  Have fun, be creative, and incorporate eggs into your crafting project.

For my project, I altered a plastic container to hold chocolate Easter eggs.  


2013-04-06 PSS Egg blog hop WM 

I used some pretty papers from the Fancy Pants Time for Spring 6x6 paper pad along with some recycled items.  (The plastic container, a chipboard coaster, and the corrugated papers are all recycled)    The little banner was cut out of the DP.    If you love these papers, you can get them from the Pumpkin Spice Shop for only $4.20. 


2013-04-06 PSS Egg blog hop angle WM



Here is the the blog hop order in case you get lost along the way:

Blog Hop Order:











Cheryl (Shestamps):




Thank you for hopping by today. Your next stop on the hop is Denine at the Pumpkin Spice blog.

Don’t forget join in the challenge and link up your creation with eggs at the Pumpkin Spice blog.

Have a great day!



  • Stamps:  None
  • Inks:  None
  • Papers:  Bazzill Basics kraft CS, Fancy Pants Time For Spring 6x6 paper pad, recycled crimped paper, recycled coaster
  • Tools:  Sewing machine, Big Shot, Papertrey Wonderful Words die, Creative Memories corner rounding punch
  • Embellishments:  Tangerine Hug Snug seam binding, Twinery baker’s twine, October Afternoon Pink & Black mini market alpha stickers, misc. paint
  • Other:  Recycled plastic container,  paper shred, Hersey’s Easter Egg chocolate candy



Desire Fourie said…
This is so creative. Love the cheerful wrapper.
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Awesome Cheryl!! I used these containers at my craft fair for candles - but what a great use for Easter treats!!!! Love the little banner!!!

Have a great weekend!
What an awesome idea Cheryl ... you are always so clever! Thanks for the fun hop and Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood ‘Easter/Spring’ challenge and please come back again soon!
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Rene said…
Awesome!!!! Love it! Thank you so much for sharing this with us at Make it Monday this week! Don't forget to leave a comment for another entry and mention you saw them on MIM for a chance at our second prize! Good luck and I hope to see you back next week!
Rene :D
Rene said…
Love love LOVE it!!! Thank you so much for sharing this with us at Make it Monday this week! Don't forget to leave a comment for another entry and mention you saw them on MIM for a chance at our second prize! Good luck and I hope to see you back next week!
Rene :D
Court said…
Cheryl! LOVE this! you rocked the challenge! :)
Creative M said…
Cute & Yummy! Awesome job!
Have a wonderful day,
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Pia S said…
You did a good job decorating this plastic container, I think it's nice that it also reveals some of the content too. Great idea for recycling! Visiting from MIM.
Very pretty, Cheryl! I love the idea of using recycled items. ~Hugs, Saundra :)
Great Job Cheryl! These little boxes have been on my to-do list! You could make these for any holiday and put virtually anything in them!
Davi said…
Love that Creative little box Cheryl! Such pretty details, just right for a box of chocolates :)
Tara Bruening said…
What a super cute idea. Hope you will stop by and link up at Craftin Desert Divas “Button” Linky Party.
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flowerdisco said…
super cute re-purposing, i have to remember this one. tfs!
Riet said…
So gorgeous Cheryl.

Hugs Riet.xx
Kimberly S said…
What a fabulous treat box idea! Looks so pretty, and of course hugs, Kimberly
Missy said…
Really pretty box Cheryl, what a great idea for treats!!
Indy said…
Fabulous idea! Love your colors and layout!
Shelly Schmidt said…
Oh how lovely! What a fun way to package a fun gift like Easter Chocolate! It was only hubby and I this tear, so we did not buy any.....
Patricia said…
Pretty clever idea. Thanks for joining us this week at Artistic Inspirations.
Lisa aka Myran said…
This looks absolutely stunning Cheryl! Thank you for joining the challenge at Papertake Weekly :)
Jennifer Earley said…
Fantastic gift box! Love that you recycled so much!
Wendy said…
Gorgeous project...Thanks for joining us at Divas by Design this week.
Wendy xx
Lisa said…
What a gorgeous treat box!! The banners are so pretty!! This is fabulous!!

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Tracy said…
Cute! I could dive into that box right now. LOL. Great repurpose Cheryl. Hugs!
Pulsatilla said…
WOW - your creation is very beautiful!!! I love this!!! Thanks for joining us at Baffie ShopBlog Challenge!!! hugs, ANDREA
Steffi said…
WOW! Love your work!

Thanks for sharing on Baffies Shop-Blog

LG Steffi
Krafty Kows said…
Super project. Thank you for joining us at C.R.A.F.T this week. Jeanette
So cute! And what a fun way to recycle that container!!!
June Houck said…
What a sweet treat, Cheryl!
This is lovely. Thanks for sharing at C.R.A.F.T and good luck with the challenge. Judy GDT
Gale said…
This is such a lovely little treat box Cheryl. Thanks for sharing with us at Creative Craft Challenges and good luck. Hugs, Gale DT
Bonnie said…
Great altered box! Thanks so much for participating in our Really Reasonable Ribbon Challenge.
Claire Newcombe said…
delightful little topper to jazz up this gift.

thank you for joining us at Crafty bloggers Network this month
Claire x

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