Stampers Dozen Blog Hop

Nov 15, 2014 | Uncategorized | 2 comments

 One of my favorite little gifts to give at Christmas is a giant sized candy bar!  Who doesn’t like a big chunk of chocolate??  

What I have done for many, many years, is take one of these gaint bars and “dress them up” – so that they look special!  A great,inexpensive gift for a neighbor, a secretary, a friend, a teacher, well… get the idea!!  

I have two different candy bars to share today –
Here is the first – it is not tradtional Christmas colors -but has a shabby feel to it – my favorite style!

I used the star framelits, my Big Shot and the Many Merry Stars stamp
set to create all the different stars.  I sponged them with crumb cake
ink and added some bling with rhinestones. The bar was wrapped with a
sheet of Typeset Designer Series Paper.  I also used a piece of the
lovely Cherry Cobbler ribbon – it is so great to work with and ties up
into a bow very easily!

 My second candy bar is a simpler, quicker version –  I used the Many Merry Stars kit – I wrapped the giant candy bar with a small piece of our wrapping paper and tied it up with a cherry cobbler bow.  The stars, and wooden embellishment  are all a part of the Many Merry Stars kit – I simply popped them out (they are already pre cut) and added a few dimensionals, and a greeting and my bar was ready!

Here is a close up of the tag –

Below I have listed the products used in my projects today!

Next stop on our blog hop is my friend, Stella MacKay –

To hop back to visit Josee’s blog, please click below!

Hope you enjoy our hop!   Thanks for stopping by! 


  1. Hi, I'm Lee Conrey!

    These are so awesome Laura…not conventional as you say but so beautiful!

  2. Laura

    Thanks, Lee!


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