Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Happy Owl-oween!

Hi all!  How are you dear blog friends?  I know it's been a while since my last post!  I tell ya, I think time is a big enemy of mine these days because it doesn't seem to allow me to do everything I'd like to do in a given day.  Do you guys feel that way sometimes?  Well things have been quite busy on my front, which means that as a result, my blog has been somewhat neglected.  So sorry, dear friends.  I do miss you guys and keep wanting to share a bunch of things with you.  I know I'll get there.  It's just a matter of getting time on my side ;)

For today, I've got a fun Halloween post for you - how cute are those owls!!  I made these Owl treats for a Woo Hoo Demo Swap this past weekend.  Since I've found the need to try and maximize my crafting moments into the small windows of time I have, I opted for a quick and easy treat project that turned out pretty darned cute for how easy they were to put together!  Here's a close up of one of the treats for you:
I used the Two tags die to create my little "treat jacket."  What I did was start with a 3"x6" piece of Frightful Sight DSP, then folded it in half.  I then placed it onto the tag die so that the crease of the DSP was just above the scoreline on the tag die. Then, run it through your Big Shot.  For the front of my treat jacket, I punched out a Scallop Circle, then I stamped my adorable little Owl from the Warmest of Wishes Hostess stamp set {Holiday Mini}  in Basic Black and punched it out with the Owl punch.  Then, I adhered the treat to the inside and then tied up the treat jacket with the cute Scallop Dots ribbon in Basic Black.  Viola!  So easy peasy!  You can put a variety of Halloween treats in this little jacket.  For my sample, I had some extra Sugar Daddys that I had and used those.  What do you think?

Wanna see the rest of the amazing Halloween swaps I got?  Here's a look:
Now, aren't these just the cutest set of Halloween treats?  The witch's hat is actually an outlet cover - isn't that clever?  How do you like that tray that's holding all the treats?  It's super easy to make.. I used our handy dandy Simply Scored board to make it.  Just score a 12"x12" piece of DSP or Cardstock at 2 inches along each edge.  Then pinch the corners into triangles and use your Crop-a-dile to punch a hole in the center of these triangles.  Cinch up the corners with ribbon and knot it or make a bow to secure.  Now you've got yourself a tray! Another quick and easy project that makes a great display for treats, cookies or really any baked goodie :)

Thanks so much for stopping by today!  I will be posting this month's Final Friday giveway sometime tomorrow, too, so stay tuned for that.  Have a great night!!


Judith said...

Goodmorning Rose,
I like your owl-treats. Love the paper with colored dots. You got nice swap treat sets. And the tray - it's just perfect (-:
Have a nice day!
Greetings, Judith

~amy~ said...

cute halloween projects!

~Olga said...

What a cute idea, Rose!

PinkBlingCrafter said...

Super Cute Rose!! I just love that adorable owl:) We sure did get great 3D Swaps didn't we? It was fun:)

Krista's Paper Cafe said...

Very fun owl treat--it is so cute hat he is holding a treat bag himself!!
Your swaps are darling. very clever way to decorate with the witch hat outlet cover. Wish I had thought of that!!