Paper

Valentine's Day Treats

By  Deena Ziegler  for  Sizzix

size: card, 4-1/4"x5-1/2"; treat topper, 4-1/4" wide; favor bag, 3-3/4" tall

  • Be Mine Candy Card
  • For You Treat Bag Topper
  • Sweetheart Candy Favor Bag

Materials

  • Cardstock: kraft; red; Core Color in St. Valentino and Harborside (core’dinations)
  • Two Scoops Paper Pack 6”x6” (BasicGrey)
  • Pink adhesive gems, three
  • Ribbon: white organza; ivory sheer satin-edged

Tools

  • Sizzix Texture Boutique Embossing Machine Beginner’s Kit (Ellison)
  • Sizzix Big Shot Die Cutting Machine (Ellison)
  • Sizzix Bigz Bag with Scallops Die and XLCutting Pads (Ellison)
  • Sizzix Textured Impressions Valentine Set Embossing Folders (Ellison)
  • Sentiment stamps: Sweetheart; For You
  • Pink chalk ink pad
  • Opaque white permanent pen
  • Ultrafine, iridescent glitter
  • Stapler
  • Sanding block
  • Craft punches: corner rounder; small heart; hole
  • Foam adhesive dots
  • Cellophane treat bags and fillers of choice: mini; medium
  • Be Mine Candy Card
  • 1. Cut a 4-1/4"x5-1/2" pink card; emboss with Texture Boutique and desired design. Lightly sand top of embossing to reveal core. Round corners. Fill mini treat bag. Cut paper strip and wrap around top of bag; staple to card.
  • For You Treat Bag Topper
  • 1. Cut 4-1/4" pink cardstock square; emboss with Texture Boutique and desired design. Lightly sand top of embossing to reveal core. Score and fold topper in half; apply gems to design. Stamp "For You." Fill medium treat bag and staple closed. Adhere topper over bag; tie ribbon around topper.
  • Sweetheart Candy Favor Bag
  • 1. Die cut favor bag from kraft cardstock; die cut scalloped flap only from blue. Trim blue flap to fit bag and adhere; stamp "Sweetheart" sentiment and detail with white pen. Fold and assemble bag; fill as desired. Fold over flap and punch two holes at top. Stamp ribbon length with sentiment several times; tie bag closed. Punch hearts from pink and red cardstock; apply glue and sprinkle with glitter. Let dry. Cut and adhere paper strip to fit bottom front of bag. Adhere hearts to bag with foam dots.