Recipe

Hot Cocoa Gift Pack & Recipe

By  Melony Bradley 

size: 6-3/4" tall

Materials

  • Recycled 4-pack wine case with bottles
  • Decorative papers Winter Stripes; Recipe Blue Tan Cardstock; Dk. Blue Snowflakes; Dk. Blue Snowy Words
  • White cardstock
  • Vellum
  • Stickers: Snowmen; Winter Time Classics Alphabet
  • Snow Writer
  • Americana Acrylic Paints: Primary Blue
  • Glamour Dust
  • Ribbons, 3/8”: baby blue; red/white stripe; blue/white gingham

Tools

  • Coluzzle Nested Oval Template, Cutting Pad, and Swivel Knife
  • Paint brushes
  • Hole punch
  • Corner rounder punch
  • Scallop-edge scissors
  • Computer and printer

Pattern - Hot Cocoa Recipes

  • Bottles
  • 1. Paint caps Primary Blue. When dry, use Snow Writer to paint "drips" on tips. While still wet, sprinkle with Glamour Dust.
  • 2. Cut decorative papers to fit around bottles. Use oval template and swivel knife to cut a 2"x3" oval in center of patterned papers; adhere to bottles.
  • 3. Cut eight 1/2"x7"strips from Winter Stripes paper; adhere to strips on bottle at top and bottom of paper. Cut four 1/2"x3-1/2" strips from Winter Stripes paper; adhere to bottle necks.
  • 4. Adhere snowman stickers to bottles. Use computer to print cocoa flavors (White Hot Chocolate; Old Fashioned Hot Chocolate, Mint Cocoa, and Peanut Butter and Cinnamon Cocoa) on white cardstock; cut out and adhere to bottles.
  • 5. Tie ribbon bows around bottle necks; trim ends.
  • Cocoa Case
  • 1. Cut and adhere decorative papers to fit around sides of case. For borders, cut 1/2"-wide stripes from patterned papers; adhere to box sides.
  • 2. Cut and adhere decorative papers to fit inside of case and handles. Use craft knife to cut out center handle. Cut 2-1/4"x3-3/4" rectangle from white cardstock; adhere alphabet stickers to spell "Hot Cocoa" and glue to side of case. Adhere snowmen stickers to case sides.
  • 3. Use computer to print Basic Recipe on vellum; trim and adhere to one side of case over snowman sticker.
  • 4. Use Snow Writer to paint snow "drips" along top edges of case.
  • 5. Tie ribbon bows around bottle necks; trim ends.
  • 6. For tag, cut 4-7/8"x2-1/2" rectangle from Recipe Blue Tan cardstock; round corners on one side. Score and fold 1" from edge; use scallop-edge scissors to trim edge. Cut 1"x3" rectangle from striped paper; glue to tag. Use Alphabet stickers to spell "To". Punch hole in tag; thread ribbon through hole and tie to box.