Monday, December 12, 2016

Hostess with the Mostess

The holiday brings lots of parties and open houses, so 
if you're planning to attend one and need a fun and functional gift, here is an idea!

I've taken a dollar store gift box (size 5"X5") and a few other supplies from Xyron & WRMK:

To the left is a look at the cardboard gift box.  I've also used a mason jar steel rule die that measures
5"W X 7"H and cut two pieces of chipboard with it.

Next, I cut out matching jar shapes from the Yuletide Collection from We R Memory Keepers.

Adhesive was applied using the Xyron Creative Station with permanent adhesive.  
Both sides of the chipboard was then dressed with the patterned paper pieces.

I also wanted to cover the sides of the box, so I cut another pattern of paper to size and 
then used the Xyron Creative Station Lite to add adhesive to those pieces.

For the top of the mason jar, I cut out a "lid" and used the 1.5" Sticker Maker to apply
 adhesive to the back.  

The mason jar pieces were adhered to the front and back of the box and then decorated
with other accents from the collection.


Now it's ready to be filled with goodies of any kind and the hostess will love it!
There are also other large shapes available such as houses, trees, stars, etc. that you
could use in place of the jar.

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