Thursday, September 23, 2010

Sweet Treat Thursday -- Using Bigz Candy Wrapper Die

Sweet Treat Thursdays are all about food -- our other favorite topic -- and features ways to embellish/wrap/present something edible. CAUTION: May be hazardous to your waistline!

Hi everyone,

I'm so excited to give this die a shot... hehe, shot.... get it?! It's... a die for the Big Shot -- I made a funny! But seriously, Stampin' Up!'s Bigz Candy Wrapper die is just so much fun and I can see so many possibilities with that baby. And for sure, the fact that I can hide candies in there?! Bonus! I love everything that has to do with giving candies and chocolates.

Here's my very first (and not the last one) candy wrapper project:

It's so cute! My original idea for using this paper was a Halloween treat box since this retired DSP was last year's Halloween offering. But its black and white color scheme screamed elegant to me and I thought it was a perfect fit for my raspberry chocolates (yummmm!).

The box is easy to put together and requires only 1 strip of adhesive! The rest of the closure is made by folding along the score lines provided for by the die. I did secure each end with a ribbon just for decoration but you really don't have to if you follow the simple folding method. Below is a picture of the die:

And you don't need the long extended cutting mats -- it fits the standard ones. Although it's recommended to use the crease pad, I didn't and it worked beautifully.

Oh, can you say treats for Halloween, Christmas, New Year's, parties, dinners?! My mind is going crazy!

(All by Stampin' Up! unless specified otherwise)

Cardstock: Simply Black, Night & Day Specitaly DSP (retired)
Punches: Bigz Large Candy Wrapper for the Big Shot die-cutting system
Ribbon: raspberry seam binding (source unknown)
Other: SNAIL Adhesive, Sticky Strip

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Have nice stampin' day !!

1 comment:

MissKoolAid said...

Lovely! So cool that it fits the standard plates!