Pootles Advent Countdown 2017 #13 Candy Cane Customer Gift Treats
Oh these are just too cute!
I love sending out little gifts and treats to everyone who chooses to shop through me and always send a goodie pack each month with a card (you’ll see that tomorrow!) and a handmade gift.
And this is what I made this month!
With Christmas coming up and wanting to get ahead with little treats, particularly for small visitors who always come calling, I wanted to send something that everyone could enjoy. And yes, there are 2 candy canes in there for a very good reason – one to eat and one to share. At least, that’s the idea and theory!
I spend the whole month making gifts and cards and often share photos on my facebook page, and thought you might like to see me in the ‘bow tying’ stage… I tied all 400 candy canes over 2 evenings while watching Liar (that series was great!) and by the end, I was a master at the bow thing. Sadly it was short lived as I now am back to usual of inability to tie a bow on camera….
A few people have asked how to attach the felt shapes and for me, tombow is my glue of choice. Hot glue and I aren’t friends anyway, so that was a no-no, but I did leave them to dry overnight and haven’t seen any issues and none fell off at all!
So I hope you like this idea, and that everyone who’s received theirs has enjoyed them too!
Paper – 6 x 6″ (15 x 15cm)
Punch and Score on the FIRST side at 2-1/2″ (6.5cm) then use that as a guide to punch and score on just 2 more sides. DO punch the 4th side, but DON’T score it!
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Sam Hammond Donald
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