Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Chocolate anyone?

Just a quick little post today to share another idea for the new Jam Packed template and Well Preserved stamps from My Time Made Easy. This time, instead of jams and jellies I packaged up some chocolate sauce from Belgium! My sweet friend, Hanne, brought us several jars when she came to visit so I'm going to share ONE with a dear friend who is retiring! (She worked FOR me for several years - I'll miss her but wish her all the best!)

This is the full gift set - the jar of chocolate YUM YUM - it gets packaged in the Jam Packed box and I made a simple CAS card as well.  I  used Couture's Ganache CS and matted it with MTME Tea Parlor Digital paper! Close up of the front of the box. I added some ivory lace and ivory paper flowers to the edge to "dress it up" just a bit.

I wanted to also say THANK YOU for the work this gal did when she worked in my department. SO on top of the box I nicely fit a Stampin Up thank you sentiment within the Killer Curves stamp and cut file from MTME.

I kept the card simple ...

BUT look at the inside - it's got a little something special in it, too... (sentiments are Stampin Up)

I  added a strip of red CS to create a simple gift card pocket inside my card. There is a REALLY CUTE new sentiment coming from MTME on the red "pocket" (but I covered it up) - you'll be seeing more of THAT in August... (tease tease).

Here is the jar of yummo sauce.  I added ribbon to the rim and a tag to the top!

I will miss my friend and past employee. Even though she was no longer "officially" mine, she continued to help me with some projects! I know she loves chocolate and she is a paper crafter, quilter, beader, and jewelery maker so the gift card will be used for sure! I love that Lauren included a few non-jelly items in this fabulous stamp set AND that I had at my fingertips - this wonderful Jam Packed template to turn this into a fun gift ensemble!!! I'm giving it away today and I'm fairly certain it will be "THE HIT" of the day!!

The Details:
Pretty Impressions © Stamps: Well Preserved, Killer Curves, Sensational Sentiments
Pretty Printables © Digital Paper: Tea Parlor Candied Apple Jack

Thanks for stopping by -
Hugs n Smiles,


redwasher1 said...

Love it Pam! What a wonderful gift for your friend and co-worker.

Stephanie Kraft said...

Wow, Pam! This is truly FABULOUS! Your friend is very lucky to get both a handmade gift set AND yummy chocolate sauce!!

Andrea M said...

Yum! What a great gift and such beautiful packaging :) I'm sure your friend will love it!!! The Joann gift card is so thoughtful too given her hobbies :) Super sweet gift Pam :)

Anne T said...

Excellent, Pam! I'm sure she'll enjoy it! YUM!

Mary M said...

You always do such beautiful work Pam. TFS, Mary M

Mona L. Pendleton said...

Mmmmm Mmmmm Good!!! What an awesome gift set Pam! You do such awesome work with those templates :) I am sure your friend will love this set! If not, you know my address!

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