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Crafty Little Christmas: Wrapped Chocolates

Who doesn't LOVE chocolate??  OK...confession time...I used to not.  It's crazy, I know.  But when I was a kid, I actually really didn't care for chocolate (which is a tad bit odd, since Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory was my all-time favorite movie...).  In fact, instead of admitting that I didn't like chocolate, I told a white lie and said that I was "allergic" to chocolate, just so I didn't look weird by not eating it.  Eventually, my taste buds came to their senses and I outgrew my "anti-chocolate" phase and now I could eat it by the bucketful.

The Holidays are generally the perfect excuse to give everyone and anyone I know chocolate!  Super expensive "chocolatier" chocolate to just good ol' Hershey's chocolate---it doesn't matter!  But what does matter to me, is how it's given.  I can't just hand you a plain chocolate bar.  It's just not the Papercrafting Passionista's style!  It has to be beautifully wrapped and preferably gift packaged in some sort of way! 

However, this Mama doesn't always have time for that (I mean, I'm Super Mom, #BossBabe, and now Santa Claus!?  I'm only human!!!)  So, I found a super quick and easy way to package up some chocolate and give it out the right way!


Supply List:

Paper Dimensions:


  • Cardstock (1-1/2" x 5")
  • Designer Series Paper (1" x 3")
Directions:
  • The first thing you want to do is cover your chocolates.  I used Hershey Nuggets.  Take your cut Designer Series Paper and apply a little adhesive (SNAIL works great for this!) on both short (1" side) edges of your paper.  Stick the one end down and then wrap the chocolate, securing the DSP down with the second end.  
    • (I think I made this sound much more complicated than it really is.  Just apply adhesive, stick, wrap, and roll!)
  • Now, slip the cut piece of Cardstock inside of your Cellophane Bag.  Place four wrapped chocolates inside on top of your Cardstock and secure the top (I just used a stapler).
  • Fancy up the top with additional scrap of DSP, Cardstock, or other Stamped Sentiments and Embellishments.  Get creative!
See!?  Now you can give out beautifully packaged chocolate to just about anyone, too!  Stock up on the supplies you'll need by Shopping Online Here and use Hostess Code: F9B3P3X4 to get a FREE gift from me!  (If your order is more than $150, then omit the code and earn Hostess Rewards---email me with questions!)


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