Friday, December 16, 2011

Hi Everyone!   I have a cute share for you today.  I love to receive Christmas socks and I also like to give them as gifts or... give them with gifts.  I was so excited when I came across the perfect way to "wrap" them.
I saw these cute snowmen on several sites with someone saying that they were oldies but goodies.  Yet, I've never seen them before and thought maybe it might be the same for some of you.

Mine is a simple version since Christmas is just around the corner.  Cut a piece of white card stock 6" by 9".  It will fit around a full size individual microwave popcorn bag, before you pop it of course. :)  Draw the eyes and mouth pretty much in the middle of the piece of paper.  If it would make you feel more comfortable wrap it around the bag first and then draw the face.  Add a Pumpkin Pie triangle for the nose and some Pink Pirouette ink to the cheeks with a dauber.

Now comes the tricky part to explain.  Take one sock and fold the top of the sock inside the toe section. Take the second sock and wrap it around the snowman's head.  While holding the second sock in place pull the folded sock over the the snowman's head covering completely the second sock.  Tie a ribbon at the top of the hat and at his neck.  You can also add a tag...I still may if I have time.

These can also be done with children's socks or mittens.  You might want to try a mini bag of popcorn or a hershey's candy bar depending on the size of the socks or gloves.  I think these are cute for the child in all of us.

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Exciting news!  Nearly 200 new items have been added to the Stampin' Up! Clearance Rack in my online store.  That's right... Up to 80% off!  Be sure to check it out!! 

If you have punches on your wish list now would be a great time to stock up.  There are lots of "old body" style punches to choose from.

While there, feel free to add any current items from your wish list to your order.

Dates: December 15, 2011 - January 5, 2012

Nearly 200 new Clearance Rack items have been added to the Online Store at discount up to 80 percent off retail - but only while supplies last!

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