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December 16, 2011

Tie it Up - Bloggers Challenge

Happy Bloggers Challenge Friday, sorry for the late post today!  Thanks to those who played along with last weeks Frosty and Friends Challenge, I enjoyed stopping by your blogs to see your creations!  This weeks challenge is Tie it Up, think packaging, or things that can be tied.  I look forward to seeing your creations!

For my project I used the "tie it up" challenge to create this cute Apron Box to hold some homemade goodies, perfect to have on hand to give to the Mail Carrier/UPS guy, or just about anyone!  That is if you can keep your family from eating the treats inside!  To create my Apron Box, I used the Crafter's Apron Template, cutting the card stock and Bo Bunny Snowfall papers with the eCraft.  To embellish I added Scor-Tape  around the box, then pleated some Felt Ribbon.  The image and sentiment are from Our Daily Bread Designs Baking Tag Set, the image is stamped in Coffee Archival on Vanilla then colored with STAEDTLER Karat Aquarell Watercolor Pencils, blending with Gamsol.

What's in the Apron you ask?  White Chocolate Oreo Balls and Peanut Butter Balls - YUM!

I make these in my food processor, easy peasy!

1 package of Oreo or Nutter Butter Cookies
1 - 8 oz. package of softened cream cheese
White Chocolate

Chop cookies in food processor, add cream cheese and mix.  Roll into balls, place on wax paper.  You can then either freeze them until firm, then roll in melted chocolate or drizzle it on.  Or you can roll in balls then make a thumbprint in the center and pour in some White Chocolate.  Store in the refrigerator, or in my house I hide them in the freezer!  ENJOY!

If you'd like to play along with this weeks Bloggers Challenge, please link back to this post on your blog and mention you created your card for the Bloggers Challenge Tie it Up Challenge. Please add your link using the Link Tool below, your link should be a direct link to your Bloggers Challenge Post, use your name as the Title. Please do not link to cards that were created prior to the challenge date. Entries not linking properly, or backlinked will be removed.  If you have the captcha enabled on your blog, please consider turning it off, as it makes it so much easier to leave comments.

Stamps - Our Daily Bread Designs Baking Tag Set
Card Stock - Chocolate, Vanilla
Ink - Ranger Coffee Archival, STAEDTLER Karat Aquarell Watercolor Pencils
Other - Spellbinders Circle/Oval Dies, Ribbon, Bo Bunny Snowfall Pattern Paper, Scor-Pal, Scor-Tape, Gamsol, Blending Stumps, Crafters Apron Template from Creations by AR, eCraft
Challenge - Our Daily Bread Designs - SNTIDBD49 Christmas Gift Giving

Have a great weekend!


BarbaraW said...

This is such a great gift idea. The cookie balls sound delicious. I may have to try them.

Erin Smetak said...

I absolutely LOVE your apron project! I am buying that template! I sell Pampered Chef, and that would be so perfect for my hosts!!! A special treat! Thank you SO much for creating your apron!!!!

Gayle Page-Robak said...

This is wonderful, Lisa!! What a gorgeous project and so beautifully created. Any recipient would be thrilled to receive it. Merry Christmas, Hugs, Gayle.
I notice there is no Linky set up.

Cheryl S. said...

Thank you, Lisa, for the wonderful sounding recipe. I have one question - did you use a 4 oz or 8 oz. package of cream cheese?
Love the apron box!!

Gerrie Johnnic said...

Just adorable, luv the apron thing, but please send cookies!

Shelly Schmidt said...

I love this great project- mmmm did you give this recipe out last year? I made them last year ans they are terrible...you cannot eat just one or two....or three.....LOL What a fun presentation to give them in the apron cut out!

Basement Stamper said...

Fabulous gift! I'd love to try the goodies inside but I love the colors on the apron container!

Kimberly Gajewski said...

What a delightful creation Lisa! That apron is too cute! Truly a fun gift! Hope you had a great weekend! :D

Betty Wright said...

Lisa, this is wonderful and the recipe sounds delicious! Fabulous sweet treat gift set! Thanks so much for playing ODBD Stamping In Time Challenge!

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