Thursday, October 13, 2011



Today I'm going to show you how to make a Santa Boot treat holder using the Big Shot and the new Holiday Stocking Bigz Die from the Holiday Mini. This idea isn't my original idea, I have seen many ideas on the Internet. This is my interpretation.

This is what the card stock looks like after running it through the  Big Shot using the Holiday Stocking Biz Die

You will need to cut out 2 stockings. I have used the Petals- a- Plenty Textured Impressions Embossing Folder

This embossing folder looks like Poinsettias
You will need to cut out 2 stocking tops in Whisper White. They will be covered in White Felt.
I wanted to use white felt on the top, toe and heel of the stocking so I ran Whisper White through the Holiday Stocking die 2 times and then ran white felt through the Holiday Stocking and Big Shot 2 times.
I used Sticky Strip for this treat holder. Sticky Strip is made to hold 3-D projects together and it is Acid Free
This is the left side of the stocking
And the right side
On top of the red stockings I've placed the #2 Box Bigz Die cut out in Whisper White card stock
I cut off the top flap of the box and added Sticky Strip to both sides to attach it to the inside of the stocking
This is the front view after the #2 box is attached
You can fill the #2 box with candy right out of the bag but I wanted to add a little special touch and wrapped each miniature candy bar in Holly Berry Bouquet Specialty designer series paper from the Holiday Mini. I cut 2- 1 1/2" x 12" strips of paper and cut them 3" long. Because our designer series paper is double-sided it makes it nice to have a variety of colors for wrappers
Using the Sticky Strip again, I attached a piece to one end of the paper and wrapped it around the candy bar then using another piece of Sticky Strip I attached the other end on the back of the candy bar
This is the inside of box #2 before I added the candy bars. You can see #2 Box is pretty roomy for your goodies
You can see they fit very nicely
I added some holly leave and berries using the Stocking Accents  Die from the Holiday Mini
If you love the Holiday Stock now is the time to invest in the Big Shot. The Big Shot can be used in so many different ways using a wide variety of materials. It was so easy to cut out the felt using the Big Shot.  Christmas time is a time when we all decorate our houses, have parties and company over. I will be showing you another exciting decorating project during the 12 Weeks of Christmas.

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Products Used

Big Shot Machine:
Dies: Holiday Stocking, Stocking Accents, #2 Box
Card Stock: Whisper White, Real Red and Old Olive
Designer Series Paper: Holly Berry Bouquet
Adhesive:  Sticky Strip and Multi-Purpose Liquid Glue
Non-Stampin' Up!: White Felt and Miniature Candy Bars
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  1. Jane, your Santa Boot is too CUTE!! And the specially wrapped candy for the inside looks so pretty too! Thanks for the "eye candy"! Hugs, Laura H.

  2. Great project! I love the addition of the felt.

  3. Great project Jane! Love felt and the little candy holder, perfect!