Thursday, December 6, 2012

Gold and Silver Stampendous

Gold and Silver...gotta love it!  Reminds me of a record album by an old San Francisco band called Quicksilver Messenger Service...what memories!

Anyhow, I did a bit of a different take on this Gold and Silver Challenge over at DYSU Challenge Blog (Do You Stack Up).  This can be used as a gift card holder or to hold yummy Christmas candies or whatever you can stuff into the size can you've chosen.

Start with a pop-top can, preferably one with fruit because it cleans up so easily...then, turn it upside down and use a smooth edge can opener to remove the bottom of the can...leaving the pop top in place.

Measure around the can as well as the height of the can and cut a piece of cardstock to fit.  Find a fabulous stamp like this Christmas Background from Stampendous.  I stamped with Versamark and sprinkled gold and silver alternately down the paper.

Then I attached the stamped cardstock to the can using Beacon Zip Dry adhesive - Love this stuff! -

After you stuff the can (with confetti, gift card, candy, socks, coal...) turn it upside down and glue the bottom, add some ribbon and a cute little tag (Get Socks)...then when the recipient opens the can they have a totally personalized gift...lots more fun than opening an envelope Christmas morning!

1 comment:

  1. What a fabulous recycled tin!
    Thanks for joining us at DYSU this week!


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