Monday, January 23, 2017

Up & Away Dies - 3D Treat Holder / Party Favour

Hello Friends!

I did a couple of 3D projects for my New Catalogue Tea Party earlier in the month.  As soon as I saw the Up & Away dies I knew I wanted to create a treat holder that can also be used on a party table.  Here's what I came up with.  Please note, I have been told there are others out there on the web, but I made this one way back in early December and it is all my own, it is not cased.

I cut 8 large Hot Air Balloons in total, 4 in Whisper White, 2 in Daffodil Delight, and 2 in Pumpkin Pie.  Then I folded them in half length ways, and using Tombo Multipurpose Glue I glued them together.  They match up very well.  I purchased some paper straws to use to attach the basket to the balloon.  The basket is just a square box in Soft Suede then I covered it in some Carried Away designer series paper that you can get for FREE right now during Sale-A-Bration.  The bows are from the Santa Sleigh Dies which have been carried over from the retired Holiday Catalogue!
I cut the Soft Suede at 2-1/2 x 2-1/2, then scored it on all 4 sides at 3/4" and made up the box.  The sentiment comes from the Balloon Adventures stamp set.  I did put a .125" dowel down the middle of the balloon so I could attach a sentiment flag.

What do you think?  Shall I do a video on how to make this cute party favour?  Let me know and I will "whip it up"!  LOL

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Have a Crafty Day!


Linda-Ann & Simon Brunton said...

Hi Brenda. Yes this set is certainly very versatile. Love the idea with the straws for the treat holder. Thanks for sharing. Greetings from Kalletal, Germany. Linda B.

Ann said...

Love, love, love this. I would love to see a video.

Anonymous said...

Love this! Did you do a video on it? TFS!Barb Shelton


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