Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Sugar Kissed Ideas

Hello, Dear Friends! Remember when I shared the picture of the salt box that I loved which started me on a quest to find a salt box of my own to decorate? Well, I found one!

I just love it!

It's such a pretty salt box and I had such fun putting some Sugar Kissed decorations inside.

Now Lindsey wants to share with you a quick and easy last minute tutorial for a Santa Trio display.
First start by printing the three different Santas from a Vintage fold out card. I printed on heavy printer cardstock. The thicker the paper the better they will stand.

Cut out all three Santas.

So that you have all three pieces.

Then start with the one that says "Merry Christmas" and punch two holes on right side only about an inch apart.

Now take the one that says "And Best Wishes" and cut holes on both sides.

And take the one that says "For A Happy New Year" and cut holes on the left side only.

Now take a piece of ribbon push through the bottom hole from the front and push through to the back and pull in the top hole. Do this on both sides connecting the 2 Santas together. Tie a knot and snip the ends diagonally. Do this on both sides. Now your Santa Trio will stand together.

Now to Sugar Kiss your Santas! I added white loose glitter along the white edges at the bottom and on the hats of the Santas.

I then took Rock Candy Stickles which is a clear glitter glue and went across Santas beard. This is what it looks like before the Stickles dries.

Here is what they look like when they are done!

A happy Santa trio!

I hope you enjoyed this easy tutorial! Come back tomorrow for a special Blogaversary post and a giveaway!!!

Well wishes, Twyla and Lindsey


Kelly said...

What a pretty salt box, well worth the search!
Love the card tutorial, thank you again for the lovely images!!!
I will be keeping them all for next year!

Lots of Love

Kelly xxx

Bearly Sane said...

Very pretty Twyla...great tutorial too!

Anonymous said...

That salt box makes me envious! Love the things in it, too. Thank you, Lindsey, for the precious santa tutorial.
Blessings, Sarita

Jess said...

LOVE LOVE LOVE - everything you guys do!

By the way...you have an award on my blog... *wink

xoxo Jess

Julie said...

Love your salt box, Twyla! So glad you found one--and I love what you filled it with--just perfect!

Thanks for the great tutorial, Lindsey--beautifully done! Love those Santa images--thanks so much! Much love to you both!

~Tonja~ said...

Oh girls..just fab...love the salt
box and such goodies you put in it...
and what a cute Santa trio thanks
for all that you girls share with us
I can't wait till next Christmas
I am gonna work all year to have
some of your wonderful ideas done
for then....Merry Christmas Girls...
Sweet Blessings...

Anonymous said...

.....Stopping by to Wish You & Yours a very Merry Christmas ! !

Holly- Girls At Heart said...

That is a very, very, pretty Salt box, Twyla! So glad you found one to play with! ♥

Lindsey, that is such a cute idea! ♥ I wouldn't think it would stand up like that. I guess it could work with other images, too as long as the bottoms were flat...

Anonymous said...

Your projects have been wonderful I can't wait to work on them after the holidays for next year!!

Julie said...

The salt box is lovely! I love the card tutorial its just so cute! I think I might need to start working on Christmas for next year in January!

Merry Christmas just a few days left!

Brynwood Needleworks said...

Merry Christmas, Girls! Twyla, my dear...keep your eyes open for the Wells Fargo Wagon! ;-)
Hugs to you both,

Shelley said...

Such a pretty thing...wishing you both a very Merry Christmas with many Christmas blessings bestowed...

Becca said...

Another fun idea!

Coralie Cederna Johnson said...

Your Santa is so cute! Love your tutorials! Thanks so much for all that you share! Thanks, too, for your sweet visits of friendship and joy! I love it when you pop on over! I hope you have a wonderful Christmas filled with wishes and dreams come true! Blessings and big hugs! Coralie

T's Daily Treasures said...

The salt box is adorable and filled with such wonderful goodies. The Santa card tutorial is very cute! What an easy little craft. Thanks for sharing. Holiday blessings :) Tammy

Florence and Mary said...

Your salt box is so perfect for you!

Victoria xx

Celestial Charms said...

The salt box is lovely. Thanks for the Santa X3 tutorial. Such a cute Santa, and well done tutorial.


WOW...your salt jar is very pretty and looks just like the magazine!
Thanks for sharing all these fun ideas during this Christmas season.
Merry Christmas!
Deb :)

Sylvia@lilyspadandpetals said...

Love the salt box - very pretty and feminine !!!!!

Auntie Cake said...

I really think Santa needs to leave me a better printer. I am just drooling over all your sweet cards and crafts. You two have the best ideas!

Have a wonderful Christmas! Hope Santa brings some Barbies!

Dogwood said...

Love you salt box. Glad you were able to find one that you like!

Darling tutorial of Santas!

I'll be back tomorrow.

Jacqueline said...

Well, I must say, you two will be sittin straight and pretty on Santa's lap when he hands out the good girl awards. You have both done a fabulous job of keeping the sweet sugar in Christmas. Filling our minds with ideas and setting our hands to craft. Thank you to both, what a team!
In simple love,

Maria said...

I love the salt box, actually have been looking for one for years. Extremely rare in Australia. Yours is beautiful
Merry Xmas to you and your family

Lindsay-ann said...

Your salt box looks great and I love the jolly Santa triplets. Thanks for the instructions.

Samantha said...

Thank you so much for all of these adorable project ideas! I'm a little late, but I think I have time to create the cute Santa panel before Christmas. The rest of the projects may have to wait for next year. :) Thanks again and Merry Christmas!

Tracy Lykins said...

oh! I just found your blog - toot sweet! Just lovely... :)