Have you heard of Snowman Soup?  I love giving bags of this cute holiday treat out during the run up to Christmas…you could also make this treat for party favors and any frosty gatherings…and with just 11 weeks until Christmas Eve it’s not too early to start making them…

I have given these treats away in a cello baggie with a topper before but this year I am handing them out in a cute Treat Bag…read on to find out all about it plus a link to the printable tutorial showing you how to make your own below along with my blog candy winner…

This bag is made from just one sheet of cardstock, a length of ribbon and whatever you use to decorate it, making it a perfect budget-stretcher which I love, especially around the holidays…my bag above is made using a sheet of Baha Breeze cardstock and is decorated using Candy Cane Specialty Designer Series Papers which you can find on pg pg 33 of the Holiday Mini Catalog

Because of my snowman soup theme I wanted to use a snowman stamp and so my tag features that adorable snowman that you can find in the co-ordinating stamp set A Cute Christmas that is on pg 32 of the Mini…I colored him using ink pads & a Blender Pen & punched him out using the 1 3/8″ Circle Punch which I layered onto my punched Scallop Circle…

I wanted to give him a bit of snowy sparkle and so I used my Two-Way Glue Pen to apply glue and sprinkled on some Dazzling Diamonds Glitter…my ribbon is Whisper White Tafetta and that gives a luxurious look without being too heavy.  Here is a side view of my finished bag to show you how neat it looks…

Goodie bags of Snowman Soup usually contain that cute Snowman Soup rhyme, a sachet of Cocoa mix, mini Marshmallows, yummy Chocolate and a Candy Stirring Stick…I love to use chocolate covered peppermint sticks as my stirring sticks that you can find online at stores such as Oriental Trading – they are individually wrapped and delicious…wrap it up in your cute bag and there you have one sweet treat

And here is that Snowman Soup rhyme just in case you haven’t seen it before:

Was told you’ve been real good this year.
Always glad to hear it!
With freezing weather drawing near,
You’ll need to warm the spirit.
So here’s a little Snowman Soup
Complete with stirring stick.
Add hot water, sip it slow.
It’s sure to do the trick!

And announcing the winner of my Blog Candy from this week’s Tutorial Tuesday…the lucky winner will be receiving a kit containing cardstocks, papers & ribbons to make their own explosion box…and the lucky winner is comment 14 – GAIL who said…

This is absolutely beautiful! I would love to win it. Now to go look at the tutorial” – congrats Gail – please email me your mailing address and I will get your kits on it’s way to you…

WANT THE TUTORIAL SO YOU CAN MAKE ONE OF THESE CUTE TREAT BAGS?  Click HERE to find my Project Tutorials where it is at the top of the list – in that tutorial you will also find a printable version too!

Don’t forget to come back and visit me for Tutorial Tuesday where I will have more blog candy up for grabs – have a wonderful weekend!

ORDER STAMPIN’ UP! PRODUCTS ON-LINE BY CLICKING HERE

120825 A Cute Christmas Stamp Set pg 32
120809 Candy Cane Christmas DSP pg 33
109070 Whisper White Taffeta Ribbon pg 191
119854 1 3/4″ Scallop Circle Punch pg 200
119882 Scallop Edge Punch pg 200
119860 1 3/8″ Circle Punch pg 202
102023 Dazzling Diamonds Glitter pg 196

Festive Friday meets Frosty…
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3 thoughts on “Festive Friday meets Frosty…

  • October 15, 2010 at 7:09 pm
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    Hi Sarah,
    This is SO cute, you have wonderful ideas! Thanks for sharing them.

  • October 24, 2010 at 6:23 am
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    So super cute! I just saw this, and had to sit down and make one. Do the oriental trading co. choc covered peppermint sticks fit inside the bag? I put a window in the front of mine so they could see what was inside it. Thanks so much for sharing the tutorial.

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