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Monday, November 21, 2011

Sweet Favors

There are many ways you can greet or send your guests off that are simple but make them feel extra special.
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Christmas crackers are a time honored festive tradition.
Flowers are always Centsational!

Of course the fail safe collection of sweets is always appreciated too.

I have a tiny holiday table this year so I decided to create something truly crafty. It began when I discovered a sack full of dirty, rusty boxes at the thrift store. (This image was taken after they were cleaned and sanded.)

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The boxes were painted in various colors and then the edges were lightly distressed. The front of the boxes were mod podged with various holiday images.

No two were alike. 
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The interiors contained a bit of scrapbook paper and a vintage treasure that corresponded with the image on the front of the box.
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Sweet sayings were glued in as well.
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Along with liberal doses of faux snow.
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Don’t forget the glitter!
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There are several other holiday themes.
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All were placed into my Etsy shop.
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Be blessed,
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Cristin {Simplified Bee} said...

my girls would love this! anything little!


Sarah said...

These boxes are so cute. I love them! Great job using a thrift store cast-off and turning it into a little treasure. My favorite thing to do!

Thanks for stopping by my blog and commenting, too!

Tamsyn said...

I love these so much. I bet they'll sell like hot cakes!