Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Stocking Tag Pocket~Scraps Of Elegance December Kit~Mistletoe Memories


Happy Holidays!!
Today, I have a Stocking shaped tag holder that I created with the Scraps Of Elegance December Kit~Mistletoe Memories to share with you. It would make a wonderful Christmas Gift topper, card or could even be hung in your garlands as decoration. I have included the template I created using a photo from one of my son's old coloring books. You can just resize it to fit your project ;)  The stocking size that I used for my project was 5 1/2 x 7. 




I traced my template onto the kit paper, creating a front an back side. I then glued just the edges, leaving the top side open for my tags. I distressed and inked the edges then stamped with a script stamp. I then pleated some stash lace and added it to the top. I then added flowers from the kit, past kits and a Prima resin piece that I added Inka Gold to the edges on.



I hand stamped some tags with a swirl pattern, then with a script pattern, added some hand dyed seam binding, trim from the kit and little metal bells.


Here is the back side!!

And now for a little treat from my kitchen to yours:



My family loves these yummy Chocolate Coated Cooke Drops. They are actually my son, Draven's favorite,  and I make them every year for him.. They are super easy, and super delicious!! Here is the recipe so that you can share this tradition with your family:
Filling:
1-12 oz Package Of Oreos Cookies ( I prefer organic so I use Newman's Own version)
1-8 oz Package Of Your Favorite Cream Cheese

In a Food Processor Chop The Full Package Of Cookies Into Fine Crumbs.

Blend Cookie Crumbs And Cream Cheese Together.

Place In Refrigerator To Chill (At Least 1 Hour).

Coating:
1-Cup Of Ghiradelli Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
1-TBSP Vegetable Shortening

Microwave Chocolate Chips And Shortening For 1 Minute-Stir
Keep Microwaving At 15 Second Intervals Then Stirring Until Chocolate Is Smooth

Now Roll The Cookie Crumb Mixture Into 1 Inch Balls

Drop Each Ball Into The Chocolate, Coat Evenly, Remove Onto Wax Paper

Refrigerate To Set Chocolate

Store In An Air Tight Container Until Serving

Hope you get to enjoy some of your Holiday traditions with your family and friends!!! Thank you for letting me share one of mine with you! Hugs~Renea







4 comments:

Tonya said...

As always simply gorgeous!!!

misty said...

so beautiful!

carlies said...

so gorgeous love it my friend

Karen Otterbacher said...

This is such an elegant idea Renea!
Thank you for sharing the template!
I really love your work and it encourages me
to step out of the box : ) I do LoVe
paper projects.
I will save the template with my Christmas papers!
Your cookie balls look so beautiful and yummy!
My friend makes them and YES! they are delicious~
Merry Christmas to you Renea~
Karen