Season of Thanks Treat Box

When you sit down to Thanksgiving dinner, wouldn’t it be nice to have a little treat holder at your seat with a little gift, treat or note inside? I made these little treat holders with my local stamp club last month (we assembled them at the same time as a Halloween treat holder) – they loved them. With all the great products in the Come to Gather Suite of products featured here, it’s easy to see why they were so well-received. Here’s the project:

Gather Together Bundle, Stampin' Up!, Brian King, Thanksgiving treat pouch

Tips, Tricks and Reminders

  • Gather Together. With Thanksgiving just around the corner (it’ll be here before we know it), the Gather Together Bundle (including the Gather Together stamp set and coordinating Gathered Leaves Dies) need to be in your home or on your wish list. I’ve really loved playing with this set – so many great elements in it. Here’s a closer look at the Gather Together Bundle:Gather Together Bundle, Stampin' Up! 153036The Come to Gather Designer Series Paper is absolutely gorgeous – rich with Fall colors and beautiful patterns. Here’s a look at the colors and patterns in the Come to Gather Designer Series Paper: Come to Gather Designer Series Paper, Stampin' Up! 2019 Holiday Catalog, 150454
  • Wink of Stella for Color Blending. I’ve shared this tip before, but I loved it so much I had to share it again with my local stamp club. After I stamped the leaf from Gather Together with Pretty Peacock ink, I blended to color throughout the leaf with the Clear Wink of Stella Glitter Brush – and it left a glittery shine. Here’s a closer look:Gather Together Bundle, Stampin' Up!, Brian King, Thanksgiving treat pouchSee the brown leaves that peek out from behind the large, Pretty Peacock leaves? The dies that create these leaves both cut and emboss the leaves. What a lovely texture! When I showed up to stamp club with all my thing, I had…wait for it…forgotten to pack my Come Together stamp set. I was glad Marti, the host, had the Colorful Seasons stamp set and coordinating dies (available in the 2019 Annual Catalog), so we used those for the project we made that day.Use Wink of Stella to blend colors on a stamped image, Stampin' Up!, Brian King
  • Layers. I love these Kraft Pillow Boxes – they are the perfect foundation for a fun gift (maybe that’s why I use them so much). It’s so easy to decorate these boxes with a beautiful cover. Here’s a look at the Kraft Pillow Boxes:Kraft Pillow Boxes, Stampin' Up!, 147018And here’s a side view of the completed pillow box – a linen thread band and bow give this project a natural appeal. How fun are these layers?Gather Together Bundle, Stampin' Up!, Brian King, Thanksgiving treat pouch

Now that I’ve shared all three of the projects I made with my local stamp club last month, I can show you a picture of their smiling faces, holding their completed projects:

Local Stamp Club, Brian KingThere’s a new face in this group. My customer and friend, Liz Carver, was in town that weekend from Tennessee, so I invited her to come along to stamp club. She fit right in with the group, who asked her if she’d like to make the journey each time we meet. Wish she lived closer!

Aside from today’s Thanksgiving kraft pillow box, here are links to the other projects we made:

Bundles: Gather Together  Stamp Sets: Come Together  Papers: Come to Gather Designer Series Paper, Pretty Peacock, Soft Suede, Thick Whisper White  Inks:  Pretty Peacock, Soft Suede  Accessories: Gathered Leaves Dies, Stitched Nested Labels Dies, Wink of Stella, Kraft Pillow Boxes, Linen Thread, Banner Triple Punch, Stampin’ Dimensionals


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  1. Such a sweet project Brian…love all the layers. The colors tie in beautifully with the pillow box!

  2. Precious idea to offer a little somethin’ this way to delight guests and make them special!

  3. Your Thanksgiving kraft pillow box is FABULOUS. What a wonderful surprise to have on your Thanksgiving Day table for each guest.

  4. I had so much fun! Thanks again for inviting me!

  5. Perfectly decorated boxes! Thanks for the inspiration!

  6. This is a really cute decorated box, Brian. I know guests will love it. Enjoy your day!

  7. Great project and your club members are so cute.

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