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Pals Blog Hop: My Favorite Holiday

Welcome to the Pals September 2017 Blog Hop. Thank you so much for joining us today. This month our theme is “My Favorite Holiday.”  Sit back and enjoy the view while the Pals treat you with projects for the upcoming Autumn and Winter holidays.

Whether you’re just starting the hop, or have come from a previous Pal’s blog, you’ll find the line-up toward the end of my post to help you move along.  IF YOU CAN’T SEE THE HOP LIST BELOW, please click here to view on my blog.

My favorite holiday for paper crafting is Christmas!  Gifts for hosts, stocking stuffers, gift cards as well as greeting cards keep my creative wheels turning!  The new Stampin’ Up! holiday catalog offers oodles of trendy and cool new products to increase the fun exponentially!

Stampin Up Clear Tiny Treat Box Holidays Idea - Mary Fish StampinUp

I created a quick and easy trio of Christmas goodies using the Stampin’ Up! Clear Tiny Treat Boxes (one of My Favorite Things here from the holiday catalog).  They measure approximately 2″ every direction.  Cool thing – a Ghirardelli square fits, too!


  • I love the look and taste of the shimmer gold Sixlets candy, perfect to show off within the clear boxes.  The candy comes in a BIG variety of colors.  I’m more than happy to eat a few along the way for “inventory control!”

    Stampin Up Clear Tiny Treat Box Holiday Ideas - Mary Fish StampinUp

  • Let the candy do the talking.  A simple “gift” design makes mass production easy and doesn’t outshine the candy.
  • I recommend folding all score lines of the Clear Tiny Treat Boxes with your fingers so that they have crisp edges when you assemble.  Assembly is a snap, by the way!
  • The small holiday patterns of the Stampin’ Up! Be Merry Designer Series Paper are perfect to slide between the clear top and tabs below.  
    Be Merry Designer Series Paper – Images © Stampin’ Up!
  • I cropped the squares with the Layering Squares Framelits Dies and used a single glue dot to adhere the square below the clear top.  Be sure to position the glue dot where it will be covered by the ribbon knot when tied.

    Stampin Up Clear Tiny Treat Box Holiday Idea - Mary Fish StampinUp

  • The Perfect Touch.  The die cut “stitched” heart, “stitched” star and tag are from Trim Your Stocking Thinlits Dies.  The “to” and “from” stamp is from Tags & Trimmings Stamp Set.
  • I used one of the Season of Glitz Mini Gift Bows (red, green and white).  Glossy, self-adhesive and instant WOW!

STOCK UP!  Not just for the holidays . . . I love this thank you sample for the Clear Tiny Treat Boxes by Stampin’ Up!  

Images © Stampin’ Up!

Thank you so much for hopping with the Stampin’ Pretty Pals today. Please take a minute to mark your calendar for our next hop on October 11, 2017 for “Wicked Folds.”  Now hop along using the Blog Hop Line-up below. Don’t forget to leave a comment HERE. We would love to hear what you have to say about our Favorite Holiday.  Bye the way, what’s your favorite holiday?

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17 thoughts on “Pals Blog Hop: My Favorite Holiday”

  1. These are so charming… I think they would look lovely at a dinner party at each place setting. Thanks for the idea!

  2. A great gift idea, Mary! I love these little boxes and you’ve decorated them up in such a classy way. Thanks for the ideas!

  3. Your trio of little boxes just couldn’t be any more FUN! The ribbon wrapped around each one is a sweet little touch.

  4. You made these little boxes absolutely gorgeous! And, you’re making use of all that wonderful ribbon!

  5. Love this boxes, whatever you put inside helps make them look amazing, like this beautiful candy, sweet for the eye and tasty too.
    Must look for this candies, I bet they taste awesome, right? After all, you already tried them for your “inventory control” 😉

  6. These are totally adorable, Mary! Such a fun showcase of so many products. I can tell you had a lot of fun making these little boxes. <3


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