Sunday, November 27, 2011

Cocoa Jar


Its anything Christmas at Stamptacular Sunday Challenge.
Get Creative. You might win a prize from our sponsors this week.
Meljens - 4 free digis
Whimsy Stamps - $15 certificate

I made a cocoa jar for my daughter to have cocoa available
during the cold winter days. Simply fill up with cocoa - add some marshmallows,
 white and milk chocolate chips to the mixture and
you have a great gift to give someone this holiday season.
 And, who doesn't love a gift that is handmade with love.
The Creative Details:
Image: Meljens
Colors: Copic Markers in powder blue, robins egg blue,
 crimson red, willow, grass green, sand.toner grey
Embellishments: ribbon, pleated ribbon, lace, glitter
Tools: Scalloped circle punch

The Challenges:
Anything Goes Challenge - sweets
Crafts 4 Eternity - Xmas decor
Creative Craft Challenges - free for all
Digi Stamps for Joy - color tic/tac/toe
Fussy and Fancy - a gift
Ginger Loft - Christmas or winter
Jingle Belles - candy kisses
Lil Red Wagon - Christmas themed project
Paper Crafting Journey - anything goes
Paper Craft Star - anything goes
Ribbon Girls - Christmas
Shopping our Stash - winter/Christmas

Sip some cocoa.
Stay Warm Harted,
Elizabeth

21 comments:

  1. Wow - what a great gift idea. Love the color combination that you used here.

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  2. Just beautiful, love the bright colours. Thanks for joining us at C4E this week.
    Pinky

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  3. Lovely jar very clever
    thank you for joining us this fortnight at DS4J
    love Jan
    xx

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  4. what a brilliant gift idea, and such a gorgeous project, as well! *WHO* would not ♥looooooove♥ to receive such a glamorous--& tasty!--holiday gift!!!

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  5. Beautiful gift! Thanks for sharing it with us at Gingerloft!

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  6. This is so cute & such a fabulous gift idea! Thank you for playing along with us at SOS this week :)

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  7. It's just beautiful! I hope to hear what you fill the gift jar with! Someone will love it! I'm so happy you played along with us this week at Papercraft Star!
    Kindest regards,
    Jennifer

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  8. Such a cute idea, thanks for linking it up to Little Red Wagon!

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  9. this is so beautiufl wonderful gift idea ,bless you for playing at creative craft challenge this week,too hugs cherylxxxxx

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  10. Brilliant !!! Thanks for joining us this week at C4E.
    Liz

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  11. What a lovely way to recieve a gift thanks for joining us at Creative Craft Challenge this time.
    Jenny x

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  12. Elizabeth, your cocoa jar is precious and PERFECT!!! I love it :)

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  13. What a great idea for this image and as a gift. You did such a wonderful job of coloring the image and decorating the jar. Thanks for joining us at Digistamps4Joy Tic Tac Toe Challenge...good luck ~ Charlene DS4J DT

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  14. What a clever idea!
    Thanks so much for joining in our Colour Tic Tac Toe challenge at Digistamps 4 Joy.
    luv n huggz
    Jen
    DS4J DT LEAD AND CHALLENGE CO-ORD

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  15. I found a recipe for you...
    Ingredients
    1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
    3/4 cup white sugar
    1 pinch salt
    1/3 cup boiling water
    3 1/2 cups milk
    3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
    1/2 cup half-and-half cream
    Directions
    Combine the cocoa, sugar and pinch of salt in a saucepan. Blend in the boiling water. Bring this mixture to an easy boil while you stir. Simmer and stir for about 2 minutes. Watch that it doesn't scorch. Stir in 3 1/2 cups of milk and heat until very hot, but do not boil! Remove from heat and add vanilla. Divide between 4 mugs. Add the cream to the mugs of cocoa to cool it to drinking temperature.
    I think y'all will love it!
    Kindest regards,
    Jennifer

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  16. What a sweet little gift ... so glad you joined us at jingle belles.

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  17. Very cute! I love your coloring! :)

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  18. Your daughter is so lucky to have such a "warm harted" mom! Love this gift idea. Also love the recipe in the comment above for hot cocoa. Everyone is getting into the spirit of giving. Beautiful execution of a thoughtful idea. And, love the stamped image.

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  19. Gorgeous project! Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity this week hugs x

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  20. Simply gorgeous hun!
    Thank you for joining us for our anything goes challenge at PCJ.
    hugs
    Zahreenxx

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  21. hello, Elizabeth, and yes, i'm back! lol:-) thanks for the warm welcome back! :) Luv this jar. Luv your coloring, and made the jar look so festive!! ok, i'm welknown; Eve=marshmallows. lol! Luv this jar!... oh did i say that more than once?? Luv it! :)

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