An announcement with a bit of sparkle

This month is all about LOVE and I get to start it off with a big bang - or a little sparkle.

First up I am so excited to announce that I'm now a Scrap Chick Designer at My Scrap Chick!  I have previously used My Scrap Chick designs and absolutely adore them, there is so much to choose from, scope to embellish and a cracking design team to inspire you!

I also want you to know that I am a girl with paper and scissors - I don't have a fancy shmancy cutting machine AND I can still create using all the templates at My Scrap Chick! Just like these Fire Cracker Boxes.


I just had to add real sparklers to the lids! I used some awesome Valentine's themed, double sided papers and cut out each of the parts of the boxes, then using my hot glue gun, pieced them together.  I added some copper coloured washi tape to the lids and then inserted a whole in the lid to push the sparkler through.


I was lucky enough to find these beautiful gold sparklers which I hot glued into the lids.  I trimmed the ends so that I could fill the containers with chocolates.

These were so easy to make and made a great show when all lit up.


Head over to My Scrap Chick and join the Sale!

I have joined in the following challenges:

Polkadoodles Craft Challenge - Anything Goes
Really Reasonable Ribbon - Hearts with a bit of ribbon
Crafting By Design - Anything Goes
Craftaholics R Us - Anything Goes
Paper Creator - Love is in the Air
Craft Rocket Challenges - It's a love thing
Penny's Challenges - Anything Goes


13 comments

  1. Great gift ideas! Thanks for joining the challenge at Paper Creators. Hope to see you again and good luck in the draw.

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  2. So delicious, thanks for joining us at Craft Rocket, xxxx

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  3. Hi Sarah! Thanks so much for sharing in our new Heart Challenge. If you create and post any more heart projects, I hope you will link them with us. We love seeing your sweet projects.
    Blessings,
    Karen
    Really Reasonable Ribbon

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  4. Sarah you have been busy, I do love your project for valentines day very pretty someone is going to love this. Great project thanks so much for sharing it with us over at Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge and good luck.
    Hugs
    Kathie PPCC~DT

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  5. Love it The sparklers are a very inventive idea Thank you for sharing with Craft Rocket Challenges

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  6. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Craftaholics R Us, good luck!!! Amy DT

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  7. What a FABULOUS idea! I love the sparklers!!
    Thanks for sharing at Craftaholics R Us.
    ~Owner/DT Janis

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  8. WOW! Fabulous. Thanks for joining us for our Anything Goes Polkadoodles Challenge

    Karon DT, Polkadoodles

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  9. Wow fab idea, so creative! Thanks so much for joining our 'Anything Goes' Challenge over at Polkadoodles and good luck
    Claire xx

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  10. Ooh that is super fun! I love your posts, you always have something different and fun to share. Love it! Hugs, Wends xoxo

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  11. Such a fabulous gift idea!! Super cute! Thank you for playing in our Hearts Challenge at Really Reasonable Ribbon!

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Thanks for leaving me some love! xoxo