Pinspiration: Stocking Stuffers

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Candy Coins
Step 1: Cut a rectangle of striped wrapping paper, making it large enough to enclose the roll. Wrap roll, secure overlap with double-sided tape, and fold in ends.Or add decorative stripes with quilling paper. Wrap roll first in plain paper, attach quilling strip with double-sided tape, wind tightly around roll in a spiral motion, and tape end.

Step 2: Wrap decorated rolls in cellophane, twist the ends and attach tags with yarn.

First Aid Pouch

You will need:

  • Two pieces of fabric (10 inches by 15 inches)
  • Button
  • Thread
  • Paint
  • Foam stamps

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Step 1: Sew two pieces of fabric right sides together, leaving a three-inch opening.

Step 2: Turn fabric right side out and press seams.

Step 3: Fold fabric three-fourths from the top, leaving a flap. Fold in seams from opening. Stitch around all sides, creating a pocket.

Step 4:  Sew a button hole on the flap of the pouch.

Step 5: Stitch on a button to finish pouch.

Step 6: Decorate with paint and foam stamps.

Step 7: Tuck inside some bandages, towelettes, scissors, tweezers, etc.

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Holiday Crayons

Step 1: Peel the paper off crayons.

Step 2: Fill holiday-shaped molds with about three crayons each.

Step 3: Place the crayon-filled molds in a pre-heated oven at 350 degrees for six to eight minutes.

Step 4: Let them sit and cool completely for about one hour.

Step 5: Bag them up for a holiday stocking stuffer.

Customizable Cocoa Kit

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You will fill plastic tube containers with anything good to mix or dunk in a cup of cocoa. In addition to the cocoa, here are some suggested treats:

  • Marshmallows
  • Drinking chocolate
  • Crushed candy canes
  • Malted milk powder
  • Miniature shortbread cookies
  • Chocolate-dipped candy cane sticks or miniature candy canes
  • Wafer cookies

Cork Coasters

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Step 1: Use small picture frames and place corks in the middle of a rustic and vintage looking frame

Step 2: Glue your own foam to the back to help level the coaster and to make the bottom soft so it doesn’t scratch any surfaces.

It is suggested frames that 4 ½ inches by 3 ½ inches, including the black, ceramic frame and half-inch thick. The cork area is 3 inches by two inches and the corks are about 1 centimeter higher than the frame itself.

 

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