Wednesday, September 30, 2015

MCT ~ What a Treat Wednesday

Good morning! I hope you all are doing wonderful! I know I have been missing for a week now but I am hoping that I can get back into the swing of things soon! I can't believe the amount of homework a 4th grader bring home, let alone how different it is from when I went to school...sigh! Then add in baseball and my hubs work schedule and then add a cold in the mix, carving out some crafting time has been rather challenging!
Anyway, it's What a Treat Wednesday over at My Creative Time with Emma and the design team. This is when we make any sort of 3D treat. My son's birthday was last week. He turned 10, yep double digits now. I wanted to make his birthday gift(s) a tad different and a little extra special this year.
So I couldn't resist pulling out the new Stitched Treat Sleeve and Stitched Belly Band Dies. I thought why not make 10 of these sweet little treats and add a gift card, note, 10 pennies, 10 dimes... you get the hint and a few other things too. I figured he would have 10 little fun things to open with a surprise in each one! Can I tell you how fun it was for him to open these! He loved this idea and thinks he will be getting it every year now!
I wanted to keep these as simple as possible, so I used the balloon from Stitched Party Dies and the numbers from Number Fun Dies +Add Ons. You can't tell in the picture but the blue and green paper is camouflage. I added a little twine to add a little contrasting color to the treats sleeves. 
Something super simple but left a big smile on his face!
A close up picture...

Materials Used:
Paper ~ PTI, DCWV and Kraft paper

That is it for me today! Make sure you head over to Emma's blog to see what those talented ladies have created!


  1. Cute idea. Love your treat bags...perfect for birthday celebration.

  2. OMG What a Super Funtabulous clever & creative are one super fun mommy.....You so did come up with a super idea using Miss Emma's goodies...and made it a birthday you son will never forget.....definitely pics for a've been one super busy gal.....loved your birthday story share so precious. You so did a super outstanding creative job!! YOU ROCK!!

  3. What a fantastic idea, Kimberly! These sweet treat containers have planted a smile on my face, too!! Treasured memory for your son - and you!

  4. These turned out so cute! I bet Ryan LOVED them! What a great idea! I hope you are feeling better - didn't know you'd been sick! Ugh!

  5. Your treat sleeves are fantastic Kim! I love the fun craft/blue/green combo is awesome! I am sure Ryan and his buddies got a kick out of the cute idea of 10 pennies, 10 dimes and so on. We actually did that with our kids for each b/day until they were 25. They loved it! We did for each b/day using each coin along with 1 dollar bill for each year. They LOVED it and looked forward to it each year. We now do that with the Grand babies, lol! Happy Birthday to your little man~hope he has a fantastic day! Hope you get to feeling better~being sick is the worst!
    Off to the beach....was able to spend an hr on the internet here in Mexico and had to come visit you:)
    Sherrie K

  6. What a fun clever! I like the simple balloons with the numbers...nicely dressed up with the label layers, belly band and twine. Beautiful job. Glad you are feeling better!
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  7. So cute! If you decide to do it each year, I say go ahead and make up 10 more in this exact design with the numbers 11-20. Then you can just re-use the same ones each year with adding the latest sleeve as needed. Tada!!! LOL ;o)

  8. Your so clever with what you did for this!! What a fun idea adding the 10 of everything. So cute!