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Christmas Cookie Swap Party- Tins

By: Debbie Saenz
Debbie Saenz
Debbie Saenz
My name is Debbie Saenz and I’ve had a passion for creating art ever since I was a young child. Through the years, I’ve enjoyed working with many different art mediums and I’m always excited to learn new techniques. My heart’s desire is to inspire people through my art. My latest passion is mixed-media…It’s like a melting pot of all the mediums I love! Come learn more about me and my creative journey on my blog, A Creative Life, at: http://debbiesaenz.typepad.com
These cute cookie containers are a gift in themselves! The tag can be used as a Christmas ornament too.
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FolkArt ® Extreme Glitter™ - Hologram, 5 oz.
Item #2782
Sparkling fine glitter acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Use on all porous surfaces. For brightest shimmer, basecoat with similar FolkArt color. All colors are certified AP non-toxic and water-based.


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Plaid ® Stencils - Value Packs - Letter Stencils - Old School, 1-1/2"
Item #28924
These sizeable letter stencils are great for posters and signs and provide a quick and easy way to personalize any project! For a twist, try painting or embellishing the stencil itself to use as a design element on paper crafting projects.


Mod Podge ® Matte, 16 oz.
Item #CS11302
Mod Podge ® is quick-drying for multiple coat build up and dries clear. Can be sanded to a smooth finish. Cleans up easily while wet with soap and water. Certified AP non-toxic; waterbase. Mod Podge ® is an all in one decoupage glue, sealer and finish.


Other Supplies
2 Cookie tins (One larger than the other)
Coordinating scrapbook paper
Scrap of pink cardstock
Wide green ribbon
2 Small red bells
Silver chenille stems
Poster board or cardboard from cereal box
Red paper streamer
3/8” Green ribbon
Paper trimmer
Hot glue
Paint brush
Scalloped/decorative scissors
Hole punch


1. Measure and use Paper trimmer to cut coordinating papers to cover sides and tops of tins. 2. Adhere papers to tins with Mod Podge. Allow to dry. 3. Give tins a coat of Mod Podge to seal. Allow to dry. Set aside. 4. Use Scraps of scrapbook papers to create a tag by using Mod Podge to glue two of those papers to poster board (Approximately one 7” square piece and one 3” square piece). Allow to dry. 5. Draw a 3 1/4” circle (Use a ribbon spool as a template) on one of the papers and cut out with decorative scissors. 6. Use heart template from Letter Stencil pack and draw a heart on the remaining paper; cut out.

7. Cut a 18” strip of Paper streamer in half lengthwise. Gather the paper streamer creating a “ruffled” edge while attaching to back of heart cutout with Hot Glue (Refer to photo).

8. Paint Hologram Extreme Glitter over heart cutout including ruffled edge.

9. Feed Jingle bells through Silver chenille stem and create a bow; set aside. 10. Make a small tag with pink cardstock. Write or print “Sweet Joy” onto tag.

11. Use Hot Glue to attach bow and tag to top center of heart. Glue heart to center of circle cut out.

12. Punch a hole in the top of tag and attach a 7” piece of 3/8” green ribbon.

13. Tie tins together with green ribbon hanging tag from bow. Note: Do not submerge tins in water. Wipe clean with a damp cloth.
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