Monday, August 23, 2010

2nd Half

If you're checking back to see the second half of my post from yesterday....here it is:



A Halloween version of the Christmas favor from yesterday. The directions for these little candy pouches are in the post below. Here's a closer look at this Halloween treat:



Before we do the giveaway for today...I just wanted to thank everyone who left a comment about the "stars" they were reaching for...I hope each and everyone of you reaches that star!!!

ok...here's today's giveaway:



To enter, please leave a comment by midnight (Hawaii time) on Tuesday, August 24...tell me if you've started prepping for the holidays...are just thinking about it...or you want to sock me for even bringing it up!! (ha! ha!...please don't). I'll pick one winner at random and announce their name on Wednesday August 25. Good luck!!!

Oh...one extra note: if you've already left me a comment on yesterday's post...you don't have to re-enter...I'll just add your names in the drawing.

40 comments:

Happy Stamper said...

The "2nd half" is just as cute as the 1st half! Your holiday stamps have put me in the mode for some holiday planning and creating. Christmas will be here in no time!

carpediem said...

I can't wait to start some holiday projects! Loved your use of vellum in yesterday's post. Are the new releases available for purchase now? Thanks! laura j

In Bloom said...

Does buying one gift count as starting? LoL.....if so then yes. Love the new line! cant' wait to go get some at J's.

mst822 said...

Awww, such cute stamps! Luv both of your candy projects too! Well, I haven't started prepping for the holidays yet, but I have been thinking about what projects I'd like to create!
Tammy

Jenny said...

Oooh! Love these! I'm totally going to have to CASE them. Thanks for another great idea! Love the stamps too.

Jenny

Brenda said...

these are just as cute! have i started prepping for the holidays? funny you should ask because i just made out my christmas list. haven't yet started on projects for christmas yet. i need to get the halloween ones out of the way first... hehehe!

sweet craf-tea chick said...

love your project! super cute!
ohmygosh, i wish i could start early on my holiday planning, but i always have so many other things to do. i should start thinking of what to make :). thanks for the reminder!
hope you have a great nite, jean :)!
much aloha, steph :)

kg said...

great idea, and yes, i've only begun making a few halloween cards. i may have an early start, however most of the time slow to the finish. i hope this year is better.

thank you.

jane said...

I still got no creative juices flowing in me. I just love to see your samples and ideas. Hoping to get some ideas and start working on my Halloween and Christmas.

Thanks for your sharing all your great ideas!!

Jane M.

Anonymous said...

Wow, can't believe Halloween and Christmas is just around the corner. Love your new holiday stamps, especially your new Christmas designs and new craft ideas. Can't wait to try both out. I haven't started to think about the holidays but looking at your new stamps have got me thinking...halloween goodie bags for school...

ShaniKulani said...

I love that idea for halloween! such a cute favor :) I would have to say the only thing Ive done is make 3 tags for Kyokos tag swap. haha...Im waiting til my sons bday is done. Then I can get started.

Lori F. said...

what a cute little project...and it is simple and seems fast perfect for those last minute projects. As for Christmas...just putting some stuff together too see how I'm going to make my Christmas cards.

Jenny V. said...

These are so cute. Well I already have some $ save up for Christmas. Most I will be making. Hope to get started soon, Christmas is around the corner. Love the new line and can't wait to get some. Thanks again.

Debbie said...

Love your cute ideas! I'm off to try my hand. I have started my Christmas crafts and this new project of yours fits right in. Since I have zero stamps yet, I'd love to win these stamps. What a great way to get the "bug" LOL They are so cute. Keep bringing on the great ideas.

Kraftychick said...

These are the cutest little "bags" - I will try them for Halloween for the DGSs and their buddies! TFS and thanks for the chance to win! and believe it or not, I have been thinking about my Christmas cards this year (and Thanksgiving) - haven't done anything yet, but I am thinking! LOL!

jackie

Nikki said...

Thank you, Jean, for revving me up for the fast-approaching holidays!

Charlene said...

These are so cute!! Thanks for sharing with us! I have designed my Christmas cards and stamped everything just have not colored them yet. And guess what?? I am going to make these favors for Christmas. Thanks for another opportunity to win.

Anonymous said...

I've started my holiday projects by planning the projects, figuring how many items I'll need and have started to purchase the supplies. I'll soon have to start assembling everything. Wish me luck! Love the stamps and thank you for a chance at the blog candy! Mona

Dawne said...

Hi Jean! Was nice seeing you again on Sat! Thanks for the chance to win these cute stamps ; ) I haven't even started thinking about the holidays yet. But I can't wait to see your ideas for the season!

Suzi said...

I love making favors! And this one is great! TFS! But do we hafta think about Christmas already?!!

candylady said...

how cute thanks for sharing

candylady said...

how cute is that thanks for sharing

Sue from Oregon said...

oh my gosh,,,these are just the cutest! Of course I am always thinking of Christmas! Been busy buying parts and pieces for my annual project and browsing the Christmas inspiratation magazines too!

Denise said...

I love the treats you made. I just love your stamps and your creations. Time is flying so fast. Summer is almost over. I haven't even thought of holidays except for Labor Day which is my next day off of work...lol

Denise

Leanne said...

I've started prepping by gathering new ideas and making new templates, since I don't want to give the same crafts every year. I love the vellum tubes, how cute! Vellum is something I should give a try... Thanks for the inspiration!

kat said...

oh yeah...I feel Christmas 'on the back of my neck'...heh. Love Love your projects

Anonymous said...

Hi Jean,

Yes, I've already started on my Christmas projects. Christmas is my favorite time of year and I just love making handmade gifts for my family and friends. One can never start early enough.

Thanks for always sharing your cute ideas!

Betty

Dawn said...

Hi Jean....VERY cute idea. I don't know where you come up with these things. Thank you for another chance to win.

Lammie said...

Thanks for sharing your neat projects with us and for giving us another chance to win your cute stamps. I made my Christmas list but haven't started shopping yet. Boy, time sure is going by fast!!

Anonymous said...

Your projects are so neat!
Just lovin' the candy bags.
Thank you so much for sharing :)

And the drawing prize is the Cat's Meow! LOL

Lynn

Have A Scrap Happy Day said...

Hi Jean,
Awwww, such a CUTE, CUTE, CUTE idea. I must make it one day. I've be "thinking" about the holidays and currently trying to get my Xmas card design squared away. I like to include a little "gift" with the Christmas cards. I'll post it on my blog "one day."

Anonymous said...

I have used some of your stamps before, but I just discovered your projects on your posts(so,so cute). I look forward to using your stamps in my card making.

ch

Anonymous said...

Love the stamps. can't believe the holidays will
Soon be here. I am looking forward to all your
Creative ideas.

Val a.

Anonymous said...

Hi Jean,
I actually started my Christmas shopping this past weekend. I was able to find a lot of good stuff from the Made in Hawaii show. Thanks againg for sharing all your ideas. I'm so inspired every time I visit your blog. Happy stamping!

Jadee

Anonymous said...

Hi Jean,
I actually started my Christmas shopping this past weekend. I was able to find a lot of good stuff from the Made in Hawaii show. Thanks againg for sharing all your ideas. I'm so inspired every time I visit your blog. Happy stamping!

Jadee

clare said...

Yes been thinking of doing some goodie bag for Halloween as well as some cards. Somehow the holidays just creep up on all of us really fast.

Brenda said...

Your new release has gotten me thinking about what I want to create for the holidays. Such cute new stamps and your ideas are great as usual!

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Janis said...

Although I must be the slowest crafter on the planet, I have been trying to prep for Christmas by joining my gf, Kyoko's tag swap. I am loving your latest creation!!! Very inspirational!

Daisydaze said...

These are such cute little gifts and items to add to your seasonal decor. Thank you for sharing them with us. Annie