Tuesday, August 26, 2014

apple buttercream mints mini favor boxes

i took a little break last week.
from blogging that is,
 with only making one post instead of the usual 2.
not cuz i wanted to though. 

it's cuz i was knee deep in work and personal stuff and 
yada yada yada
let's just see what i made this week ok?
i found those really cute bins at the dollar tree awhile ago that were 10 for a buck (yippee!) but any bin will do i suppose.
the ribbon and stickers are from michael's.

 
these stickers happen to be the perfect match for the lids which made making these extra fun.

so now let's put something in them by using this recipe.

here's a quick pic of how i made them.

i like to stick the dough in a ziploc to color it instead of doing it in a bowl. i smoosh the bag to death til all the food coloring is mixed in. 
it sure saves a lot of food coloring cleanup in the bowl and on your hands!

ok so once you have your red dough,

look it's a mini apple.
ok it looks like a big apple in the pic but it really is small. 
in fact it's about grape size.
so make your apples like grapes that look like apples.

huh?

no worries, you'll see the real size in the next pic.


ok so there are your cute little boxes to give out to all your school friends.
you can tell them you made them on your "break".
:)






16 comments:

  1. Hi Lisa - You are the apple of my eye! This craft is simply delightful! Hugs, Holly

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    1. thank you Holly! as long as i'm not a watermelon or pickle i'm good to go....huh? LOL just being weirdly silly :>O

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  2. Lisa, I love your apple orchard and love buttercream mints!! :)

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    1. oh Kim i don't think you can make anything i wouldn't love! thank you SOOOO much! :>D

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  3. First of all, what fun to come home from vacation and see lots of cuteness to catch up on here!
    I love these! I'm a fan of the current trend to host "Back to School" parties for kids. That's a chance to reconnect with buddies you may have lost contact with over the summer, making the first day back a more comfortable one. These would be darling as party favors for an even like that!

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    1. hooray! you're back J! i sure missed seeing your comments! they always make me giggle and you always have another idea for them which i love. i would love to go to any one of your parties! :>D

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  4. ADORABLE! Buttercream mints are like little bits of heaven!

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    1. I LOVE it when nice folks like you give me capital letter comments! it's like a little bit of heaven! THANK YOU Cookie Puzzle! :>D

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  5. These are so cute! My favorite would have to be the butter-cream mints. Thank you for linking up to Party Time and we hope to see you again next week!

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    1. thank you Jacqui! the shapes you can make with the buttercream mints are endless! :)

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  6. I swear you always have the cutest ideas for every occasion! :)

    Thanks for joining the Link Up this week!

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    1. and i swear you are one out of many link party hostesses who actually check out my link every time! THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU Jess! i'll keep trying to come up with cute ideas for your party :)

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  7. Super cute! I bet these are tasty! Thanks for sharing at the party. I appreciate all your creativity and sharing. Theresa @DearCreatives

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    1. they are pretty yummy Theresa! it was fun to eat mini apples :) thank you SO much for your comment, party and sweetness :)

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  8. Another cute and edible creation! These apples are adorable! Thanks for sharing @ Submarine Sunday!

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    1. thank you T'onna! it's funny once you start making food out of another food, the fun just keeps on a comin'! :>O

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