Thursday, March 1, 2012

Easter Blessings Candy Basket

Hello Friends!
Today, I would like to share with you this cute candy basket that I think is perfect for Easter!

This basket is made with the "Hexagon Petal Envelope" die template by Spellbinders. I designed this die template for Spellbinders to make an envelope, but it works great for making baskets too!!
The "Easter Blessings" rubber stamp is from JustRite, this set is called "Spring Words". I love JustRite rubber stamps and die templates, they are just beautiful!
The patterned paper is from Graphic 45, this collection is called "Once Upon a Springtime", it is one of my favorite paper collections they have.
See the pictures below to see the basic steps, but to see a complete tutorial on how to make this basket, go to this "Link".

To wrap the chocolate Nuggets by Hershey's, cut 1 x 3 inches paper strips, secure with tape. I also die-cut several of the little flowers in the Hexagon Petal Envelope set. The flowers fit perfect on top of the Nuggets, I used glue dots to secure in place.

You can also make this matching envelope with the same die template "Hexagon Petal Envelope" by Spellbinders. The flower is made with the "Anemone Flower Topper" die template by Spellbinders. See pictures below.

To make the flower, die-cut and emboss the 3 flowers in the set using the "The Grand Calibur" machine. Curl the petals and layer the flowers with foam dots for more dimension. For the center of the flower I used self-stick pearls.

 I also distressed the borders of the envelope and the flower with Distress Ink by Tim Holtz. Here is the finished project.

Project Supplies:

Grand Calibur Machine by Spellbinders
Hexagon Petal Envelope die template by Spellbinders
Anemone Flower Topper die template by Spellbinders 
Spring Words clear rubber stamps by JustRite
Once Upon a Springtime paper collection by Graphic 45

Thank you for visiting! Hugs!



  1. Really pretty basket! I love the pastel colors.

  2. Wowzers!!! Marisa, this is Gorgeous!!! I LOVE your designs, you are so incredibly talented! I can't wait to see what else you come up with! Perfect paper choice, beautiful! Blessings". Kathy

  3. Another stunning project Marissa, so clever! I love how that petal box die can be used both open, like in your basket example and folded down like in the envelope.(I am saving up for it lol) The "Once Upon a Springtime" papers are just perfect for this project!

  4. This is gorgeous!!! I have to try one of these. That is one of my all time favorite lines from any company. I am following your blog now. Wonderful creations!

  5. Hi Marisa! This basket is so gorgeous -- you did a beautiful job and I know whoever is gonna receive this basket will be so excited and feel really blessed!! Hope you have a wonderful, crafty weekend, lady!! :)

  6. Absolutely beautiful! Thank you so much for sharing it.


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