Saturday, November 27, 2010

Gifts from the Heart

Today, the DT for Design2Delight is hosting a different kind of blog hop. You can go here to find everyone who is playing and then click on their gift photo and it will take you to their blog for you to get more details. No getting lost in the hop on the way. Ü PLUS there will be random drawings for commenting on each hop post and on the card-ideas post. Okay, so now on to my project...I chose to use D2D's Two Apples (only 50 cents!! and it might be available for only a short time so be sure to hurry over and get it), single apple from Apple a Day set and a new to be released Tagged with Love (you are going to LOVE this new set).


Don't forget to leave a comment, and visit Card-Ideas for all the prize details. Contest will close at the end of day Cyber Monday. (Linky will close at 11:59 pm EST, November 29th, and Faith will draw winners the next day.)


I altered a Dollar Store apple spice candle. The fun thing about these candles is that after the candle has burnt down, you can clean it out and use it as a candy jar (or put anything else in it that you would like).

I love this plaid circle that is part of the tag set. I thought it was perfect to use with an apple theme.

I colored all the images with Copic markers and used scrap papers. The nice thing is about the size of these jars is that one 12 x 12 sheet of cardstock will make 12 jars! This makes a very affordable gift.

To pretty up the gift wrapping I used a cello bag and some shredded paper and tied off with vintage seam binding.

65 comments:

  1. Sweet gift! I love the colors & very afforable!

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  2. Oh the 2 apple image looks awesome on the candle jars! What a great idea!

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  3. Debbi this are just adorable! Such cute gifts!

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  4. This is a great gift Deb!
    I just love it!

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  5. Adorable, Debbie! Great gift idea.

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  6. great gift idea! I love to give and get candles and you have a wonderful way of personalizing them!

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  7. This blog hop is the BEST! The recycled candle jar idea is absolutely fabulous. Thank you so much!

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  8. Debbie, this is fantastic! I love the apple images paired with the candle jar! Cute!

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  9. Love this...and so easy to do since I have that stamp. I'm thinking I might use the idea with some applesauce I canned.

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  10. What a awesome idea and so cute!!

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  11. Great way to decorate the jar and I love the way you have packaged it as a gift too. x

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  12. Great way to dress up a candle, makes such a pretty gift.

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  13. What a great idea to dress up the candle! Beautiful job! Such a great gift idea! Love candles!! Love the idea of after burning it to clean it out for a candy jar!

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  14. I work in an elementary school and these would be perfect for any occasion. I think I'll pass it on to the PTG group for Teacher Appreciation week!

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  15. sooo Cute I am loving all the project ideas that I am getting I see several that I will be trying

    Hugs

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  16. Oh wow, love your gift idea, thankyou!

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  17. I love this idea. Who doesn't like/love candles, and to dress up one is a great way to personalize it.
    Thanks for the idea.

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  18. Such a cute idea! And I suppose you could do this with anything in a jar.. like home made jam or preserves .. too.

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  19. wow all of these ideas are great..I like the idea of candle giving...tfs
    zullu26@aol.com

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  20. Very cute! Love this project idea!

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  21. Very cute idea!!! And I love how you "matched" the papers with the scent.

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  22. Lovely idea. I love the way you made this gift special.

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  23. This, I might say is what creativity is all about! Your special touches add an elegant feel to a dollar gift.; )

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  24. Great gift idea! I love the apple theme.

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  25. fantastic project, love the colours and the sweet apple image. Thanks for sharing.
    hugs
    Michelle
    x

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  26. Very pretty! No guessing what flavor that candle is!!

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  27. Cute, quick, easy, inexpensive! What more can you ask for?

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  28. Beautiful job with this...I too love that plaid, but then again I am an apple girl!! Love your packageing. Tfs

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  29. Very cute. Thank you for letting me play along.

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  30. very pretty and a good gift ideal like this alot thank for showing

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  31. very pretty idea to dress up the jar, super cute!

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  32. Great way to decorate the jar and I love the way you have packaged it as a gift too. I'd love to receive this candle as a gift. hint hint!

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  33. This is a great idea, love to re-cycle !!

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  34. From simple to sublime - love it. I really like your ribbon treatment, so cute!

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  35. what a cute idea.. i love this one.. the tag with ribbon, the lid top and finished in the bag... what a great idea.

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  36. Such a super idea for a gift! Great job!

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  37. Great gift idea! Thanks for sharing!

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  38. What a great idea. Wow I am really loving this blog hop. Great job everyone of you.

    LGanske61@msn.com

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  39. Great idea for those jars of home-made jam I'm tucking into Christmas packages this year - TFS!!!
    Hugs,
    Deb T.

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  40. I agree, the plaid is perfect for the apple theme. Cute project!

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  41. Love the candle idea so many people love them and this idea make them more personal. Thank you for sharing.

    sdenimandlace1@aol.com

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  42. Absolutely adorable! I love the little apple image--so perfect for an apple spice candle!

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  43. I always look at such a simple stamp and wonder what could I do with THAT? The creative people in the world come up with some really great stuff-I love it!

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  44. This is a neat way to dress up the jelly jar. Love the cute apple stamp

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  45. this would be such a great gift for some work mates TFS

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  46. What a cute gift idea! I love the apples you used. This actually matches my kitchen pretty good. Guess I'm gonna have to make one for myself. Thanks so much for sharing!

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  47. Fantastic idea! It's so cute with the apple image and the wrapping is perfect!

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  48. Cute gift for kids to make/give for the holidays!

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  49. What a cute little gift...thanks for sharing.

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  50. Love the jars and the tip. I clean out candle jars all the time to use for craft storage!

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  51. What a great idea for recycling jars....very cute gift!!

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  52. I love recycling crafts - great idea! thanks

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  53. wonderful idea. Love the apples.

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  54. Great gift idea and so pretty the way you dressed it up, Debbie. I love the plaid circle too.

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  55. Awesome idea.....thank you for sharing...I will have to try this....

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  56. Super cute idea, love to alter things!

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  57. What a lovely present and great presentation. I can honestly say I would love to receive such a beautifully decorated candle.

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