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HollyDay Party - Guest Favors

9:00 AM Tiffany Hinton 9 Comments

Do you love to get gifts?  I know I do!  I love when I receive an unexpected gift that I can really use.  That feel of 'oh this is perfect' and you know just what your going to do with it.  That is the idea with our favors for our perfect holiday party.

We are going to give them a Party in a Box with the theme from our party.  We are going to make the box and include the bag toppers, circle tags and some ribbon. Now don't freak out this is really simple.  Pull out your Holly Day Party Kit and print out the bag toppers and circle tags.  

2 sheets of 8 1/2 x 11 Cardstock or 1 sheet 12 x 12 
Circle Tags
Bag Toppers
Small clear gift bag (5 x 9)

Let's make the box.  
Cut each of the following from the card stock: 
5 1/2 x 7 score at 3/4 on all sides
5 1/2 x 5 1/2 score at 2 1/2, 3 1/4, 4 
2 1/2 x 7 score at 3 1/4, 4, 4 3/4  
Here is a video with instruction to make the box.

Now for the contents.
Cut out the bag toppers and fold in half. 
Cut out the circle tags.  A 2 1/2 circle punch makes these easier, but good old scissor are great too!
Cut a few sections of ribbon, string, or jute to include.

Place your gift in the plastic bag and tie shut, remember to hold out one circle tag to tie around the top as a gift tag.  

The best part is they can use the items for gift wrapping or for their own party!  

Next Wednesday we will tackle the decor and tying the whole party together.  Your guest will say this looks like something from HGTV!  or you are so Martha!

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Awesome tutorials, love it all of course!

Homa Style said...

I would love to receive these as a guest favor. Which is the test if your favors are great...would you like one.
Homa Style is having a 12 Days of Christmas link party going on now.
I would love it if you linked up your guest favor idea.
The link is

so cute and i love going to parties where i get favors, even if i am a grown up! :)

Thank you for the invite to share my holiday party favors. I linked up. There are some great ideas on your linky. Thank you

Thank you Cassie. I love party favors too!

such a great idea! party favors are so fun!! Thank you so much for linking up to our party!!

Thanks for sharing your project in last week's Crafty Showcase. We love how you inspire others on the internet! Stop back over and share more of your talent in the new Bowdabra Crafty Showcase starting Friday night midnight!
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Thank you Susie! I can't wait to share my upcoming Valentine projects with everyone

Terri Lane said...

Wonderful idea! Thanks for sharing this. Creative mind is very important in thinking for a wonderful party favors - which i don't have! :) -