Saturday, October 26, 2013

SPOOKY

Hope you're gearing up for a spooooooky Halloween!

Do you remember the sour cream containers -- especially popular a few years ago -- that were meant to hold treats for any and all occasions? I've made a few. But, it always bothered me that, unless you opt to go without the treats contained within, you needed to somehow destroy the container to get at them. I mean, otherwise, what is the purpose of a treat container? To contain treats, right. But, you want to be able to enjoy them too. And who likes ruining something so cute just to get at some yummy calories?

I decided to change things up a bit and made my own version of the traditional sour cream containers:


See that nifty purple bull clip on mine? I left the top of the container open to add the treats, then just "closed" it with the bull clip. The clip keeps it securely shut, looks cute, and is easy to open and close back up again without wrecking the container.



They are such odd-looking containers, it is really a challenge to show a decent image of a sour cream container, especially if you've never seen one before. 


There are many videos on YouTube if you'd like to try to make one of your own. But always remember to use a very strong adhesive, such as Stampin' Up!'s Sticky Strip. 

Spooky
Smiles.




8 comments:

  1. BRILLIANT!!! Pinning also. I also want to make those and this makes such good sense. Linda

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  2. Great idea! I love all your paper crafts-so cute.

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  3. I'm not familiar with the yogurt container version but these are just adorable. The clip takes it to another level! Paper goodies all on their own. Visiting via 'Alderberry Hill Make the Scene Monday' from over at www.ritewhileucan.com

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  4. This is a lovely idea Linda! It looks so good and yoy get to use it in so many ways too! XOXO
    Cami

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  5. Great idea! I've made my share over the years, and yes, it is a shame to destroy them, love your creative thinking... and I agree, they are difficult to photograph, but you did a great job.
    I linked over from the Inspiration Board Link Party where I am participating with my
    Cute Halloween project,
    If the Broom Fits Free Printable,
    Every Leaf Free Printable
    I would love it if you'd stop by.
    Hugs, antonella :-)

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  6. Genius!! So many options! Thanks for sharing on Sunday FUNday!

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