I can't believe that September is here and that my kids are starting school tomorrow, they are both really excited. I hope they find their first day a good one. This new school is much bigger than they are used to and their class is much larger too. This summer has just flown by…with selling our house, packing, moving and unpacking…we didn't get much of a summer at all. We did do a few fun things here and there, but, we didn't get to have a get-away at all. I'm glad to be settled into our house now. We still don't have everything unpacked, but, the important stuff is all out. The next priority for this house is blinds and curtains. I feel like I live in a glass bubble. I'm going to Utah next week for the Founder's Circle trip and still have so much to organize…including making 135 cards…yikes! I guess I better sign off now and get them started!
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If you are looking for something a bit different to make this Halloween, try out these easy Halloween-themed water bottle hangers! There's a little pocket on the front to put a package of Crystal Light or something similar. This version of the project features Wicked Cool (W118738/C120600) from the Idea Book and Catalog.
Step by Step Directions
- Cut Rich Razzleberry cardstock to 2.75 x 11.
- Score at 3 inches, and then flip over and score at 8 inches. Fold along score lines. One score will have the cardstock flipping up, and the other will be the one that hangs on the bottle.
- For the bottle hanger part, take the 1 3/8 Circle Punch and push it in all the way – this will centre it for you top to bottom. Be sure to Centre side to side and then punch.
- Flip up other panel and secure sides using Mini Glue Dots to create a pocket.
- Cut Old Olive Cardstock to 2.5 x 2.5, and Whisper White Cardstock to 2.25 x 2.25. Stamp images as desired. Above the Web is Basic Grey, the Boots are Rich Razzleberry and Spooky is in Old Olive.
- Adhere stamped panel to Old Olive piece with SNAIL, and then attach to bottle holder using SNAIL. Top off witch's boots with rhinestones.
- Stamp bats on top portion of hanger in Rich Razzleberry Classic to create a tone on tone effect.
- Punch three bats using the Bitty Bat Punch out of Basic Black. Adhere to hanger using Stampin' Dimensionals.
Stampin' Up Supply List
Stamps: Wicked Cool (W118738/C120600)
Ink: Basic Grey (109120), Rich Razzleberry (115658), Old Olive (102277)
Paper: Rich Razzleberry (115316), Old Olive (100702), Whisper White (100730)
Accessories: Basic Rhinestones (119246), SNAIL (104332), Stampin' Dimensionals (104430), Mini Glue Dots (103683)
Tools: 1 3/8 Circle Punch (119860), Bitty Bat Punch (119279)
This project can easily be adapted for multiple occasions – birthday parties, girls night out, and more. You could also clean out the bottles and fill them with candy, and cover them with Designer Series Paper for a fun twist on this, and then add a message into the front pocket of the holder. Or make a fun holder for a bottle of apple cider or wine this holiday season.
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