Saturday, October 27, 2012

Toilet Paper Treats for Boooo

Ok so I have sports, Girl Scouts and three classrooms of kids to make treats for this year, over 100 lil treats to create! (Kind of scary!)

Keeping costs low is ideal when it comes to this time of year. Ok so I nabbed a large bag of tootsie roll miniature pops, a roll of Charmin toilet paper, Googlies (Adhesive backed Googlies eyes from the Holiday Mini), a sharpie in black, adhesive backed Rhinestones and white ribbon.

Two squares of TP cover the pop and hide the color (you get what you get and you don't throw a fit, a moms mantra!) tie the ribbon around the stick of the pop. Apply the Googlies, and color the crystal rhinestone with the sharpie (creates an onyx look). Bam! Easy, low cost, cute and FUN!

I added a 3x3" tag of Whisper White that I wrote a lil tag for my son's football team. The Spider Web folder and Big Shot create a great texture and look! With the Stampin' Dimensional adhesive I applied the black and silver embossed Kiddodles spider that i punched w/the scallop punch and it is done! Easy peasy, lemon squeezey. It's sooo scary how cute it is! Lol.
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