Thursday, October 11, 2012

I Brake for Reindeer Food

Hi, Braker Fans. I have a new project to share with you for my DT assignment for I Brake for Stamps. If you know me, you know that I love creating 3D paper crafts and since it’s getting close to Christmas I thought I would share a simple and cute Christmas favor you can make for those special people in your life.
I made a treat bag that has Reindeer food and it includes a traditional poem on the tag about how to attract Santa’s Reindeer to your home on that magical night. I used a sweet stamp from the IBFS store called “Rudolph.” Of course I didn’t color his nose red but he is still cute. I colored Rudolph with my Copics and I adhered him to my window treat box of Reindeer food.
Then I added a tag with my poem on the inside. The tag was cut from Bazzill and Stampin’ Up paper with my Cameo. I added a bow and a charm to finish it off.

My window bag is from SEI but you get make these from any craft store or you can make your own. Here is the recipe for Reindeer food and it is scrumptious.
Reindeer Food Recipe
Cover a cookie sheet with parchment or wax paper and set aside. In a large bowl mix the following:

2 1/4 cups Cheerios
3 1/4 cups Rice Chex
1 1/2 cups small pretzel twists
3/4 cup M&M’s
3/4 cup peanuts
1 - 12 oz. bag white chocolate chips

Stir gently with a wooden spoon or rubber spatula. In the microwave melt one bag of white chocolate chips according to package directions. Let cool slightly and then stir into the cereal mix a spoonful at a time mixing well. Once the entire mixture is covered, spread evenly onto your cookie sheet. Let stand for 30-60 minutes so chocolate can set. Break up with your hands and fill bags or other containers.

Stamps – I Brake for Stamps
Cardstock – Bazzill
DPs – SU
Ribbon – Michaels
Charm – Whimsy Stamps

You can get this stamp and so many others at I Brake for Stamps online store. Use my coupon code SAVE10CATHY for 10% off your purchase.

See you next Thursday…



paperpapier said...

the reindeer is so cute, Cathy! What a fun handmade Christmas favor.
Heaney xx

Christina C. said...

So it! Thanks for the inspiration!

Carla S. said...

What a cute treat box, Cathy! Love the darling little reindeer! Thanks for the recipe, too!

Anonymous said...

What a wonderful idea, I love the little reindeer stamp,very cute
hugs Julie P

Kelly said...

That is so cute! I love the idea and the Reindeer food that goes in the box. You did such a perfect job on it, really nice!

Unknown said...

Rudolph is super cute Mom! Let's make some reindeer food this weekend! Love you xoxo

Vicky said...

This is absolutely awesome sweetie, love this treat box & the recipe is awesome. I shall make this up for Payton, mine are too old now to believe in santie.........altho I still like to think there's one out there ;0)

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Patricia St Martin said...

Just love your project and the poem is awesome. Thanks for the recipe I'm going to try it. I have a poem for reindeer poop and I used red m&m's and the kids loved it, it you would like the poem let me know and I will send it to you.
Hugs, Patricia

Tricia said...

Cathy, I am so going to make a box of these for my nephews. They will love it!

Thanks for the great idea.


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