Sunday, December 2, 2012

12 Days of Christmas Blog Hop - Day 9





Welcome to the 12 Days of Christmas Blog Hop! 

You should have arrived from Theresa's blog.  You can start the hop from the beginning at Lisa's blog.



 It's day 9 of 12 days of fabulous Holiday projects!


Today's project was a true labor of love.  I've been saving pickle jars for well over a year with the intention of making them into a craft project.  What I didn't really count on was having to get the pickle smell out of a pickle jar before using them.  It was quite the adventure with a lot of trial, error and a curse word or two thrown in just because I could, but finally they were pickle smell free!  I repurposed my pickle jars into homemade dog treat jars!!  At the time I took these pictures, I hadn't made my dog treats yet.  I filled one of the jars with store bought treats and left the rest of the jars empty.  I ended up with 14 of these!  Good thing I know a lot of dog owners.


I used Create A Critter 2 to create my holiday dog.  He's cut at 3.5 inches, I hid the face cuts and used PK dog faces stamp.


I used paw print ribbon to wrap around the lid...mostly to hide the expiration date of the pickles. LOL


Overall I used three different PK doggie face stamps.  I used a white gel pen on the eyes and a red gel pen on the tongue.  


Personally, I like this doggie face stamp the best!  

 A paw print border punch was used on the red cardstock.


I heat embossed the lid with a stamp I got in the $1 bin at Michaels.  The dog bone is also from Create A Critter 2.


Up next is Jillian!  

See you tomorrow with another new Holiday 2012 project!  Have an awesome day.
Sheila




18 comments:

  1. So Super Cute! Love your Doggie Treat Jars! I have my Buttons in a pickle Jar and I can still smell a little Pickle when I open the Jar. Thanks for Sharing! :0)

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  2. That is a super clever and cute idea - TFS and it's been fun hopping w/you during this event!

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  3. i have never met a dog i didn't love, so these are so super cute! And the peachy keen faces...oh my. Thanks for sharing!

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  4. Hi Shelia - cute cute - love that cartridge - so many great ideas - I also have that stamp set - wonderful set - you did a great job on your doggie jars! thanks for sharing your lovely projects this week - Have a great week and thanks for being on the hop! Enjoy your week!
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  5. This is just so cool Sheila. I love the idea. I had a dog once but unfortunately she isn't with us anymore due to the fact that she got run over by a car, the poor dear. But I'll definitely have to make these if we ever decide to get a new one. TFS
    Hugs, Rosalee

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  6. Great idea,soooo cute....MaryG.

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  7. Sheila Totally Awesome, I have several people i know with dogs, but they also have kitty treats so this would be fun really for any pet. :D any kind of jar would work too. I'm so excited to have gifts for the friends and family pets. Thanks for sharing.

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  8. what a marvelous Idea!! I never thought of doing this:)) I may have to treat my neighbors dogs.
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  9. What a super cute idea for dog owners...love it
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  10. Too cute. Think I will use your idea for my mom's puppy. Copper is the newest addition to the family. He already has a stocking :)

    Melissa
    scraplady202@gmail.com

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  11. Love the faces on the puppies! Those are just too cute!

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  12. That is a really great gift for the dog lovers in your life. Thanks for sharing. I love the adorable paper and sentiment you used.


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  13. How adorable!
    Miranda :)
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  14. Love these! So very cute!!
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  15. Those faces crack me up!! They are soooooo cute!! I love your project too! You are going to make some little puppies very happy!!

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  16. How super cute and love all the peachy faces on the cute doggies.

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  17. Oh, this is AWESOME! I am a HUGE dog lover and just found your blog. I don't have any Peachy Keen stamps yet, but hope to try them soon - they are having a HUGE sale, not sure what sizes to get though... Cheers!
    ~ Meredith

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