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Ribbon Top Treat Carrots

 

With Easter fast approaching it was time I whipped up something fun for the kiddos!  I recently invested in a Silhouette die cut machine and wanted to put it to good use.  The tutorial below utilizes a die cut shape I downloaded, but you can get the idea of the shape by the photos below.  Of course it also makes great use of green shades of May Arts ribbon too.

First I cut the shape from a pretty shade of orange cardstock by American Crafts.

 

 

One side of the shape needs adhesive. Here I used double sided tape to hold it together.

 

 

This is how it looks once glued together.

 

 

Of course any treat container needs treats 😉 This time of year it is all about the jellybeans.

 

 

Here are the ribbons I chose to use. From top to bottom: 385-58-46, 391-58-16, and RG46. I loved using the various shades of green in all the different textures.

 

 

The holes through the top of the cardstock allow for the ribbon to go through—here I used two different kinds and just tied them on the top. A ribbon carrot top! Love it 🙂

 

 

Here it is complete…

 

 

But it needed a little something….so I typed up a greeting on kraft cardstock and punched it out as a label. Using the natural looking SM10 I used my tiny attacher to staple it to the string.

 

 

Tied around the carrot it's the perfect touch.

 

 

I remembered I had this old crate-style box. Looks like they were just picked from the patch 😉 I might surprise the boys by having them on their breakfast plates Easter morning, or maybe just make a boxful to sit by the front door for friends who might stop by between now and then. In any case a simple little treat, made perfect by May Arts ribbon!
Thanks for joining me today and if you have any questions let us know! See you next time!

 

Blog Post By: Lexi Bridges

  1. Michelle Bartel

    So cute! Thank you for sharing your idea.

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  2. samantha Sibbet

    LOVE these Lexi!, very very cute!

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  3. Linda Slattery

    Very cute carrots, and I’m lovin’ that second ribbon in the stack! Too cute.

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  4. jen shears

    SUPER cute, Lexi! Love the ribbons you used as accent! 🙂

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  5. Danielle Flanders

    These are adorable, Lexi and I love how you photographed them!

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  6. Andrea

    Darling, and yes the tag on the front makes them complete. How’bout sening some my way, wink!

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  7. Larissa Heskett

    So cute LEXI!! =)
    I LOVE the idea and I’m sure anyone would be Hopping with joy if they recieved one of these!! =) Have a GLORIOUS EASTER!! =)

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  8. Charlene

    Yummy ribbon, cute design and Jelly Beans! What’s not to love? 🙂 Really cute, Lexi!

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  9. DJ

    Just adorable, such a creative idea!! THANKS
    Donna Przy….

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