Monday, July 9, 2012

Water Bottle Treat Holder

Good Morning! Gina from creationsbyGina, back with another post featuring Close To My Heart products. I'm excited to share a project with you today that I came up with while trying to think of a goodie to give our guests during an afternoon at the pool. This is what I have made to show you today:

Using the Art Philosophy cartridge by CTMH, I cut the door hanger on page 25  at 10 inches. On my Gypsy, I eliminated the slit that cuts on the hanger. I used a 1.5 scallop circle punch by Recollections to make the hole a little bigger. This will work just as well leaving that step out.
Next I scored all the score lines. I added a score line 2 inches from the top that is not on the original cut. Please note that this score line can be placed anywhere to work with a different sized bottle. I added some adheasive to the tabs as well. To decorate the holder I used Life Is A Beach cartridge and Create A Critter. I cut the crab and layer at 1.5 inches. The umbrella and layer at 2.5 inches. The "Summer" phrase has a parrot attached to it that I cut off. I cut this at 1.5
I also hand cut a strip of sand colored card stock for the beach. Before gluing down all the pieces, I used CTMH inks in Dessert Sand, Pear, and Lagoon to ink the edges of various pieces. I measured the sand piece to wrap around the bottom.
Next, I used CTMH twine in Creme Broulet to wrap around the back. I was hoping this looked like sun rays. I had a pre cut cloud shape in my stash that I popped up after gluing down the Summer sentiment. All of the paper used in today's project is Close To My Heart cardstock. The colors are just beautiful. All that is left to do is add a packet of powdered drink mix, a little tube of sunscreen, maybe a treat or two, and this cutie is ready to hang on a water bottle to take to the pool!

This project can be changed up in many ways for any occasion, and it was so fun to put together! I hope you have enjoyed my project for today. Please stop by my blog to say hello or let me know if I can help you with any of your CTMH product needs. Check back real soon to see all the great new  items in the Fall/Winter catalogue arriving soon! Have a great day!

6 comments:

Sheila aka SassyLady said...

What a GREAT project. I love how it turned out. What a great idea to alter the hanger with your Gypsy to fit your need. Love the cute summery cuts you used too! TFS

Tanya/Nonna said...

Too, too cute! What a great little summer time project - adorable!

Nicole said...

This is a great idea! I will definitely have to make up some for a summer picnic!!

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Ian said...

This is absolutely fantastic! I am so impressed with what you did and how it fits nicely on the water bottle. How cool! I'm going to try this for a party or something in the future! Thanks for the ideas!! Great job! :)

Cricut Couple said...

Look at all those wonderful details! This is one of the cutest things I have ever seen and what a wonderful idea!!! TFS!