Petal Card Punch Pouch: keep your candy handy

Hands down, my favorite new Designer Series Paper: Greenhouse Gala!!  Easily, for sure, no doubt (until tomorrow when I start to play with my Sunny Garden DSP, right?)

petal card punchBut for now, I’m having fun getting ready for my Latest & Greatest Showcase & Idea Blitz, and today I made a collection of little treats to hand out, using the colors from Greenhouse Gala as my inspiration. Okay, the ‘official’ color of the red in this paper is Real Red, but I like to substitute the new In Color, Poppy Parade.  You’ll see it below in my project!

These all use the NEW Petal Card Punch (aka ‘Petal Card Extra Large Double Punch’).  The center square of each of the punched pieces measures about 1″, just to give you an idea of the size.

petal card punch extra large double candy packet wedding

Here’s a close up of one of the pouches.  They each hold a single Snickers tiny size candy… I don’t have the package, so I can’t remember the actual name of this candy size.  Can anyone help me out? In any case, the stamped image on the front is from the fabulous Level 2 Hostess Stamp Set Cute By The Inch, stamped in Pear Pizzazz and cut out with scissors.

petal card punch candy idea cute by the inch hostess set

Want to learn how to make these cute little pouches at home?  I can help you!

Here’s what to do:

  1. Punch 2 Petal Card Punch pieces — be sure to press the punch down all the way to get a good embossed fold line around the edges
  2. Add a Mini Glue Dot to three of the petals on one piece
  3. Fit the two halves together, attaching with Mini Glue Dots at edges (**note, this works best if you wrap the two pieces around the candy, but it’s hard to get a good picture with the candy blocking the way!)

Have fun with these little guys–they’d be fabulous for wedding favors, party favors or as a set for gifts for friends or coworkers for pretty much any occasion.  You can check out some other ideas with candy, or try my previous wedding ideas.

Like the matching brads?  I do!  These are from the Brights Collection Brads, and just like the ‘yummy’ ribbon from yesterday, these look yummy, too.

I still have to get the candy for these little treats containers, so if you’re coming to my Open House on Saturday morning, you’ll just have to wait and see whether I found the square candies again!  (ah, the suspense)

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Stamps: Cute by the Inch (hostess stamp set, Level 2)
Inks: Pear Pizzazz, Poppy Parade,
Paper: Pear Pizzazz, Poppy Parade, Chocolate Chip, Daffodil Delight
Accessories: Petal Card Extra Large Double Punch (119273), Paper Piercing Tool (116631), Brights Brads (119740)

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12 thoughts on “Petal Card Punch Pouch: keep your candy handy”

  1. OMG! I love this!!! I was trying to figure out what to do with that punch. This is perfect! I think the candies are called “Bite Size”.

  2. Hi Meg. I love how you take an “everyday” item and make them in to such cute/fun/pretty items. Thanks. We have some small 3 Musketeers called “minis”.

  3. Hi Meg,
    I love these little boxes! Thanks for showing them. Hope you don’t mind but I’ve CASED them on my blog-giving you credit of course!!

  4. what a darling idea…. Another punch I’m going to have to buy….lol. Thank you for sharing your creativity with us.

  5. Hi Meg! I just happened upon this page…now am hoping I will have some “miniature size” candies stashed somewhere or maybe the Hershey’s nuggets will work? I have been using those to put in the little metal tins with windows. Anyway, CUTE idea and thanks for the photos, that really helps! Jan Hoyt

    p.s. I’m a friend of ME Stites and she introduced us at either Leadership or convention.

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