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Holiday Cookie Gift Idea

By: Suzanne Cook

This quick and easy cookie jar is the ideal holiday gift idea when you're short on time.

At a Glance:

Project #14987 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Mod Podge Finishes and Formulas Logo
  • Multi-Surface Paint Logo

Mod Podge ® Sparkle, 2 oz.

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Mod Podge ® 2-1/4" Brush Applicator, Gold Taklon

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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Deep Ocean Blue, 2 oz.

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Plaid ® Brush Sets - Wood Brush Set, Flats

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Other Supplies


  1. Print out the “Happy Holiday” label and snowflake tag designs from the downloadable art. Cut out.
  2. Paint the lid in Deep Ocean Blue and let dry.
  3. Cut a ½” strip of coordinating scrapbook paper to go around the inside of the pail. Apply a thin coat of Mod Podge Sparkle over strip.  Let dry. Flip over and coat reverse side and let dry.
  4. Place strip inside pail.
  5. Lay the label and snowflakes onto scrapbook paper and trace around leaving a decorative edge with your circle template. Cut out.
  6. Apply the label papers to the top of the pail lid can using Sparkle underneath and topcoat. Let dry.
  7. Layer the snowflake tags onto the scrapbook paper with Mod Podge Sparkle. Let dry.
  8. Cut out the snowflake tags, hole-punch and thread each string.
  9. Make two small string pom-poms and tie to the snowflake tags.
  10. Place cookies inside the tin can.
  11. Tie the snowflake tags to the handle.

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Photos, cookies courtesy of Wilton Brands, LLC. Follow links below for cookie recipes shown here:
Sparkling Snowflake Spritz CookiesChristmas Tree Spritz CookiesReindeer Faces Spritz Cookies

Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

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