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Homemade Christmas Gifts - Cookie Box

By: Suzanne Cook

A perfect gift for your child's teacher or mentor, this sweet homemade Christmas gift is perfect for a batch of your favorite cookies.

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At a Glance:

Project #14984 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Apple Barrel Logo
  • Mod Podge Decoupage Finishes and Formulas Logo

Mod Podge ® Gloss, 8 oz. - CS11201

Number Needed: 1 $7.49
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Mod Podge ® Sparkle, 8 oz. - CS11211

Number Needed: 1 $8.99
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Mod Podge ® 2-1/4" Brush Applicator, Gold Taklon - 24960

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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Chestnut, 2 oz. - 21391

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Bright Red, 2 oz. - 20501

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
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  1. Cut two rectangles 7¾” long x 3” tall from the thin white paper.
  2. Squeeze a small amount of Chestnut onto a paper plate. Using the ¼” dauber, dauber the paint onto your child’s thumb. Press a row of thumbprints in the along the center of each white strip of paper. Let dry.
  3. Squeeze out a small amount of Bright Red onto the paper plate. Using the ⅝” dauber, daube a red nose on the bottom of each thumbprint. Let dry.
  4. Draw antlers and eyes on the reindeer.
  5. With the box flat, apply a thin coat of Kids Washout to one side of the box. Place the artwork and smooth with your fingers in place. Topcoat with Kids Washout.
  6. Repeat with the second side. Be sure to double check the direction of the folds so that your artwork is right side up.
  7. As your box dries, print out the gift tag design from the downloadable art. Cut out. Sign the card with the permanent marker or pencil.
  8. Layer the prepared tag onto the scrapbook paper with Mod Podge Sparkle. Let dry.
  9. Cut out the tag, punch a hole with the hole punch, and thread with a 17” length of ribbon.
  10. Assemble box, fill with cookies, and attach gift tag.

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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.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.