Birthday Card with Chocy Surprise!

This project was something I had made some years ago for my Son's birthday (which is shown in the video link), but I wanted to recreate it slightly differently.  I had already purchased my bar of chocolate a few weeks ago, and then I saw Crafty Caroline create a gift present using the same bar of chocolate.  Here is a link to her blog if you wish to check out her beautiful creation, (so thank you Caroline).  However, I wanted my chocolate to be included in a card and this is what I created.  Please check out the video link below for details of how I made it.

After I had done my video I pondered what I could put on the front of the card.  Well, as I had mentioned my neighbour John kept bees in the video, it had to be "John's Bees".  I love this card and hopefully John will love it too!

As this card has more depth than the normal card I have also made an Envelope Bag.  This will be showcased in my next blog, so watch this space.....

Sandra x
Independent UK Stampin' Up Demonstrator

Stampin' Up! Products used and showcased:

Chocolate Box
English Garden DSP - 7 x 8 1/2" (138440)
score on the long side @  3 1/2", 4, 7 1/2, 8
score on the short side @ 1/2"
Hello Honey Ribbon (133671)

Early Espresso Cardstock - 8 1/2 x 8 1/4" (131283)
score on the 8 1/2" side @ 4, 4 1/2"

Delightful Dijon Cardstock - 1 cut at 6 x 3 3/4" and 1 cut at 3 1/4 x 1 3/4"

Whisper White Cardstock - 5 x 3 1/2"
English Garden DSP - 4 x 2 1/2"

I hope you enjoyed this project.  I would love to hear from you if you have made this with your own idea!   Send me an email with a photo of your creation.  I would love to see it. 

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Sandra x

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