I saw this video on how to build little sleighs using candy canes and mini chocolate bars, and decided to try making some with our daughter. It’s a really cute way to spread some holiday cheer to friends, teachers, and neighbors – and they’re simple to assemble. She provides a helpful video on her website but here are some things that we did differently (plus a couple of things I learned along the way).
I discovered a product line called Studio 112 while shopping at my local JoAnn Fabric and Craft store the other day. They make all sorts of embellishments and card making components for $1, which is great for crafting on a budget. Things are packed in multiples so you get more than one for your dollar, such as these cute favor bags which came as a pack a three. I turned them into three pocket cards to hold a gift card by simply layering some of the components and using a piece of double sided tape to secure the gift card onto a paper tag that can be pulled out of the pocket.