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New Mini Food Packaging; Sweets Hutch Artwork & Sale; FREE Gift!

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Holiday Sweets Hutch by Design Team Member Shannon Cooper

I love how Shannon reimagined the Kitchen Cabinet Kit into a market stall (she left off the cabinet doors on the top, and the piece looks like a whole different cabinet painted white).

Here’s some intro text from Shannon’s blog post (which is filled with tips & how-to photos on making tiny things):

I cooked up a sweet little Christmas Hutch and set it in a mini scene. It is sort of like a market stall, but using a smaller hutch instead. The cabinet is a Chrysnbon kit that I assembled and painted, but using a Wooden Hutch would save some construction time.

There’s a lot to look at, isn’t there? Haha! Every time I thought I was finished, I saw an empty spot that needed something… The shelves are crammed with glass bottles and jars filled with candies and jams. There is a bowl of lemon drops near a chicken dish, a cookie sheet of gingerbread men, heart shaped sugar cookies, chocolate sandwich cookies, and a classic Yule Log. The ornaments near the gingerbread sleigh are actually glass globes that are filled with microbeads.

My intentions were to hang them on the garland but then I got the cutest cookie cutters on the planet! I fashioned little hooks from wire, glued a snippet of sewing thread in a loop on the back of the cookie cutter, then hung them from the hook. They are my favorite part of the entire project.

The hutch has a slide-y out-y bit (is it a prep area? A kneading board? I have no idea) that I used as a gift wrapping station. The flour bin holds all the gift wrap and ribbon, so it is all nice and tidy.

The dainty pot is kind of a fave, too. (See bottom left of the photo, with the lollipops in it.) It started out terra cotta colored but with a little paint and glitter, it fit nicely between the pudding and the lollies. There is a wider pot in that set also, and I painted it the same way and filled it with gingerbread hearts (to the left and behind the lollipops). Most of the cakes and candies I made from polymer clay, but the round suckers are made from hot glue and colored with Sharpies.

So clever! Thanks, Shannon!

Read more tips (and see more photos) in Shannon’s blog post. And here’s her Supply List… remember to scroll down and see more about the discount coupon, too!

New Kitchen Miniatures!

What can I say… pink is now de rigueur for the winter holidays! Most of these are practical enough to be in a retro kitchen scene to Christmas eve with milk & cookies for Santa.

Those Groceries Cans at right (in 2 sizes) are super practical and the labels from the Vintage Pantry Labels Collage Sheet would fit perfectly!

NEW: Holiday Sweets Hutch SALE

This is a coupon sale in honor of the art project above!

But first: can’t forget the new Mini Sweets Gift Kit! See the photo at right for the items in the kit:
– A Green Oven Mitt Button
NEW Pink Chips Bag
Heart-Shaped Resin Cookie or Cracker
Square Chocolate Tart

This set is FREE with all orders placed today through SATURDAY (ends at midnight November 19, 2022)! Plus all 4 of those items are included in the sale!

(More) bonus items added to the sale (remember they’re in addition to Shannon’s supply list!):
NEW Set of Fruit Candy Bags
Chocolate Rolled Cake with Cherries
Chocolate Jelly Roll Polymer Clay Slice Mix

Use coupon SWEETS when checking out to get an additional 20% off on EVERYTHING in this collection!

The sale ends SATURDAY NIGHT, November 19th at midnight PST.

See the entire sale collection here!

Posted by Leslie, November 17th, 2022

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