Wednesday, July 23, 2014

DIY Packaging Tips with Xyron and Maya Road


Handmade gifts are awesome- to make and receive. Recently I noticed one of my derby friends Pistol Packin Mamma was making her own soap. So I yapped up that I would love to have some, and she sweetly obliged and brought me two bars. Wrapped in wax paper and in a ziplock bag:
 all I could think of is- I can make her some cute packaging for this! The soap was amazing and I wanted to return the favor by gifting her back something out of my bag of tricks! I made her some cute packaging using Xyron and Maya Road embellishments. This is my GO TO packaging idea. It works on pretty much any shape package and flowing 5 components: Paper Wrap- sticker-tie-focal embellishment-tag. Use these 5 components on practically any handmade gift and you will kick that gift up a notch! I am giving Pistol a set of soap wraps as a thank you for the wonderful soap she made- do you have something that needs it's own packaging? Try the 5 it works!
{ So start by wrapping the paper, (here I used corrugated cardstock) and sticking with Xyron Mega Runner or High Tack Tape. Then run your own "sticker" through a Xyron Create A Sticker (here I used a Maya Road Chipboard piece sprayed orange with Colorbox Pigment Ink Spray in Tangerine). Tied it all together, then stuck on the Maya Road Kraft Flower. Then just whipped out a quick tag and Voila!}






12 comments:

  1. Really cute and
    fun idea!
    Carla from Utah

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  2. Just stopping in for the Twinery/Poppystamps blog hop. I'll check back later. Thanks.

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  3. What a pretty little gift holder! I love the tag and the flower!

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  4. Such a sweet and stylish project..love the style the twine gives
    And Thank you so much for a chance to win yummy craft goodies.
    Cheers
    Dr Sonia
    soniasv@rediffmail.com
    Cards Crafts Kids Projects

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  5. I love the soap idea! What a great gift idea!

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  6. Just stopping in for the Twinery/Poppystamps blog hop. I enjoy the packaging you mae for the soap.

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    1. so sorry, I had my pub date wrong....please see post 7/27 for my Poppystamp Project!

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  7. I love this! By I'm here twinery/poppy hop.

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  8. Stopping by again today for the Twinery/Poppy Stamps blog hop. Hope everything is okay with you... I enjoyed the sneak peek of your project on the Twinery blog - looks like you've used popsicle sticks and I'm curious to see the project. I'll try to remember to stop by again.

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  9. I'm always looking for new ways to package my supplies. If I can do it faster or easier, then it is something I'm interested in. Hopefully I can start to incorporate these ideas before the end of the quarter. That would make things a lot more productive. http://www.shalomdenver.com/business-services/packaging-and-assembly

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