Each box holds four peppermint patties turned on their sides or three if they're laying flat. I turned them sideways. This part is what took a bit longer - the holiday mix bag has red, green and silver wrappers. I wanted an even mixture of colors in the boxes. I also wanted both red and green scallops on the candies. After dividing two bags of Patties into three bowls and counting each color, I devised this strategy - red scallop on green wrapper, green scallop on silver wrapper, red scallop on silver wrapper, green scallop on red wrapper. I know there are shadows so you can't really tell in this picture, but trust me - each box is this way. OCD anyone? ;-P
The stocking is a My Timeless Templates download by Lauren Meader for Papertrey Ink. http://www.papertreyink.com/timeless_templates.html This is the Stocking Stuffer template which is a free download. The whole thing prints right onto your cardstock - stocking front and back, heel, toe, cuff, hanger, open-top box that's between the two stockings. Super easy! I am very impressed with this product and will definitely be getting more of Lauren's templates. I cut out the stockings and cuffs, taped them on the DCWV Christmas paper I wanted, then cut them out again. I thought this black and pink combo was fun for teens. Inside is a bottle of Pink Sugar shower gel, some mini pb cups, and peppermint patties.
Today I am grateful for: eating snowman Peeps between stops while running errands with the kids, having the funds to bring home a van full of food from the store, no tangle spray for my daughter, playing in the chilly sunshine, and hot chocolate to warm up with