A couple of years ago I created a pouch for a hot chocolate sachet using the Envelope Punch Board. I thought that it was time to revisit that project but sadly the Envelope Punch Board is no longer available from Stampin’ Up! So this year I redesigned the pouch so you can create it using the Simply Scored Scoring Tool instead.
COMFORT AND JOY
The “comfort and joy” sentiment comes from the Cup of Christmas Stamp Set.
First I wiped a piece of Thick Very Vanilla Card with an Embossing Buddy to remove any oils and static. Then I stamped the sentiment using VersaMark ink and sprinkled it with Copper Stampin’ Emboss Powder. Next I tapped off the excess powder and removed some stray specks. Then I melted the remaining powder using my Heat Tool set on 2 (high) but only until the embossing powder just began to melt.
Then I went back to the VersaMark ink pad and stamped the separate cup outline around the sentiment which I could now clearly see. Once again I sprinkled the image with the copper embossing power and tapped off the excess. Finally once I’d removed any stray specks I melted all the embossing powder fully.
With the embossing complete I cut out the cup image using the coordinating die from the Cup of Christmas Dies. Then I was ready to make my pouch.
MAKING THE HOT CHOCOLATE POUCH
I decided to use a piece from the stunning Brightly Gleaming Specialty Designer Series Paper (DSP). This paper comes in 12″ x 12″ sheets so you can get four pouches from one sheet.
As I showed in the video I began with a 6″ x 6″ piece of DSP.
With the paper placed diagonally along the 4-1/4″ line I scored it at 2-3/4″ and 5-7/8″.
Then turning the paper and lining up the other diagonal in the same way I scored it at 6-3/8″.
TIP – When scoring the DSP remember to be gentle and use the larger end of the scoring stylus.
And that’s all there is to it. I think these make great stocking stuffers or simple appreciation gifts that are perfect for this time of year. I’m so glad I was able to provide an alternate option for those of you who only have a scoring board.
If you have an Envelope Punch Board check out my hot chocolate pouch project from last year in my blog post Hot chocolate pouch for a customer.
As I look out the window I see flurries in the air, maybe it’s time to make up that hot chocolate…
UPDATE 2020: – Sadly the following products have retired and are no longer available from Stampin’ Up!
- Cup Of Christmas Stamp Set
- Cup Of Cheer Dies
- Cup Of Christmas Bundle
- Embossing Buddy