New Year's Party in a Box.


Last week as Christmas drew closer I had to let some things go. One of those things was delivering treats to a few friends. I figured I could come up with something fun for the New Year which would give me time to stop stressing and really enjoy the Christmas holiday.


This week as I was brainstorming ideas I remembered seeing these cute miniature glass bottles of sparkling cider at the Grocery Distributor the last time I was there. I made a special trip and low and behold, they still had some in stock. 12 mini bottles for $12.


I found 30 paper party blowers for $5 at Target in their "New Year's Party" section. A little dash of handmade confetti and I had a New Year's Party in a Box.




The kraft boxes are from Xpedx and were from my stash.

I created the labels with our name on them but made a more generic version to share with you all. Just in case you had to let some things go last week too.

You can download the label here.

The thing I love the most about this idea is that you could use this same concept for an anniversary gift, wedding party favors, housewarming, etc. A quick label change and the possibilities are endless.

21 comments:

  1. This is so charming and such a great gift! Thanks for sharing the free download and inspiring us!
    xo Ez

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  2. What a neat idea! I've never seen mini bottles of sparkling cider - those are great. And good job on making party blowers from Target look classy!

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  3. You always have the best items in 'your stash'! Can you send me your shopping list next time when you order craft supplies!!

    Happy New Year's!

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  4. What a simple idea made smashing with your flair for packaging!

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  5. i simply ADORE this idea. thank you for inspiring me. i love kraft boxes and will have to break some out. happy new year. am new to your blog and will be browsing!

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  6. This is such a great idea! I love it!!

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  7. Ummm I'm so far behind maybe I'll get them done for Valentines Day? You knock my socks off girl!

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  8. What a wonderful and delightful idea. Thank you for sharing!
    xoxo,
    Amy
    ps Happy New Year!

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  9. Love the party in a box idea and New Years is such a fabulous time to showcase it!!!

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  10. are there certain size avery labels that work with this printable? do tell! Dandee, you never disappoint!

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  11. Thanks for all the nice comments, friends!

    Molly, I use full sheets of label paper for this type of printable. You can find them at any office supply store in the label aisle. I've even snagged them at Wal-Mart in the past. Hope it helps!

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  12. wow that is such a cute idea! I wish i was your neighbor! :) Happy New Year!

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  13. So cute! I let Christmas cards go this year. I just knew we couldn't pull anything together. So we'll do New Years cards instead. Although we haven't exactly started working on them yet, so who knows!

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  14. Oh, how fabulous! What a simple yet effective and lovely gift!

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  15. This kit is so darling. I wish I'd had it last week! Next year!

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  16. This is so amazing... I am hoping to make a box for my good friends who just bought a home... I need some advice... I have no design background... can you give me a few directions and pointers on designing labels?

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  17. I loved your idea and used it for my presents here in Switzerland. Unfortunately I couldn't find the boxes so I used paper bags and Washi tape, I hope you like them? Thank you for sharing, you saved ma from a gift dilemma! http://irenkoblog.blogspot.com/

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