The Best Kisses are Chocolate

Welcome to the Link Up Love “Valentines” Party at Getting Cricky.   Today I’m linking up a little bowl of chocolate serendipity!   Yes, I intended this project to be something else but by happy accident it turned into this. The Best Kisses are Chocolate, right?
Chocolate Kiss Labels

I was attempting to make the small ice cream cone/cupcake on Sweet Tooth Boxes and for some reason my cuts were off and the whole project wouldn’t fit together. (Well, Duh..they need to be the same size to fit so- Duh again!) Let’s face it though, the directions on that cartridge are not the easiest to follow.
Anyways, I ho-hummed about my mistake, was irritated that I wasted good double-sided card stock, kept starring at it and finally my mistake turned into a candy bowl.  I’m totally in love with this happy accident!  Just wait until you see what I turned the other part of the cupcake into.. Yippee!
Chocolate Kiss Bowl

I stamped the sign and each Hershey Kiss using various K. Andrew Designs sentiment sets:

Food for Thought -“Squeeze, Love, Sweet”
Winter Wishes-“Kiss, Cute, Best, Kisses”
Coffee & Tea Tag-AlongChocolate, Yum!, HOT”

I saw this stamp idea on Pinterest and just had to do it! The small circle is cut at .75 inches. I  used my Cricut to cut the circles because I don’t have a punch that small and used Kristals’ stamps since they were the perfect size to stamp on the circle.

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Comments

  1. says

    Very cool Holly, I used this cut (the whole thing) for the hop this friday!! I love how you turned a mistake into a work of art, very cool!! Can’t wait to see what you have done with the other half!!
    Kristan
    GCDT-Sister

  2. says

    Hi Holly! I love love love this! The stamps on the bottom of the candy is so clever, and I love how you turned your ‘mistake’ into a really cute project!! I was laughing about your being upset about wasting paper, I am SO the same way even though I have TONS of it, lol!! I am stopping by from the Getting Cricky linky party and am already a follower :)
    Hugs,
    Heather P
    http://www.heather-p.blogspot.com

  3. says

    This is just adorable! I love the cute basket you made and the way you added the sentiments to the bottoms of the kiss’s. Such a great idea! Thanks for playing at Whimsical Wednesdays!

  4. says

    Awesome, awesome project, Holly!! I love how you turned a mistake into a masterpiece!! And I love the stamped circles on the bottom of the kisses…so creative!! Thanks so much for playing along at Decorate to Celebrate!

    Lisa
    Decorate to Celebrate DT (and your GCDT sister)
    indymermaid.blogspot.com

  5. says

    100% adorable & YUMMY! I’m having a Valentine/dessert party and I am certainly going to do something like this. Thanks for the inspiring and really funny blurb about how you did it. I also have had endless trouble with that cartridge and think Cricut owes us a new one that is correct on sizing!
    Creative Wishes,
    New Follower (please stop by)
    Claire
    http://www.scrapmyway.blogspot.com

  6. says

    What a cute candy dish! And I love the candies. I’ve been wanting to do some kisses for Christmas and never got around to it. Maybe for Valentines. :)

    CraftyKitten1.blogspot.com

  7. says

    now how sweet is this i love your candy dish and really like the sentiment ideas on the bottom of the kisses thanks for sharing this with us at whimwedensdays :)

  8. says

    Oh my, this is a fantastic accident! I love this sweet candy bow! The patterns and ribbon are gorgeous.. and I am CRAZY about all the sentiments you cut out for the kisses. And the sign just makes me happy. :o) Loving, chocolatey, and sparkly! Exquisite project. Thank you for playing along with us at Whimsical Wednesday!

    Hugs and blessings!

  9. says

    Don’t you just love those happy accidents! This one sure came out great. Yes, that cart is a little tricky, and the first time I used it, I was very close to lighting the book on fire and smashing the cart with a hammer. Once you look at thought and figure it out..you do feel like duh!!! Oh well, Im blonde so I have an excuse ;). Love the patterned paper and colors on this. Thanks for joining us over at Whimsical Wednesdays.

  10. says

    Oh my gosh, is that ever cute! Love the little ditties on the bottoms of the kisses! Really, really cute project! Thanks for joining us at Whimsical Wednesdays!

  11. says

    mmmmmm chocolate!!!! Holy Heavens you are one patient woman to put this together and what a beautiful job you did!!!!!!!! I love how you put circles with sentiments on the bottom of them!!! Totally awesome…
    Sending lots of linking up love

  12. says

    I love this and I love how you took a boo boo and made it into something special!! It is so adorable and yummy looking!! lol Congrats on making the chirp!!!

  13. says

    This is so cute! Thanks so much for sharing. But…is it my eyes getting older, or is the main font on the page very hard to read? On my computer, the lines of text are overlapping and it drives my eyes crazy. Don’t know if that’s really the way it is, or if that’s the way it comes through on my computer.

  14. says

    Holly, this is such a neat idea! What’s even better, turning a wrecked cut into something awesome!! (hate wasting good double sided paper too) Thanks for the Valentines Idea!!!

    Michelle R

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