Stocking Your Hostess Gift Pantry: DIY Details

by Mindy Lockard on November 7, 2012

Okay Gracious friends if you weren’t in Seattle on Monday..

or if you were and didn’t tune-in to King 5…

or you did and are looking for the details, you can find the clip from King 5 New Day Northwest here!

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SO Sweet | Vanilla Sugar

What You Need (Makes 6 Jars)

6 cups sugar
4 Vanilla Bean
6 Glass Jars
The Gracious Girl DIY Printable | Vanilla Sticker (Printed on full sheet of label/sticker paper) cut them out
The Gracious Girl DIY Printable |Tags (Printed on full sheet of cardstock) cut them out
Ribbon

Step by Step

  1. Pour six cups of sugar into a large mixing bowl.
  2. Carefully using a knife cut the bean lengthwise and gently scrape out the beans with a spoon and add to sugar. Mix well.
  3. Using a 1 cup measuring cup evenly transfer Vanilla Sugar to jars.
  4. Label with The Gracious Girl “Vanilla Sugar” sticker and “So Sweet” tag.
  5. Allow two weeks for the sugar and vanilla to infuse before giving.

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DIY Printables | Cardstock

Download “Vanilla Sugar” tag| to be printed on cardstock

The Gracious Girl DIY Printable | Vanilla Sugar in Harvest

Both printables come packaged in one document. We print the first “So Sweet…” on a full page of cardstock and the “Vanilla Sugar” on full sheet of sticker paper and cut them out!

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The Gracious Girl DIY Printable | Vanilla Sugar in Holiday

Both printables come packaged in one document. We print the first “So Sweet…” on a full page of cardstock and the “Vanilla Sugar” on full sheet of sticker paper and cut them out!

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You Light Up Our Lives | Match Boxes

What You Need

  1. MatchBoxes
  2. The Gracious Girl DIY Printable | Matchbox Sticker (printed on full sheet of sticker/label paper)
  3. Coloring Supplies: permanent pen, colors, pencils
  4. The Gracious Girl DIY Printable | Light Up our Lives Tag (print on full sheet of cardstock)

Step by Step

  1. Print The Gracious Girl DIY Printable | Matchbox Label
  2. Cut out the label
  3. Get creative
  4. Wrap around matchbox
  5. Tie a ribbon and add label

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The Gracious Girl DIY Printable | “You Light Up” Tag

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The Gracious Girl DIY Printable | “You Light Up”  Box Stickers

to be printed on a full sheet of sticker paper, draw with permanent marker, paint and cut out!

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We are NUTS about you! | Nut Vase

What You Need

  1. Empty soup can (free of sharp edges)
  2. Nuts (I love almonds and hazelnuts)
  3. Ribbon
  4. Glue gun
  5. Moss
  6. Flowers

Step by Step

  1. Glue ribbon to the top and bottom rim of the can.
  2. Using the glue gun, glue the nuts starting at the top of the ribbon on the bottom and glue in a pattern.
  3. Fill in the gaps around the nuts with hot glue and moss.
  4. Arrange the flowers.
  5. Happy Giving.

We hope you’ll visit tomorrow for this fun step-by-step!

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