Here is my Valentine's Pail. This was my "If-you-brought-a-friend-to-the-girl's-night-out-this-is-your-prize" gift! Jessica brought a friend, so she got to take it home!
I just LOVE these clear pails from Stampendous. When the scrapbook stores get a shipment of these...they really fly off the shelves, so you have to buy them when you see them. They are $4.99 at The Scrapbook Page, and $3.49 at Archiver's, which is really weird...b/c usually The Scrapbook Page has better prices than Archiver's. So knows what was up with that.
This was my VERY FIRST TIME using vinyl in my Big Shot! *Pats self on back* Tee, hee!
It was so fun! And easy!
The trick is you have to take the foam out of your Quickutz die - or it won't work. You can buy more foam and replace it before you use the same die to cut paper. You DO NOT have to do this with the Sizzix Bigz dies. Well, those don't have foam anyhow...but you can cut paper or vinyl with those without having to make an accommodation.
The red frilly thing on the inside of the pail is actually a ribbon! I just love this very, very wide ribbon. It is at The Scrapbook Page...but I didn't catch the brand name. I tried using glue dots to adhere the ribbon on the inside...but got completely frustrated, and ended up just using tape. If you put the ends at the front - the heart will cover up the tape.
The striped ribbon is Bazzill. Can't remember the brand of the polka-dot...I think it might be Bazzill, too.
You can buy many colors of vinyl at The Scrapbook Page (a local store).
This looks really cute when candy is inside. In fact, I bought some red gummy hearts...but my son ended up eating all of them.
I'm going to make another one soon for my son, and fill it with candy. I figure it doesn't have to be Valentine's Day to give someone your heart! :-)