Gifts: CASE Study: A Grown Up Valentine’s Day

January 17, 2013

Champagne Split Valentine's Day Gift

 

I said that I wouldn’t give out candy this Valentine’s Day. I’m sticking to my guns on that one. Lucky for you and me, champagne is not in the “candy” category. It is in the “delicious & awesome” category. Turns out that champagne is also in the “perfect Valentine’s day gift” category

For today’s CASE Study Challenge, we are revisiting this gift ensemble that I made back in August.

CASE Study Week 2 Inspiration

 

When I created this original ensemble, I was inspired to use the Clear and Simple Stamps Bottle Tag die in a different way. With that in mind, I created today’s ensemble which…if you ask me…is tons more fun!

A Grown Up Valentine's Day Favor Storyboard

 

How fun would it be to pass out splits of champagne as Valentine’s day favors…for the 21 and up crowd only, of course! To add some V-Day flare to my bottle, I created a miniature bottle tag by simple die cutting a circle into a strip of cardstock.

The coordinating card seemed too perfect to pass up.  See those heart bubbles?! I sort of love those.

Champagne and Cheese Valentine's Day Favor

 

Now if you really wanna show out and make this gift ensemble special – add a little package of crackers and cheese! I found some mini containers of brie at the grocery and thought they were the perfect pairing for this project! I wrapped the brie and crackers in some cellophane, then finished it off with some festive twine.

Brie & Crackers Valentine's Day Ensemble

 

And when it’s time to sip your champy…break out a stripey straw. I can promise you this…stripey straws make champagne taste better, not to mention, you look way cool.

Split of Champagne with Stripey Straw

 

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20 thoughts on “CASE Study: A Grown Up Valentine’s Day”

  1. This is so lovely! 🙂
    I’ve made similar tags as this for our wedding favors – which was wine we served st the reception. It had our name and date on it.
    It wasn’t as cute and adorable as yours, but it was nice. 🙂

  2. What a fantastic idea! You just saved my Valentines Day! 🙂 I told my husband I wasn’t buying any more candy – we have enough in the house. I’ve been trying to think of something else to do and here it is. He loves champagne (sparkling wine) so this is perfect! Thank you for sharing your creativity!

  3. Not sure if you forgot….but there was never a winner posted for the Paper Crafts Blog Hop post you made on January 11. It was a fun hop, but I’d love to know who the winner was!
    Thank you,
    Sierra

  4. Oh, Amber, You are so much fun. I feel like a broken record. I love your energy and your humor. I don’t have much opportunity for champagne, but next time I want a stripey straw. That just put a huge smile on my face. I’m sitting here waiting for my daughter, to pick up our baby. I’m listening to the radio in the cold and keep restarting my engine. LOL Flitting around the net and thinking about Valentine’s projects. I love your new blog style. I loved your style before. Your photos look like pages from a fabulous magazine. Thank You for your fun inspirations and a Smile everytime I visit, which makes my day. =D

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