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Thursday, October 14, 2010

Witches Hats

Servings: 32 cookies
Prep: 15 mins
Total: 15 mins


32 Hershey's® Kisses® milk chocolates, unwrapped
1 package fudge-striped shortbread cookies ( 11 1/2 ounces; 32)
1 tube orange or red decorating icing (4.25 ounces)


1. Attach 1 chocolate candy to chocolate bottom of each cookie, using decorating icing.2. Pipe decorating icing around base of milk chocolate candy.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 95 (Calories from Fat 45 ); Total Fat 5 g (Saturated Fat 4 g); Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 35 mg; Total Carbohydrate 13 g (Dietary Fiber 1 g); Protein 1 g. Daily Values: Vitamin A 0%; Vitamin C 0%; Calcium 0%; Iron 0%. Exchanges: 1 Fruit; 1 Fat.

Candy Apples


8 wooden craft sticks
8 medium Gala apples
2 (6.5-ounce) packages caramel apple wraps
1 (16-ounce) chocolate bar
16 ounces vanilla bark coating
Orange paste food coloring
Toppings: colored sprinkles, chopped peanuts, black writing gel


  •  Insert craft sticks into apples. Cover each apple with 1 caramel wrap 
  • Microwave at HIGH 15 to 20 seconds. Cool. 
  • Melt chocolate bar in a small saucepan over low heat. 
  • Dip each apple into chocolate; let dry. 
  • Melt vanilla bark coating in a small saucepan over low heat; stir in orange food coloring. 
  • Dip or drizzle each apple with vanilla coating mixture. Decorate with desired toppings, and let dry. 
NOTE: For testing purposes only, we used a Ghirardelli chocolate bar.

Southern Living, OCTOBER 2001

Wicked Fun Mini Album class with Marion on Live with Prima!

Thursday, October 14th-Wicked Fun Mini Album with Marion Smith on Live with Prima!

6:30pm PST (7:30pm MDT/ 8:30pm CST/ 9:30pm EST)

Are you ready for this super wicked mini album? This kit is loaded with tons of amazing Prima Halloween embellishments that will send a quiver up you spine! There are plenty of pages for all your precious Halloween memories. We dare you to try and use it all in just one project!

Prima products:

860165 – Little Boo Paper “Spooky”

860172 – Little Boo Paper “Fiery Mansion”

860196 – Little Boo Paper “Creatures of the Night”

860189 – Little Boo Paper “Haunted Mansion”

860219 – Little Boo Paper “Eerie Apparition”

518363 – 6x6 Embossed Chipboard Album

840662 – Alpha Stickers

539207 - Eclatte

529604 – Fiesta Flowers Glaze

525132 – SIIC Halloween 1

528836 – Daisy Dreams Key Lime

529895 – Galaxy Stars Copper

See the class here:

Hope to see you there!
Creativity Bugs ~ Sue and Sandy

PanPastel and Contest at Scrap Time

Christine at Scrap Time has posted a great video to introduce you to PanPastels.


Virtually Pure Pigment

Available in 80 rich, ultra soft, artists’ quality colors:

- 20 pure colors (mass tones)
- 20 tints
- 20 shades
- 20 extra dark shades

PanPastel™ Colors can be mixed & blended for an infinite palette of colors.

Colors are sold individually and in sets of 5 / 10 / 20 & 80 colors.

Each PanPastel Color is loaded with the highest quality artists’ pigments; and is made using a unique manufacturing process requiring minimal binder, resulting in rich, ultra soft and low dust colors.

PanPastel Colors are the first pastel colors to be tested using the new ASTM pastel lightfastness standards – currently in draft form.

Each pan contains 9ml (0.30 fl oz) of color - 40%* more than the average pastel stick, and yielding approx. 4 times more coverage.

Check out the Scrap Time blog and chance to win 10 Pan Pastels with a Palette and some Sofft Tools

Good Luck!                                          
Creativity Bugs ~ Sue and Sandy