dinsdag 12 februari 2013

Let's hop at The Cuttlebug Spot

Hi, if you hopped right you just came from Andy's blog and isn't he talented???

I hope you are not tired of hopping and are curious about what I have been making for
the Cuttlebug Valentine bloghop!

I made something sweet for my sweetheart, my husband.
He is not that romantic LOL so I made him a not-over-the-top card with his favorite snack inside, it is a
Dutch cookie, called "Stroopwafel".

A stroopwafel is a waffle made from two thin layers of baked batter with a caramel-like syrup filling in the middle.They were first made in Gouda in the Netherlands, in 1784. Large versions are sold in the streets as a snack.
The stiff batter for the waffles is made from flour, butter, brown sugar, yeast, milk, eggs. Medium sized balls of batter are put on the waffle iron. After the waffle has been baked, and while it's still warm, it's cut into halves. The warm filling, made from syrup, brown sugar, butter, and cinnamon, is spread between the waffle halves, gluing them together.
The stroopwafel originates from Gouda in the Netherlands. It was first made during the late 18th century or early 19th century by a baker using leftovers from the bakery, such as breadcrumbs, which were sweetened with syrup. One story describes the invention of the stroopwafel to the baker Gerard Kamphuisen, which would date the first stroopwafels somewhere between 1810, the year when he opened his bakery, and 1840, the year of the oldest known recipe for syrup waffles. In the 19th century, there were around 100 syrup waffle bakers in Gouda, which was the only city in which they were made until 1870. After 1870 they were also made at parties and in markets outside the city of Gouda. In the 20th century, factories started to make stroopwafels. In 1960 there were 17 factories in Gouda alone, of which four are currently still open.

So this is what I made!I used this box before and you can alter it to any size, which is brill if you need an odd shape, like the cookies!
I used a scrap piece of not too pinkish CS and when I made the box, I punched out a border with little hearts! I then found these amazing DSP (Action!!) and put that both on the front as in the inside of the cardbox! I then cuttlebugged the dies from My Creative Time to write my message on! I took the photo without my message ofcourse LOL! For the final touch I added a nice pinkish ribbon!! Hope he likes it...but I am sure he will!

Now the fun begins!!!!! Have fun hopping!!!


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If you want to start again, here is the way to hop! I would like to thank all my teamies, they are the best and I am so grateful to be in their team!!!

Kerry - Jennifer - Deneen - Brianna - Gloria - Rachel
- Andy

Deze week doen we een heuse Bloghop bij The Cuttlebug Spot en als het goed is kom je net van de blog van Andy!
Ik heb alvast een leuke kaart met inhoud gemaakt voor mijn mannetje, hij is helemaal niet zo romantisch maar is gek op stroopwafels en toen ik deze "Kanjers" zag dacht ik....die gebruik ik voor mijn eigen kanjer, hihi.
Een doosje was snel gemaakt (zie link hierboven) en dankzij het prachtige papier van de Action is het een echt Valentijntje geworden! Ik heb de dies van My Creative Time gebruikt waar ik mijn berichtje op zal schrijven! Ik hoop dat ie het leuk vindt maar eigenlijk weet ik dat wel zeker!

Doe je ook mee met de Hop en win leuke prijzen!!!

15 opmerkingen:

  1. Hi Jannie! This has been a wonderful hop - everyone had great projects to view and/or a blog prize - the prizes this week are fabulous! I will be making my card soon and uploading to the blog - thank you so much for a wonderful hop and an opportunity to be a winner. God Bless and enjoy your week! Oh and thanks for all of the information about the Stroopwafel - sounds yummy! I am sure your hubby is going to enjoy every bite! I love my Cuttlebug and the Cuttlebug challenges. http://ilikepaper01.blogspot.com/

  2. Enjoyed the hop. The cookies sound yummy. I make cookies called Pizzelles, they are Italian, that are made on a waffle like iron machine Like the 3D Valentine box.
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

  3. Great idea for giving candy or cookies. Thanks loads,
    Candy Meyers

  4. I love it. Gorgeous treat holder. Thanks for sharing.

  5. This is just adorable. The story about the waffles is very interesting. Thanks for sharing it.

  6. Super cute project, love the papers you used. I am a new follower of your blog.

  7. What a sweet little box. I enjoyed the story about the cookies, too. Thanks for sharing!

  8. I think your card is so beautiful, and special with the little treat inside! I'm sure your husband will love it! Thanks for telling us about your yummy cookies! Thanks for the chance to play along. All of the projects are fantastic!

  9. This is gorgeous. I'm sure he'll love it especially when he opens it up x

  10. Beautiful gift box...I'm sure the hubby will love it! And those cookies sound delicious!

  11. What a cute treat holder. Love how this came out. Great job.

  12. Thank you for a very good idea! Such a cute box!

  13. It's a very good idea for gift box, hop from Poland

  14. Super Cute & Yummy Treat Holder!
    Have a wonderful day,

  15. Ooh stroopwafels! My daughter brought these back from a trip she took to Holland and I think they are wonderful and unfortunately not available in the USA (or at least I haven't found them). I hope your husband enjoyed his valentine card and gift!