Wednesday, June 24, 2009

eating 'Petit Beurre cookies' and getting crafty!

Ok, I agree, we are all cookie monsters here!!!
And there is one specefic butter cookie that is loved by everyone here in the house. It's Le Petit Beurre, a cookie that I know since my childhood and to me it stays one of the best butter cookies ever!
I was surprised to find out that the founder of 'le Petit Beurre' was a Frenchman, I always thought it was a Belgian recipe. I am sure you once have seen the beautiful advertising posters of the Lu cookies, the original ones have now become collectors items as they were made by famous artists like Mucha, Foulon, and Bouisset. Nowadays this yummie cookie is American as it was sold to Kraft Foods.
Find here (English) and here (Dutch)more about 'le Petit Beurre'

But what I wanted to point at, is the packaging of this cookies.
After all the 'Petit Beurre's that have been eaten here in the house, we have a pile of cute white ribble paper, and as I never throw these things away, the crafting can begin :-)
This is not a step by step tutorial, it is more a moodboard with tips and ideas .
just click on the pictures to enlarge them.
Cutting cute hearts out of the ribble paper and using them as a little tag on gift sacs.

- ribble paper - ribbon - sacs -

'thanks you tags'
- ribble paper - cardboard - vintage wallpaper - hemp cord - lillte wooden beads - abc stamps

'Happy Birthdaycake cards '
- ribble paper - all sorts of red and pink paper scraps - paper cake doilies - little felted balls

'Happy Birthday crown-card'
ribble paper - all sorts of red and pink paper scraps - paper cake doilies - little felted balls


ArtMind said...

My all time favorite cookies! :)
I love to eat them with a glass of ice cold milk!!!
I see that I have to save the packaging too - never thought of that but it's fantastic what you did here! :) And I love the card with the paper doilies! SUPER!!!

Rita from said...

Very nice!

St├ęphanie Kilgast said...

ooooh what a great idea!
I need to try your ideas out next time I buy these wonderful cookies :)

Veerle said...

Leuke toepassingen!!

Star of the East said...

Such great cards with little material, thanks for sharing!

vadjutka said...

Great ideas! My fave is the b-day card, it is so lovely!

kraplap said...

yummy cookies !! my favs too !! I also thought they were Belgian ....

Kreativlink said...

Great cards! And so clever to use that cookies paper!

BlueTerracotta said...

We love Petit Beurre here too! Wonderful cards you've made with the packaging and doilies :)