Plastic tubes with metal caps are from sks.com - mini vanilla wafers are from the local grocery store, and I crushed the candy canes in a double zipper bag using a wooden rolling pin. Even double-bagged they still made a mess.
End result! Outer clear packaging is meant to house handmade cards and envelopes - sourced at clearbags.com and perfect for this gift idea. Manila tag is one created from about two dozen using Holiday Style scraps, a few punches and a sewing machine. Love using scraps this way - inspired by Mish. Attached using Peppermint Divine Twine and ivory twisted jute from May Arts.
Lots of wonderful teachers and school staff to prep for. Patterned papers are Holiday Style from October Afternoon.
The secret to creativity and perceived genius is to hide your sources. So, here is my source for this idea! Oh she's in a snarky mood today...