{Tricky Treat Bags & Tags}

As seen on the Paper Whimsy Inspire Blog:

Isn’t Halloween all about the candy? As a child, we would go all through our neighborhood for several hours collecting goodies. I can remember coming home after Trick or Treating and dumping our loot out on the living room floor. We would group our candy into piles by brand or my least favorite. My Mom always wanted the “Mary Jane’s” and today those are hard to find.

These little treat bags are sure to please the ghouls and goblins in your life. Or fill them with goodies to take to co-workers.

Owl Treat Bags
Supplies:
Digi Sheet 280
Paper Doilies
Mini Fasteners
White Crepe Paper
Cello Bags

Technique:
Cut out Digi Sheet 280 tags and distress edges with ink. Cut (or paper punch) owl circles. Cut a strip of pattern from Digi Sheet and distress all sides. Attach to tag using double sided tape and mini fasteners. Place owl image on top using a pop dot. Gather up a piece of crepe paper 2.5 times the width of the tag. Run a gathering stitch with machine or hand pleat using a glue gun. Attach to the bottom of the tag. Place lace over the bottom portion of tag with tacky glue. Add a button and paper punch leaves. Fold cello bag top over and attach a white doily folded on the edge. Punch hole and thread tag through bag and tie with ribbon. Fill with treats, toys or healthy snacks.

Pumpkin Treat Bags
Supplies:
Digi Sheet 270
Digi Sheet 271
Mini Fasteners
Antique Silver Glass Glitter
Paper Doilies
Black Ribbon
Brown Lunch Bags

Technique:
Cut two small slits in top of brown lunch bag and run black ribbon through. Tie in bow.
Cut out images from Digi Sheet 270 & 271 and distress with ink.
Mount large W image on to pattern paper. Cut two of the smaller W pennant shapes and layer on front. Glitter edges with Antique Silver Glass Glitter. Attach Pumpkin to front. Add little fasteners to center of black bats and place pop dots on back. Attach to pumpkin collage. Print out “Treats” on computer paper and cut into banner strip and glue to front.
Tuck white doilies behind pumpkin collage and adhere to front of lunch bag using double sided tape.
Fill with treats, toys or healthy snacks.

Pumpkin Tags
Supplies:
Digi Sheet 270
Digi Sheet 271
Digi Sheet 275
Black Ribbon
Card stock
Pattern Paper

Technique:
Print out Digi Sheets and cut images out. Distress sides with ink. Mount narrow “W” pennants on to pattern paper, and then on to kraft color cardstock. Cover Digi Tag with torn bits of old book text. Add Pumpkin to center of tag and the letters Boo beneath. Punch hole in top of tag and run black ribbon through it.

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