Halloween Treat Bag

Know someone who has a Birthday around Halloween? You could make your own gift bag for them like Cindy Coutts, Stampendous Blog Star, made…so incredibly cute! It would also be great for party favors or Trick or Treating (without the shredded crepe paper, of course, or your candy would spill out).

 Halloween Treat Bag by Cindy Coutts


Stamps: Stampendous Costume Kids
Card Stock: Papertrey Ink (Vintage Cream)
Designer Paper: Making Memories (Spook Alley), Stampin’ Up! (Dark & Dreary)
Ink Pads: Stampin’ Up! Vintage Ink Spot (Charcoal)
Markers/Colored Pencils: Copic (C1, C3, C5, C7, E50, E51, T2, T3, T5, YG25)
Other Accessories/Embellishments: Basket Accents Paper Shred (Black), Celebrate It Paper Mini Bag (Black), Jenni Bowlin Mini Halloween Bingo Cards
Dress It Up (spider)
Ribbon/Twine: Celebrate It (Halloween)
Glitter: Martha Stewart (Charoite, Fire Opal), Smooch Spritz (Silver Foil)
Rhinestones/Gemstones: Stampin’ Up! Designer Jewels (Black Flourish)
Hardware/Charms/Brads: Recollections (black swirl)
Stickers/Stick Pins: A Muse Creative Candy Twinkle Stickers (Clear), Making Memories Puffy Alpha Stickers (Spellbound), Making Memories Stick Pin (Spook Alley)
Spellbinders Paper Arts Nestabilities: Labels 18
Machine(s)/Tool(s): ProvoCraft Cuttlebug
Technique: Die-cutting, dry embossing, ink distressing, masking

Size: 3 x 2 x 4


1.     Cut a piece of Halloween designer paper to 2-7/8 x 3-7/8, ink distress the edges with black ink, and adhere to the black mini paper bag with double-sided tape.

2.     Place a Halloween-themed bingo card onto your printer, reduce the size 45%, and print out on cream card stock. Ink distress the edges with black ink.  Adhere to the lower right side of the bag at an angle.

3.     Stamp image onto cream card stock and color in with markers, but do not color the cape.

4.     Die-cut and dry emboss image into a shape.

5.     Stamp the image again onto a piece of paper and cut out to use as a mask. Place the image over the colored image and lightly spritz the image with silver glitter.

6.     Liberally apply liquid glue on the entirety of the cape of the image and sprinkle purple glitter over the cape, then shake off the excess. Ink distress the sides of the image panel with black ink.

7.     Place foam dots onto the back of the image panel and adhere to a piece of designer paper. Tear/curl the edges of the designer paper around the image the ink distress the edges with black ink. Adhere image panel to the mid to top left of the bag.

8.     Attach a black glitter swirl brad to the top right of the image panel.

9.     Liberally apply liquid tacky glue to a spider button and cover with orange glitter and shake off excess. Let it sit for a minute or so then rub off the glue and glitter with your fingers which will then outline the spider in orange glitter. Add 2 small clear rhinestones for the “eyes” of the spider.

10.  Cut a length of black rhinestones/gemstones and adhere them to the bag.

11.  Add a small skull and crossbones sticker to the center of the bingo card.

12.  Add a stick pin with a pumpkin at the top to the top right corner of the bag.

13.  Tie a length of black/purple ribbon around the handle of the bag at the top into a bow and adhere the spider to the center of the bow. Snip the edges of the ribbon at an angle.

14.  Fill the bag with paper shred of your color of choice and candy.

5 thoughts on “Halloween Treat Bag

    • The bag can be altered any which way you’d like it to be. That’s the beauty of Stampendous Stamps is having the variety to do just that. This particular bag was to showcase new sets and reflect the season as inspiration for our readers.


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