Saturday, October 5, 2013

Halloween Inspiration Day 1 - Gift Bag

Welcome to Day 1 of the 7 Days of Halloween Blog Event brought to you by "The Inspiration Crew". We’re just a group of online crafty friends who love being creative. This time we're doing a 7 day event to provide you with tons of Halloween Inspiration.

We're making crafty projects using products we like and some of us are even offering prizes. Check each individual blog for details about prizes and be sure to check back daily!

At the bottom of this post is a list of all the crafty ladies participating in this event. Visit all the blogs each day for loads of fun Halloween craft ideas.

Personally, I was just craving something other than a card (with World Card Making Day just finishing!). Halloween is all about the candy, so a treat bag is definitely necessary for this fun holiday!

This is a small brown bag filled with Tootsie Rolls (yum!). I mixed a lot of old and new products for this gift bag. The pattern paper is the new DCWV "Spooky Time" stack, new lacy black ribbon, and old stamps from Paper Smooches and Inkadinkado.

Step 1: Distress/Ink edges of bag
Step 2: Stamp bats directly on bag. Adhere lace ribbon to bag.
Step 3: Stamp "Happy Halloween" and skull on pattern paper strip. Adhere to bag and apply black washi tape
Step 4: Use border punch on purple strip of paper; apply black washi tape; wrap twine around strip; adhere to bag.
Step 5: Add rhinestones. Fill bag with yummy treats and staple closed!

Just for fun, I decorated some of the Tootsie Rolls that went inside. These die cuts have been in my stash for 4 years and I think they're from K&Co.

Thanks for joining us for day 1 of the fun! Visit all these talented ladies for more great ideas!

Rachel Kleinman (that's me!)

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  1. oh my how totally adorable.. love these fun ideas..

  2. I love this! Kids would really get a kick out of that here. (Small Maine town.)

  3. Adorable bags, and the decorated rolls are soooo cute! Thanks for sharing!

  4. Yummy Tootsie Rolls. I just love how you stamped on the bag. I've gotta try this for sure!

  5. What a great bag! I love that you decorated the Tootsie rolls too, one of my fave candies. Well done!

  6. This is awesome!!! Yummy Too! New follower on bloglovin..
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  7. Great treat bag and decorated tootsie rolls. Now following you with Google friend connect.
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  8. The treats are so cute!! I love the bag, perfect for an adult party favor. The black lace adds such a cool texture. I love it!

  9. cute~love how you decorated the candy!!

  10. Awesome treat bag!! I love the black and purple and those decorated candies are FAB!!!

  11. Awesome treat bag!! Love the decorated Tootsie rolls! They would make great little Halloween Happies for my co-workers!


  12. love it Rachel and how you attached them to the tootsie rolls!

  13. what a sweet way to pack up a yummy bunch of Halloween treats...too cute.

  14. Wow, I love this! Great job-thanks for the inspiration!
    Sherrie K

  15. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE your layered lace, twine, banner & bling! So effective in drawing all the attention to your spooooooky h'ween message. The bats would definitely snag an award for 'Best Supportive Roll' :)

  16. Awesome treat bag appropriate for any age TFS

  17. Great treat bag and I love that some treats are decorated!

  18. This is fun - any trick or treater will be pleased with both the inside and the outside of this bag!