For most of us we are still swimming in our pools, blasting our air conditioners, and working on our tans.. but fall is coming. It will be here before we know it. We wanted to show you how easy it is to make simple treat bags out of a few dollar store items and a few things you probably already have at home in your stash.
We all know the Dollar Tree carries crepe paper… they will have Halloween colors out soon if it’s not already out. Brown lunch bags, you might have them at home if not get them at the dollar store. Next just some scrap Halloween themed scrapbook paper and punches.
Martha Stewart has great edge punches and their not just for borders. You can use them for the details on rosettes, or on the top of the treat bags as well.
Lay the brown paper bag flat (don’t open it) and punch the top of it with the border punch. You do not have to keep the bag tall, you can cut the bag down and use Martha Stewart’s haunted fence punch then it would look like a graveyard! Use this same technique with the snowflake punch in winter, the leaves punch in fall…. you get the picture.
Next take out all that old scrap Halloween themed paper (you could even use gift wrap) and just cut some circles for an added focal point on the rosettes. All this cuteness for a couple of dollars at the Dollar Tree. No need to buy fancy gift bags. It can get expensive when you have to make 20+ treat bags for your child’s classroom. You can still make it cute without spending $20 on bags.
Have fun creating treat bags this season!