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Halloween Treat Bag

It is Tueaday and so that can only mean one thing!! We are kicking of a new Anything Goes Challenge over at Polkadoodles Digi Chossday Challenge Blog. Pop over for today only and claim this weeks discount code for their digital images.

Our DT brief for this week was a 3D Halloween project using at least 2 backing papers

Well who does not need a bag to put all there goodies in? And what better way to see your lout than with an acetate window?

There is a video on my YouTube Channel Mrs H's Crafty Corner

Cardmaking Supplies 

3  Polkadoodles Digital Papers from the Halloween Trick.or Treat Digital Papers 2 Pack
Card for Printing
Pumpkins from Polkadoodles Autumn/Fall 2015 Bundle
Spectrum Noir Alcohol Markers
Black Ribbon 
Green Ribbon 
Nuvo Drops in Orange Soda

Card Making Tutorial

To begin I printed 2 sheets of the orange Halloween paper onto 2 sheets of 210g card stock. 1 sheet of the green paper and 1 sheet of the purple paper with the castle silhouette.

Using my Scan n cut canvas workspace I designed a template for my bag which included an acetate window.

This was cut using the orange card. I had to do this twice as I managed to cut the back piece back to front.

Once cut I scored all the folds and glued the green paper, over the handles. The handle space was then cut back out using a craft knife.

An acetate panel was secured onto my window and 2 layers of black ribbon were glued over the join between the orange and green. I only used 2 layers as the ribbon was very thin and you could see through more than I liked.

The purple silhouette paper was glued onto the inside of the back panel and the remaining green paper was glued onto the inside side panels.

The bag was glued together using double sided tape and glue. My rationale was I felt that glue would be stronger but needed to hold it in place while it dried.

2 different pumpkin images were arranged together and resized to a height of 4 cms. My Winnie image was resized to a height of 9 cms and both were printed and coloured using Spectrum Noir Alcohol Markers.

These were fussy cut out 

and were adhered onto the front panel with double sided tape.

A green and black bow were tied together and glued onto the black ribbon and nuvo drops were spotted over the acetate 

Entering this isnto the following challenges 

Thanks for reading

Happy Crafting

Claire xx


  1. love your background behind the acetate window, it is effective in setting the gorgeous Halloween scene

    1. Thank you, the paper is gorgeous and I wanted to show it off

  2. Fabulously designed . Great colours .. Are you using the new blogger, New blogger is fine but now google wants me to prove I am not a robot and when I do over 60+ comments a day it drives me insane.... x

    1. Thank you, yes I am using it. I thought it was something I had done, it is driving me insane. I keep playing with my settings trying to.figure out what I had done wrong. The best is when it is in a different language and you have to try and guess what you are meant to be clicking on!

  3. Very nice project thanks for sharing

  4. very cute and so fun.
    I don't think we will be having Halloween this year at night...that makes me sad. i will however, be happy to celebrate with my little daycare kiddos.
    have a great week.
    xx Karen

    1. It is sad isnt it that we are missing out on so much. I feel so sorry for the kids

  5. Love your bag,a great

  6. Very cute and beautiful project .
    ROse DT

  7. Claire, Love your window Treat bag. Fabulous colors, cute image... Thank you for sharing your bewitching creation with us at Jan's Digi Blog Challenge where anything goes. Join us each month for a NEW challenge. HAPPY CRAFTING!
    (Owner & Illustrator of Jan's Digi Stamp Shop)

  8. Great little treat bag ,love the papers and cute witch
    Carol x

  9. Fab project Claire - love it! Maz x

  10. What a brilliant idea for a treat bag! I really love the design!!! Super cute image and scene too! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Jan's Digi Stamps Challenge and I hope you'll come back again soon!
    ~Karen Page, DT member for Jan's Digi Stamps
    Blog: IG: @misplacedmojo

  11. A fabulous treat bag, such a cute witch.
    Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob

  12. So cute! Thank you for sharing your craftiness at Crafting Happiness Challenges.
    :) Janis, Owner & Design Team Member

  13. You did such a cool job with this project. Nice work. Thank you for sharing with us over here at World Wide Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

    Annette DT / Admin / Registered Owner for

  14. Fantastic project and great design

  15. Fantastic gift (treat) bag...Beautiful design and awesome video tutorial.Thanks for sharing...Zelly xx

  16. This is such a great idea - the acetate works wonderfully. I love anything Halloween so I adore this!

    Thank you so much for entering our challenge at Crafter's Castle this month....good luck :)
    Keep crafting!
    Lj xx
    Crafter's Castle


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