Sunday, October 7, 2012

Happy Halloween Treat Bag with Character Construction

Hi Dreamers,
I hope you are having a great weekend.  How about a sweet treat bag today?!!  I turned a plain Jane brown lunch sack into a fun and whimsical Halloween Treat Bag.  I used stamps from Character Construction's Bird & Bee Paperie #16.  

In this pic, you can see the lunch bag.  I glued the Halloween DP to the front of the bad and then  edge punched the top edge.  

The Cute Cat Costume is paper pieced ---stamp the image on white CS (cut out) and again on the Halloween DP's.  Cut out the shirt, skirt, legs, and bow tie.  Glue all the pieces to the image stamped on white CS.

Layer on more Halloween DP and add the Cat Costume to the bag.  Punch a hole in the side of the bag.  Thread the ribbons through the hole and tie ribbon in a big bow.  The sentiments were all cut from the Halloween DP.

I also made two cards that coordinate with my Treat bag.  I have posted one of the cards here.  I will post the other card next Sunday.  So, check back for that.  

A Few fun challenges for my Happy Halloween Treat Bag:
Art with No Boundaries: Halloween and October
ATC's and Cards with Attitude: Anything goes with yellow, orange, red colors
Ribbon Carousel: Halloween
Crafting for All Seasons: costumes/dressing up
Tuesday Alchemy: anything but a card or tag
Crafty Calendar challenge: Spooky plus recycling

Have a great day!!  Love ya.


  1. Terrific Halloween bag, love it Karen, x

  2. Delightful gift bag - what fun, funky colours and image!
    Alison x

  3. Delightful project Karen!! I love your color palette and that it is such a practical idea. I plan to put some of these together for my trick or treaters.

  4. Love how you paper pieced this image...such a fun project.

  5. Hey Karen this is fabulous well done Sweetie Hugs Elaine .
    Thank you for joining us at The Crafting for All Seasons Challenge this time .

  6. What an adorable treat bag! Love your papers and embellishments!

  7. Gorgeous treat bag. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Calendar this month.
    Bev x


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