how to make trick or treat bags


my favourite part of halloween is handing out batches of sweets to the kids that come to my door! this year i decided to do something really easy that would make things waaay more fun. 

trick or treat bags are the perfect way to package up candy and they're crazy easy to make. (it also means you can hand out an equal amount- i have a tendency to give away half my sweets to the first 10 children that arrive and run out too soon!) they also make cool party favours if you're hosting a ghoulish halloween party.

warning: these will pretty much guarantee you'll be the most popular grown up on the block this year.

here's a run down of what you'll need:

craft knife/scissors


halloween crafts

1. to make the topper cut a square of black card the width of your bags (mine was 12 x 12cm.) you'll be folding it in half to make the topper so measure the bags before you cut it out with a craft knife or scissors. lightly score across the middle and fold the topper in half.

halloween party bags

2. fill your cellophane bags with sweets and treats!

trick or treat crafts

3. sandwich the opening of the cellophane bag between the card topper and staple it in the middle. take some stick on letters or googly eyes and place them on the topper to decorate (they'll also hide the staple!)


 your snazzy treat bags are ready for halloween gifting...

halloween craft projects, trick or treat bags


the biggest issue i had was not eating ALL THE SWEETS! yup, serious will power is required for this DIY.

back soon

caroline x




11 comments

  1. Such a creative idea and very inspiring. I love giving out sweets at Halloween too! These little bags are so cute. Have fun handing them out!! :-) xx

    Helen | Helens Fashion & Beauty Blog

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    1. thank you! haha i know, love seeing all the kids in fancy dress :)

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  2. I love the black and white design, I wish we had trick or treaters here so I could craft those bags!
    https://www.makeandmess.com/

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    1. you could always make them for yourself aha ;)

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  3. This is such a cute little diy.!

    www.beautylifebecca.blogspot.co.uk

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  4. Yesss, loving this idea, so perfect and so cute x

    Millie x
    queenmillie.blogspot.com

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  5. Aww this is such a lovely idea to do for kids! :)
    I'd love to have these to hand out!

    Dani
    floraldanielle.blogspot.co.uk
    x

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    1. yay- glad you like them too! thanks dani :)

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  6. It would take all I had in me to not eat all the sweets ;)

    Vivian | LIVE . IN . LOVE

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