Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Halloween Treat Bags



"Slacker Mom". That's what hubby called me this morning. All because I decided to stay at home instead of volunteering in the classroom like I was supposed to. Never mind that I am not over my cold and cough that I've been battling against all week. I'm a slacker. :-(

Speaking of slackers, raise your hand if you are still not done with the goodie bags that you promised your kids you would make for their classmates. Well, my friend, don't worry because I have an idea for you today.


I found this template from the Stampinton website and I cleaned it up for use with MTC. You can download the original template by going to the Stampinton page or simply download the MTC file by clicking here.

Just score, fold, and glue (or tape like I did with the ATG). Wrap a ribbon around the bag to pretty it up and stick on a label made with the LD Little Halloween Notes doodlebat font. I used the text tool in Adobe Photoshop and typed each letter/label at a text size of 150. Each circle will measure approximately 1.5inches across. I printed and punched out each label with my circle punch and layered it over a punched out scallop. (Hint: To remove the lines on the labels, Merge Layers and use the Eraser tool to erase away the lines.)

My kids love to stuff the treats into the bags so I just tell them to finish up with that. I've done the cutting, gluing, punching, candy-buying and now I will get the kids to do the rest. After all, I'm a slacker mom. :P

12 comments :

  1. Very cute...and very clever! The kids will love them...whether they're from a slacker or not! :-) TFS!

    ~Sharon C.

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  2. If you're a slacker mom, I wonder what am I?? LOL These are too cute!

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  3. Aww these are cute. I am raising my hand too. TFS!! Take Care!!
    Jennie @ http://earthyscrap.blogspot.com/

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  4. Slacker Mom??!!! Is your husband HIGH? If it were me, I think I'd have a relapse, take to the bed, and tell him that HE was in charge of the kids and their schedules for the time being. Cute bags. You're kids are lucky.

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  5. Your bags are too cute! I'm going to the Dollar store for my bags and will decorate them. Oh my, I'm worse than a slacker mom! LOL

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  6. Love these bags and thanks for the file! Hey, tell your hubby next time they need a parent volunteer maybe HE should go! If you're a slacker I'm in BIG trouble!! Your kids are lucky to have you making this awesome stuff for them!

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  7. LOL! Thanks, everyone. He's actually a really nice guy. He just tend to say the wrong things all the time. :-)

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  8. LOL! you are the epitome of NOT BEING A SLACKER MOM!! Get better soon!
    Ruthgillis

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  9. Thank you so much for this post. I want to let you know that I posted a link to your blog in Creative Busy Hands Cricut Freebies Search List, under the Halloween post on Oct. 27, 2010. Thanks again.

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  10. Jin, thank you so much for all your hard work in converting these files into MTC. I am new to MTC, but so far I'm loving it. TFS

    ~L~ = umbuggin 2 on MTC forumn

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