Friday, September 30, 2011

spooky treat bags

halloween is my very favorite time of year. it's spooky, and creaky, and it's not just for kids. adults can get into the spirit of things too. saturday is oct 1, and at our house it means the count down to halloween begins. 31 days of tricks, treats, creaks and groans. witches and bats, and ghosties and cats. and what better way to start the season than with a "glowing" treat bag!
using the Glowing collection of papers and trinkets, i created three treat bags that anyone would howl for. the Haunted House bag features a rickety fence and hand-knotted bag closure.


the Boney Head bag is gathered and tucked, decorated with tags and of course, a boney head. there are a couple of paper scrunch rib bones as well. i spritzed the paper, crumpled and then twirled it into spooky bones that sculpt and hold their new shape wonderfully.

paper curls, cobweb punches, and a cheery Jack make this bag my personal fav. i love that the paper takes to curling so well! fabulous corkscrews and spirals make for extra seasonal swag.

i'm really looking forward to more spirited projects this month and hope you are too!

Product List
Papers, trims and tags - Glowing Collection
Die cuts - Tim Holtz for Sizzix
Inks - Distress Inks in "Black Soot" and "Rip Persimmon"
Cobweb punch - Martha Stewart

for more spooky fun, stop by the gypsy caravan www.suburbngypsy.blogspot.com

15 comments:

  1. These are so super fun. I love the skeleton face!!

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  2. These treat bags are fabulous!!! My fav is definitely the haunted house one. Love it!

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  3. Love the bags!! Just became a follower, per your email, to win the prize pack.
    Deb, qoq_1athotmaildotcom

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  4. Spooky fun treat bags!
    Just visiting via the email from northridge:)
    jcasaldiatptd.ncet

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  5. Very neat! love the treat bags. Northridge Publishing sent me an e-mail to come and check you out...glad I did!!! mlc_15@hotmail.com

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  6. Follow your blog, enjoyed your email and now off to find your Facebook page now I forgot why I did all of this because it was so much fun!

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  7. Great Halloween projects! That Glowing collection is truly fabulous isn't it? Love it!

    I just got an email Northridge Publishing and they sent me over here to check out your blog and I am in love! I want every line today!

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  8. Just read the email from Northridge Publishing and clicked on the link. Can't pick a favorite cause they are ALL great!!!

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  9. So, so adorable! I'm so glad that I found your blog thanks to an email from Northridge Publishing. I have your 6x6 Wonder patterned paper and just love it! Can't wait to see all of your wonderful creations using it.

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