Halloween Treat Bag - Full Size Candy Bar!



So how passes out full size candy bars on Halloween?  There was always one house over by my aunts I would make my dad take me too that gave out full size (as an adult I now know its because she had about 2 tricker treaters, me and my cousin ha-ha). I've always lived on a main road so I've never gotten trick or treaters, but I do have nieces and nephews so here's what they get this year! 


The bags are from Lori Whitlock cut files and the front embellishments from Miss Kates Cuttable's {all the exact files will be linked below} she has to the most gorgeous and detailed cut files! To make sure they pop'd I adhered them with a black circle backing (glitter paper of course) just cut out with a circle die. 

To get the dimensions I googled the size of a Hershey bar 😂😂 I would have just gone and got one to measure, but I would've eaten it. My original plan had them slightly larger (like a quarter inch) but it was was forcing two off the cut mat and I didn't want to waste a 2nd piece of cardstock so I shrank them down just enough that I could fit 2 treat bags on 1 mat. 



If you're worried about sizing and don't want to waste good pattern paper you can always cut on a crappy 12x12 first. I keep a bin of cheapo cardstock that I don't like around to use for templates and stuff like that. 

Next I added my MKC files in and put them where they would go on the treat bags so I could get the proper sizing. When I'm doing I decent size cut project like this I like to go over in the layers panel and adjust some of the colors. For example, there were 3 or 4 very similar oranges set to cut that weren't necessary. So I change them to 1 or 2 (depending on if any were intentionally layered or shadowed) so that can reduce the # of mats I need to run through my machine. 


Then once everything is ready to cut, click make and get all my mats so I can see what kind of paper I need. I pre-cut everything into squares in the order its going to cut, and then I get my mats ready. I started this new trick, that I'm sure I'm not the first to think of, but its a "duh, why didn't I do this sooner" kind of thing. 

One thing to note on Lori Whitlock files with cricut the score lines will come through as cutlines. They will cut as a perforated line until you change the setting to score. I actually kind of prefer the perforated line if I'm using heavy cardstock. It folds easier, but I think it would tear a lighter cardstock. 

I use both sides of my mat as a different mat, if that makes any sense. So when its done cutting one color, I just rotate the mat and cut the other instead of a new mat. So I basically get 6 mat cuts out of my 3 mats. 


So there you have it! All of my cut files and supplies are linked below. I hope I've provided you a little inspiration for some halloween (or any treat bags really) you could customize this for any occasion!



On on a non-craft related note (well kind of, I made my costume, well not made, but like put together) here are some photos from my annual halloween party this year. Bonus points for those who guess who we are!






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Supples




Sizzix Circle Dies
Sizzix Circle Dies
Where to buy:
AMZ
Lori Whitlock Flat Bag SVG
Lori Whitlock Flat Bag SVG
Where to buy:
SHOP
MKC Witch Ghost
MKC Witch Ghost
Where to buy:
SHOP
MKW Trick or Treat
MKW Trick or Treat
Where to buy:
SHOP
MKC Witch Shoes
MKC Witch Shoes
Where to buy:
SHOP
Ranger Multi Medium Matte
Ranger Multi Medium Matte
Where to buy:
AMZ | SB
Be Creative Tape
Be Creative Tape
Where to buy:
SSS | AMZ
Sizzix Big Shot
Sizzix Big Shot
Where to buy:
SSS | AMZ
Cutterpillar Pro
Cutterpillar Pro
Where to buy:
SSS | AMZ
Cricut Explore Air 2
Cricut Explore Air 2
Where to buy:
AMZ | SHOP


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