Halloween candy abounds at your local grocery store so why not make some treat bags for Halloween now instead of waiting until the last minute? Plus it's a great excuse to have a little chocolate while you work... one for you,,,, two for me....
First, here are a couple of small kraft bags I picked up at the dreaded HobLob. I cut a hole out of the bag a little larger than the hole I punched out of the card stock. I put the candy corn in a small cellophane bag and used a little double stick adhesive to make sure it stuck to the inside of the bag and wouldn't move around. I love how the skeleton hands die cuts look like they are reaching around to his belly.
The next three are cellophane bags with a side gusset. They are a little larger than the kraft bags so they can take more candy which I guess is a good thing if you are the receiver but not such a good thing if you are the giver! Since I'm going to send these to stores (at least the ones that make orders in the next few weeks), I was a little stingy and only put 4 pieces in each bag.
I used a little Scor-tape on the backs of the candy to make it look more full. But you'll be more generous with your candy and won't have that problem, right?
For the insert I scored a 4 X 8.5 piece of card stock at 1" and 3.25". My bags were 4" wide and 2.25" deep but this will work on any size as long as you have a gusset (the 1" flap is the front). I also added a header piece that folded over the top. I stapled it and covered the staples with another piece of card stock.
As usual, all the Halloween stamps can be found at your local stamp store and online.