Halloween Crafts Make a Halloween Treat Bag with Scotch Duct Tape

Halloween Crafts Halloween Crafts

Halloween will be here in less than a month and the stores have all sorts of Halloween decorations and supplies on the shelves.   Here’s a fun way to make your own Halloween crafts like this  Treat Bag using Scotch Duct Tape.  No need to go out and buy plastic pumpkins to hold your kids’ treats.  You can choose any color or pattern of Scotch Duct Tape you like and then layer them to create whatever saying you choose.  Change the colors and you can make a gift bag for Christmas or birthdays too.

Scotch Duct Tape Crafts

Scotch Duct Tape Crafts

Scotch Color and Pattern Duct Tapes are available in vibrant colors and detailed designs.  It’s perfect for crafting because it goes on smoothly and holds well even if the surface isn’t flat.   Just a few colors offered by Scotch Duct Tape are hot pink, cherry red, tangerine orange, sunshine yellow, green apple, blue turquoise, sea blue, violet purple, and metallic berry. You can also find Scotch Duct Tape in a variety of patterns.  Just a few of my favorite are Plaid To Meet You, Peace Out, Pretty Snakey, and Paul Frank.   Crafters will be happy to learn that you can now buy smaller rolls of Scotch Color and Pattern Duct Tapes in coordinating combination packages that are perfect for DIY projects.

Pricing is $3.47 – $4.99 for rolls and $4.49 – $5.29 for combination packs.  Scotch Duct Tape is available in a variety of stores including Target, Office Depot, KMart, Lowes, and BJ’s.

Halloween Treat Bags

Halloween Treat Bag

  • 1 paper bag with handles
  • 3 coordinating colors of Scotch Duct Tape
  • scissors

Cover the front of the paper bag with one solid color of Scotch Duct Tape.  If your bag had a design printed on the front, you may have to do two layers. Now you can edge your Halloween Treat Bag using a patterned Duct Tape. to create a border,  cut eyes out for a Jack O’ Lantern or write Boo or Trick or Teat on the front.  What you create is up to you!


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About Ellen Christian

Ellen is a busy mom of two teenagers who left the corporate world in 2008 to focus on a more eco-friendly life. She lives in rural Vermont where she juggles family, two blogs and a career in social media.

Comments

  1. that’s really cool! My kids are obsessed with duct tape!

  2. My kids are obsessed with duct tape too. I didn’t realize these bags were so easy to make. We will have to try this.

  3. Wow, that is awesome!

  4. That is so cute and yet SO simple! You are so creative Ellen!  Plus, it’s duct tape so you know  the bag isn’t going to be tearing and dropping all the candy

  5. Adorable bag and the duct tape makes sure it will stand up to the abuse of holding all the goodies. Thanks for the idea!

  6. Love these DIY Halloween bags; they are so much more “personal” and you can even have your child get involved with decorating their own bag with stickers or drawings, etc.

  7. I am going to try these for my kids. Thanks

  8. very cute, cant wait to try this with my kids!

  9. This is a great idea and its a good way to recycle PLUS the bags are sturdier can’t wait to make ours :)

  10. Sara Banister says:

    That is awesome!! I am going to do this for my daughter this year so she can have a custom bag to match her costume!! Plus, the cheap ones you buy at the store always rip and tear!!

  11. cute bag! very creative.

  12. Debbie Welchert says:

    My grandkids would love making this bag. It is so cute.

  13. Maryann D. says:

    Very nice idea.  I like that Scotch Duck tape is making so many wonderful colors for all sorts of fun crafts.  It will be terrific to decorate gift bags with the pretty designs and colors.  It is a nice personalized idea and a super Halloween bag.

  14. Shannon B says:

    Does it take three rollsif tape per bag? I was thinking ths would be a great craft for our halloween party but could get pricey if there are a lot of kiddos.

  15. Becky VanGinkel says:

    This is a great idea! I love the pumpkin you made:) Both of my kids love tape (what kids don’t???) so I’m going to do this with them tonight! I actually won a bag of different colored and patterned duct tape and I have a bunch of bags with handles so we are all set!

  16. I wish I had seen this before, my oldest loves duct tape! Maybe for Christmas ones :)

  17. This is so cool.  I think we are going this route for halloween this year.  Cute.

  18. That is darling!

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