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Halloween Glassine Bags

By  Alice Golden 

size: 5-3/4"x8"

  • Halloween Glassine Bags

Materials

  • Papertrey Ink: Large Glassine Bags, Orange Zest Cardstock
  • Unbleached coffee filters
  • Recycled recipe book pages
  • Stickers, in assorted sizes: pumpkins, small bats or spiders, black glitter chipboard bats
  • Black glitter
  • Adhesive-back orange gems
  • Wiggle eyes, in assorted sizes
  • Orange polka-dot sheer ribbon

Tools

  • Die-cutting machine and Spellbinders Dies: Nested Peony (S4-193), Small Labels (S4-169)
  • Papertrey Ink Trick or Treat Clear Stamp Set (2698)
  • EK Success Paper Shaper Circle Punch, 1-3/4”
  • Ink pads: Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Spiced Marmalade, Imagine Crafts Tsukineko Onyx Black VersaFine
  • Therm O Web Adhesives: SuperStik Glue Stick, 3-D Foam Squares, Small Zots, Tape Runner XL

Basic Supplies

  • scissors, ruler
  • 1. Wrap coffee filter around side of glassine bag as shown; adhere using glue stick.
  • 2. Die cut peonies from book pages; ink edges Spiced Marmalade. Freehand designs on die cuts with adhesive of choice if desired; sprinkle with glitter and tap off excess. Adhere die cuts to bag as shown.
  • 3. Apply tape to back of ribbon; wrap around bag, keeping seam in back. Trim ends.
  • 4. Stamp sentiments on Orange Zest cardstock using Onyx Black ink and Trick or Treat stamps; die cut or punch shapes as desired. Adhere to bag using foam squares.
  • 5. Embellish bag with assortment of stickers, wiggle eyes, and gems as desired. Tie ribbon bow; adhere using Zots.
  • Tip
  • 1. Keeping major elements consistent on each bag (like the glassine bag base, coffee filters, die cut pages) while varying embellishments helps to create a set that is cohesive, but allows you to mix and match supplies to get the most from sticker sets.