Candy Coffin Favor

By  Elizabeth Allan  for  Penny Black

Spooktacular fun awaits all when you decorate your table at any Halloween gathering with this mini coffin favor.

  • Candy Coffin Favor
  • Closeup View


  • Cardstock: white, Bazzill Basics Butterfly, Blackbird
  • Black thread
  • Black mini brad


  • Penny Black Stamps: Halloween Night, Halloween Rap
  • Tsukineko VersaFine Black Onyx Ink Pad
  • Ranger Perfect Pearls Perfect Gold Pigment
  • Yellow decorator chalk
  • Clear embossing powder
  • Markers: black; Tombow USA N79
  • Yasutomo Niji Water Brush
  • LuminArte Twinkling H2Os Pewter Watercolor Cake
  • Heat gun
  • Adhesives: foam dots; US ArtQuest Duo Adhesive; Ranger Stickles Orange Peel Glitter Glue

Basic Supplies

  • scissors, ruler, cotton ball

Pattern - Candy Coffin Favor

  • Size
  • 1. Size is 7/8"x2"x3-3/4"
  • Coffin
  • 1. Print and cut out patterns. Trace hinged coffin pattern onto black cardstock; cut out on solid lines. Fold piece along dashed lines indicated on pattern and assemble; adhere tabs to secure.
  • 2. Cut coffin top from orange cardstock. Insert mini brad near center top. Cut short thread length and fold over brad; tape or adhere ends to secure. Adhere piece to top of coffin. Outline edges with Orange Peel glitter glue.
  • 3. Stamp black sentiment onto white cardstock; emboss with clear powder. Trim sentiment and line edges with black marker. Use cotton ball to pounce yellow chalk over sentiment; repeat with Perfect Gold pigment. Adhere to coffin top over thread ends.
  • 4. Stamp black mummy onto white cardstock; emboss with clear powder. Cut out image and color with marker. Blend color with water brush; let dry. Apply thin wash of Pewter watercolor over image; let dry. Adhere to coffin with foam dots. Fill as desired.
  • Tip
  • 1. A handful of candy corn is just the right size for this mini coffin favor.