Halloween Party Favor Tube

By  Tonya Wilson 

size: 3"x4"

  • Halloween Party Favor Tube


  • Empty paper towel tube
  • The Robin’s Nest Cardstock: Purple Glitter Crackle, Orange Glitter Crackle, Black Classic Glitter
  • The Paper Studio Tiny Polka-Lime Paper
  • Crafty Secrets Halloween Images & Journal Notes Booklet
  • The Robin’s Nest Neon Purple Mini Dew Drops
  • Lime green vintage buttons, three
  • Black lace trim, 1/2”-wide
  • Black specialty fiber
  • Black specialty fiber
  • Purple tissue paper
  • Lollipops or candy of choice


  • Computer and printer
  • Sizzix Big Shot Die-Cutting System and Tim Holtz Alterations Dies: On the Edge Scallops, Sizzlits Decorative Strip Paper Rosette
  • Martha Stewart Crafts Seal Punch
  • Plaid FolkArt Indigo Acrylic Paint
  • Adhesives: Plaid Mod Podge Gloss, Beacon Adhesives Zip Dry Paper Glue, clear dots, clear lines

Basic Supplies

  • paper trimmer, scissors, ruler, pencil, printer paper, flat paintbrush, foam paintbrush, palette, binder clip, newspaper (to cover work surface)
  • 1. Cut 4" length from paper towel tube. Paint inside of tube Indigo; let dry.
  • 2. Using foam paintbrush, apply one coat Mod Podge to inside of tube; let dry.
  • 3. Apply liquid glue to inside bottom edge of tube and pinch closed; secure with binder clip until completely dry.
  • 4. Measure and cut Purple Glitter Crackle cardstock to fit around outside of tube. Adhere cardstock strip to tube using Mod Podge and foam paintbrush; let dry.
  • 5. Die cut scalloped strip from Orange Glitter Crackle cardstock. Adhere strip around top of tube, approximately 1/2" from top edge, using paper glue; let dry.
  • 6. Use clear adhesive lines to adhere black lace around top of tube; trim excess. Cut and adhere short length of lace to bottom left edge of tube. Using clear dots, adhere three buttons and three Mini Dew Drops over lace.
  • 7. Die cut rosette from Black Classic Glitter cardstock. Follow manufacturer's instructions to assemble rosette using paper glue; let dry. Adhere rosette to tube as shown; let dry.
  • 8. Punch seal from polka-dot paper; adhere to rosette. Detail cut pumpkin from vintage image book; adhere to seal. Let dry.
  • 9. Print "trick or treat" wording onto printer paper; detail cut words into strips and adhere to seal. Let dry.
  • 10. Cut 8" length of specialty fiber; use clear dots to secure ends inside top of tube on opposite sides for hanger.
  • 11. Fill favor with tissue paper and candy.
  • Tip
  • 1. Recreate this same design for winter holidays using appropriate papers, colors, and snowflake embellishments.