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Friday, September 18, 2015

Halloween Self-Closing box

Hello, we are having temps in the high 80's again, suppose I shouldn't complain, because before you know it, we will be complaining about the cold and snow.  But, it would be nice to have some nice Fall days and be able to turn off the air conditioning.



I made these sweet Halloween treat boxes from a pattern and instructions I found HERE.

http://icreatecraft.weebly.com/uploads/3/8/9/5/38953375/self_closing_box_instructions.pdf



These are so cute.  I had issues with the bottom wanting to pop open, and
went back to see that someone had posted a suggestion that you start
with a piece of paper 8 1/2 x 61/4 which would make the bottom more stable 

Papers are American Crafts Halloween Stacks
Bat is a Memory Box die.
Sentiment is Hero Arts

There are a lot of examples of these on Pinterest.
They make nice shower favors, kids birthday treat boxes,
the ideas are endless.  Lots of you tube videos too.

Thanks for stopping by today.  Have a nice day.  Until later.






9 comments:

KarinsArtScrap said...

what a fantastic boxes you have made Sue.
great papers also.

Gr Karin

cotnob said...

Fabulous treat boxes Sue, great papers and brilliant design.
Pauline
x

Sue said...

Fab and I like the sentiment:)

Hope you are having a fab Friday. Sue

April said...

These are really cute! Love them.

Sandra H said...

So pretty x

*Vicki* said...

These are so cool!! I love the choice of papers and the fun accents you've put on them! I've seen these containers before, but didn't investigate them...thanks for sharing the link!! HUGS :)

Donna Ellis said...

These are darling, Sue! The perfect goodie holders! XO

Snoopy von said...

Bat-solutely adorable!

Hugs,
Snoopy :D

Susan.... said...

Hi Sue
What a super idea ! They are so versatile and can be adapted to suit the celebration..Thank you for sharing the idea..
Hugs
Susan x