A very cute couple who can hold lots of treats and who appear sooo sweet…may I introduce you please to Mr & Miss Monster!

Aren’t they fabulously cute?!   They are goody bags and just perfect for Halloween or a monster themed party…open the flap and inside is a bag with plenty of room to house treats!

I plan to make a bunch for my girls’ classmates for this year’s Halloween treats – they are fun and easy and I think the kids are just going to LOVE them!  And sooo economical too – they use just 1 sheet of 12×12 cardstock and whatever you want to decorate them with…

I came across this idea when I visited an Australian demonstrator’s blog by the name of Carol Dunstan and I just had to make my own version – I resized them and have written a tutorial on how I made them, to make it easy for you to make them too…you can find the link to this at the end of my blog post.

Now Mr Monster is made from Old Olive cardstock – I textured his head by using the Perfect Polka Dots Embossing Folder (pg 214) and gave him a dashing look by adding Black Satin Ribbon (pg 191).

Miss Monster is made from Perfect Plum cardstock – I textured her head using the Elegant Lines Embossing Folder (pg 214) and gave her a girly look by using Paper Daisies (pg 188) and a pink Designer Button (pg 186) – I added eyelashes to make her look extra cute…

I use magnetic closures to close my bags – you can find these at craft & scrapbook stores or you could use little velcro circles that you can find in big box stores…the beauty of both of these types of fasteners is that they can be opened & closed many times…

How do you make the teeth?  By using 3 different punches – Word Window, 1 3/8 x 5/8″ Oval and 1/2″ Circle Punches – all of which you can find on pg 202.

The eyes?  I used these Circle Punches – 1 3/8″, 1″ and 1/2″ – again on pg 202 and I added them using Dimensionals to make them ‘pop’…

Come back and visit Friday to check out my Festive Friday item for this week!

WANT THIS TUTORIAL SO YOU CAN MAKE THESE CUTE MONSTERS?  Click HERE to find my Project Tutorials where it is at the top of the list – in that tutorial you will also find a printable version too!


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  • October 19, 2010 at 6:05 pm

    Sarah! You have GOT to stop with the great Halloween ideas! Now I don’t know whether to make these or the test tube treats. Decisions, decisions!

    Seriously, thanks for all the awesome ideas!

  • October 19, 2010 at 7:06 pm

    How cute are they…..have to say I like the Miss, my granddaughter would love it.
    Thanks for your ideas and sharing.

  • October 19, 2010 at 7:12 pm

    These are just too cute! You could use them for birthday parties and all kinds of fun things besides Halloween. I gotta go with the girl – between the eyelashes and the flower in the hair – I guess there is hair (?)- just too cute! Thanks for sharing with us the tutorial too.

  • October 19, 2010 at 7:13 pm

    So cute! if someone was having a couple’s halloween party or even a halloween wedding this would be a cute little host gift:)
    love it!!

  • October 19, 2010 at 7:26 pm

    These are GREAT! What a fun idea for Halloween treats for my grandchildren. Thanks for sharing and for a chance to win a kit.

  • October 19, 2010 at 7:31 pm

    These are super cute!

  • October 19, 2010 at 8:01 pm

    These are so cute, thanks for sharing Tutorial Tuesday each week. I love your ideas and great tutorials.

  • October 19, 2010 at 8:26 pm

    Sarah….these are to die for. I like the Mrs. cause she is purple. But I have to say I think that MR is my favorite. You have some amazing ideas. Thanks for sharing them on your blog.

  • October 19, 2010 at 9:12 pm

    So very cute! I may try these at a gift packaging workshop I have booked in November. Thanks for sharing all of your great ideas!

  • October 19, 2010 at 9:41 pm

    So cute. The kids will go crazy for them. As purple is my favorite color, I must say I like the Perfect Plum one best.

  • October 20, 2010 at 4:00 am

    I love both, but probably partial to the Miss. I have two granddaughters, and they would love them. I have already made the test tube treats. Thanks for sharing all your great ideas. JoAnn

  • October 20, 2010 at 7:39 am

    Super cute!!!! Will definitely make these in the near future! I love them both!!!! : )

  • October 20, 2010 at 8:24 am

    OMG! These are the cutest! I love boxes and treat holders and these fit the bill perfectly! I want to make some for my grandson who has a monster theme in his room!

  • October 20, 2010 at 9:49 am

    This is too sticky CUTE!
    I LOVE Miss Monster, and hope I am the lucky winner : )

  • October 21, 2010 at 8:47 am

    These are too cute! I love Miss Monster’s eyes – so much personality there. Thanks for sharing, and for the shot at the goodies. You are so generous!!

  • October 21, 2010 at 10:12 am

    Cute! Thanks for sharing all of your ideas!

  • October 21, 2010 at 12:38 pm

    These are adorable! Thanks for sharing all these wonderful ideas. I know exactly where to visit when I am in search of some really great tutorials. Thanks for sharing!

  • September 14, 2011 at 12:00 pm

    This is pure awesome! I’m going to use this idea for my daughter’s birthday party favors. Thanks so much for sharing. This will be on my inspiration blog post tomorrow.

  • September 15, 2011 at 12:34 pm

    I am so in love with these treat bags and can’t thank you enough for sharing the wonderful tutorial….these will be such fun to make and to share…. I’ve also just signed up for your Blog updates…can’t wait to see more of your creative imagination…and will go back to look at more! Thank you for sharing so very much!

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