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Trick or Treat Bags DIY

Updated on September 5, 2014

DIY Trick or Treat Bags Will Complete This Picture

Whether homemade or purchased, Halloween costumes aren't complete without trick or treat bags. Looking back at this picture of my kids from a Halloween long ago, I'm almost positive they carried those orange plastic pumpkins to hold their candy.

Today, with the accessibility of the internet, you can find so many creative ideas and tutorials to enable you to make your own DIY Trick or Treat Bags. I've chosen a few of my favorites to share with you. And even though my kids didn't have any of these cute DIY Trick or Treat bags to carry on Halloween, perhaps my future grandchildren? :)

(Photo credit Pam Irie)

Trick or Treat Bags DIY - Mummy Bag
Trick or Treat Bags DIY - Mummy Bag

Trick or Treat Bags - DIY Mummy Bag

LilSugar showcases the talent of Melisa Fluhr, editor of the children's interior design blog ProjectNursery. Seriously, this DIY Halloween Trick or Treat Bag is made using a basic black tote, some first aid tape and a couple of spooky eyeballs. See how these trick or treat bags are put together here.

(Photo credit Melisa Fluhr)

Mummy Makings!

Glow in the Dark Halloween EYE Ball Bouncy Balls 32 Mm Size Eyeballs - 12ct
Glow in the Dark Halloween EYE Ball Bouncy Balls 32 Mm Size Eyeballs - 12ct

This mummy bag just wouldn't be complete without these special eyeballs!

 
DIY Trick or Treat Bags - Paint Bucket for Treats
DIY Trick or Treat Bags - Paint Bucket for Treats

DIY Halloween Trick or Treat Candy Bucket

LilSugar demonstrates a step by step to make this paint can treat bucket for Halloween candy. They used striped paper, but you could just as easily mask off the paint can and spray on stripes if you choose. Either way, this DIY trick or treat bag alternative is a winner!

(Photo credit LilSugar)

A Bucket and Orange Ribbons - for your DIY Trick or Treat Paint Bucket

Halloween Trick or Treat Bags DIY
Halloween Trick or Treat Bags DIY

DIY Trick or Treat Bags - Make a Halloween Tote!

via The Sometimes Crafter....

So many bloggers out there are incredibly talented AND also generous with sharing their creativity. The Sometimes Crafter fashioned this nontraditional Halloween Trick or Treat Bag. Topped with hand embroidery, it's BOO-TIFUL! :)

She shares the tutorial including the embroidery pattern here.

(Photo credit The Sometimes Crafter)

Candy Corn Bag DIY Trick or Treat Bags
Candy Corn Bag DIY Trick or Treat Bags

Candy Corn Trick or Treat Bag DIY

via The Purl Bee

Simply yummy! That's how I describe this next DIY trick or treat bag......See how Molly made this cute candy corn trick or treat bag. It's truly an easy DIY project for Halloween.

She includes a list of materials and even a template for your convenience in making your own treat or treat bags. Enjoy!

(Photo credit Molly at The Purl Bee)

Create Some Yummy DIY Candy Corn Trick or Treat Bags - Aren't they sweet? ;)

Neon Orange Acrylic Felt 72" Wide x 1 Yard Long
Neon Orange Acrylic Felt 72" Wide x 1 Yard Long

Classic bright orange felt for a candy corn bag.

 
Glow In Dark DIY Trick or Treat Bags
Glow In Dark DIY Trick or Treat Bags

Glow In Dark Trick or Treat Bags - DIY

via LifeHacker

LifeHacker shows how Instructables user lhinstructables made these sweet and safe Glow In the Dark Trick or Treat Bags. It's a DIY project for Halloween that's quick to make and will help keep your loved ones glow in the dark visible while trick or treating. Read all about it here.

(Photo credit LifeHacker)

DIY Trick or Treat Bag with ruffles
DIY Trick or Treat Bag with ruffles

DIY Trick or Treat Bag with Ruffles

Sierra of Blue Robbin Cottage made this diy trick or treat bag with ruffles. It's perfect for little girls who prefer a trick or treat bag with real style. :) Here's the how-to.

(Photo credit Sierra at Blue Robbin Cottage)

For Those Of Us With Great Intentions, But REALLY Short On Time...... - Take your pick! :)

Reusable Grocery Tote Bag Black 6 Pack
Reusable Grocery Tote Bag Black 6 Pack

When in doubt, go with the basic black bag. It's a blank canvas perfect for all sorts of DIY trick or treat bag ideas.

 

Which of these DIY trick or treat bags do you prefer?

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      Cheryl Paton 

      3 years ago from West Virginia

      You've got some fun ideas here for trick or treat bags. The candy corn one is my favorite, but I think it'd have to be bigger. : )

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      tcaldy 

      4 years ago

      Love the ruffled tote!

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      anonymous 

      5 years ago

      i like the mummy bag! cool!

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      marsha32 

      5 years ago

      These are all so cute! I am making fabric bags for trick or treating.

    • flycatcherrr profile image

      flycatcherrr 

      5 years ago

      The candy corn bag is pretty darned cute!

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      squidclaire 

      5 years ago

      Some really great ideas my favorite from the pics is def the paint can, fantastic looking and great recycling, lol

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      Renaissance Woman 

      5 years ago from Colorado

      Oh gosh, it's hard to pick just one favorite. You really found some darling treat bags... all of them! If you forced me to pick just one (under threat of not letting me have my candy), I'd have to choose the mummy bag. Okay, now hand over the candy corn. ;-) What a great lens!

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      Trulee Ann 

      5 years ago from Arkansas City, Kansas

      Osioy:

      Very neat ideas! I like crafting everything...Blessings....Annlee

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      pawpaw911 

      6 years ago

      I like the ones that glow in the dark.

    • mistyblue75605 lm profile image

      mistyblue75605 lm 

      6 years ago

      Very cute! The mummy bag! thumbs up!:)

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      JoshK47 

      6 years ago

      I love the candy corns! Blessed by a SquidAngel. :)

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      Lee Hansen 

      6 years ago from Vermont

      So many clever and creative loot bags and buckets! My granddaughter will be Red Riding Hood for her 2nd Trick or Treat experience and Halloween parade. She'll carry - what else? a basket for her treats.

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      Toni Grundstrom 

      6 years ago from Minneapolis, MN

      I think the candy corn trick-or-treat bag is really cute.

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      poutine 

      6 years ago

      I like the paint can a lot.

    • Coreena Jolene profile image

      Coreena Jolene 

      6 years ago

      I like the candy corn treat bags, I bet they could double as a hat too!

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      Mary Norton 

      6 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      The Glow in the Dark ones just took my attention. Am now encourage to try doing one.

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      Mary Norton 

      6 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      The Glow in the Dark ones just took my attention. Am now encourage to try doing one.

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      WhatToCook LM 

      6 years ago

      These are really great!!! My favourite are the Glow in the dark ones :-)

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      Ann 

      6 years ago from Yorkshire, England

      i like the paint pot one - but they are all super. blessed by a squid angel

    • Pam Irie profile imageAUTHOR

      Pam Irie 

      6 years ago from Land of Aloha

      It's actually a tie for me between the candy corn trick or treat bag and the mummy. :)

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      Peggy Hazelwood 

      6 years ago from Desert Southwest, U.S.A.

      I think I'm partial to the candy corn totes. So cute!!

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      Virginia Allain 

      6 years ago from Central Florida

      I did like that mummy bag that you lead off with. Very eye-catching.

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