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A Treat That Does The Trick!

Need a quick, last minute non-candy TREAT idea for Halloween?  These "Drink Collars" will do the TRICK!
What's even better is that you can make them as simple or as elaborate as you'd like! I started with a beautiful array of Sugar-Coated Cardstock and cut them into 3"X6" strips. I scored at 4" and used a 1.5" circle punch to create a hole inside of the 2" flap:
Next I selected a few of the patterned papers and 2X2 cut apart cards from the  "Candy Carnival" Collection.  Before attaching with foam and adhesive tapes, I  corner rounded just the bottom two edges of the mat paper and 2X2 cards:
For the straw hanger I die cut a 2" circle and then punched two holes at along the middle top and bottom with a regular hole punch. The circle was attached to the back of the sugar coated cardstock with adhesive tape and secured even further with two assorted brads:



I gently pushed through a paper straw and embellished with a tiny stamped t…

Halloween Mini Book Happy Mail

Happy everything-Halloween month! I'm so excited that one of my favorite months is finally here. To go along with this month is one of my favorite things to make: happy mail!
I started with this cute, clear cosmetic bag (6.5"X4") that I found at  The Dollar Tree and crafted items to fit neatly inside.

To the zipper pull I attached a shower-curtain ring that holds a spool of washi  tape and a package of bradies.

Next up is this sweet little mini album!  To create this I followed the ingredients below: 12X12 sheet of paper scored at 3", 6" and 9"; turn the paper and repeat the scores again. Next I cut the 3" and 9" vertical lines just up to the 3" horizontal lines.   To assemble the pages, I folded the pages and attached the panels to the one next to it.   The first panel and last panel will be single pages that you can attach together at the end of the process.
After decorating the cover and the inside pages with a swatch of paper,  I kept t…