Sunday, October 9, 2011

Easy Halloween Gift for Visiting Teaching

I love Halloween! Fall is one of my favorite times of the year and who doesn't love dressing up and eating candy all Halloween night long! I know I sure do! :) Not to mention the fun decorations!

This Halloween season, I decided to put together a fun and easy gift to give the women I visit teach. So today I am going to share it with you.

This was super easy to put together.... Here is how I did it. 

To make the card, I created a printable and went to Kinkos and had it printed on white card stock, cut around the edges of the frame and mounted it on black card stock. Then hole punched at the top so that I could tie it to the bag with ribbon. 


For the rest of the gift, I bought these little orange paper bags in the wrapping paper section of Walmart. They cost 29 cents per bag. What a steal! I cut about 2 1/2 inches off the top of the bag.
Next I filled the bag with candy.
 
 Then I folded the top of the bag over and punched holes so I could tie with ribbon.
After the holes were punched, I tied with ribbon and also added the little card.

That is it! Super easy and super cute:)

I am sharing the printable with all of you so you can take a cute and easy gift to the ladies you visit teach too:)

{When I first made my printable, I used really dark orange for the frame but it printed almost red, so I lightened the orange so when you print it out it will look more Halloween-y}

And if you just wanna take a gift to a neighbor instead of using it for visiting teaching, I also made one with a blank area at the bottom  for you to sign your name!

All I ask is that you follow my blog before printing...
Once you are a follower, right click on the image and save it to your computer. Then you are ready to print. 

Hope you enjoy!!!

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31 comments:

  1. I love this idea! I will have to use it for the girls I VT. Thanks for sharing this, it really is adorable!

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  2. LOVE these!! Such a great idea :) Thanks for sharing them!

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  3. Cute! Printing right now. Curious-How do you create a printable?

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  4. Adorable! Maybe I will do these for my co-workers. Anything to make a day brighter!

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  5. What a cute idea! Thanks for the printable...I am definitely going to make these for little gifts.

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  6. Found this project on running with glitter...love the idea. I am totally doing this for the girls I VT! Thanks for the idea!

    www.dresdencarrie.com

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  7. Thanks for sharing your talents. Love your Anthropology inspired ruffled shirt.. Pinned it ;)

    New follower from Sweet Verbena. Please come visit me @ http://littlebirdthreads.blogspot.com

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  8. SO CUTE!! Thanks for sharing!! I'm excited to tie this to the top of my treat bag for my seesters ;) xoxo

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  9. This looks great! Great download! I hope you will link up to my Wickedly Creative Halloween Ideas Party. www.itsybitsypaperblog.com

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  10. thanks for the print out, luv the elegance of it.
    I would love to have you join us at our linking party this week at
    http://www.passionatelyartistic.com/2011/10/celebrating-fall-with-linking-party.html
    Have a great week,
    Maggie
    http://passionatelyartistic.com

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  11. I love this and as a former teacher I can tell you it would have made a great gift! :o)

    I'm a new follower from Cure for the Common Monday.


    Please feel free to link up to my Make Yourself Monday blog hop!

    Jamie
    For Love of Cupcakes

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  12. Oh my heck! TOO cute Ash! Love love love. Thanks for sharing :)

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  13. Thank you for the printable share. It's adorable, as are the treat bags!

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  14. Luv it...Just might use it for my VT this month. Thanks.

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  15. So cute, Ashley! Love them!! Is this your first printable? If so - great job!!! :D XO

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  16. Love this Ashley!! I'll be using it this month for my gals!! THANKS!!

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  17. Oh my goodness - so CUTE! Thank you for the printable & link party - I'm a new follower & am loving your blog!

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  18. Super-D-Dupper! I love VT printables!
    Amanda
    BurlapAndDenim.com

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  19. I would love it if you would link this to my link party, and any others you may have. Thanks, It just started :)
    http://diycraftstomake.blogspot.com/2011/10/whacha-got-weekly-linky-party.html

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  20. Good morning!! You got a Saturday Shout Out over at Sassy Sites! Come on by and grab a button!! XOXO!

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  21. Awesome!! Very generous of you to share!! :)
    Newest follower!
    Thanks for linking up to Show & Share!!

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  22. Thanks so much for sharing! Super cute!

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  23. This is such a wonderful idea and the printable is adorable! I loved this idea so much that I featured it tonight!! I would love if you would come by, check it out and grab a button!
    Hope you have a great weekend!
    Michelle
    http://delicateconstruction.blogspot.com/2011/10/delicately-constructed-features_20.html

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  24. Would love to know how you make the printables?
    Love your Halloween one! Thanks for sharing it!

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  25. How do I get a printable for the Non-visiting teaching one? So cute!

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  26. I just wanted to say thank you so much for sharing your fabulous work with others. I'm so excited to give this to my visiting sisters this month!

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  27. Found this on pinterest and I love it!! Thank you so much so glad I found your blog

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Thanks so much for stopping by! Have a great day!
xoxo, Ashley