Now that you’ve picked out your little one’s Halloween costume, it’s time to work on their trick-or-treat bag. Sure, you can always purchase a bag, but where’s the fun in that? Plus, DIYing theirs lets you custom-coordinate it with their costume! Yup, you’ll definitely qualify for the Best Parent Award come Halloween with this project. Check out all the great DIY trick-or-treat bag ideas by reading on.


1. Fendi-Inspired Monster Tote Bag: Inspired by Fendi’s $1500 tote bag, this much more affordable option is one you’ll want to make this weekend. It’s so chic, we wouldn’t blame ya if you ended up using it long after Halloween. (via Damask Love)

Colorful Jack-o'-Lantern Trick or Treat Halloween Bags

2. Colorful Jack-o’-Lantern Treat Bags: Color coordinate your little one’s treat bag with their costume. Are they dressing up as Dory? Then go with blue. Taking on a BB8 costume? Then orange is the way to go. (via The Sweetest Occasion)


3. Velcro Glitter Tote: Glitter can do no DIY project wrong. Give a plain canvas tote a colorful and sparkly upgrade with glitter foam sheets, paint and, you guessed it, more glitter! (via Brit + Co)


4. Frankenstein Goodie Bags: DIY this green goodie bag to match your li’l monster this Halloween. Sharpie in a couple stitches for a nice detailed touch. (via Girl Loves Glam)


5. Skeleton Flamingo Tote: Hang on to summer a little while longer with these tropical birds given a dark makeover. They’re so edgy, they’ll give any costume an added fierceness. (via Persia Lou)


6. Glowing Moon Halloween Treat Bag: If you plan on trick-or-treating in a group, make sure you can keep an eye on your little one even when the sun sets with this glow-in-the-dark moon treat bag. Its moon design will glow in the evening, which might make it easier for you to single her out. (via Julep)


7. Black and White Ghost Bags: This black and white ghost tote will give any child’s costume a spooky feel. The best part is that its timeless design will let you use it for years to come. (via Punkin Patterns)


8. DIY Halloween Tote: You can’t go wrong with this clean and simple look. Using a stencil, paint the inside of your bat with an acrylic black paint. Remove the stencil and touch up any fine points with a black fabric marker. (via Radical Possibility)


9. BOO! Printable Halloween Treat Bags: This classic black and white BOO design will work with any one of your little one’s potential costumes. For added convenience, simply make and add a handle. (via The Sweetest Occasion)


10. Halloween Cat Paper Bags: Complete your child’s witch costume with this cute DIY cat paper bag. Use the scraps to make a handle and you’re all set. (via The Pink Doormat)


11. DIY Boo Bags: This mini treat bag featuring a spider is the cutest way to hold sweets. Whether it’s used to carry your wee one’s candy or package party favors, this cute boo bag is the one you’ll wanna make. (via Say Yes)


12. DIY Trick-or-Treat Bag Pattern With Sticky Spiderwebs and Moving Spiders: Here’s an interactive treat bag your kids can play with while they make their way across the neighborhood. Create a “sticky” spiderweb made of thin strips of Velcro fasteners and add bits of Velcro sticky-back fasteners to the bottom of toy spiders. (via Merriment Design)


13. DIY Halloween Trick-or-Treat Bags: If you’re familiar with Silhouette, this DIY should be right up your alley. Cut out the design on black heat transfer vinyl and iron it onto a cotton tote. (via Sarah Hearts)


14. Window Halloween Treat Bags: Use Cricut Explore to make these super neat treat bags that feature a clear “window” letting yummy treats show through. You’ll need a fairly thick paper bag and a clear plastic bag to make this DIY. (via The Country Chic Cottage)


15. DIY No-Sew Monster Trick-or-Treat Bags: For trick-or-treat bags that can double as cozy plush pillows, go with these monster DIYs. The best part is they’re a no-sew project, which means almost anyone can make them! (via Making the World Cuter)


16. Silhouette Trick-or-Treat Bags: Give your kiddo’s trick-or-treat bags a personalized look by featuring their silhouette on one side. You’ll be capturing more than just their profile, but a memory as well. Add 3D embellishments like beads, ribbons or faux flowers as you see fit. (via Uncommon Designs)


17. Printable Trick-or-Treat Bags: This DIY doesn’t require much. So long as you have a printer, paper and double-sided tape, you’re all set. (via Tara Dennis)

18. Trick-or-Treat Box Halloween Printable: No doubt this black and white printable will be a trick-or-treating essential for when you go out with your little one. But, it’ll also work great as a fancy popcorn box for that grown-up horror movie night you’re hosting. (via Design Is Yay!)


19. Reverse Applique DIY Trick-or-Treat Bags: If you’ve always liked the look of appliqued pieces, try your hand at reversing it with these DIY designs. Just download one or more of the free patterns and sew away. (via DIY Candy)


20. Dollar Store Candy Corn Treat Bag: This DIY requires some sewing, but we promise it’ll *totally* be worth it. Get the look by stitching together three large strips of dollar store t-shirts in white, orange and yellow. You can even save the scraps to turn them into a festive garland! (via Wine & Glue)


21. Halloween Candy Bowl: Whether you stay home or go around the neighborhood, there’s only one DIY that suits both needs. Thanks to its wide size, this candy bag is perfect for serving *and* collecting candy. (via Haberdashery Fun)


22. Jack-o’-Lantern Papier Mache Candy Bags: No worries if you don’t plan on carving up any pumpkins this year. Use these paper mache candy bags as decorations you can collect candy in, then later eat out of! (via The Candid Kitchen)


23. Glow-in-the-Dark Trick-or-Treat Bag: There’s not much more you can ask for than a treat bag that’s cute, affordable, personalized *and* glow-in-the-dark. If you’re into all those qualities, make this tote ASAP! (via Where the Smiles Have Been)


24. Trick-or-Treat Yo’Self Halloween Treat Bags: Treat yo’self with this simple yet stylish treat bag that requires barely any effort. Just download the printable and print out the design onto a brown paper lunch sack. (via Freckle and Fair)


25. Black and Orange BOO! Bag: This non-costume-specific treat bag is one that’ll last your mini me for years… If pretty and practical are what floats your boat, make this DIY. (via Punkin Patterns)


26. Little Monsters Trick-or-Treat Bag: Made of soft wool felt, this little monsters bag will be one your mini monster won’t mind lugging around. As adorable as this design is, if you’re looking to give it a customized look, replace the eye with a googly one. (via The Piper’s Girls)

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