It’s time to retire that worn-out, plastic pumpkin trick-or-treat bucket. This year, you’re skipping all the store-bought stuff and going DIY. Personalize your kids’ goodie bags this year with these original ideas. From cute to spooky, these bags are easy, cheap and bound to be the envy of the neighborhood.
1. Bat Bucket: No sewing skills? No problem. Grab the glue and paint and transform a pail into an adorable bat… or freestyle your own pattern! (via Mer Mag)
2. Cereal Box Stencil Bags: Chances are you have a plain tote laying around the house. Chances are even higher that you have a cereal box in your cupboard. Add some paint and you have everything you need to make this simple and cute little candy carrier. (via Alpha Mom)
3. Mummy Bag: Aww, Mod Podge, is there anything you can’t do? Minimal materials yield maximum creativity and cuteness. (via Plaid)
4. Shark Bag: For the adventurous tot who wants to scare the classroom… shark attack! (via Stitched by Crystal)
5. Easy Treat Bags: Paper bag it! Sketch, stencil or stamp for customized treat bags. (via All You)
6. Spiderweb Pillowcase: It doesn’t get any easier. All you need is a Sharpie and a pillowcase. (via All You)
7. Velcro Glitter Tote: These totes are so happening, they might just outdo the costumes. (via Brit + Co)
8. Candy Corn Bag: We’re not sure if you’ve noticed yet, but we got a little candy corn crazy this year. So yeah, you could say we’re sweet on this tutorial. (via The Purl Bee)
9. Trick or Treat Tote Bag: This one is for the experienced crafters. Take your sugar sack to new levels with a look you can carry all October long. (via Tatertots and Jello)
10. Neon Sharpie Totes: Trick or treating after dark? These bags are cool and easily visible in the dark, keeping your little goblins safe! (via Pretty Providence)
11. Pumpkin Face Pillowcase: Get out the potato stamp and get stamping. (via All You)
Which bag are you going to craft this Halloween? Tell us in the comments!