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{easter treat boxes}

Easter is just around the corner.. Time to do some last minute crafting! :)
So, with Easter coming soon, I decided to make a few Easter treat boxes.
I found these super cute pink bunny wrapped chocolate eggs filled with m&m's and thought it would be fun to "hide" them in these sewn paper packages. Aren't they cute?
{easter treat boxes}
{easter treat boxes}

Materials you'll need:

  • paper (I cut mine to 5 1/2 in. x 4 in.)
  • double-sided tape
  • sewing machine and thread
  • funky scissors
  • candy
{easter treat boxes}

How to:

  1. Cut the paper to size, depending on how big you want the pouch to be.
  2. Place double-sided tape on one of the short sides and roll the paper into a tube, taping the sides together.
  3. Press one side of the roll together and sew shut with the sewing machine.
  4. Fill the little pouch with treats.
  5. Press the other side of the box together, 90°s to the opposite side.
  6. Sew shut with sewing machine.
  7. Cut the sides of the box with funky scissors of your choice.

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40 Comments

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    Jenn Erickson
    Tuesday April 19th, 2011 at 08:59 AM

    Classy, beautiful, and so artfully done! This is one of the loveliest Easter crafts I've seen this year!

    Jenn/Rook No. 17

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    Gabi
    Tuesday April 19th, 2011 at 09:33 AM

    … so a nice and fantastic idea!!!
    Thanks for sharing
    Love Gabi

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    {nifty thrifty things}
    Tuesday April 19th, 2011 at 10:06 AM

    Thank you ladies! :)

    @ Jenn: Thank you so much for your sweet compliment! It really made my day! :D

    @ Gabi: Ich danke Dir für Deine liebe Nachricht! Leider konnte ich Dir keine Email zurückschreiben – die Email-Adresse ist deaktiviert..

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    Gabi
    Tuesday April 19th, 2011 at 10:23 AM

    … ich freu mich ja auch immer über Feedback in den Komentaren ;O)
    Jetzt hatte ich im Ernst geglaubt, ich könnte hier ein bißchen mein Englisch auffrischen, nix war´s, aber einen Lacher wert :O)))
    Ich finde deinen Blog so schön und habe mich auch bereits als Leserin eingetragen.
    Liebe Grüße Gabi

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    Ellie
    Tuesday April 19th, 2011 at 10:41 AM

    I love this where did you find out how to make this?
    -Ellie thoughts of a creative kid

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    Erin
    Tuesday April 19th, 2011 at 02:22 PM

    These are so adorable! What a fantastic idea!!!

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    Paula Jo @ Outdoor Garden Decor
    Tuesday April 19th, 2011 at 05:07 PM

    How cute! You come up with some of the cutest idea's. If I find the time I might make a couple for my grandson who is 2 this year. If not, I for sure will plan ahead and make them for him next year. Thanks for the instructions.

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    Ruth
    Tuesday April 19th, 2011 at 06:17 PM

    What a cool idea! Lady – you are awesome.

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    Deepi's World
    Tuesday April 19th, 2011 at 09:20 PM

    Great idea and preety too!

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    Buffie
    Wednesday April 20th, 2011 at 01:58 AM

    I've made these before for kids and always just used double sided tape. But I love the stitching…makes them look so elegant. Thanks for the great idea!

    Love your blog and am your newest follower.
    Buffie
    http://scrappingwithbuffie.blogspot.com/

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    Rhinestone Beagle
    Wednesday April 20th, 2011 at 05:58 AM

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    {nifty thrifty things}
    Wednesday April 20th, 2011 at 08:48 AM

    Thank you all so much for your awesome comments!

    @ Ellie: We made tea the other day and it came in these little pyramid-shaped teabags. It reminded me that I had seen little boxes like this before. They were taped on the corners, though. I though the sewing would make it look even cuter. :)

    @ Paula Jo: I would love to know if you ended up making them for your little grandson. :)

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    Nicole @ The Wonderful World of Wohler
    Thursday April 21st, 2011 at 05:03 AM

    Those are super cute! I made something similiar at Halloween for my employees. I love the details you added!

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    NC Sue
    Thursday April 21st, 2011 at 09:36 AM

    Hi, I'm a new follower and I'm so glad I found your site – it's really neat!

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    Geschwisterherz
    Thursday April 21st, 2011 at 04:17 PM

    Liebe Vanessa,

    habe dich gerade entdeckt und die kleinen Boxen sehen so schön aus. Danke für die Anleitung.

    Sonnige Grüsse…Katja

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    Allison {A Glimpse Inside}
    Friday April 22nd, 2011 at 02:05 AM

    Oh my goodness! I LOVE these! So cute and easy! Thanks for linking up! I'll be featuring these tomorrow.

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    Kristi
    Friday April 22nd, 2011 at 03:48 AM

    This is super adorable!! Love it.

    Thank you so much for stopping by my blog last week. So sorry to not make it in time to your linky party…can't wait to join your next one!

    Have a wonderful Easter!
    kristi

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    katy
    Saturday April 23rd, 2011 at 03:08 AM

    Very nice, thank you for sharing!

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    {nifty thrifty things}
    Saturday April 23rd, 2011 at 09:00 AM

    I love reading all your comments!
    Thank you so much for your sweet thoughts! :)
    xoxo,
    Vanessa

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    Christan Perona
    Saturday April 23rd, 2011 at 01:02 PM

    Found your blog from Blissfully Content. You are brilliant with this darling idea. I hate to sew and might even try this!

    Happy Easter!

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    Me
    Saturday April 23rd, 2011 at 04:26 PM

    So cute, thanks for sharing, I'll be making some of these today or our YW. I shared your idea on my blog if that's okay with you, memyselfandtena@blogspot.com.

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    persia lou
    Saturday April 23rd, 2011 at 05:00 PM

    What a perfect, simple idea!

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    Kelsey
    Sunday April 24th, 2011 at 04:16 AM

    Vanessa – thank you so much for sharing! I saw something like this on another blog done with orange paper and made to look like carrots for Easter. This would be great for party favors!!

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    Jami
    Monday April 25th, 2011 at 02:57 AM

    Precious…just precious! If you get a chance, I'd love for you to stop by and share it at the Tuesday To Do party this week!

    http://www.blackberryvine.blogspot.com

    Smiles!
    Jami

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    Natalia Lynn
    Monday April 25th, 2011 at 11:24 PM

    gosh, you are so creative! These are beautiful! Thanks again for linking up to the party!

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    Patricia Torres
    Tuesday April 26th, 2011 at 04:25 PM

    Oh wow!! that such a fab idea.. Wish I'd seen this before.. Am your new follower.. please come stop by at http://coloursdekor.blogspot.com/

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    Rebecca @ My Girlish Whims
    Wednesday April 27th, 2011 at 01:32 AM

    these turned out so beautiful! i love that paper you choose. of course, i do love all things pink….but still, good choice :) Thanks for linking up to Your Whims Wednesday!! Hope to see ya again this week :)

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    Steph
    Sunday May 1st, 2011 at 06:15 AM

    These are so sweet! Wish I had seen this for my girls' birthday party…will definitely have to do this for next time.

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    Christina @ The Tattered Tag
    Monday May 2nd, 2011 at 02:49 AM

    Hi Vanessa~

    These are simply sweet & neat!! Thanks for linking all your great ideas to my K.I.S.S. blog bash last week, looking forward to seeing what you share this week.

    Drop By The Tattered Tag

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    Jami
    Sunday May 8th, 2011 at 03:13 PM

    I featured you today!
    Feel free to stop by and grab a button!
    Smiles!
    Jami

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    Sibylle
    Wednesday June 15th, 2011 at 06:36 PM

    Love the idea with the scissors!!

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    Carolyn
    Monday June 20th, 2011 at 08:19 AM

    Look fantastic. Would be ideal for the christmas table instead of the usual bon bons.

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    JOAN
    Monday June 20th, 2011 at 08:16 PM

    Lovely idea, will keep this in mind, may have to use this for a Bridal shower, something very different. Thanks ;)

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    MlaMlo
    Monday June 20th, 2011 at 10:13 PM

    It's pretty smart.:)

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    Nan
    Wednesday August 31st, 2011 at 02:31 PM

    SO cute!!! I love it! I think it would be fun to do this for ANY holiday! Thanks for the idea!

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    Favor Box DIY
    Monday November 26th, 2012 at 06:22 PM

    […] Thank you Nifty Thrifty Things for the tutorial. […]

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    phyllis
    Wednesday November 28th, 2012 at 04:11 PM

    Clever! Just wanted to let you know we featured your idea to use for wedding favors. Check it out.
    http://www.theweddinggals.net/uncategorized/favor-box-diy/
    Thank you for sharing!
    phyllis

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    Sarah
    Friday July 12th, 2013 at 04:18 AM

    I love these! Thank you so much for sharing this project. I made a bunch of them as favors, and blogged about it. What a great idea – thank you.
    http://sohldesign.blogspot.com/2013/07/paper-treat-pouch.html

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      Vanessa @ {nifty thrifty things}
      Saturday July 13th, 2013 at 07:48 PM

      Thank you so much for your sweet comment and for trying the project yourself, Sarah! :)
      Your treat boxes turned out really cute!
      I hope you’re having a fun weekend!
      xo’s from Germany,
      Vanessa

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    Karin Murphy
    Saturday February 13th, 2016 at 05:29 PM

    Thank You Nifty Thrifty Things for the tutorial. I have seen it on other sites but did not know how to proceed. I will enjoy making these sourcream style boxes.

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