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{valentine treat bags}

I know Friday is usually my {floral friday} post. But, since Valentine’s Day is so close and I still wanted to share one more little craft with you before V-Day, I decided to postpone the floral post until next week.

These little treat bags are the perfect Valentine’s Day gift for anyone with a sweet tooth (and of course eye candy lovers)! :)

What you’ll need:

  • brown packing paper
  • a printer
  • crazy scissors
  • sewing machine
  • fabric tape for the bunting
  • string for the bunting and to close the heart
  • candy
  • a hole punch

How to:

  1. Cut two pieces of packing paper to 8 12 x 8 12 inches.
  2. Place one of the pieces in the printer and print the design on it.
  3. Place the two pieces of paper on top of each other and cut along the outer heart-shaped line with crazy scissors.
  4. Sew along the inner heart-shaped line, leaving the gap on top open.
  5. Decorate the heart with the fabric tape bunting. Just cut little triangles and run them along a piece of string on top of the heart.
  6. Use the hole punch to create two little holes in the top center of the heart.
  7. Fill the heart with candy.
  8. Use a piece of string to tie up the heart through the holes.
  9. Happy Valentine’s Day! ;)

Download the printable here!

If you want to customize your own bags or just like the font, you can download it for free here: home sweet home

I’m partying here! ♥

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23 Comments

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    The Partiologist
    Friday February 10th, 2012 at 03:37 PM

    I really Love LOVE this idea! Thanks for sharing!!

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    Lisa
    Friday February 10th, 2012 at 07:18 PM

    I think these are adorable! Thanks for sharing!

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    Maysem
    Friday February 10th, 2012 at 08:08 PM

    OMG I have to say that these are my fave Valentine’s yet!!! I so beyond LOVE them… so I pinned them!!! Thanks bunches for sharing:D I already did the kiddy’s class V’s for this year…these are a must for next year. OR I just have to find another excuse to make them:D

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    Karah @ thespacebetweenblog
    Saturday February 11th, 2012 at 12:46 AM

    These are so cute, what a great idea Vanessa!

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    Jacqueline
    Saturday February 11th, 2012 at 02:04 AM

    another awesome idea!

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    Lisa
    Saturday February 11th, 2012 at 07:39 AM

    Sew very cute! Love these! Very creative idea.

    xo
    -Lisa

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    Danielle
    Saturday February 11th, 2012 at 02:13 PM

    This little bags are so sweet.

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    Ashley @ MommyByDayCrafterByNight
    Saturday February 11th, 2012 at 04:25 PM

    Darling! I love your style girl! xoxo

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    TidyMom
    Sunday February 12th, 2012 at 05:54 PM

    This is just adorable!!

    Thanks for linking up! I featured your post in my wrap up http://tidymom.net/2012/valentine-treats-and-boxes/
    Have a great rest of the weekend

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    Boxwood Cottage
    Monday February 13th, 2012 at 08:00 AM

    Hi Vanessa,
    I gotta say tht I simply love your brown paper treat bags and just had to pin them on my Valentin’es board on Pinterest. So very pretty!!!
    Sending you warmest wishes from wintry Germany
    Carola

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    Miss Charming
    Monday February 13th, 2012 at 06:41 PM

    Such a cute idea! These Valentine treat bags turned out great.

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    Jan @ SouthernJunkin
    Tuesday February 14th, 2012 at 01:26 AM

    Ohhhh, so cute! Great idea for treats!!

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    Cathy@My1929Charmer
    Tuesday February 14th, 2012 at 02:16 AM

    You never seem to amaze me with your creativity. I really love the simplicity of these. So very pretty, one of my favs. OK, don’t mean to be “stupid” but once you download the fonts how do you use them? Can I use them in Word? Sorry my generation did grow up with all the high tech today, we had high tech,but it was antiquated. Thanks for sharing your creative inspiration at Sunday’s Best Par.tay.

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    Jill
    Tuesday February 14th, 2012 at 03:40 AM

    I saw something similar at Christmas — perfect idea for a little valentine’s treat!!

    Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
    Hope you have a fabulous week!
    Jill @ Creating my way to Success
    http://www.jembellish.blogspot.com/

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    Christine
    Wednesday February 15th, 2012 at 03:39 PM

    This is absolutely adorable Vanessa!!!! I love how the brown paper and red look so wonderful together!

    Thanks for linking up at The DIY Dreamer :)

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    Kathryn Pepper
    Wednesday February 15th, 2012 at 08:26 PM

    These are so stinkin’ cute! I want to make some next year for my kiddos! Thanks for linking up to Destination: Cutesy Monday! Have you checked out my Glitzbandz giveaway I’m having? I’d love for you to enter!

    XO! Kathryn
    http://www.destinationcraft.blogspot.com/2012/02/glitzbandz-giveaway.html

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    Nancy Grant
    Wednesday February 15th, 2012 at 10:01 PM

    What an awesome project! I love the look!

    :-)

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    Deana
    Saturday February 18th, 2012 at 04:10 AM

    You are being featured @CountryMommaCooks Link & Greet Party!
    Stop by and pick up a featured button.…and have a great weekend:)

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    Amie @ Pinkapotamus
    Sunday February 19th, 2012 at 06:47 AM

    These are soo Sweet! I love the little printable on it.. so cute and personal! Great idea.. thanks so much for sharing with the Pink Hippo Party.. can’t wait to see what you share next!

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    Ana Love Craft
    Sunday February 9th, 2014 at 02:28 AM

    Wow, this is really adorable, Vanessa! Pinned!
    Have a wonderful weekend!
    Hugs from Portugal,

    Ana Love Craft
    http://www.lovecraft2012.blogspot.com

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