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Saturday, October 29, 2011

Frankenstein Halloween Treat Bag - Just Adorable!


I was actually doing a completely different
project when I chanced on the video tutorial of this super cute Halloween bag and I immediately decided to make them for my adorable nephews, Dustine and Dj (5 years old and 17 months old, respectively) who I'll be taking to a Halloween party on the 31st. They look soooooooo cute in their super heroes costume that I bought for them.

The inspiration for my Halloween treat bag is the Frankenstein box made by ChicnScratch on her video tutorial, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SG-_Jt0CoQ0&feature=related.

My version is much bigger than the one she made. She made 2 bags out of an 8.5" x 11" card stock. The finished size of the bag that I made is 8" x 7" x 3.5". I used 2 different colors for the front and back of the bag, each piece is 11 inches high and 10 inches wide. The folds on the sides and bottom of each piece are 2 inches. Instead of completely overlapping both pieces together as shown on ChicnScratch's video, I overlapped the front and back pieces only by half an inch, just enough to glue the pieces together, to have more depth to make the bag more spacious. For Frankenstein's hair, I used a grass design from the Silhouette store called Grass 1027 which was one of the free 50 files. I did a little tweaking that's why it looks different. For the mouth, I used the free shape of the week from the online store (pumpkin). I added the screws on his temples. They initially looked like his ears so I moved them higher. I took a close up shot so you'll get the idea on how to attach them. The allowance for the fold was already added to the shape. Instead of just drawing the mouth and the scars, I created cutouts. For the eyes, eyelids and the nose, I followed the way ChicnScratch did them. I used a one inch wide black ribbon for the handle instead of the same card stock so it will be stronger and will last longer.

As usual, I'm sharing the file for free. You know the drill. Just indicate your request on your comment.

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33 comments:

  1. I Love this would love to have the file for my new Cameo. I'm so new that I don't have many files yet, so this would be fantastic.

    I'm also a new follower and happy to be one - please feel free to follow my blog too!!

    Thanks so much,
    Lisa
    ThePurplePlace
    leezza@gmail.com

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  2. I tried to make a file like this and failed. I would really appreciate it if you shared your file with me. Thank you, Micki
    micki542@yahoo.com

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  3. I would love to have a copy of this file. It is just great!
    Pam
    quillpm@yahoo.com

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  4. Gayle, I'd love the file please our grandson will love this. Thank you for all your beautiful shared files. :)

    Lori m

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  5. Lynn C. (wordpefectqueen@yahoo.com)October 29, 2011 at 7:22 PM

    Gayle,
    Another great file. I'd love to have this file. I would like to make it for my husband's God-daughter. She will be thrilled. Thanks for sharing.

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  6. What a cute box. I have done the tombstones and the little treat bags for Halloween, but your box looks like it will hold a bit more candy. Thank you for sharing this file. You are very creative and I appreciate you sharing this.

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  7. Gayle, as usual love this file. I do have one question for you. How did you make these strong enough to hold all the candy? I made easter baskets for my nieces to use for an easter egg hunt and after a few things got put in their baskets they fell apart from the weight. Thanks
    CindyG
    gibsonc65@hotmail.com

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  8. This is so cute and hope you will share with me now that I am signed up as a follower.
    Joan
    bears4two

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  9. Hi I'd love to have this file too. So cute! Thanks Karel

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  10. Gayle, you've done it again. Cute, cute, cute! Please send the file to djames24809@gmail.com

    Thanks for sharing!

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  11. Great Frankie!!! I'd love to have this file...thanks! Kathy O'Mara
    catophile@totacc.com
    catophile

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  12. ATTENTION: MaggieB

    I don't have your e-mail address. Hope you'll see this message.

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  13. I love your treat bag! You are very creative and generous to share your file with us. I emailed you for the file since I don't like to post my email address. Thanks. Donna E

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  14. Hi Gayle,
    A member of the Silhouette users group has been trying to add a comment asking for your file, but can't get it to work so she asked me to try contacting you to see if you can send her the free Frankenstien file. She says she is a follower. Her name is Cindy B, and her email is kini62@yahoo.com

    She would appreciate the file very much.
    Thanks, Jamie

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  15. This is fabulous, Gayle! I'd love to have the file, thanks for sharing!!

    Vicki L
    SongbirdVB@aol.com

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  16. I would love to have the file for this cute box. Thanks for sharing!

    Jeanne

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  17. I would appreciate it if you would share this cute file with me. Thanks. My follower name is Pam
    pomland1@gmail.com

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  18. I would love to get the Frankenstein design. It is amazing!

    ttassone@oleen.com

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  19. Hi, I have been searching the internet for a template like your Frankenstein treat bag. I would really love the template. Great job!

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  20. Wow! These are so much fun! I have just discovered your blog so I hope that I am not requesting too much...you just have such special things! I became a follower also (kls). Would really love this bag for for my grandsons. Thanks.
    Kristina

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    1. I would still love this file, also. Halloween is almost upon us! Thanks so much for your generosity. Gayle.

      Tina
      krisinbloom@gmail.com

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  21. I would love to have your frankenstein box, the timing of me going thru your site is spot on.
    Thank you.
    rosetresures@yahoo.com

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  22. Fab,would like the file please. My nieces children will love these. beckalison46@yahoo.co.uk

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  23. This is so cute! Would love to have this file for my cameo. I am new follower ... looking forward to reading more of your blog. My email is choosinglifellc@gmail.com and I am following under my name Barbara Adkins.

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  24. This is great. I would love to have this file if I could.
    Thanks
    Pam Dodd

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    1. Hi Pam,

      You forgot to leave your e-mail address so I'm not able to send you the file along with your other requested dog file. Your profile doesn't have your e-mail address. I hope that you'll get back to your posted comment so you'll see my message.

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  25. This is so cute. Just found you through the Facebook page and now I'm a follower. Thanks for the files! Love the Frankenstein box. My address is wingshi@comcast.net
    Thanks!

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  26. Super cute Frankestein! I'm signing up as a follower to get the templates! Thanks!

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  27. Hi
    I have just seen the link to your site and it looks fab.So will now be following.
    If possible please may I also have the Frankenstein files for my two grandsons. They will just love it.They are 5 and 8 years old.
    I do not have a blog as my cards are not good enough!
    My email is marymary94@gmail.com
    Thank you so much .Happy Crafting !

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  28. I can't believe I missed this! It's amazing and I love it. Please, may I have this file? Thank you so much. sandy.lewis@snet.net

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  29. Thank you so much for the download. Very,very,kind of you.
    Mary x

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  30. this is so super cute!! I would love to try this one too! You rock!! Christina ccapps35@gmail.com

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  31. I would love to have this fun halloween file. oooooooh. novene.manley@gmail.com

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