Halloween Candy Buffet

October 23rd, 2014 § 1 comments

Design Team Member and party planning guru, Amy Cluck-McAllister, has created a fabulous Candy Buffet for us this week. She uses old apothecary jars of various shapes and sizes to hold her sweet treats and Sweet Sticky Labels to identify them. Use her template of Halloween labels and fonts or create your own!


We have a wide assortment of Bitty Bags to store your stash. Shown hear are the 6×9″ Bitty Bags. You could also use any of the 5×7″ Middy Bags for some of your smaller trick or treaters.


The striped banner in the background is from Amy’s Halloween post from last year. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle! Check out this link for instructions for making it.


Supplies for your Candy Buffet:
Halloween Divine Twine
Scrolly Square Labels in Black
Bigger Bitty Bags in Black & White
Apothecary Jars
Assorted Candy
Horizontal Stripe Middy Bags, Orange
Black Letters

To download Amy’s label templates and the fun Halloween fonts, check out her blog at Amy is the Party. Enjoy!

Flash Card Calendar Sale!

October 22nd, 2014 § 0 comments

The 2015 Calendars are here and ready to ship! This weekend only, we are offering them at 25% off retail pricing! That’s just $9.00 each.

Inspired by vintage flash cards, these calendars have been a customer favorite from year to year. Display with a bull-nose clip for a classic look. They are printed on 6 x 3.25″ card stock and packaged in a clear cello bag.Flash-Card-Cal--hangingWe love the idea of marking a special day (birth, wedding, graduation) with a circle or heart and including the card with a gift.


Hurry, place your order now. Sales ends Sunday 10/26/14 at midnight!

Bitty Bag Mod Podge Pumpkins

October 21st, 2014 § 1 comments

Pumpkin carving is fun, but let’s be honest, it’s messy, time consuming and very slimy. Plus the carved pumpkins have a short shelf life. Design Team member, Dawn Smith agrees. She’s not a big fan of pumpkin carving and wants to enjoy her pumpkins for most of the season. So… she Mod Podges her pumpkins. Simply adhere cut-down strips of Middy Bitty Bags with Mod Podge. Once dry, use acrylic paint on the stems. That’s it!  Mod Podging with Middy Bitty Bags is the perfect way to decorate pumpkins that will last from Halloween through Thanksgiving!




Be sure to check out Dawn’s blog at Not Just A Mommy for more crafty awesomeness!

Peek a Boo Treat Bag

October 16th, 2014 § 1 comments

With the holiday right around the corner, we’ve been seeing lots of Halloween projects. Here’s a great idea to keep in mind for after Halloween to use all that leftover candy.  Package it and give it to someone who needs a little pick me up! Design Team member Amy Tsuruta created this peek-a-boo treat bag using our very versatile Brown Kraft Bag. She cuts an oval window to reveal the contents and seals it with washi tape and Divine Twine. You could also switch out the stamped sentiment and use it as a thank you gift or as a BOO! Bag for those of you that have kiddos that participate in that Halloween game. Mix it up and have fun!

WG Keep Calm

Brown Kraft Bags
Solid Yellow Divine Twine
Oval Die
Washi Tape
Sentiment Stamp
Kitty Stamp

For detailed steps to make this or your version of this treat bag, please see Amy on her blog at tsurutadesigns.blogspot.com

Elegant Witch Party

October 14th, 2014 § 1 comments

Happy Tuesday, everyone! We continue to ramp up for Halloween, this week with Design Team member Rachel McAffee. For her witches party, she switches things up from the traditional black and orange by pairing our gorgeous Gold Bitty Bags with stark black for an amazing contrast and an unexpected elegant look. A party hat, goodie bag and cat mask place card holder are all part of her witchy ensemble. For detailed instructions for making each of these pieces, please check out Rachel’s blog, Fawnprints. Enjoy!


Halloween Bitty Bag Rosettes

October 9th, 2014 § 1 comments

Who knew our Bitty Bags could be converted into such fabulous Halloween party décor?!

Design Team Member Betsy Skagen took advantage of the colorful graphics of our Bitty Bags to make eye-popping Halloween rosettes. She alternated between the Little, Middy and Bigger sized bags to beautifully balance her display. They are sure to make any party more festive.

Learn how to make these fun party decorations from this tutorial at Paper Calliope.



Orange, Black and Purple Bigger Bitty Bags – All designs
Orange, Black and Purple Middy Bitty Bags – All designs
Orange, Black and Purple Little Bitty Bags – All designs
Divine Twine
Glue Stick
Card stock

Bitty Wrapped Candy Jars

October 7th, 2014 § 3 comments

Here’s a fast festive fix for dressing up your party table! Design Team member, Savannah O’Gwynn, has gift wrapped a couple clear glass containers with brightly colored Bitty Bags. The first in polka dots and the second in stripes. The tags are tied up with our seasonal Halloween Twine and secured with a classic clothes pin. I am such a fan of sassy simplicity!



Halloween Divine Twine
Purple Polka Dot Middy Bag
Orange Horizontal Striped Bag
Colored Tags
Clothes Pins
Glue Stick

For more on this and other unique projects by Savannah, please see her blog at savannahland2.

Batty Bitty Bags!

October 2nd, 2014 § 0 comments

Here’s a fun new twist on Halloween Treat Bags, by Design Team member, Kerstie Pedersen. She’s sketched this friendly little bat (There’s a free printable available on her blog!) and fashioned wings out of our Middy Bitty Bags. Tucked in on each side is a candy treat. Sweet!


Black Chevon Middy Bags
Black Polka Dot Middy Bags
Divine Twine
Glue Stick
Bat Printable

To download the printable and for step-by-step instructions for creating these Batty Bitty Bags, please see Kerstie’s Blog.

Psst..and by the way, retail customers receive 20% off all things black and orange on our website now through Sunday. Just enter “Black and Orange Sale” when ordering and we’ll apply the discount.


Black and Orange Sale!

October 1st, 2014 § 1 comments

Hello Halloween fans! It’s the perfect time to stock up on supplies for your upcoming Halloween Decorating and Parties.

Starting today through Sunday, we are having a 20% off Sale on all items in our shop that are either Black or Orange.  When placing your order on our website, just type “Black and Orange Sale” in the special instructions area and we will apply the discount to those items when we fill it.  (Please note, you will not see the discount pricing on our website. We will apply it once we process your order.)

Items included in the sale:

Divine Twine (Black and/or Orange)

halloween twine

Bitty Bags (Black or Orange in all sizes and patterns)


Orange Colored Tags (both sizes)

orange tage-lrg-packaged

Black Petite Stickys (chevron, stripe and polka dot)


Have fun shopping and hurry, sales ends Sunday at midnight Pacific Time!

A Kitchen Box

October 1st, 2014 § 0 comments


We received a special treat in the mail today that we just had to share with you.  It’s from a fabulous company out of Portland, Oregon called A Kitchen Box (AKB). They specialize in curating themed boxes to inspire and delight food lovers.  It may be an unassuming white box on the outside, but what’s inside is awesome! Although they have a variety of Kitchen Box options, ours was the Spring Salad Box. Take a look at what we found…


There’s recipe cards, kitchen tips, Bamboo Salad Hands (If you’ve never used a pair, they’re the best tool ever for tossing a salad!) There’s also a potato scrubber, a yummy infused vinegar, a coordinating dish towel and even a music download. Each item is thoughtfully selected to put to use in the kitchen yet meticulously packed for a lovely presentation. And, we’re just tickled to see our Honeycomb Bitty Bag and Divine Twine as part of the packaging.

The Kitchen Boxes can be purchased individually or in various  length monthly subscriptions. What a great gift idea! Check them out on their website at www.akitchenbox.com.

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