I may have an affinity for flowers and it is true that I wore a skirt yesterday, but truly, I am not a girlie girl. I don’t like ruffles. I strongly dislike tiaras. And I’m not a huge fan of pink. But hot pink/magenta mylar? Oh yeah! I can get onboard with that.
So, I made these little treat bags for parties and gifts to celebrate the upcoming holiday.
As with pretty much all of my DIYs, they’re super easy to make. And won’t take long to knock out either. Want to make you own?
- magenta mylar sheets (or metallic tissue paper)
- glassine treat bags
- glue stick
- pen or mater (optional)
1. Grab your scissors and freehand cut hearts of various sizes. I prefer hearts are a little imperfect and even a little wonky. I think they have more character. BUT if you don’t feel comfortable heading straight for the scissors, draw hearts with a pen or marker first on the opposite side of the mylar sheet.
2. Once the hearts are cut, flip them over and cover with a thin layer of glue.
3. Attach to glassine bags and let dry. Add your favorite treat (donuts, popcorn, candy, etc) and enjoy.
Does it get any easier? I love the simplicity of this project because you can do it last minute. If you have kids, these are perfect little goodie bags to bring in as Valentines for your child’s classroom. And if you’re just a kid at heart, like me, they’re great for V-Day parties or as a little treat for friends.
Photography, concept, and styling by Brittni Mehlhoff
By the way, those sprinkled donuts were insanely delicious. So if you’re looking for something to fill your goodies bags with, go to the grocery store and pick up Entenmann’s party cake donuts. They aren’t fancy. Or good for you. But they will get the job done.
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So cute!!!Chantal Vandenberg
This is SO cute! Love the pics too!Courtney @ Pizzazzerie
Came across your sweet treat bags at craftgawker. Thanks so much for sharing! Pinned 😉Brenda @ Chatting Over Chocolate
Shut up! I freaking love these! So cute!Sharon Garofalow
I love that these are so simple, yet make a huge impact! I’m also picturing red and blue mylar stars for a 4th of July party…so cute and so versatile!B @ The Sequin Notebook
Cool! Where did you get the mylar?!Blaise
So cute! And even better with those donuts inside. I’ll take that over a box of chocolates any day. 🙂Laicie
sO CITE AND ORIGINA! pERFECT FOR A bIRTHDAY pARTY! oR vALENTINE’S DAY!
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Oh good. I’d love to see how they turn out if you end up making some of these little guys.papernstitch
This is a fun idea! I’m most definitely gonna try it this weekend 🙂Mademoiselle Bagatelles
You should definitely give it a try. It’s so easy!papernstitch
So cute idea!! I want to try…
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