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Stenciled Halloween Treat Bags

Delight young Halloween partygoers with these adorable stenciled treat bags.


  • Cupcake stencils
  • Double-sided tape
  • Treat bags
  • Flat foam stencil brush
  • Heavy-bodied acrylic paint


  1. Step 1

    Place two small pieces of double-sided tape on back of cupcake stencil. Tip: Touch tape to clothing or fingers first to make less sticky.

  2. Step 2

    Place stencil on treat bag. Dip flat foam brush into heavy-bodied acrylic paint; pounce foam brush on scrap paper to remove excess.

  3. Step 3

    Pounce foam brush within shapes of stencil until covered. Peel off stencil and let dry before filling with candy or favors.

The Martha Stewart Show, September 2010