Halloween crafts {Free printable bat boxes}

Hello lovely C.R.A.F.T. readers! My name is Rachel and I blog over at Lines Across. I’m happy to start contributing some seasonal printables here, starting with these cute printable vampire bat pillow boxes. Creating and sharing fun gift boxes and printables is one of my favorite things. In fact, I just started a second website called Let’s Wrap Stuff that is devoted to all things gift wrap related.

Free Printable Bat Pillow boxes Halloween

Pillow boxes are some of the easiest boxes to make, because they require very little cutting and you only have to glue/tape them in one place. They also store flat and take up no space, and when you’re ready to use them, you can just pop them into place. I’ve shared a number of other Halloween themed pillow boxes this year including friendly monsters, jack-o-lanterns, mummies, Dracula, and Frankenstein.

What you need:

  • Free Printable
  • White Cardstock (I used 65 lb.)
  • Scissors and Glue
  • (Optional – an X-ACTO knife)

Halloween crafts!

What you do:

1. Download and print the free PDF.

2. Cut out the pillow boxes and bat wings. Try to cut carefully so that you leave as much of the black or gray outline as possible without leaving any white.

3. Fold along the two long lines. Then score along the rounded lines at the top and bottoms of the boxes (4 total per box). To score you can trace along the lines with one end of your scissors or the back side of an X-ACTO knife. Test somewhere else first to make sure you aren’t pressing so hard as to cut all the way through the cardstock.

4. Secure the tab on the side of the box with glue. You could also use double sided tape, but glue will be stronger when the pox is pillowed. Now attach the bat wings to the back of the box. I cut the wings into to halves to make them stick out further. When the glue is dry, gently fold the edges of the wings along the side of the box so that the wings will stick straight out from the sides. Fold in the tabs and fill with candy.

Halloween crafts!

These boxes are generally small and are the perfect size for small treats and candies. Each box can hold about 25 m&ms.

If you are looking for more fun wrapping ideas, check out Let’s Wrap Stuff, or follow along on Facebook or Twitter.


200+ DIY Halloween ideas

With only 10 days left until Halloween, I’ve collected all of the C.R.A.F.T. Halloween ideas for DIY parties, pumpkins, and costumes and put them all right here on this page! Here are 200 + crafty DIY halloween ideas! Just click on the big pictures to take you to the specific page with all of the links!

Homemade Halloween costumes for babies

 1. Carrot costume

2. Koala bear costume

3. Panda bear costume

4. Cheeseburger costume

5. Game boy costume

6. Bob Ross Costume

34 DIY Kid Halloween Costume Ideas

34 DIY Halloween Costumes for kids

DIY Pregnant halloween costumes

22 Pregnant Halloween costume ideas

29 DIY adult Halloween costumes

29 DIY Halloween costumes for adults

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25 Group Costume ideas

31 clever trunk or treat decorating ideas



31 Trunk or treat decorating ideas

Halloween party foodHalloween party food ideas + lots of healthy options

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21 Healthy Halloween snack ideas

21 Healthy Halloween treats

21 Unique pumpkin ideas

21 Unique pumpkin ideas

Clever pumpkin carving ideas

21 Pumpkin carving ideas

Monday Funday #90 {Fall crafts}

Note: It’s Monday Funday time! My last Monday Funday… very sad I know. But, not to worry… the party will go on! And rumor has it, there will be a few new faces soon! Don’t worry, I will still be checking into the par-tay and featuring my favorites in social media land! (Facebook // Google + // Twitter)
Monday Funday Link Party
The Monday Funday Link Party is an 8 blog party where you can share your latest creativity including: DIY projects, crafts, and recipes! You can link up once and your projects will be seen on all EIGHT of the blogs below, pretty awesome, huh?!
Hi, I’m Heather from Setting for Four and I’m so excited to be choosing the features this week! Recently I shared my Fall Home Tour Part 2 and this
pretty DIY Feather Place Card Ornament perfect for your harvest table now and your Christmas tree later!
 Also be sure to check out some of my other recent fall projects: Fall Mantlel Decor,  Apothecary Jar Fillers for Fall and Halloween, Easy Sparkly Painted Pumpkin DIY and
Heather at Setting for Four | www.settingforfour.com
You can follow along with my Decor and DIY adventures on:  Pinterest, Facebook, Google Plus, Instagram and Twitter!
This week, I’m featuring 10 Sensational Fall Decorating Ideas:
 10 Sensational Fall Decorating Ideas

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