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Party Treat Pockets

by Steph Hung

I’m heading to San Francisco next week to compete in the “Lau Olympics” which is like our family olympics. It’s going to be a showdown of physical challenges like a hula hoop discus, watermelon eating contest, and suitcase relay.  My cousin Sandy asked for help with party favours so I’m planning to make treat pockets. These pockets are a cinch to make and you can put anything in them.  They make tidy snack packs and are a great alternative to the candy bowl that invariably gets mauled by lots of muddy little hands (at least in my family).

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Materials you will need:  vellum or parchment paper, double stick tape, 1/2″ coloured tape (trim if wider), scissors, and your choice of fillings – I used candy necklaces, salt water taffy, and candy blocks.

Party Treat Pockets | Oh Happy Day!

Step 1:  Cut strips of paper:  3.5″x8″ for small, 4″x9″ for medium, and 4.5″x10″ for large.

Step 2:  Place double stick tape along one short end and stick to the other end to form a loop.

Step 3:  Pinch one end and close the opening with a strip of coloured tape.

Step 4:  Fill the pocket.

Step 5:  Pinch the opening in the opposite direction as before and close with coloured tape.

Party Treat Pockets | Oh Happy Day!

  1. Monsterscircus

    July 10, 2012

    Those are so cute. I use to make them with Sew edging, but yours are so much easier and pretty! Thanks for the inspiration.

  2. Evani G

    July 10, 2012

    Love this! I love all pocket tutorials that don’t require sewing! Thanks for sharing Steph!

    Evani
    http://www.simplyevani.com

  3. Kelsea

    July 10, 2012

    Great idea! I do tend to wince at events after the kids stick their muddy or sticky hands in the candy/chip bowl. =)

    Mmm… lego candy!

  4. my★

    July 10, 2012

    i l♡ve it good idea sorry my english is so bad

  5. RevitalizewithStefania

    July 10, 2012

    Where do you find the lego candy??? so cute!

  6. Trish

    July 10, 2012

    WOW! Totally adorable. Remember those triangle popsicles??? I bet you could make some of those with these.
    Thanks!
    Trish

    http://www.jellybonesblog.blogspot.com

  7. Janet

    July 10, 2012

    Love the treat bags. But I want more details on the olympics. Sounds like something we could do here for a party. Let’s see: hula hoop discuss, suitcase relay, and what else?

  8. Gina

    July 10, 2012

    so cute. looks like fortune cookies.

    http://www.eatblogpray.blogspot.com
    xo

  9. liondragoncustom

    July 11, 2012

    So cute design,love it!art can be a great way to add color to a space and show off your own point of view.

  10. how2home

    July 11, 2012

    Thanks for sharing this idea! It’s so simple and it looks really cute, perfect for movie night snacks/candies…so the kids can trade :)

  11. Lindsey

    July 11, 2012

    These are super fun!

    -Lindsey
    Et tu, tutu?

  12. bp

    July 11, 2012

    What an adorable idea! and @REVITALIZEWITHSTEFANIA , I got Lego candy exactly like that from Amazon.com for the little guys last Christmas, and they were great…not gourmet candy, and really hard to chew (better for sucking on!) but still a great part of the Lego themed gift we did!

  13. Reinventing Nadine

    July 11, 2012

    Can I just say that lately I am totally obsessed with your blog! you are an inspiration!

  14. Jill

    July 12, 2012

    I have made these before for an anniversary party. I used double sided tape to secure inside but used a paper crimper to seal the ends. The tape wasnt visible at all. I also rubber stamped images on the vellum. They were a big hit.

  15. Fuss

    July 16, 2012

    Thank you! This is inspirational!

  16. Kyla

    July 16, 2012

    I have such blog envy…such a great site. Thank you for sharing.

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