What’s the Project? These cute little Halloween treat buckets are a fun Halloween gift to take to a friend. Paint a cute bucket, then fill it with treats and add a tag and you’ve got a cute gift that’s so easy and fun!
This project is the most fun I’ve had working on a project for a while.
Maybe because it’s for Halloween. Or maybe because it’s a little different than my norm. Or maybe because of my boys’ reactions when they saw the finished project.
Whatever it was, I’ve had fun with this one. Here are a bunch of fun little Halloween Treat Buckets to fill with all sorts of fun, along with free printable Halloween gift tags for you to use:
I can’t decide which one I like best.
Halloween Treat Buckets & Free Printable Halloween Gift Tags:
- Americana Multi Surface Satin Paint-It can paint on just about any surface, so it works perfectly on these tin buckets
- Tin buckets-You can get them at the dollar store or at a craft store
- Halloween Free Printable Gift Tags
- Twine or ribbon
- Cellophane Bags
These are fairly straightforward and easy to make. For the polka dot ones I had black buckets already so all I needed to do was add the dots. I used a paint dauber and dipped it in the colors of my choice and then dotted it onto the buckets. With a few of the dots I needed to add two coats:
With all of the other buckets, I just painted them with the Americana Multi-Surface Paint. I was amazed at how easily it went on to the buckets. I did about 2-3 coats for each bucket.
To make the tags I used DecoArt’s newest stencils and also used the Multi Surface paint. I found it helpful to use a mostly dry brush. So scoop up some paint:
Then wipe a lot of the paint off:
And then I stenciled some pre-cut tags:
Then I just added some of these cut little free printable gift tags. Feel free to use them yourself for fun Halloween treat buckets or gifts:
Print Here: Free Printable Halloween Gift Tags
I hope you love making these cute Halloween treat buckets!
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