Halloween Gift Bag with Michelle

Grown-ups like treats too!  This is Michelle here today to share my easy to make paper gift bag that is perfectly sized for little treats to give to neighbors or co-workers.

Lori is busy adding new digital cut files files each week, and these recent additions are too cute to pass up! You can find the digital cut files for this Gift Bag at the Lori Whitlock SVG Shop. The Gift Bag file is also sold at the Silhouette Design Store. The file to create the Rolled Flower is also new. You can find the Rolled Flower at the Lori Whitlock Shop and also at the Silhouette Design Store. The little “Twig” file can be found here.

When you look closely, you can see that the flowers are really easy to make. You just roll them up! Both the bag and these versatile flowers can be used year-round, so they’re great values as well as must-haves!

Crafting and candy are so yummy together. I hope that I’ve inspired you to grab your glue and a candy bar and have a wonderful day!


Don’t Miss the October Sale!

Are you crafting this weekend?   Maybe some treat holders or decorations for Halloween?  Don’t forget about the October Sale happening now in the Lori Whitlock SVG Shop!


All files are 30% off through Monday! Just use code OCT2017 at checkout! Have a great day!

Doodlebug Design Cut File Feature: Boos and Brews

Hi Everyone! Today I’m showcasing another fabulous project using Doodlebug Design’s cut files! This fabulous Halloween Layout was created by Christine Meyer for Doodlebug Design.

Christine used the  Jar of Eyes, and Spooky files from the Boos & Brews Collection.

Such an adorable layout!!  For more views, see the original post here.

New Doodlebug Design SVG files are being added to the Lori Whitlock SVG Shop on a regular basis, so stop by to see all of the fun SVG files HERE!

Have a great day!


Adding a Window to the Perfectly Square Box in Silhouette

Hi Everyone, it’s Kathy today with a tutorial showing how to customize the Perfectly Square Box (here in Silhouette) using the Fall Leaf Dingbats Font (here in the Silhouette Store).  This little box is perfect for so many things, favors, place cards, treat holder.  I thought it would be cute to cut a leaf shaped window in one side for fall to make little place markers for Thanksgiving.

I started by opening the Fall Leaf Dingbats Font in Silhouette.  If you’re not familiar with the Dingbats Fonts, they have little pictures in place of letters.  For instance the above leaves were added to my mat by typing the letters A, D, K, T, W, Z in the Fall Leaf Dingbats. (for a more comprehensive explanation of Lori’s Dingbat Fonts, see her YouTube video here.)  These are the leaves I added to the above boxes.

Next, I added the Perfectly Square box to my mat.

The next step is to create the window.  I started by creating 2 boxes using the shape tool.  The first measured 2.4″ square (the size of one side of the box) and the second was 1.75″ square.  I centered them together, made sure both were selected and using the Modify Panel selected Make Compound path.  This not only groups the items, it makes them a single shape.

Next, I sized one of the leaves to fit into the inside of the frame I made.  When doing this, you want to make sure that some of the leaf overlaps at least 2 sides of the frame.  After it was placed where I wanted, I selected both the frame and the leaf, navigated to the modify window and selected weld.  (if you want to add a leaf in a coordinating paper as I did, make sure to make a copy of the leaf shape before you weld)

The above picture shows the result of the weld.  The next step is to add this window to the side of the box.

I started by moving the window to the front panel of the box file.

Once the window was in place, I selected the window only, navigated to the modify pane and selected release compound path.  This breaks up the window into multiple pieces.

Being careful not to move any of the pieces, I selected only the outside square edge of the window, right mouse clicked, and selected delete.  (You want to delete the outside edge so that it won’t be completely cut out of the box.)

Lastly, I selected the inside pieces of the window along with the box, opened the modify window and selected Make Compound Path.  This makes the window a part of the box.

The box is now ready to be cut!  I also cut a copy of the leaf in a coordinating paper and glued it to the outside.

The great thing about this technique is that you can do it to suit almost any holiday or occasion!  That’s it for me today, thanks for stopping by to peek!

One Buck Wednesday at Snap Click Supply and Digital Inspiration with Tya

Today at Snap Click Supply I have two items featured for $1 on Wednesday!. That means you can pick up 2 of my digital scrapbooking products at a steal. TODAY ONLY!

Classic Halloween Papers

Classic Halloween Elements 

Be sure to go grab these great deals while you can. These offers will end at midnight!  

Tya used these fun collections in her layout, check it out…

Hi there Lori Whitlock fans! It’s Tya and I am up on the blog today sharing some digital scrapbooking inspiration for you. I can’t believe we are already into October and Halloween is just around the corner. I simply love this fun holiday and love taking lots of pictures of my kiddos in their costumes going to all the parties and events that surround this fun time of year. Here is a layout I did of them at the school Halloween carnival.


The Classic Halloween collection was a great digital kit and it was super fun to use this fun and festive kit to record this great time of year! Thanks for joining me today! Happy Crafting!

Products used:

Classic Halloween Papers

Classic Halloween Elements 

-Basic Border Masks

-Tag Shapes

-Basic Shape Masks

-LW Perfect Type

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