We can’t let Halloween go by without creating some new treat huggers. Designed by Lindsay, these monster candy huggers are a fun way to surprise your kids this Halloween. In our PDF and SVG file below, you’ll find five different designs you can cut out plus some pumpkins and bats to stick on as well.
Due to the intricate details of the designs, we recommend using a cutting machine to cut out your monster candy huggers. But of course, you can always use scissors and a detail knife if you want to cut by hand.
We used our favorite frosted craft paper for most of our monster candy huggers as well as a more traditional Halloween onyx color. These are all made with text weight paper, but you can use any color of text or cardstock paper. You can also choose to layer your designs with a backer like we did for an extra pop of color, or keep them simple and not add the back layer.
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- Cutting Machine (recommended)
- Craft Scissors
- High-Temp Hot Glue Gun or Adhesive Dot Roller
- Lia Griffith Frosted Craft Paper – Citrus Pack: colors 1, 2, and 4, Succulent Pack: color 4
- Frosted Paper – Shine Onyx
Download our SVG file if using a cutting machine or our PDF template if cutting by hand. Once your monster candy huggers are cut out, simply wrap their arms around some treats! Don’t forget, you can choose to add a back layer or not.
Love this DIY idea? See more Halloween crafts here. Or browse the rest of our September Collection for more projects you can make this month.
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