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This diy comes from  If you have children, this would make great treat or candy bag for that special Halloween party or to give to special friends!.

This craft is part of the 13 Days of Halloween project. Download number templates for the project, as well as the bug template for Day 3, in the tips and supplies post. Links to all of the crafts from this project can be found in the main 13 Days of Halloween post. This is it, Day 13! This little owl may look menacing, but he’ll be holding Halloween treats for you when you get to the big day. Happy Halloween!

Quick Tip: If you’re pressed for time and want to speed up the process, you can cut 2″ wide x 3/4″ tall pieces of black cardstock and use decorative edging scissors (Fiskars Clouds and Scallop work very well for this) to make the feather ruffles, instead of cutting out the feather ruffle templates.

Supplies Needed mini owl treat box template (277Kb PDF) black and orange cardstock a stylus, ruler, and small cuttin…


As I have tried myself in a statement on how you fold these stars. Video is probably the right medium when to disseminate such explanations, but I and my photos make an attempt. If something is difficult explained, saithe from, so I'll try again :) Good luck!

1 The star is made up of eight square, so you start to cut these. I have made myself a template from thin cardboard, when you fast access to only draw around and cut out. I Stjerna creates here is the square which is 10x10 cm 2 Add the square in front of you with one point facing you, fold in half

Bring side along the center line

Bring and the new side along the center line

Grasp the upper tip and fold it to the right. It should run flush / along the litle triangle below. Fold up again an


Burns Night is annually, celebrated in Scotland on or around January 25th. It commemorates the life of the bard (poet) Robert Burns, who was born on January 25, 1759. The day also celebrates Burns' contribution to Scottish culture. Burns' best known work is "Auld Lang Syne".

What People Do?

    Many people and organizations hold a Burns' supper on or around Burns' Night. These may be informal, only for men, only for women, or for both genders. Formal events include toasts and readings of pieces written by Robert Burns. Ceremonies during a Burns' Night supper vary according to the group organizing the event and the location.

    The evening centers on the entrance of the haggis (a type of sausage made from a sheep's stomach) on a large platter to the sound of a piper playing bagpipes. When the haggis is on the table, the host reads the "Address to Haggis". This is an ode that Robert Burns wrote to the Scottish dish. At the end of the reading, …