jack-o-lantern treat cups using alphabet stickers

The Dollar Spot at Target is sooooo dangerous for me … you, too?  I can do some serious impulse shopping in that place!  But, it can be a great place to pick up inexpensive items for seasonal parties, party favors and just plain fun stuff!  Like the orange treat cups and letter stickers that I snagged on my last go around!  I used them to make the sweetest little craft:  jack-o-lantern treat cups using alphabet stickers!!

The little orange cups were just sitting on my craft table and begging to be jack-o-lanterns and in my head I could see them with tasty treats tucked inside … but what could I make the faces with?  Tough to stamp on the curved surface, Sharpies are a little too easy … oh yeah!  Letter stickers!!  And these sweetly punctuated, upper and lowercase jack-o-lantern treat cups came to be :) 

No real instructions here … just peel and stick!  And get creative!

Top: capital O, lowercase i (bridge of glasses), capital C & the insides of an 8
Middle Left: insides of lowercase o, capital J/ Middle Right:  lowercase o, lowercase p, commas
Bottom Left: lowercase c, capital W / Bottom Middle: lowercase v and w /
Bottom Right: lowercase x and capital O
Tuck a little bag of candy inside, use green washi tape or ribbon for the “leaf” and spread a little jack-o-lantern love!

I think these are so stinkin’ cute … my favorite is the girl jack-o-lantern with eyelashes and the mustached man above!!  The Halloween fairy just might leave these for a few lucky co-workers ;)

How about a few more Halloween projects that you can whip up lickety split?!
Put together a fun trick-or-treat treasure hunt!

This project or recipe was shared at the blogs on my Link page!


  1. I have re-named it the Ten Dolla Spot because I cannot for the life of me get outta there without spending atleast 10 bucks. I love when Target puts the stuff on clearance. Little metal buckets for 25 cents each? I will take 4 please! See! What is my problem?!?!?! :)

  2. Way cute! And yah, I get a little crazy with the dollar section!

  3. Adorable AND Ingenius!!!

  4. Great idea to use those alphabet stickers!!!
    Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
    Hope you have a fabulous week!
    Jill @ Creating my way to Success

  5. The dollar spot gets me every time too! Why must they keep stocking it with cute things I just have to have:-) Love that you used letter stickers for faces…super cute idea!!!

  6. This is such a genius idea!! Love how easy and practical this is!! Can’t wait to do this for school parties!

  7. so cute!! And easy!! Now to think of what I want to stuff in them!

  8. How cute! That would work great for the kids Halloween party – thanks!

  9. Those are so awesome! The kids would LOVE them!

  10. Yes! A project my grand kids can make with me. They love my craft room especially when I have goodies like this inside! Thanks.

  11. So cute and creative! Would love if you’d join our Countdown to Fall link party! Hope to see you there! Have a great week! :)

  12. What a clever idea! I love it!

  13. Oh these are so unique and cute! What a great idea!

  14. What a clever idea – Super Cute & Super Cheap … My Favorite Combo :)

  15. Sometimes the simplest of ideas are the best of ideas!

    I would love to invite you to post this over at my link party on The Purple Pumpkin Blog! Hope to see you there :)

  16. I love your jack-o-lantern treat cups, they are super cute. Target can be a dangerous place for me as well, so many cute things {I think I need}. ;o)

  17. These are so fun!

    If you get a chance I would love for you to share this at my Linky Party:

    Have a great day!


  18. Very Seet! We love Halloween and any bit of decoration is loved

  19. These are adorable, nice idea! I don’t live near a Target and I always hear about the dollar spot. I’ve even looked online to see if they have it, but apparently not! Thanks for sharing!

  20. What a great idea for Fall! I am hosting an “It’s Fall Y’all ~ Linky Party” …. I would like to invite you to share this project, and other Fall related projects/recipes, you may have. All links will be pinned to a board dedicated to the party. You can find the party at Love Bakes Good Cakes. Hope to see you there!

  21. These are SO cute and very clever! I hope you’ll link up to my Wickedly Creative Halloween Ideas Party (fall ideas too).

  22. too cute….xo

  23. Your Halloween cups are so clever! Thank you for sharing them at the Tuesday To Do Party!

  24. I love these little cups. They are so cute and a great use of leftover alphabet stickers. I would love for you to share these on my Blog Stalking Thursday Link Party! http://www.thecraftyblogstalker.com/2012/09/blog-stalking-thursday-58.html

  25. I am inviting you to come and share this in my Show Your Stuff blog hop:

  26. What a fun idea! Great party favor idea :)

  27. Oh my gosh, these are SO adorable! I would never have thought to use ABC stickers for something like this! Love it! {Love the dollar section too!} I’d be thrilled if you’d share these here:

  28. Very clever! Thanks for sharing over at Craft Junkie Too — I have this featured on my Facebook Fan page today — so I hope you can check that out….:)


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  29. Clever and easy. Love it! I’ve had fun looking around your blog. I would love to have you stop by ‘Or so she says…’ and share ‘Your Great Idea’ in the weekly link-up. Each week the two favorite links get shared on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and again on the blog…reaching over 13,000 readers, daily. I hope to see you there! http://www.oneshetwoshe.com

  30. Love how cute this is. I’ve featured it today – stop by & grab a Featured On button. Thanks for linking to Sew Can Do’s Craftastic Monday party:)

  31. Cute idea! Thanks for linking up to our Pretty Things Party. Hope to see you back next week!

  32. This is a darling way to “make” pumpkins. Would love to have you come and share this at our Pumpkin Linky Party we’re having. Best wishes, Linda


  33. What a creative use of letter stickers, fantastic!

  34. I love using alphabet stickers in creative ways! Who knew you could make so many different pumpkin faces out of different letters? So creative! It’s always a nice way to jazz up your bowls instead of using them plain. Makes them more festive!

    I wanted to invite you to share your idea on my blog, Confetti Diaries, link party this week. I think it would be great inspiration to my readers. Thanks again for the idea!


  35. Super cute! I’d love for you to link up this project at Do Something Crafty Friday: http://seevanessacraft.com/2012/09/do-something-crafty-58/

  36. Cute! I have these same cups, I love your idea!

    I think this is super cute!

    Just wanted you to know that I’ve featured your Treat Cups in my 36 Halloween Party Decorating Ideas Round-Up. You can find the post here: http://beanbugcrafts.blogspot.com/2012/10/36-halloween-party-decoration.html

    Thanks for Sharing!
    Anna @ Bean Bug Crafts

  37. Such a cute treat idea! Thanks for sharing this on Living Creative Thursday. I’ve featured you today!


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