Hallows Night Magic Tall Halloween Treat Box | Stampin’ Up!

Make your Halloween décor, cards, and treat boxes eerie using the Magic in This Night Suite, featuring the detailed imagery in the spooky, yet elegant Magic in This Night Designer Series Paper (DSP). This DSP makes your cards and treat packaging creepier than ever. Open this treat box, if you will!



The main ingredients are:

  • Stamp Set: Hallows Night Magic

  • Dies/Punch(es): Halloween Magic, Layering Circles (1 1/8” size circle)

  • Punch(es): Detailed Trio

  • Cardstock: Basic Black, Whisper White

  • Designer Series Paper: Magic in This Night

  • Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, VersaMark Watermark Stamp Pad (aka, embossing ink)

  • Stampin’ Blends: n/a

  • Stampin’ Write Markers: n/a

  • Embellishments & Accessories: Metallic Mesh Ribbon

  • Stampin’ Emboss Powder: White


  • Paper trimmer (for both cutting and scoring paper)

  • Paper snips/scissors

  • Stampin’ Block(s)

  • Die cutting machine

  • Bone Folder

  • Heat Tool

  • Adhesive(s) of your choice, such as Stampin’ Seal, Stampin’ Seal+, multipurpose liquid glue, etc.

  • Optional: Simply Scored Scoring Tool

  • Other: paper clip, binder clip, or regular circular hole punch (used as a method/mechanism to attach/adhere the ribbon to the top of the box)


  • Fun Fold

  • Heat Embossing



  • Basic Black Cardstock for Box/Card Base: 8” x 10 ½”

  • Basic Black Cardstock for Sentiment: die cut to fit the sentiment; Layering Circles dies measuring at least ¾”

Designer Series Paper:

  • Four (4) pieces for box panels trimmed to 2 ¾” x 2 ¼”

  • Four (4) pieces for box panels trimmed to 2 ¼” x 1”



  1. Cut/trim all cardstock and the DSP panels as described above

  2. Score the Basic Black 8 x 10 ½” paper on the portrait side (the 8” side), using your Paper Trimmer’s scoring blade or the Simply Scored Scoring Tool, score this side of the cardstock at: 1 ¼”, 2 ½”, and 5 ½”

  3. Score the Basic Black 8 x 10 ½” paper on the landscape side (the 10 ½” side), using your Paper Trimmer’s scoring blade or the Simply Scored Scoring Tool, score this side of the cardstock at: 2 ½”, 5”, 7 ½”, and 10"

  4. Crease the Basic Black cardstock at each of the score marks and burnish with the bone folder for a crisp fold

  5. Score, cut, and trim the Basic Black cardstock using the trimming diagram linked below

  6. Using the detailed trio punch, round the two flaps that will make the top “handle” of the box.

  7. Using the detailed trio punch, round the top corners on two (2) pieces of the 2 ¼” x 1” DSP.

  8. Assemble the box

  9. Adhere the two rounded corner panels of DSP to the round top edges of the box

  10. Adhere the remaining two panels of the 2 ¼” x 1” DSP to the top flap of the box, just under the rounded “handle”

  11. Adhere the remaining four (4) pieces of the 2 ¾” x 2 ¼” DSP to the side panels of the box

  12. Embellish the top flap (“handle”) with your sentiment, ribbon, etc., as desired.

Trimming Diagram - Tall Gift Box Scoring
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EMBELLISHMENTS (as pictured)


  1. Die cut a piece of Basic Black cardstock using the 1 1/8” Layering Circles die

  2. Adhere the “Open If You Dare” sentiment stamp, from the Hallows Night Magic stamp set to an acrylic block.

  3. Apply the VersaMark Watermark Ink to the stamp

  4. Sprinkle the White Emboss Powder over the stamped sentiment

  5. Using the heat tool, emboss the powder until it turns into a solid, semi-glossy color stamped sentiment

  6. Cut a circular hole in the sentiment cardstock, using a regular paper hole punch

  7. Trim the Metallic Mesh Ribbon to your desired size and pull it through the punched hole on your sentiment card, creating a loop that attaches the ribbon to the sentiment card

  8. Insert a paperclip into the punched hole on the sentiment card and place the paperclip down on the top of your box (the “handle” piece) {I just happened to have a paperclip in my office supplies stach that looks like the Pretty Peacock color, which actually coordinates with this product suite}


  1. On a small piece of Whisper White cardstock, stamp the largest spider from the stamp set using the Memento Tuxedo Black ink

  2. Using the coordinating large spider die, cut the spider using your die cutting machine

  3. Attach the Spider to the top of your box (“the handle”), or any location as you see fit


  1. In the Magic in This Night DSP pack, locate the piece of paper with the large and small bats

  2. Using the coordinating bat die, cut two (2) bats using your die cutting machine

  3. Adhere the bats to the tall front panel of your treat box

Voila! Your project is complete!

If you come across any errors in my ingredients and recipe, please let me know so I can amend my post content. And, as your creative coach, I am here to help you with your projects – just reach out and I’ll be there! You can email me at krista@thestampingnook.com


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