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Friday, June 10, 2011

DIY Paper Cones


Donut Hole Favors in Doily Cones at Ruffled Blog - Biodegradable Confetti at Save-On-Crafts
Custom Mini Pom Poms at Laura Wheatley - Make your own paper cones at MyDIYWeddingDay

"15 Creative Ways to Make A Paper Cone"

1. Maps - Give a shout-out to your home states by copying the pages of an old atlas map
2. Sheet Music - Pick a tune that's special to you, like your processional or first dance
3. Doilies - Buy big paper ones, then roll them up for a lacey look
4. Yearbook Pages - Met in college? Show off your pics from the place you fell in love
5. Seed Paper - Have guests plant their cones at home and watch the wildflowers grow
6. Origami Paper- Add Asian flair with delicately patterned washi sheets
7. Kraft Paper - Use rubber stamps to prettify the basic brown stuff
8. Children's-Book Pages - Play up your flowers with your favorite kiddie reads
9. Photo Collages - Make mosaics of the faces and places that are important to you
10. Wallpaper - Match the mood, be it with a granny-floral or a bold graphic print
11. Love Poems- Up the romance factor with verses from Keats, Browning, and the Bard
12. Comic-Book Covers - Add some pow to your petals with a nod to your personal super-heroes
13. Vintage Dress Patterns - Copy some retro covers to show your love for high fashion - bridal or otherwise
14. Gift Wrap - Present your blooms in elegant designs - easy to find in your party colors
15. Calender Pages - Xerox the wedding month, and circle your big date!

*Article from Brides Magazine April 2011 // Pictures via StyleMePretty - ShopSweetLulu - RuffledBlog

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