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Sunday, September 25, 2011

Yummy Paris Cones

Had some fun today messing around making these wedding favor cones.  They are great for a petal toss or candy station.
I even thought these could get used for Christmas gifts to friends and family...stuffing them with home-made treats.
They were a little labor intensive to make.    The die cut is made from my Cricut machine and the cones have a nice scalloped detail at the top.  Before I roll the cut-out into the cone shape, I hand-stamp each piece in French script.  I made a mask piece for the Eiffel Tower, so when I stamped the script there is a big blank spot where the tower will go. 
Then, I stamp the tower in place.  The cone top is edged in vintage photo ink, giving it an aged appearance.  Next, I glue the cone together.  What a tricky little bugger! 

I then created a monogram tag for the bride and groom, edged it too in vintage photo ink, then secured it to hang from the cone with a 1/8" satin ribbon. 

Overall, these came out really cute.  I posted them on my etsy shop...we'll see what the "Brides" think!

Valerie

3 comments:

  1. I think they are beautiful Valerie. But you know Im a bit prejudice. Im getting married in March and if I were having a big wedding I probably could do something like that. But we are having a private ceremony. Although, we probably will have some type of get together after we come back so we could celebrate with our friends, so this is a great idea. But you did a really nice job!!!!!

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  2. They're really lovely, Valerie! Wonderful as wedding cones, but all kinds of possibilities come to mind for Christmas! And Easter, and Fall, and Spring, and Birthday...so fun! lol Thanks for sharing!...Nancy :o)

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  3. Praise the Lord! I'm so glad that I found you! I've subbed to your YT channel and I'm a follower of your blog! I hope you can come and follow me too! I love all your tutorials, even though I'm still watching some! I also see that you have an etsy and I'm definately coming over there!

    {Hugs & Blessings}
    Raina
    scrapwithraina.blogspot.com
    Raina

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