Monday, May 18, 2009

DIY: Hanging Flower Cones

This adorable and easy DIY project for hanging flower cones could be super cute in several places throughout a wedding. At the ceremony as pew or chair decorations, hanging on the doorknobs of the church doors, venue doors, or even restroom doors to pretty up the bathroom.

Materials:
Medium-weight paper (find at Michael's or a specialty paper store like Paper Source)
Decorative scissors - scallop shape
Craft glue
Wide hole punch
1/2 inch wide ribbon

How to:
To make flower cones, cut medium-weight paper into a 7-inch square.
Use decorative scissors to scallop edge and a pencil to form tip.
Secure outer flap of cone with craft glue.
Punch six holes, 1 inch apart, beginning at top front center; thread 20-inch length of 1/2-inch-wide ribbon through holes.
Tie bow at front, and leave a 7-inch loop at the back.
Put some fresh flowers wrapped in plastic wrap, plastic bag or florists' "flower tube" into cone.
Hang and enjoy!
Photos and project from Martha Stewart Living

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