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Thursday, February 16, 2012

Do You Like Party Favors?


Who doesn't like party favors?
I decided to make one for a quick tutorial today  at Really Reasonable Ribbon
Let me share how these simple items we all have that can be made in to something pretty.
These are the few items I used
 Yes, it really is a simple tissue paper roll and Pink and White Diagonal Stripe Grosgrain ribbon. I used Scor-Tape  so I would have permanent adhesive.
I loved the way this striped pink and white ribbon looked wrapped around the roll. After winding I added more Scor-Tape  to the ends.In the picture above you will see I also placed Scor-Tape  in the inside.

I decided to use some candy heart wrapped in a sheet of tissue paper. Can you see where I wrapped string of pearls around the ends?
 I pulled the strip in the inside and made sure the tissue paper was attached all the way around.
I ended up cutting down the sides after putting ties on the ends.
 Finished decorating with a flower and brad and Baker's Twine Sweetheart with a little tag



Here is a close up of my finished project... the potential is unlimited with the ribbons available.I know I will be making more of these for other occasions.

I would like to enter the following challenges:
Decorate To Celebrate- pink party item
Penny's Paper-crafty Challenge-anything goes
The Pixie Cottage-anything but a card or the sketch
Whimsy Stamps Challenge-anything but a square card
Sassy Cheryl's Challenge-no Design paper
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28 comments:

  1. oh gosh Hun this is brilliant what a great idea,really beautiful Hun love those pearls,hugs Cherylxxxxx

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  2. How beautiful is this...gorgeous.What a wonderful idea for a wedding table too...so pretty.

    Luv CHRISSYxx

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  3. That is so pretty! You've outdone yourself!

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  4. Ohhhhhhh I love love love this!!! WOW!!! What an AWESOME idea!!!! Totally pinning this for inspo later!!! WOW!!!

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  5. very cute and great for a diva party all pretty in pink thank you for joining us at decorate to celebrate.

    www.scraphappenswithrhonda.blogspot.com

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  6. Squeal! What fun!!! Girl, you just rock - plain and simple!!! Thanks for sharing :) LOVE that ribbon!

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  7. This is really cute, fun, fresh and feminine! I love it!

    Thank you for suggesting I enter my brown and pink card in Really Reasonable Ribbon's challenge! I did enter it, and I sure hope more people enter - there were only two of us!

    Love your blog!

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  8. I have to say that this is the cutest, most creative thing I've seen in a VERY long time! I LOVE it. It's beautiful! Love, love, love it!
    Thanks for playing in the No Design Papers challenge this week at Sassy Cheryl's.

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  9. these things are so popular but i haven't seen any as pretty as this one.

    sure hope "honey" makes you feel better. glad you got the xmas gift - finally - LOL.

    looking forward to talking to you.

    hugs :)

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  10. This is so pretty & divalicious!! Great job!! Thanks for playing at Decorate to Celebrate!
    :)Amy
    Amy's Crafting Space
    Decorate To Celebrate Design Team Member

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  11. Wowzer dawn what a fantastic project, it is unbelievable that it started out just as a plain cardboard roll and what a beautiful finished creation this is superb work., both creative and inspirational.
    Hugs
    Lorraine x

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  12. Very pretty Hun love the idea thank you for joining us at whimsy stamps challenge this week

    Wendy DT WSC

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  13. Love this and what a great idea :)

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  14. Yes this is a great tutorial. Thanks for joining Pixie Cottage.

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  15. How stinkin' cute Dawn! I would never have thought to use ribbon for this.
    Thanks for the inspiration!

    Hugs,
    True :D

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  16. Hi Dawn!

    Beautiful project - pretty and so soft too! Thanks for following us at the Great Impressions Stamps blog! P.S. I'm from Wisconsin too :)

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  17. Oh, that is so cute. A great favor, but also a cute way to put some fun into a party. Oh, the guests that wouldn't leave finally left! Of course I had to have the carriage take them home I knew they would fall off there horses!

    Carol

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  18. This is so gorgeous and creative!! I love this idea!! Thanks so much for playing along at Decorate to Celebrate!

    Lisa
    indymermaid.blogspot.com
    Decorate to Celebrate DTM

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  19. Wow, I love this. Thanks for playing along with us at Decorate to Celebrate.

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  20. Not only is this creative, but it's darling. I love the ribbons and everything about it. Thanks so much for joining us at Sassy Cheryl's challenge this week. Peggy x

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  21. OMG! this project is beautiful and perfect for any little princess!! Thank you for joining us over at Decorate to Celebrate!!
    Hugs,
    Norma

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  22. what a wonderful idea and it's soooo pretty, Dawn!

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  23. awesome party favor idea Dawnie, you are so talented! and loving the pink! xoxo

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  24. Such sweet treat wrappers Dawn! Love the little tag!

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  25. What an adorable idea!! I really love how that ribbon looks around the tube too!! GORGEOUS!! :)

    Thanks so much for decorating your celebrations at the Decorate To Celebrate! Challenge Blog!

    Amy :) at www.lovetocrop.com
    and Decorate To Celebrate!

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  26. I love this! I totally want to try this! It is adorable! Great way to recyle the tubes as well! Thanks for joining us at Penny's for our anything goes challenge! :-) Amy

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  27. Dawn, this is so cool and creative, I love it! Thanks so much for playing at THE PIXIE COTTAGE this week:)

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