Victorian Style Cone

Hello, it's Ann here today with a sweet project to share with you.  Since wedding and shower season is coming I was inspired to make something with some handmade paper that I would have appreciated myself at my own wedding shower, many many years ago!  By the way I had a lovely lovely shower.

Following the Arnold Grummer Paper Making method I made several different types of sheets of paper and stashed them away for whenever I am inspired to work on a project.  I had made this lovely shade of pink with the dried flowers after the Christmas holidays.  I had some used red tissue and white tissue paper and shredded them and made this paper.  I also added the dried flowers (available through the Arnold Grummer store).

To make a cone similar to this one all you need is a sheet of handmade paper and some glue.  I formed the cone shape and found that using my hot glue gun was the easiest method to get the cone to stay together with our unrolling.  Make sense?

I decorated the cone with some pieces of vintage lace and gold rick rack.  I found the gold rose in my stash of vintage knick backs and the handle was made of an up cycled piece of ribbon from a past gift.

Such cones can be filled with treats and small gifts.  I like to add some filler in the form of shredded vintage music sheets and basket filler.

These are fun and fast to make, once you have the beautiful handmade paper.  I hope I have inspired you to make something pretty.  Thank you for stopping by.  Please visit my blog ( for more crafty goodness.

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  1. Love your vintage decorated cone! pressed flowers are an awesome pop of color!

  2. How pretty, love the flowers you added too!

  3. Cones are such fun projects and are wonderful made with hand made papers and pressed flowers.
    Love and light,


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