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Sheer Delight Favor Rolls

Elegant paper plus gossamer fabric equals favors with flair. 

Contributing Writer
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Photography by: NGOC MINH NGO

THE TOOLS

  • Clear plastic tubes
  • Candy
  • Assorted patterned papers 
  • Double-sided tape
  • Thank-you tag clip art
  • Plain paper
  • Sheer cotton fabric
  • Ribbon
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Photography by: NGOC MINH NGO

HOW-TO

  1. Fill a plastic tube with candy.
  2. Cut a 5-by-7-inch rectangle from patterned paper.
  3. Affix double-sided tape to both of the long ends.
  4. Lay tube on top of one end, and, making sure it is even, press down to attach to tube.
  5. Roll tube and secure other side so tube is entirely covered in paper.
  6. Download, print, and cut out the thank-you clip art and affix to tube with double-sided tape.
  7. Cut a 7-by-13-inch rectangle of sheer fabric.
  8. Wrap tube in fabric, adhering with double-sided tape if needed.
  9. Gather fabric at ends and tie with ribbon.

THE DETAILS

Round plastic containers, #8302255, $7.25 for 24; papermart.com. Papers: “Katazome” multicolor blossom, $18/ sheet, nycentralart.com; “Nepal Twigs” white and gray, $5/sheet, pearlriver.com; “Lokta” orange and gold floral, $10.50/sheet, and coral blossom, $6/sheet, papersource.com. Indian cotton voile in cream, $10/yd; bandjfabrics.com. Loose-weave ribbons in lemon, melon, and fuchsia, $10/5 yds; shopangelaliguori.com

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