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Your choice of beautiful scrapbook papers and ribbon can be fashioned into inexpensive wedding favors and decorations.
This paper heart project includes a remembrance quote and is finished with a tassel and ribbon for hanging.
Fill confetti cones with rice, confetti, or bird seed to help your guests send you off in style.
Because you want to thank those who come to wish you well on your wedding day, it's thoughtful to give each of your guests a small token of your appreciation. Friends and family will treasure these simple gifts, and there's a bonus: These pretty party favors can double as part of your reception decor.
Purchased papier-mache balls are painted and filled with candy message hearts. Or, visit shop.mms.com to order M&M's in custom colors and messages.
Wallpaper embellished with fan flowers and ribbons makes these country bouquet holders special.
These inexpensive paper napkin rings not only color coordinate your wedding, they add a touch of creativity as well. Simply cut strips using scalloped-edge craft scissors, then glue ends together. Hot glue ribbons and tiny silk flowers over the seam. Hint: If your paper is delicate you may want to glue it around a section of cardboard tubing for added stability.
Make your own table decorations by using crepe paper around cardboard tubing to make paper crackers. Fill with small candies or favors.
These confetti bags are designed for a Paris-style wedding -- using pieces of a French newspaper -- but will complement any casual wedding.
Create these hanging flower cones as favors or decorations for your wedding reception.
Embellish a beautifully painted wood box with personalized paper tags and fill with truffles or an assortment of small gifts.