DIY :: Holiday Favors

spiced nuts favor cones diy holiday jingle bells craft

If you caught this mornings installment in our 12 Tastes of Christmas series, you might be thinking that the only thing that could make Camille’s sweet + salty snack mix any better, would be if we could send guests home with their own helping. Well, we agree… and so we thought these simple paper cones would be the perfect vessel for packing up the treat. Secure with some satin ribbon and jingle bells, and you’ve got a favor worthy of any holiday soiree. Keep reading for the step-by-step instructions

spiced nuts favor cones diy holiday jingle bells craft

  • heavy metallic paper
  • 1/4-inch wide satin ribbon
  • jingle bells
  • double-sided tape
  • scissors
  • white gel pen

adapted from Martha Stewart

  1. Cut sheets of metallic paper into 6″ x 6″ squares.
  2. Turn sheet to form a diamond. Fold right corner across center of paper, then fold left corner across center of paper, forming a cone. Secure with double-sided tape.
  3. Cut ribbon into 9″ long segments, and tie a jingle bell to both ends. Trim excess ribbon hanging past the jingle bell.
  4. Cut small tags out of metallic paper, and hand write message using a white gel pen. Place a piece of double-sided tape on back of each tag.
  5. Fill cone with an assortment of spiced & caramelized nuts.
  6. Fold tip of cone over opening and position looped ribbon over the closure. Press tag over the ribbon and paper tip to secure closed.

*images: Hayden Spears for

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5 Responses to “DIY :: Holiday Favors”

  1. Will

    These are adorable! Thanks for sharing!

  2. Camille Styles

    You’re so welcome WIll – glad you enjoyed! xo

  3. Bettina

    These are such a wonderful idea! I love that you can switch the color of paper and swap jingle bells out to use this type of favor year round. Thanks for the idea!

  4. Colinda

    Love these! Want to use them for my wedding as favours.. but just wondering how you secure the tip down tightly? Thanks!

    • Chanel Dror

      Hi Colinda! A piece or two of double-sided tape should do the trick. Good luck & let us know if you have any more questions :)


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