turn a party hat into a party snack cone

Party hats turned snack cones

on January 2 | in Crafts, Decor, DIY, Entertaining, Tutorials, Uncategorized | by | with 5 Comments

Being a frugal momma I strive to find ways to use things more than once. As I was cleaning up after our New years eve party I scooped a few things into a party hat to toss in the trash — and it hit me. Party hats are perfect vessels to hold snacks. Snacks for  birthday parties, get to-gethers, or even movie night.
One of our favorite things to do together as a family is having movie night at home, gather around the television, watching a movie, and eating some snacks.

“Life is not complex. We are complex. Life is simple, and the simple thing is the right thing.” — Oscar Wilde

A project like this can be as simple or as complex as you want. We enjoy creating quick, quirky ways to make our movie nights more enjoyable and creating movie night snack cones is a way to involve the whole family.

 

Snack cones: (turn a party hat into a snack cone)

turn a party hat into a snack cone

Supplies:
party hats
craft paper (any kind, any theme)
glue gun or adhesive of your choice
scissors
pencil
embellishments

 

 

supplies needed to turn a party hat into a snack cone

Instructions:

disassemble the party hat and lay it out flat on your craft paper of choice.

Trace the shape and cut it out.

 

open party hat, trace onto paper, reassemble createing a party cone

Glue the paper in place around the edge and along the seem directly onto the “party hat.”  Be creative by adding embellishments. This project will be perfect to include kids, grand kids, nieces or nephews. Stay in, enjoy your family, and most importantly be creative together. Creating fun little projects like this at home with children will make them feel involved and create special memories that they will cherish.

turn a party hat into a party snack cone

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5 Responses to Party hats turned snack cones

  1. cute cute cute and fabulous idea for birthday parties for grown-ups and kids too. :)

  2. Janice Gum says:

    cute :) proud of our hometown girl!!

  3. Vanessa says:

    So, so cute!!! Love this idea Amy!
    Vanessa

  4. Jan says:

    Clever idea however too much work when there are perfectly cute bowls in the cupboard that can be used.

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