I heart a cute paper cone. These sweet cones can be used for almost every holiday season, gift-wrapping or party favors, the list is long. Made in coordinating colors and pretty stylish embellishments, I’m sure that the receiver will be very excited to see what it’s hiding inside.

DIY Treat Paper Cones

When I first posted this topic a long time ago, lots of you asked me for a tutorial. With Valentine’s Day soon approaching, I decided to make it in the classic Valentine’s colors: Pink and red. So I hope that you will enjoy yourself with my little crafty: How to make easy paper cones tutorial.

Essentials for Making a Cone for Treats

Tools To Be Used

This is what I use:

  • Template for the paper cone
  • Card stock paper
  • Crepe paper (8-by-18″-rectangle)
  • Craft glue stick
  • Double-sided tape
  • Staple
  • Pencil & scissor
  • Ribbon
  • Embellishments
  • Large disposable piping bag, if you plan to fill it with cookies (not on the photo)

Tutorial

Step 1:
Trace the cone template onto card stock paper and cut it out.

Trace the cone template

Step 2:
Because this cone shape can be a bit difficult to obtain. It will make it a little easier if you pre-roll the cone. I find that “molding” the pointy end with my fingers, helps to get the pointy end.

pre-roll the cone

Step 3:
Add two lines of double-sided tape on the inside of the cone near the top. Remember to peel off the top layer of the tape.

Add two lines of double-sided tape on the inside of the cone

Step 4:
Attach the long side of the crepe paper to the rows of double-sided tape. Make a few small pleats along the way. Cut off any excess crepe paper if the strip is too long.

Attache the long side of the crepe paper to the rows
Cut off any excess crepe paper

Step 5:
Fold back the crepe paper top and then add two close lines of double-sided tape, as shown in the photo, down one of the sides of the cone. Remember to peel off the top layer of the tape. Next roll into a cone shape, starting with the pointy end first.

Fold back the crepe paper top and then add two close lines of double-sided tape
roll into a cone shape

Step 6:
Secure the paper cone with a couple of staplers at the top of the cone.

Secure the paper cone

Step 7:
Gently fold the crepe paper back into place and embellish the front of the paper cone.

fold the crepe paper back

Step 8:
To avoid grease marks from cookies and sweets, you can fill a disposable piping bag and place this inside the treat paper cone.

fill a disposable piping bag

Step 9:
Close the top with some pretty ribbon and your fancy cone for sweets is ready to go!

Close the top of the paper cone with some pretty ribbon

Happy Caking!

Louise

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