DIY silhouette drink escort cards

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This is so super exciting you guys. You all have heard about Paper+Cup‘s new book, Paper+Craft, yes? It’s amazing. Really. So many beautiful, crafty paper creations.

Here’s a little sampling of what you’ll find in their book, which is a collaboration between Randi Brookman Harris (heart her!), Paper+Cup Design, and Johnny Miller. (A dream team, don’t you think?)

There are some painfully cute crafty ideas for all you brides tackling your wedding with paper. Minhee has been so kind to do a tutorial on her super cute silhouette escort cards.

AND, we’ll be giving away 3 books to 3 lucky readers!!! Please leave a comment below and we’ll pick winners at random.

Materials:

Silo template (Download it here!)
Black construction paper
mini glue dot
Drink glasses
Exacto cutting knife
Scissors
Cutting mat
Thin black pen
White ink pen
Small jewelry tags
or
Rub off decals or number stickers

Instruction/how to:

1. Download and print template on plain white paper
2. Choose the size you need and cut it out and lightly tape on to the black construction paper.
3. Using your exacto and scissor, cut out the silouhette shape. You can cut about 3 sheets at a time.
4. Write names with the white ink pen and attach it to the glass using a double stick tape or mini glue dot.

If using mini tags:
5. write with the black pen, the table numbers on the mini tags
6. loop around the base of the glass. Works best for wine or champagne glasses.
7. attach the silhouette towards the rim.

If using the decal/stickers:
5. place the number centered on the glass
6. attach the silhouette head towards the rim using a mini glue dot.

Cute, no? These would make such excellent additions to a holiday celebration too!

Don’t forget to leave a comment to be entered into the book giveaway! You want this one, we promise.

This contest is now closed. We’ll be announcing the winner on Friday. Thanks for entering!

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Kate on Nov 23, 2010

So cute!!!!! I love the little animals!

elissa, ebb & flow on Nov 23, 2010

what a great giveaways. it's like christmas come early! i would love to use the portrait silhouettes at a dinner party.

anita on Nov 23, 2010

mustache stirrers. yes, please!

Constanze on Nov 23, 2010

The squirrel is just adorable! Such a pretty idea!

Megan on Nov 23, 2010

Adorable!

katie on Nov 23, 2010

I love all the crafts and wedding touches. It's so hard to figure out which ones will be best for my wedding next November!

Jamie on Nov 23, 2010

love these! so adorable!

Shannon on Nov 23, 2010

The octopus and squirrel glasses are my favorite! Ooooohhh I hope I win!

Rachael Barlock on Nov 23, 2010

I love all things silhouette!

Alison on Nov 23, 2010

Those are so sweet!

Rachel on Nov 23, 2010

Oh, so sweet! The animals could be used for so many things! I love the silhouette idea as well.

jess on Nov 23, 2010

absolutely fantastic! dibs on the giraffe glass!

Tess from Chicago on Nov 23, 2010

j'adore the animals and mustaches!! And the headpiece is unbelievable. Cannot wait to get my hands on this book!!

Allie C on Nov 23, 2010

Love these! Such a classy and sophisticated twist to any party.

Megan on Nov 23, 2010

Very cool!

Jennifer on Nov 23, 2010

Um... those mustache drink stirrers amazing!! This are def. going to make an appearance at my Wedding's cocktail hour!! Who can resist those? I have been secretly lurking here for months but the first time commenting :) Loving these, great way to get my superuptightisn'tchatty aunt out of her shell!!! yay Def. Grabbing this book asap for more ideas.

Rita on Nov 23, 2010

The animals would be wonderful for the kids at a wedding or for a birthday party,

Courtney on Nov 23, 2010

Adorable! And I love the bridal flower headpiece! It's too perfect.

Rachel - theWeddingVine on Nov 23, 2010

What a sweet idea! I love the animals on the glasses too!!

Tracy on Nov 23, 2010

Ooooh! I love this post! Such cute ideas! I need to read this book!

Jessica on Nov 23, 2010

Love the mustache stirrers!

Meg Sylvia on Nov 23, 2010

Love this! Such a sweet idea.

jane on Nov 23, 2010

such a great idea! i'd love a copy of the book!

kimberly m on Nov 23, 2010

I heart paper! I heart books! pick me!!!

Rachel on Nov 23, 2010

Those mustache drink stirrers are nothing short of pure genius.

Megan on Nov 23, 2010

These are so cute! I love silhouettes, but always joke that my guy and I have very poor silhouettes for decorating things. The animals, etc., are wonderful alternatives.

Anna on Nov 23, 2010

These are so very adorable! I would love to win that book :)

Jillian H on Nov 23, 2010

I feel the craftiness bubbling up in me wanting to spill out! It would be so awesome to win a book.

Lauren W on Nov 23, 2010

My theme is vintage/antique, and this would go perfectly!

kaelyn on Nov 23, 2010

i am on a quest to become more crafty and this book would definitely help!!

Amy Elizabeth on Nov 23, 2010

How adorable! I love love love paper crafts!

Tara on Nov 23, 2010

Simply gorgeous! Those pinwheels are precious! And i would absolutely love to try my hand at making that hair piece!

Claire on Nov 23, 2010

Would love to receive this book, looks like it's filled with such great ideas! Thanks for the giveaway!

Molly on Nov 23, 2010

Oh I love this book! The octopus cutout is my favorite!

Hallie on Nov 23, 2010

Crafting with paper is the best!

Anna Elder on Nov 23, 2010

I love this idea for a holiday party too. you can have your guests write their name and stick it to their glass so they don't lose it during the night.

Kirsika Maamägi on Nov 23, 2010

HUUH, your posts are amazing. I have been dropping on your page so often that... oh well... you have given great ideas to me and to the wedding of mine ahead! :)

Kendra on Nov 23, 2010

Oh how fun! I've been eying this book since it's release and would l-o-v-e to give it a home on my bookshelf!

Susan h on Nov 23, 2010

love the mustached straws!

Christine on Nov 23, 2010

Me me me, please!! I love papercrafts! Seriously...it's a sickness. A crafty, crafty sickness.

Kristin on Nov 23, 2010

Pick me! Pick me!

Marilyn on Nov 23, 2010

Super cute. Gives me ideas for Thanksgiving table setting accessories....

Stacey T on Nov 23, 2010

Oh I would love love love to do the mustache drink straws! We're having a photo booth at our wedding, so I'd probably use the templates for this as well!!

Leika on Nov 23, 2010

I love the animals!!

jessica on Nov 23, 2010

Yes, please!

Johanna - Photoblog in Sweden! on Nov 23, 2010

The animals are så qute! I have to make some myself. :) Great inspiration!

Leana on Nov 23, 2010

Those are awesome! It would be great for a cocktail party or maybe a bridal shower?

Rebecca on Nov 23, 2010

SOOO great! thanks for sharing! :)

Jessie on Nov 23, 2010

Paper fun! The octopus glass is just too cute!!

Maren on Nov 23, 2010

Love this! Thanks for posting!

Brittany Cornett on Nov 23, 2010

Oh I just LOVE this book!

nickis on Nov 23, 2010

Love it!

Sarah on Nov 23, 2010

This is right up my alley!

emily f. on Nov 23, 2010

Ooh! Awesome! Count me in! ;)

michelle szot on Nov 23, 2010

yes, yes, yes!

Jacqui-Bay on Nov 23, 2010

Oooh.. I had this on my wishlist! It would be great to you know, just have it instead of waiting around! LOVES!

Tina on Nov 23, 2010

Great for the bridal shower I'll be planning soon!

jacki dunn on Nov 23, 2010

nothing is classier than a good silhouette.

Matrioshka on Nov 23, 2010

I may have to add this to my Christmas list!

Emmalyn Chen on Nov 23, 2010

The animal silhouettes are so cute and perfect for my friend's birthday gathering!

Mia on Nov 23, 2010

I love those silhouettes....

Carrie on Nov 23, 2010

WOW... love these ideas. Must have this book!!! Getting into this papercraft thing a whole lot!

Danielle Gonzales on Nov 23, 2010

Soooo adorbs! I love this!

Nicky on Nov 23, 2010

I am getting married in April and would love to use some of these amazing crafts on the day... Hope you looking for a South African winner....

Lindsay Koelling on Nov 23, 2010

paper+craft+me=happiness

sydney on Nov 23, 2010

i absolutely l.o.v.e. papercrafts! these are all such great ideas.

Heather Briggs on Nov 23, 2010

Simply wonderful! So many great ideas!

Sarah on Nov 23, 2010

Super Cute!

Sarah on Nov 23, 2010

Unique & Sweet! Thank you!

Elise Quinn on Nov 23, 2010

Oh my gosh, so cute! I would LOVE to have this book! Thanks!!!

Jordan on Nov 23, 2010

What a cute idea!!! I also really love the mustache straws. This book looks great!! Thank you for sharing!

jules phan on Nov 23, 2010

brilliant! loving the silhouettes! thank you!!!

Nicola Randolph on Nov 23, 2010

LOVE LOVE LOVE!!!! Please let me be the winner!!!!!

CRYSTAL on Nov 23, 2010

I {heart} this post!~

kitty on Nov 23, 2010

cute!

Jade on Nov 23, 2010

Very awesome!

Cortney on Nov 23, 2010

Oh my gosh, that octopus is adorable!

Alison Becca on Nov 23, 2010

Ohhhh I have had my eye on this book! Those animal drink markers are the funniest, cutest things.

Jen D. on Nov 23, 2010

I want an octopus hanging delicately from my beverage!

Amanda on Nov 23, 2010

Super cute!

Kristen on Nov 23, 2010

I love everything posted above. Are you kidding? I would love to make this stuff.

Annie on Nov 23, 2010

How cute are these? I love the animal ones, too.

Shannon Carter on Nov 23, 2010

I love those mustache straws for cocktail hour! so clever. id love to see what else is inside that book of diy paper goodness

Hollin on Nov 23, 2010

I've been wanting to get this book, and am excited to see some of the ideas that are in it! Such a great idea!

Racheal on Nov 23, 2010

I'd love to have this book!!!

stacey on Nov 23, 2010

this book sounds like a paper lover's dream! swoon...

ek on Nov 23, 2010

the big pink flower!!! swoon worthy!!! :)

Missa on Nov 23, 2010

I love the look of these. The silhouettes remind me o f the ones my grandmother used to make!

Lindsay on Nov 23, 2010

I would love to win that book. I can see some of those craft ideas coming in handy for my DIY wedding.

Elise on Nov 23, 2010

I love everything here! If I don't win this book, I'm definitely going to buy it.

min + tru on Nov 23, 2010

Thanks 100 Layer cake for posting about our book! and Thank you all for the wonderful comments!! Can't wait to find out who the lucky 3 are!

Mary-Elizabeth on Nov 23, 2010

I love the silhouettes! Cameos are my thing.

Maggie on Nov 23, 2010

oooo PICK ME! Pick mE!

Jennifer Keene on Nov 23, 2010

I would love, love, love to win this book...so many useful ideas for my DIY wedding!

Paloma on Nov 23, 2010

I'm a DIY fiend!! I'd love to win this :)

Robin on Nov 23, 2010

I'm really trying make a lot of my own wedding favors and decorations. This would definitely put me on the right track! That's for the opportunity!

Erin on Nov 23, 2010

This book looks amazing! I'm a big fan of paper+cup!

paper pinwheels on Nov 23, 2010

Love Paper + Cup!

Anjali on Nov 23, 2010

I love the cutout animal idea - so fun for a classy touch to a kid's birthday party! I would love to win this book! Thank you for the giveaway!

Aubrey on Nov 23, 2010

these are great! i'm sure the book has a lot of amazing ideas!

Torrie on Nov 23, 2010

Love the animal paper cut!!!

Marie-Laurence on Nov 23, 2010

Lovely !

THE SHEEP IN A BOX on Nov 23, 2010

this looks INCREDIBLY lovely :)

Cordelia on Nov 23, 2010

OF COURSE it's published by Chronicle. Love it.

Monica on Nov 23, 2010

Lovely giveaway! The book sounds fantastic :)

Chrissy on Nov 23, 2010

Very cute! Love the mustaches :)

Lizzie on Nov 23, 2010

Squirrels, mustaches, silhouettes or my! I'd love to win and find other super fun ideas for my wedding. THX!

Catherine on Nov 23, 2010

Love the silhouette idea! I was thinking of incorporating it into my wedding.

Charlotte on Nov 23, 2010

There is something simplistically cool with silhouettes - you really can't go wrong. Loving the menagerie.

Cass on Nov 23, 2010

So Cute!!

Lara on Nov 23, 2010

what a fabulous idea! I think I want to try some of these out!

Brooke on Nov 23, 2010

Love the animals!

Candice on Nov 23, 2010

YES! I want this book. Thanks for the giveaway!

Colline on Nov 23, 2010

Makes my fingers itchy with the possibilities! So many ideas. Beards on straws so that when you drink you have an instant soul patch?

Erin on Nov 23, 2010

I LOVE this idea! so sweet, definitely using this!! The animals have got to be my favorite though!!

Sam Yi on Nov 23, 2010

Ah! I wanted to intern at Paper+Cup design the first year I entered into design school... I would still love to intern for them...

Payal Patel on Nov 23, 2010

love paper crafts!!!

Veronique on Nov 23, 2010

Those just looks amazing! Amazing giveaway as always!

Alexa @ Sohdalex on Nov 23, 2010

I love these! How cute and easy to do on your own...for any event!

Adrienne on Nov 23, 2010

I've never been very crafty, but I've wanted to be crafty-er for a long time. A book would be a great starting point.

Amy T. on Nov 23, 2010

Oh wow, those animals are adorable. They are right on trend with the mindset I'm stuck in, with safari animal christmas tree decorations and pin cushions. This book would be fantastic in helping create all the stores of ideas in my head, and to add to them!

Rosie on Nov 23, 2010

I need the moustaches in my life! xx

sal on Nov 23, 2010

ooh pick me!

Samantha on Nov 23, 2010

I would love a book!

eventlucky on Nov 23, 2010

I love this craft! And I would love your book-- it's beautiful!

jamaica on Nov 23, 2010

i absolutely adore everything paper + cup, I expect the book to be nothing short of fabulous!

Allie Beck on Nov 23, 2010

What a fabulous collaboration of great minds! I can't wait to get my paws on this =)

Kathryn on Nov 23, 2010

gorgeous! love those silhouette escort cards.

meg w on Nov 23, 2010

i have been itching to get my craft on... this book would help me get started! i love those adorable animal shadows on the drinks in the first picture, how playful for a baby shower or kid's birthday!

Judith LaFaver on Nov 23, 2010

I love paper crafty goodness especially when they can be used in my wedding. I kinda want to do the animals at birthday party though....

Anna on Nov 23, 2010

Love the silhouettes. Cameo placecards!

minimonika on Nov 23, 2010

These silhouette-drink-name-card tags are PERFECT for my black/white themed holiday party in a couple weeks. Hoping Santa brings me Paper+Craft for Christmas! :)

Liz Cretti on Nov 23, 2010

I love these! They are so charming...thank you!

Becky on Nov 23, 2010

So cute!

Barbara on Nov 23, 2010

love these, and would love the book!

Katie C. on Nov 23, 2010

This book looks unbelievably fantastic! I definitely will be grabbing a copy for myself and gifting this to my crafty friends!

Kate Schneider on Nov 23, 2010

So awesome! What a great giveaway! :)

Elizabeth on Nov 23, 2010

Blown away by the hat idea. My September 2011 wedding is too long a wait to wear such a charming piece! I'm going to have to make one for our annual Kentucky Derby party this spring as a trial run. :)

taylor on Nov 23, 2010

i want to do my whole wedding in silhouettes and this is the perfect inspiration for that! so cute.

Katharine on Nov 23, 2010

This looks great! Love it!

Allison on Nov 23, 2010

What fantastic creative paper projects! I am planning to make save the date buttons with silhouettes of my fiance and me.

kathryn clark on Nov 23, 2010

i love the idea of using silhouettes at my wedding i cant wait to include some of these ideas!!

Christina Y. on Nov 23, 2010

I heart paper + cup. Like a lot.

Corinne on Nov 23, 2010

Pick me, pick me :) Those projects look awesome.

terri planty on Nov 23, 2010

oh man the squirrel is SO CUTE!!!

Emily dart-mclean on Nov 23, 2010

Delightful!

Natalie K on Nov 23, 2010

Pick me! Pick me! :) I would LOVE to have one of these books.

Ann on Nov 23, 2010

Perfect! These would be great for my son's first birthday party. :) And thank you for hosting the giveaway - I would love to win one.

Cristina on Nov 23, 2010

ME WANTS IT!!! :D

Brooke on Nov 24, 2010

Wow- the crafts in this book look like such blast! I'd absolutely love to be able to do them all, then share with my sister! :) Thanks for the cool giveaway! Stay Cakey! :D

Diane on Nov 24, 2010

As a self-confessed paper lover, I would love to get the Paper+Craft book, please!! Thank you oh so much!! xx, diane

Katy on Nov 24, 2010

As always, you don't disappoint!

Lisa on Nov 24, 2010

I love their moustache straws, great book!

Ilze on Nov 24, 2010

I LOVE all things silhouette! Please pick me! :)

Marte Johnsen on Nov 24, 2010

Oh so many lovely ideas. I can feel my fingers itching already. Would love a book. Love your blog, and I get heaps of ideas for entertaining and such although I'm not getting married. Keep up the good work :)

Julia @ Brides Up North on Nov 24, 2010

Ahhh these are AMAZING! You could use them for parties as well as weddings. Very cute. Julia x

Holly Marie on Nov 24, 2010

This book sounds amazing! I love anything crafty, this would be such an adorable personal touch to a dinner party. Holly Marieee x x

Natalie Fava on Nov 24, 2010

Talk about a book full of amazing ideas! This is definitely going on my wishlist! :)

Emily K on Nov 24, 2010

Elephants! Moustaches! And silhouettes!! Oh the prettyness!!

Kate Shellnutt on Nov 24, 2010

Adorable ideas! Would love to win a book!

Kate Shellnutt on Nov 24, 2010

Adorable ideas! Would love to win a book!

Monica Rondon on Nov 24, 2010

So cute! Would kick any party up a notch.

Amanda Martinson on Nov 24, 2010

Lovely idea! I could sure use some more ideas like this one for my wedding in April. It will be here before I know it!!!

Ashley on Nov 24, 2010

The snail on the stirrer-glass is understated and precious.

Tara on Nov 24, 2010

What a cute idea! I would totally LOVE to own this book.

vanessa on Nov 24, 2010

this book sounds great! i would love to win a book!

marijke on Nov 24, 2010

Ridiculously cute! Those animals would be especially exciting on the kids glasses! Not a bad idea at all...........

Lindsay on Nov 24, 2010

How awesome would a copy of this be? I might skip work for a day to read it if I'm the lucky girl :-)

Kate on Nov 24, 2010

These are so cute! Thanks for the opportunity to win the book!

Summer on Nov 24, 2010

These are adorable!! Fingers crossed on the book giveaway!

Heather Waldo on Nov 24, 2010

I love the animals! We're getting married in a barn so we were thinking farm animals. Love these! The face silhouettes are beautiful too. They can be so personal to the bride and groom :)

Maggie @ Black and White {Side by Side} on Nov 24, 2010

Lovely!!! So simple & elegant. Perfect for any wedding! Great post!

ECho on Nov 24, 2010

I'm not getting married any time soon or even engaged or even dating someone special but I LOVE coming to you site every day.

Eliza on Nov 24, 2010

I'm in love with this idea---now to just get started in making 300 + of these!

lvr on Nov 24, 2010

Would love this!!

Katie Ann on Nov 24, 2010

too cute! my sister in law and i have an obsession with this.

Malin -the swedish gal. on Nov 24, 2010

Yes, yes yes! :)

Jeliza on Nov 24, 2010

Ohmigosh, that headpiece is spectacular! And those silos are such a cute idea.

April T. on Nov 24, 2010

This is such an easy, cute idea. I'll definitely incorporate this into my next party. Thanks!

Kathryn on Nov 24, 2010

So cute!

Lauren on Nov 24, 2010

these are amazing ideas - I'd love the chance to win! :o) Thanks so much!

rachel b. on Nov 24, 2010

briiiiiiiiiilliant!! countdown 'till i get my very own copy!

Nicole* on Nov 24, 2010

thanks for the chance to win! the book looks awesome :D

maria bentley on Nov 24, 2010

i am a paper cutting machine! baby stuff, wedding stuff, pretty much ANY stuff... pick me! pick me!! xx maria

Corbett Grace on Nov 24, 2010

I just love every idea in here! So great for our wedding!

Amanda on Nov 24, 2010

Oh, fantastic! :)

scarlet on Nov 24, 2010

What a great giveaway! Can't wait to check out the book, the images you've provided here are gorgeous.

Chantel I. on Nov 24, 2010

I would definitely love to win this book. Thanks so much for the excellent giveaway!

Malori on Nov 24, 2010

I would loveee to play with this book! Pick meee :)

Jenny Walters on Nov 24, 2010

Paper crafts ahoy! I love it!

Heather on Nov 24, 2010

What great ideas! I'd love a book!

Sarah on Nov 24, 2010

i think i am swooning over the loveliness of it all...

Nana on Nov 24, 2010

wooahh that book looks awesome. i would love to win a copy and check it out!

Bailey Nguyen on Nov 24, 2010

Aw. That's really pretty.

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